21 Short Hairstyles for Round Faces

Everyone’s going short these days! Are you thinking of cutting it all off? Perhaps you are hesitant because you are not sure a round face can pull off the look. The photos below will prove you can do it! Here are some of the best short hairstyles for flattering a round face.

1. The Short Shag

Short shag
Short shag /via

This style, while short, maintains longer layers and therefore has great movement. A quick blow-dry and shake it out and you are good to go!

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2. Short with long bangs

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Short with long bangs /via

This is a great style for thinner hair. Long bangs soften the cut and frame the face.

3. Blunt with thick bangs

Blunt with thick bangs /via
Blunt with thick bangs /via

This blunt cut with full bangs frames a round face and draws attention to the eyes.

4. Close cropped with dramatic bangs

Close cropped with dramatic bangs
Close cropped with dramatic bangs /via

This cut is very dramatic, with swooping long bangs that help to elongate a round face. It really makes a statement!

5. Short with long on top

Short with a twist /via
Short with a twist /via

Who says you can’t braid short hair? The long top of this style gives you many styling options.

6. Short, flipped out layers

Short flipped out
Short flipped out /via

This is a youthful and playful style that is easy to accomplish with a little styling product.

7. Short and edgy punk cut

Punk cut
Punk cut /via

This cut is super cool for summer. It’s easy to care for and style- just a little hairspray and you are done! This is a fun cut to try with different colours of the rainbow.

8. Asymmetrical bob

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Asymmetrical bob /via

This asymmetrical bob is short in the back and longer in the front, and the side bangs frame a round face well.

9. Pixie cut with baby bangs

Pixie with baby bangs /via
Pixie with baby bangs /via

This cut might be the easiest style to wear on this list. After washing, run some styling product through your hair and it’s picture-perfect!

10. Sassy short cut

 

Sassy short cut /via
Sassy short cut /via

This cut has some serious attitude! Mostly cropped close to the head, the extra long bangs help to elongate a round face and create a focal point.

11. The Short Shag

 

short shag /via
short shag /via

This cut is fun and intentionally messy. It looks effortless and cute all at once.

12. Sharply stacked bob

 

Sharply stacked bob
Sharply stacked bob /via

This cut is very dramatic but cute and flirty all at once. It really makes a statement.

13. Romantic Curls

 

romantic curls
romantic curls /via

This is a very romantic and beautiful look if you are lucky enough to have naturally curly hair. Layering gives this cut shape and movement.

14. Faux Mohawk Edgy Cut

 

Faux mohawk
Faux Mohawk /via

This cut is great if you want an edgy Mohawk cut without the punk rock look and commitment to shaving parts of your head. This is a softer, sexier Mohawk.

15. Shoulder-grazing layered long bob

 

Long bob
Long bob /via

The layers in this haircut frame a round face and accentuate your best features. The length also gives you some room to create a short half-updo or pin it back.

16. Choppy pixie

choppy pixie
choppy pixie /via

The choppy texture and highlights of this cut help to elongate a round face. It’s easy to style with a little product.

17. Wavy short bob

wavy short bob
wavy short bob /via

This is another bob with enough length that you have some styling options. Or how about changing up your colour and doing ombre?

18. Short and curly

 

Short and curly
Short and curly /via

This cut is balanced with layers and the curls are defined with product to reduce frizz and to keep the style close to the head. It gives definition to a round face.

19. Long layers

long layers /via
long layers /via

This cut is short overall but the longer side bangs and long layers all around help elongate a round face. They also give you lots of options for styling.

20. Short with long bangs

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long bangs /via

Another cut that elongates the face, but is much shorter overall. The bangs do all the work here and while they take some time to style, it is worth it.

21. Asymmetrical with long bangs

Asymmetrical with long bangs /via
Asymmetrical with long bangs /via

Cute, youthful and sassy, this cut looks good on a round face and suits younger as well as older women.

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