Chin length hairstyles for all face shapes

Find the perfect chin length haircut for you, no matter your face type!  

Tempted to get an on-trend chin length hair cut? We understand, especially since it’s fast becoming every A-lister’s go-to look (we’re looking at you Lucy Hale and Olivia Wilde!). However, as you will undoubtedly know, not every hairstyle suits every face type. But don’t fret if you want to take the plunge, yet are at a total loss for where to start, because the All Things Hair team is here to help!

Whether you have a round, square, long, oval, or heart-shaped face, there are a whole host of chin length haircuts that will complement and enhance your best features. So if you’re ready, find a ‘do that’ll suit you down to a T, take a look at our helpful little chin length hair cuts guide, below!

Chin length hairstyles: The best cuts for your face shape


woman with a round face sporting a messy chin length hair cut
Have a round face shape? Try a layered tousled cut. Credit:


For those with round faces looking to try chin length hair, this light and feathery look has a tousled finish, and is definitely one to keep on your style radar. Plus, by pairing this look with a deep side-part you’ll also counteract the circular look of your face shape, drawing attention to all the right angles. What more could you ask for? Credit: @graph.gram

Editor’s tip: Once you’ve got your gorgeous short haircut, simply scrunch some TRESemmé Perfectly (un)Done Wave Creating Sea Foam into your mane and leave to air-dry. The result? Effortless-looking strands with a cool It-girl edge.

chin length hairstyles for long face shapes as shown by instagrammer daniella a schutze
Flatter your long face shape like dream with a sleek short cut. Credit:


When it comes to hairstyles for chin length hair for long face shapes, you can’t go far wrong by opting for a rounded, sleek cut with a fringe – like this failsafe French-girl approved bob and bangs combo! The aim of this cut is to balance out your features and create width, rather than elongating your look further. Credit: @daniella_schutze

Editor’s Tip: To keep your mane sleek and shiny night-to-day, spritz a healthy dose of the VO5 Sublime Sleek Creation Hairspray on your strands and you’re good to glow (see what we did there?!).

woman with oval face shape and side parted chin length hair
Take an oval face to new heights with a side-parted cut. Credit:


If you have an oval face shape, we envy you, as you can not only pull off a chin length hair cut, but just about any other hairstyle! However, if you fancy injecting a fashionable edge to your symmetrical face shape, rock a side-part with side fringe, just like this stylish Instagrammer does. Credit: @aubrey.anna

This look boasts an equal dose of fashion-forward polish and casual It-girl vibes, that work to flatter an oval face shape like a dream. So, which chin length haircuts will you go for?

the best chin length hair cuts for square faces, as shown by instagrammer micahgianneli
Want to make the most out of a square face? Get a curled cut. Credit:


If you want to soften out an angular face shape, a curly Marylin Monroe-inspired chin length hair cut is your best option. Adding voluminous curls in the right places can help to slim and considerably soften angular lines, which is exactly what this uber chic cut does. Credit: @micahgianneli

Now, we’ll leave it up to you to decide whether you’ll go blonde or not, but if you’re eager to get these envy-inducing curls pronto, follow our step-by-step tutorial on how to curl short hair, here!

chin length haircuts: woman with heart face shape and short chin length bob
When it comes to chin length looks for heart shaped faces, you can’t go wrong with a side fringe. Credit:


When it comes to chin length hair cuts for heart faces, your aim should be to draw attention away from your narrow chin and also disguise your wider forehead. The best way to do this, is to opt for an asymmetrical chin length cut with a long side fringe. This flirty, fresh and directional hairstyle flatters heart faces like no other and is bound to turn some heads. Credit: @f0bzillaaaa

Editor’s tip: Think that getting a side fringe is too fussy for you to handle? Just spritz your bangs with a strong-hold hairspray, like the TIGI S-Factor Vivacious Hairspray and you won’t need to worry!


If our list of chin length hairstyles has left you craving more, why not look at our Short Hairstyles page, for tonnes of #hairinspo? It might just help you find the look of your hair dreams!

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