10 Short Haircuts for Oval Faces

Embrace your face shape with these gorgeous short haircuts for oval faces!

We may be enjoying cooler temperatures these past few days, but summer will be here in just a few months. By now, you might already be considering getting a short haircut, especially with the upcoming hot and humid days. In order to rock that short hair, it is important that you choose the style that suits the shape of your face. And if you have an oval face, you are lucky for having the most versatile face shape. Read on and see the best short haircuts for oval faces.

1. Short Pixie Cut

Asian woman with a short haircut for oval faces standing against a red background
Show off your gorgeous face shape with a short pixie cut. Credit: Natasha Estelle

The short pixie cut will definitely turn heads wherever you are. Its slimming effect on your oval face adds sophistication to your overall look. Plus, you’ll be saving yourself from having to constantly untangle your hair throughout the day.

Editors’ tip: Pixie hair is really nice, especially when it is sleek and shiny. Achieve that look with some Cream Silk Standout Straight Leave-on Cream

2. Sassy Pixie Cut

girl wearing earrings and a red long-sleeved top has pixie hair with long bangs
The long bangs definitely add oomph to a regular pixie cut! Credit: Hariono Halim

If you like the pixie cut but want to make a nice variation to it, then, the Sassy haircut is what you should go for. Just tell your stylist to keep your side bangs long and curl it every time you go out for an added texture. Nothing can be sassier than this!

Editor’s tip: Want a neatly styled pixie cut for parties? Achieve this look with the help of VO5 Extra Hold Hairspray. It has a 24-hour humidity protection to keep frizz at bay. It also doesn’t leave a sticky residue on your hair, so it’s great for everyday styling. 

3. One-length Bob

Asian woman with a short haircut

The bob haircut never gets old because it’s a classic and your beautiful oval face deserves this short haircut. Keep your hair an inch or two above the shoulders and curl the front part for a touch of style. Whether your oval face is chubby or slim, you’ll never go wrong with this short haircut. The best part of it is that it is suitable for both straight and curly hair.

4. Straight Lob With Bangs

girl with straight hair and bangs wearing a plaid off-shoulder top
Turn the classic bob into a sexy bob with uneven bangs

A straight lob can do wonders for your oval face. Add bangs to accentuate your face’s natural features and you are ready to conquer the world!

5. Wavy Lob

girl wearing a white shirt and headband with wavy hair is smiling
Add waves to your hair and turn the boring lob to a sexy lob

You can also rock a lob if you have naturally wavy hair. To avoid sporting a boring lob, you can ask your stylist to add minimal layers to your hair. Layers are extremely helpful, especially if your hair is hard to tame.

Editor’s tip: Let your waves be soft and bouncy by using Dove Oxygen & Nourishment Shampoo and Dove Oxygen & Nourishment Conditioner regularly.

6. Asymmetrical Bob

Woman with red short hair smiling
Update a regular bob by making it asymmetrical. Credit: Shutterstock

Give the asymmetrical bob a try. The longer layers in front emphasize the length and balance of your oval face.

Editor’s tip: Keep your bob smooth and frizz-free by using TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Serum Conditioner.

7. Choppy Wavy Bob

girl with a blue floral top with wavy hair
The waves add body and volume to the hair

A choppy wavy bob can help disguise a bad hair day. The layers and waves add texture, making it easy for you to rock a messy-chic ‘do. You can also grow this haircut to shoulder-length.

8. Wavy Medium Bob with Bangs

girl with wavy hair wearing a blue denim jacket and slightly touching her hair
Wavy hair is really in. Add bangs and its a perfect combo!

There is just something about waves that makes a statement each time. It turns any ordinary haircut into one that can turn heads even on an ordinary day. Add see-through bangs if you want a trendy, K-Pop-inspired look!

9. Straight Bob with Center Part

girl with a blue jacket over a white top is smiling at the camera, her hair parted in the middle
Check out how sleek this hairstyle is. perfect for any occasion

Even in the midst of the wave’s popularity, the straight bob still never takes the sidelines. And because it is sleek, it tends to just sway in place even with sudden movements.

10. Layered Bob

Asian woman with messy layered bob wearing a denim jacket and striped shirt outdoors
Define your layers with a textured hairstyle. Credit: Natasha Estelle

The length is just perfect for whatever season and it doesn’t require a lot of combing at any point of the day. You simply have to towel dry your hair and apply the right amount of hair mousse or wax to keep its messy but gorgeous look.

There go your choices for short haircuts for oval faces! Have you picked the one that best suits your face’s shape? All that’s left for you to do is get that appointment with your stylist to cop these looks.

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