subtle pompadour

Super cool short hairstyles for oval faces

Looking for a short hairstyle that will suit your oval face?

It’s always important to consider your face shape when it comes to choosing a haircut that will be perfect for you. And if you have an oval-shaped face, you’ll be pleased to hear that you’ll be able to pull off almost any hairstyle! This year, it’s all about braving the chop and not being afraid to step out of your comfort zone. That’s why, to help you find the right look, we’ve created a list of the best short hairstyles for oval faces to try this summer.

4 stylish short hairstyles for oval faces


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Short hairstyles for oval faces: Pixie crop. Credit: Dvora

1. The pixie cut

This statement look will allow you to instantly add a bold, daring edge to your everyday style. What’s more, this trend-setting cut is perfect for the summer months. And the best part? Pixies always look great on oval-shaped faces and are also super easy to style.

Simply use your styling products on wet hair, then blow-dry before applying wax with your fingers, so that you can add texture, movement and definition.

With its powerful, feminine edge and fashion-forward status, the pixie cut is a hairstyle that will allow you to stay one step ahead of the fashion pack! So, what are you waiting for?

short hairstyles for an oval face the subtle pompadour
Short hairstyles for oval faces: The subtle pompadour. Credit: Dvora

2. The subtle pompadour

This cut is definitely not for the faint-hearted. But if you’re not afraid to brave the chop, it will do wonders for your look! With its shaved sides and subtly teased top, this hairstyle’s become a firm favourite amongst many celebrities like Miley Cyrus, Halle Berry and Pink, to name but a few.

Ultra cool and super current, the pompadour is ideal for women with oval faces because it will instantly enhance their prettiest features. And did we also mention it’s great for making your eyes pop? So, if you love nothing more than making statement choices, this haircut is perfect for you as it will complement any quirky signature styles.

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Short hairstyles for oval faces: Chin-skimming bob. Credit: Dvora

3. Chin-skimming bob

This timeless classic is a firm favourite when it comes to listing the latest hair trends and cuts – and for good reason. Chic, edgy, and ultra sophisticated, the bob is ideal if you want to show off your most striking facial features as it doesn’t overwhelm the face.

And this season, it’s all about channelling your inner Anna Wintour by opting to wear your bob flat-ironed! Just remember to use a heat protectant, like the TRESemmé Heat Defence Styling Spray to help guard your hair from heat damage.

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Short hairstyles for oval faces: Very short pixie crop. Credit: Dvora

5. Very short pixie

Here’s another example of a pixie cut that’s sure to get you extra style points by giving you a boyish yet ultra feminine look. And if you have an oval face, you can really go super short!

To leave scope for styling, just remember to keep your fringe longer, so you have more to play with. Oh, and did we mention that this pixie cut looks fantastic on woman of all ages? So, whether you’re 16 or 60, you can be sure that this look will always flatter your face and give you a youthful edge.


Still feeling a bit lost about which look will work best for you? Don’t worry your pretty little head about it, because we have you well and truly covered with our round-up of the best chin-length hairstyles for all face shapes, here!

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