30 Best Hairstyles and Haircuts for Men with Round Faces in 2023

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 30 men’s hairstyles for round faces that will satisfy your needs. Scroll through to find your next hairstyle:

30 Mens Hairstyles for Round Faces

1. Short Curly Bangs

Short Curly Bangs
Benefits of short curly bangs.

You can use men’s hairstyles for round faces, like curly bangs, to create the illusion of a longer face shape. These strategically styled bangs not only add an element of stylishness but also work to elongate your facial appearance, offering a well-balanced and flattering look for those with round faces.

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. This timeless and well-groomed combination not only complements your facial features but also provides a polished and sophisticated appearance, making it an ideal choice for those looking to enhance their overall look with a touch of refined elegance.

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 help frame a round face and give an illusion of sharper sides. Take care of your curls with the right shampoo, like Suave Men 2-in-1 Shampoo + Conditioner with Shea Butter & Coconut Oil.

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 of 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 create texture. This simple technique adds a touch of edginess and a carefree vibe to your quiff, making it a versatile choice for those looking to infuse a bit of modern style into their hair.

6. Loose Messy Curls

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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. 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, like Dove Men + Care Polishing Pomade, and finger comb it through your hair. This will provide your strands with volume, separation, and fullness.

8. The Man Ponytail

mens hairstyles for round faces: ponytail
Who doesn’t love a good man pony?

Long hair must sometimes be styled in an updo, especially in the warmer seasons! If you’re not a fan of the man bun, try the man pony, a perfect hairstyle for round faces. This sleek and practical option adds a touch of sophistication and versatility to your look, making it an excellent choice for various occasions.

9. Blonde Short Curls

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The contrast helps with symmetry. Photo credit: Allyson Allapont

On a round face with deeper skin tones, using a light hair color helps create the illusion of a longer face shape. This contrast between your hair and skin tones not only elongates your facial appearance but also adds a striking and eye-catching dimension.

10. Short Cut

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A short cut can work for round faces.

If you’re looking for an understated haircut or a good option for thin hair, go for a simple short haircut. It’s a classic and low-maintenance hairstyle for any occasion. The minimal upkeep makes it a timeless choice, ensuring you always look effortlessly put together with little effort.

11. Long Straight Bangs

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

Rock up your hair with some bangs. Style your short straight haircut with this long fringe style on the side that will add movement to your strands. Effortlessly enhance your short cut with a touch of modernity.

12. Piecey Side Fringe

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Slightly neat, and slightly messy. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

Sport a slightly undone fringe to complement your round face shape.This effortlessly tousled touch adds a hint of casual charm, framing your features with a relaxed edge that perfectly balances your overall look.

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, shiny finish. This refined and polished look not only complements the contours of your face but also adds a touch of sophistication, making it a versatile choice for various occasions.

14. Bedhead Quiff

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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. Its effortless charm and tousled texture effortlessly complement the natural contours of a round face, adding a touch of casual coolness to your overall appearance

15. The Man Bun

men's hairstyles for round faces: man bun
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. The man bun not offers versatility but and a touch of contemporary coolness to your look, making it a trendy and adaptable choice for men of round face shapes.

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 further emphasize your hair’s height.

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. 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. This style is a beautiful way to embrace your curls and coils.

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. This modern take on a classic haircut will not only highlight your hair’s natural texture but also adds a touch of individuality and style to your overall appearance.

20. Modern Quiff

Mens Hairstyles for Round Faces Modern Quiff
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

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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. This bold and edgy style exudes confidence while also offering a distinctive and fashionable statement that allows you to stand out in the crowd.

22. Long French Crop

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Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

This longer and more modern French crop is the perfect round-faced hairstyle. 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 with a high, tight fade. This look adds a touch of modern flair and clean lines to your overall look, making it a fashionable and confident choice for those embracing their curly hair.

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. This textured and layered approach makes an excellent choice for those seeking a dynamic and youthful look.

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. This strategic approach not only creates a sense of verticality but also adds a touch of elegance and sophistication to your hairstyle, making it a flattering and stylish choice for those looking to enhance their facial features.

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.This style not only elongates your face but also enhances your overall facial features, creating a more balanced and flattering look

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.This combination not only adds texture and depth to your overall appearance but also offers a sleek and contemporary look that’s easy to maintain, making it an excellent choice for those who value both style and practicality.

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 can also be adapted to meet your personal preference based on your hair type and length. Whether you prefer a shorter, more classic version or a longer and modern interpretation, this versatile haircut provides a range of styling possibilities to suit your individual style and needs.

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. Its height and length provide 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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