10 Flattering Hairstyles That Suit Round Faces Perfectly

Wendy Rodewald
10 Flattering Hairstyles That Suit Round Faces Perfectly
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We know full well the struggle of finding the perfect hairstyle for a round face shape: It can be difficult to find a flattering haircut that makes you look chic and grown-up rather than a moon-faced preschooler. Fret no more—we’ve rounded up ten of the best hairstyles for round faces, courtesy of red carpet looks from some of our favorite celebs. Whether your hair is shoulder-length, cropped into a pixie, or could stand to lose a few inches, we’ve got the look for you, guaranteed.

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This medium-length cut on Kirsten Dunst works wonderfully for a round face because the layers are chin-length and longer. Avoid pieces that hit at the cheekbones, which can add bulk and make the face appear wider.

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Super sleek, straight hair can help streamline a round face shape. This look works best when hair is below the shoulders, like Mila Kunis's.

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Who says round face shapes can't wear short hair? Ginnifer Goodwin proves a pixie can be ultra flattering. Keep all the volume at the top—and none of the bulk on the sides—to create an oval shape.

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While purple may not necessarily be your color of choice, a shaggy, long-layered cut like Kelly Osbourne's flatters the features.

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Create flattering angles by parting your hair right above your eyebrow, like Amber Riley. The side-swept piece will create the illusion of a less round shape.

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Long, side-swept bangs like Cameron Diaz's are your best option for fringe. Avoid bangs that hit above the eyebrows, which can shorten the face and make it appear rounder.

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Piecey texture and a soft side part make Michelle Williams's crop ultra feminine, and the asymmetry helps to downplay roundness.

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Long layers like Mindy Kaling's paired with a side part elongate the face, and the wavy texture is universally flattering.

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While chin length bobs may accentuate roundness, a longer bob (or "lob") like Adele's works well with her face. Don't be afraid of volume; just make sure to balance out the shape by adding height at the crown.

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The reason Kate Bosworth's look works? Wavy hair that bends right at the cheekbone helps define the features.

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