Curly Haircuts for Round Faces: 15 Perfect Crops for Curly Girls

Girl, you've got options. 

For many, it’s never easy to find a haircut to suits a round face. Curly girls may find it a bit more challenging, as they have to go for the cut that works well with the way their curls fall. If you’re currently on the hunt for curly haircuts for round faces, we found some haircuts that will elongate your face, highlight your round features, or if desired, contour it.

Read on for our top picks of curly haircuts for round faces:

1. Textured Curly Bob

curly haircuts for round face
The fluffier the cut, the better.

Use a chin-length textured curly bob to frame your jawline.

2. The Big Afro Cut

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The big ‘fro cut suits a round face. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

Go big or go home! Use a big afro curly cut to your advantage. Comb it upward to reveal your round face shape, or style with side-swept bangs to add dimension. Give it extra definition and add some much needed moisture with a little Suave Curl Defining Cream.

3. The Curly Bang

curly haircuts for round faces: bangs
Pair your round cut with curly bangs to frame your face. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

Add even more texture to your curly bob cut with a curly fringe.

4. The Blunt Curly Cut

curly haircuts for round faces: blunt curls
The blunt cut curly style. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

This long blunt curly haircut is also a great way to frame your face shape.

5. The Loose Wave Cut

curly haircuts for round faces: curly side part bob
Side part loose curled bob perfection. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

Have a rounded face with a slightly angular jawline? Use loose jaw-framing curls to soften up any hard lines.

6. The Faux Hawk for Curly Hair

curly haircuts for round faces
Go for a “frohawk” style on naturally curly hair. Photo credit: Suzanne Cohen Photography

Try a faux hawk style on afro hair to help elongate your round face shape.

7. Micro-bob

curly haircuts for round faces: layered asymmetrical bob
Even better when with a few curly layers.

A micro-bob cut with bangs draws attention to your eyes and away from a fuller face frame.

8. The Wedge Cut

curly haircuts for round faces: layered wedge cut
Add dimension to your face shape with this angled cut.

The wedge cut on curly hair with layers for movement complements a round face shape. Style with Suave Professionals Define & Shine Serum Gel For Natural Hair to get shiny and defined curls.

9. Long Curly Layers

curly haircuts for round faces long layers
The perfect way to elongate your round face.

This long layered curly haircut is also a great way to frame your round face.

curly haircuts for round faces: mushroom cut
The focus is on your perfectly round jawline.

10. The Mushroom Cut

This mushroom cut draws the attention away from your forehead area and reveals your perfectly round jawline.

curly haircuts for round faces: pixie
Short and sweet. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

11. Pixie

If you want a cut that highlights your face shape, try a short curly pixie cut. Give it an edgy look with textured and undone curls.

curly haircuts for round faces: short curls
A good curly cut makes us happy too.

12. The Contour Cut

Try a cut just below your cheekbones for a contoured effect.

curly haircuts for round faces: shoulder length
You can’t go wrong with a shoulder-length cut.

13. Loose Wave Curly Cut

Long loose waves can help give the illusion of a longer face shape.

curly haircuts for round faces: layered cut
The layered cut is perfect for creating volume.

14. The Parted Cut

Ask your stylist for a cut that can be worn with variations of hair parts. For even symmetry, go for a middle part.

curly haircuts for round faces wavy
Have a looser curl pattern? Go for the wavy bob cut.

15. Asymmetrical Waves

This asymmetrical short wavy cut can help take away the emphasis of the fullness of your cheek bone area. Set with TRESemmé Compressed Micro-Mist Level 2 Hold Curl Hair Spray to extend the look.