For many, finding the right haircut for a thin face shape can feel like the ultimate research project. While it is great to carefully look for the perfect cut, the process should never feel overwhelming. This is where we come in! We understand that you either way to conceal your face frame, highlight it because you love it, or create the effect of a fuller face, so we rounded up 21 of our most coveted haircut ideas. Scroll through to see our favorites:
Haircut for A Thin Face: 21 Ideas for Women
1. Blunt Bangs
Pair up your thin face shape with a chin length haircut to frame your face and a sharp blunt bang to match.
2. Layered Bangs
If you’re looking to hide the narrow look of your face shape, a layered bang helps conceal it in a stylish way. To create a more stylish effect, go for wispy bangs.
3. Long Bangs
Have a face frame that gradually becomes narrow toward the bottom like an inverted triangle? Try longer bangs to balance it all out.
4. Angled Bangs
An angled bang helps give the illusion of a fuller face shape.
5. Side Part Pixie
While a heart shaped face doesn’t really fall under the skinny or thin face category, many women love to accentuate their skinny chin with a super short pixie cut.
6. Boy Cut Pixie
Have a masculine and thin face frame that you love? Embrace it with a cute boy cut pixie haircut.
7. Edgy Pixie
Embrace your thin face shape with an edgy pixie cut that adds visual interest to your overall look.
8. Comb Over Undercut Pixie
Offset the look of a broad forehead on a narrow face with this combover pixie style.
9. The Super Short ‘Fro
Let it ‘fro. Try this carefree low-maintenance hairstyle to highlight your face shape and your hair texture at the same time.
10. The Long Bob
Otherwise know as a lob, this haircut works well at accentuating and framing the shape of your narrow face.
11. The Wavy Lob
Give your narrow face frame and skinny chin a softer effect with wavy locks that hit at your neck.
12. The Flipped Bob
If you’re looking for a fun and stylish retro haircut idea for your thin face, go for this ’70s-inspired flipped bob.
13. Side-Swept Gelled Roots Bob
It’s no secret that gelled or wet-looking hairstyles are having a moment. However, if you want to try something different from the pack, take a stab at this gelled roots bob style. Swing it over to one side to give your narrow face shape the spotlight.
14. Middle-Parted Bob
If you’re looking for the right bob haircut to complement your thin face, go for the asymmetrical look.
15. Super Short Bob
Add symmetry to your thin face with a super short bob that hits your face frame at the center of your cheeks.
16. Deep Side Part Bob
Off-center parts and deep side parts are our favorite styling hacks for creating the illusion of a fuller face shape.
17. Loose Curly Bob
Big loose curls help create the illusion of a fuller face shape.
18. Asymmetrical Ringlets with Ombré
Try an angled curly cut with an ombré to add dimension to your hair and give your face the illusion of a rounder shape.
19. Loose Wave
Have a narrow face with hard lines within your frame? Use a loose wave short cut to soften up the edges.
20. The Mullet Cut
For a thin face with a prominent jawline, try this long mullet cut to balance out the proportions.
21. The Shorter Mullet
If the previous option is too long for your taste, opt for this shorter version.
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