24 Best Bangs for Round Faces in 2020

'Cause round faces deserve fringe benefits, too!

With beauty, it’s okay to shake up old rules. When it comes to the hairstyles that flatter their face shapes, many people like to stick to the guidelines. However, we feel that you shouldn’t have to limit yourself: If there’s a look that you like and really want to try out, go for it! Sometimes one person’s experience with the look may not be the same experience for you. If you’re looking to go against the norm or try out a new style, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite standout styles that can work really well for bangs on round face shapes. Read on:

1. Side-Swept Bangs for Round Face Shapes

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Side-swept bangs with long curly hair.

Swooping your bangs to the side creates an angled effect. This is ideal if you don’t want your bangs to draw more attention to your face shape. Mist your bangs with a light spray of TRESemmé Compressed Micro Mist Hairspray Smooth Hold Level 2 to keep your bangs at the perfect angle all day long.

2. Ruffled Bangs for Round Face Shapes

ruffled bangs with a pixie cut
Texture is key!

Rough-dry your hair to create this layered and textured look.

3. Piecey Bangs

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Split up the look. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

Create a few parts within your fringe to create lines of symmetry.

4. Micro Bangs

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Loving this teeny-tiny fringe style.

Instead of taking the attention away from your face shape, maybe you want bangs that help define it? Try this micro bang style for a bit of that edgy definition.

5. Parted Bangs

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Parted bangs are a hit!

Create a center hair part within your bangs to draw attention away from your rounded shape.

6. Piecey Micro Bangs

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The barely-there look. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

Looking for a set of bangs to slightly frame your face? Go for this piecey micro bang look.

7. Layered Hair with Bangs

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Mix up the look. Photo credit Allyson Alapont

Have a multi-length haircut and looking for the right bangs to match? You can’t go wrong with a simple fringe for your face shape.

8. Extra-Long Bangs for Round Face Shapes

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Grown out bangs are chic. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

Whether your bangs are growing out, or you have them long on purpose, this look works for your unique face shape.

9. Braided Bangs

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Trendy and cool. Photo credit: Indigitalimages.com

If you’re after something on the trendy side, opt for braided bangs. Try a chunky braid for a more trendy approach.

10. Bowl-Cut Bangs

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A perfect bowl-cut, if you will.

Many women with round face shapes tend to stay away from short haircuts. We love how this bowl cut and bangs look suits your face frame without overwhelming your face shape.

11. Eyelid-Length Bangs

eyelid length bangs with a bob
Not too long, not too short.

If you’re looking for the right length that suits your round face, opt for an eyelid-length fringe.

12. Blonde Highlights

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Lighten up your color with blonde highlights.

Update your bangs with bright blonde highlights. When washing your hair, make sure to use a system for color-treated hair like Love Beauty and Planet Blooming Color Murumuru Butter & Rose Shampoo and Conditioner to make sure your highlights stay vibrant!

13. Blunt Pink Fringe

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Baby pink makes the look more fun and girly. Photo credit: Indigitalimages.com

A sharp set of bangs offsets the rounded shape of your face and adds dimension.

14. Airy Bangs for Round Face Shapes

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Perfect bang option for fine hair types. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

This is one of our favorite looks for fine hair on a rounded face! The airy look adds texture while also giving thinner hair a fuller look.

15. Classic Bangs for Round Face Shapes

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You can’t go wrong with this fringe. Photo credit: Dvora

When in doubt, keep it simple with a classic fringe cut,

16. Gelled Bangs

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Try this sleek style. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

There are so many ways to style your fringe these days so the question of “Should I get bangs?” shouldn’t make you feel as if your styling options are slim to none. This gelled bang style is perfect for fancy occasions. Smooth hair down with Dove Amplified Textures Shine & Moisture Finishing Gel and allow it to dry in place.

17. Layered Hair

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The perfect undone look. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

Take cues from the French and go for an undone look every single day. Wondering how this would look with a fringe? Here’s proof that you get to take full advantage of all the benefits a fringe has to offer.

18. Micro Bangs

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Baby bangs are in. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

We’re obsessed with this micro bang style. Contrary to popular belief, just because you have bangs doesn’t mean your hair has to be perfect every single day. Try this textured and undone look to create a super airy, natural vibe.

19. See-Through Bangs

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Go for the see-through effect. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

Bobs are more fun when you pair the look with a fun fringe. We love the idea of giving your bangs this see-through effect. Achieve this style by finger-combing your bangs.

20. Side Part Bangs

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Part your hair to the side for a new look. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

There may or may not come a time when you feel like you’re over your bangs. Don’t let that get you down! Instead, opt for changing the direction you usually part your hair to give your style a new look.

21. Swoop Bangs

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Update your look with the swoop style.

It’s not every woman that can stand having her fringe in her face all day. If your bangs are getting the best of you, that shouldn’t cramp your style. Instead, sweep them over to the side to keep them out of your face. If needed, use a hairpin to secure in place.

22. Fringe Updo

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Perfect for bad hair days.

Every day won’t be a good hair day but there’s definitely a way to make it work. Prep hair with a dry shampoo like Dove Refresh+Care Detox & Purify Dry Shampoo to absorb yesterday’s oil, and then gather your hair into a loose updo style. 

23. Wispy Bangs

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Everyone’s favorite fringe. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

Want to break up the neat finish of your style with a little bit of edge? Pair polished waves with wispy bangs to create the perfect contrast in your look.

24. Brunette Bangs

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Give your brunette hue a new ‘do.

Looking to get a complete makeover? Try changing the color of your hair, chopping into a bob and getting bangs. Don’t you love this brunette ‘do as much as us? Style your look into this bouncy and wavy style with the help of Dove Style+Care Flexible Hold Hairspray.

If this is your first time trying bangs with your round face shape, stick to the basics. Go for the classic look to keep things simple and sweet.

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