30 Best Hairstyles and Haircuts for Men with Round Faces in 2020

The options are endless but we've narrowed them down for you. 

If you have found yourself out of ways to style your hair on a round face, you’re not alone. Many men, not just the ones with round faces, often feel that they have tried just about every hairstyle that best complements their face shape. With a round face, you want to stick with hairstyles that either elongate or add dimension and create some angles. You’re in luck: We’ve found 15 men’s hairstyles for round faces that will satisfy your needs. Scroll through to find your next hairstyle:

1. Lightly Gelled

men's hairstyles for round faces lightly gelled
Use your gel to create some separation and volume.

Use a little bit of gel or pomade and finger comb it through your hair. This will provide your strands with volume, separation and fullness.

2. The Classic Cut

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Easy everyday haircut.

With a beard, this classic cut helps add dimension to your face shape. Pull your hair back using a gel to lock your hairstyle in place.

3. Long Curls

men's hairstyles for round faces: long curly hair
Frame your face with curls.

If you have naturally curly hair, embrace your texture. Long layered curls helps frame a round face.

4. The Faux Hawk

mens hairstyles for round faces: faux hawk
Give your look some edge.

Want to offset the perfectly rounded shape of your face? The angular shape from a faux hawk can help with that. Style your hair with AXE Spiked Up Look: Styling Putty to create your look.

5. Edgy Quiff

men's hairstyles for round faces: the edgy quiff
Give the quiff a fun spin. Photo credit: Dvora

Give a quiff a more youthful feel. Rough up your front section to spread hair apart and to create texture.

6. Loose Messy Curls

mens hairstyles for round faces: loose curls
Messy curls are easy to maintain.

On the hunt for a haircut that fits your lifestyle and round face shape? Loose messy curls are the way to go. Use a gel like Dove Men+Care Control Gel to help shape and define your curls.

7. Piecey Bangs

mens hairstyles for round faces: piecey bangs
Fringe benefits. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

You can use men’s hairstyles for round faces like piecey bangs to create the illusion of a longer face shape.

8. The Man Ponytail

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Who doesn’t love a good man pony?

Want to give your man bun a rest? Pull your hair back into an undone man ponytail.

9. Blonde Short Curls

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The contrast helps with symmetry. Photo credit: Allyson Allapont

On a round face on deeper skin tones, the use of a light hair color helps create the illusion of a longer face shape.

10. Short Cut

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A short cut can work for round faces.

If you’re looking for a haircut that’s understated, go for a simple short haircut.

11. Long Straight Bangs

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Long fringe, curtain bang style. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

Style your straight short haircut with this long fringe style.

12. Piecey Side Fringe

men's hairstyles for round faces: piece side fringe
Slightly neat, slightly messy. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

Sport a slightly undone fringe to complement your round face shape.

13. Sleek Combover

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Sleek combover. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

A super sleek combover style plays nicely with a round or oblong face shape. Style hair with AXE Smooth Look: Shine Pomade for a frizz-free and shiny finish.

14. Bedhead Quiff

men's hairstyles for round faces: bedhead quiff
Roll out of bed and into this quick and easy style. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

There’s nothing like a good old bedhead style for any face shape. This disheveled look is one of the best and most stylish men’s hairstyles for round faces and all other face types.

15. The Man Bun

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High and tight man bun.

Last, but certainly not least is the man bun. We are firm believers that this style works for any face shape. It’s all about finding the right shape and size of bun for you.

16. Spiked

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Go for jagged hair that will offset the roundness of your face.

Try incorporating thick spikes, which is a great way to change the profile of your face.

This is because tall spikes, that are over an inch tall, will help give an edge to the roundness of your face. Just get your barber to cut the sides of your hair shorter to emphasize the height of your hair further.

17. Pompadour with an Undercut

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The pompadour undercut combo works really well with a round face.

Cool, sleek and fashion-forward: the pompadour‘s slicked-back style makes it one of the trendiest men’s haircuts for round faces.

But if the traditional route is too been-there-done-that for your taste, give the look an edgier, more contemporary feel with shaved undercut sides. This will emphasize the height and fullness on top, drawing attention away from the roundness of your face shape.

18. All Natural

Mens Hairstyles for Round Faces All Natural
What’s better than a rounded ‘fro? A rounded ‘fro with a beard. Photo credit: Dvora

Embrace the texture of your natural hair and wear it proudly. Rounded afros or curls with a little more height on top look great on round-faced men.

19. Caesar Cut

Mens Hairstyles for Round Faces Caesar Cut
This is a more current way to wear a classic French crop style. Photo credit: Indigitalimages.com

If you love the idea of the French crop but want something that’ll really show off your hair texture, this contemporary version of the Caesar cut will be right up your street.

20. Modern Quiff

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Try a modern quiff as a great way to balance a round face.

The modern quiff is one of our favorite men’s haircuts for round faces, which will help to elongate your face shape. The trick is to create volume by simply brushing up your quiff, but we’ll leave it up to you how high you dare to go…

21. Fauxhawk

Mens Hairstyles for Round Faces Fauxhawk
Gain extra height with the fauxhawk. Photo credit: Indigitalimages.com

The fauxhawk is one of the hottest hair trends for men right now and is great for adding optimum volume, and prominent angles to your face.

22. Long French Crop

Mens Hairstyles for Round Faces French Cut
Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

This longer and more modern French crop is the perfect hairstyle for round faces. By adding layers this cropped cut has plenty of texture and movement and is best styled with a longer fringe.

23. Curly High Top

Mens Hairstyles for Round Faces Curly High Top
Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

Make your curls your best feature by styling them in a high and tight fade.

24. Straight Shag

Mens Hairstyles for Round Faces Shag
Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

Add layers and a choppy finish to your medium-length cut to help add shape and define a round face.

25. Afro Twists

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Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

Give the illusion of length by adding height to the top of your hair like above. Keep the sides shorter and focus most of the length to the top to elongate a round face.

26. Twist High Top

Mens Hairstyles for Round Faces Twist High Top
Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

As a simple rule, men’s haircuts for round faces work best by adding height to your hair. So, grow out the top of your hair while keeping the sides short like the model above.

27. Angular Fringe

Mens Hairstyles for Round Faces Fringe
Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

Soften the appearance of a round face by adding an angular fringe to a short haircut. We love how this guy opened up the sides of his face by teaming a spikey side fringe with a temple fade.

28. Bald & Beard Combo

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Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

If you prefer short styles or suffer from thinning hair, make the most of your facial hair like this stylish gent who teamed a buzzcut with a short beard.

29. Sleek Side Part

Mens Hairstyles for Round Faces Sleek
Doesn’t this ‘do look dapper? Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

Ideal for achieving a timeless look, this cut is also one that can be adapted to meet your personal preference, based on your hair type and length.

30. Combover

Mens Hairstyles for Round Faces Comb Over
Try out a classic side part! Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

Known for its suave, masculine feel, this is perhaps one of the most versatile and flexible men’s haircuts for round faces. It’s height and length provides the perfect balancing effect, helping to give the appearance of a longer face, while still giving enough prominence to your natural facial features.

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