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18 Short Hairstyles for Round Faces You Can Totally Rock

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Many people with round face shapes tend to avoid short hairstyles thinking it will emphasize the roundness of their face. With the right haircut, a round face shape is able to more than just pull off short hair — it’ll look amazing in it! Here are different short hairstyles hairstyles for round faces to inspire you.

#1 Touchable Volume

This rockin’ short hairstyle is tight on the sides and long on top. The top is styled up with a soft finish and serious height.

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How To Style:

Apply a styling product to damp hair.
Blow dry the top of the hair with a medium round brush, directing the hair upwards to create volume.
Blow dry the rest of the hair with fingers.
Apply a product for texture and volume.
Set the style with a flexible hold hairspray.

Recommended Products:

PowderFix Texture Powder by Color Proof will give the hair both texture and volume.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Round face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and density will suit this hairstyle.

#2 Swept Back

This sexy short hairstyle is short on the sides with the hair at the temples left long. The hair on top is left completely long and disconnected from the sides and back. It is styled up and away from the face, draping over the hair on the back for a flattering finish.

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How To Style:

Apply a styling product to damp hair.
Blow dry the top of the hair with a medium round brush, directing the hair upwards and slightly to the side to create volume.
Blow dry the rest of the hair with fingers.
Apply a product for texture and volume.
Rake fingers through the hair.
Set the style with a flexible hold hairspray.

Recommended Products:

LiftIt Color Protect Foam Mousse gives hair clean weightless volume with a “no product” feel.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Round face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and density will suit this hairstyle.

#3 Pixie Queen

This pixie hairstyle features mainly uniform length layers throughout which works as a short fringe around the face. It is styled with the hair’s natural waves and some volume for an ultra feminine look.

3Short-Pixie-Hairstyle-for-Round-Faces

How To Style:

Apply a styling product to damp hair.
Scrunch the hair to promote curl formation
Use a diffuser a few inches away from the hair to dry.
Apply a product for texture and volume.
Set the style with a flexible hold hairspray.

Recommended Products:

CurlyLocks Color Protect Curl Mousse will enhance and define the hair’s natural curl pattern, and protect it from humidity.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Round face shapes with hair that is naturally wavy and has medium texture and density will suit this hairstyle well.

#4 Tucked Sides

This haute short hairstyle has the sides sleek against the head and tucked behind the ears. The top is styled forward and up towards the face with beautiful texture.

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How To Style:

Apply a styling product to damp hair.
Blow dry the top of the hair with a medium round brush, directing the hair forward and upwards toward the front.
Blow dry the rest of the hair backwards and flat against the head shape with a styling brush.
Apply a product for texture and volume on the top.
Comb the hair on the sides sleek against the head shape and and pin it behind the ears.
Set the entire style with hairspray.
Remove the pins once the hairspray has completely dried and set.

Recommended Products:

All Around Color Protect Working Hairspray gives hair hold that is touchably soft, shiny and vibrant.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Round face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and density will suit this hairstyle.

#5 Soft Bends

This flirty hairstyle is short on the sides, but definitely not clipper-short. The top is extra long and disconnected from the sides. It is styled forward, upwards, and slightly to the side. The top drapes over on side, but blends in visually. The hair has some bend for texture and some separation for a really cool and chic finish.

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How To Style:

Apply a styling product to damp hair.
Blow dry the top of the hair with a medium round brush, directing the hair upwards to create volume.
Blow dry the rest of the hair with fingers.
Use a curling iron to add some bend to sections of hair.
Apply a product for texture and volume.
Set the style with a flexible hold hairspray.

Recommended Products:

Weatherproof your hair and your styling work with HumidtyRx Anti-Frizz Weatherproof Spray. Just mist it evenly on your finished look and you’re set!

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Round face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and density will suit this hairstyle well.

#6 High and Thick

This haircut is short on the sides with some length at the temples. The top is left long, cut shorter in the back, and longer in the front. It is styled with a parting and with height on top of the head. It is heighest on the front and gradually decreases in height as it reaches the back.

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How To Style:

Apply a styling product to wet hair.
Blow dry the sides of the hair with a styling brush.
Blow dry volume into the top using a medium round brush.
Style the hair into a pompadour using a styling product.
Set the style in place using hairspray.

Recommended Products:

Construction Paste is a flexible hold semi-matte mesh styler that works great for short styles like these.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

Round face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and density will suit this style.

#7 Airy Volume

This haircut is really short on the sides, giving more emphasis to the length on top of the head. The top is styled with a lot of height and airy texture.

7Short-Haircut-with-Volume

How To Style:

Apply a styling product to wet hair.
Blow dry the sides of the hair with a styling brush.
Blow dry volume into the top using a large round brush.
Style the hair into a pompadour using a styling product.
Set the style in place using hairspray.

Recommended Products:

Construction Paste is a flexible hold semi-matte mesh styler that will really help to pump up this pomp!

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

Round face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and density will suit this style.

#8 Cotton Candy

This haircut is cut really short on the sides and left long on top. This edgy look is softened by its beautiful hair color and wavy texture.

8Short-Edgy-Haircut-for-Round-Face

How To Style:

Apply a styling product to wet hair.
Blow dry the sides of the hair with a styling brush.
Blow dry volume into the top using a medium round brush.
Style texture into hair using a styling product.
Set the style in place using hairspray.

Recommended Products:

Construction Paste is a flexible hold semi-matte mesh styler that will help to create the soft height of this style.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

Round face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and density will suit this style.

#9 Volume Support

This haircut is short on the sides. It starts shorter on the bottom and gets longer as it gets higher on the sides. This technique builds weight on the sides and supports the length on top of the head. The top is longer with the longest pieces in the middle.

9Short-Haircut-with-Longer-Top

How To Style:

Apply a styling product to wet hair.
Blow dry the hair with a styling brush.
Style texture into the hair using a product.
Set the style in place using hairspray.

Recommended Products:

Spray Wax is a wax in aerosol form which will give you an even and controlled distribution of texture.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

Round face shapes and shapes with narrow foreheads with hair that is medium in texture and density will suit this style.

#10 Textured Asymmetry

This beautifully stylish asymmetric haircut is really short on one side and longer on the other. The top is left long and worn to the side, giving the style an even more asymmetric look.

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How To Style:

Apply a styling product to wet hair.
Blow dry the hair with a styling brush, directing the hair on top upward and to one side.
Style texture into the hair using a product.
Set the style in place using hairspray.

Recommended Products:

Shaping Cream gives hair texture and definition.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

Round face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and density will suit this style.

#11 Braided Tight

The edgy braids on the sides of this hairstyle make the sides tighter, therefore removing the volume on the sides that could add more width to a round face shape. The height on top also makes the face look longer.

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How To Style:

Apply a styling product to wet hair.
Blow dry the hair with a styling brush.
Blow dry volume into the hair on top of the head.
Make two rows of braids on each side of the head.
Style texture into the hair using a product.
Style the top into a pompadour.
Set the style in place using hairspray.

Recommended Products:

Extra-Body Finishing Spray is a lightweight hairspray that gives long lasting hold.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

Round face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and density will suit this style.

#12 Edgy Waves

I love how this look is edgy and feminine at the same time. The sides are pinned back tightly against the head, removing bulk on the sides of the face that could make a round shape look rounder. The top is styled with a ton of volume, texture and some touchable waves.

15Short-Edgy-Hairstyle-with-Waves

How To Style:

Apply a styling product to wet hair.
Blow dry the sides of the hair with a styling brush.
Blow dry volume into the top using a medium round brush.
Comb the sides back flat to the head and pin with a bobby pin.
Style texture into hair using a styling product.
Set the style in place using hairspray.

Recommended Products:

Extra-Body Finishing Spray is a lightweight hairspray that gives long lasting hold.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

Round face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and density will suit this style.

#13 Texture and Movement

This short bob is heavily layered giving it a lot of texture and movement.

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How To Style:

Apply a styling product to wet hair.
Blow dry the hair with a round brush.
Smooth just the the middle to the ends of the hair.
Apply a lightweight product for texture.

Recommended Products:

Spray Wax is a wax in aerosol form which will give you an even and controlled distribution of texture.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

Round face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and density will suit this style.

#14 Short Updo

The sides of this hairstyle are pinned back and flow into waves in the back. The top is styled with a lot of volume and some serious texture.

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How To Style:

Apply a styling product to wet hair.
Blow dry the sides of the hair with a styling brush.
Blow dry volume into the top using a medium round brush.
Comb the sides back flat against the head and pin it with a bobby pin.
Style volume into the hair on top using a styling product.
Set the style in place using hairspray.

Recommended Products:

Extra-Body Finishing Spray is a lightweight hairspray that gives long lasting hold to an “updo” like this.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

Round face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and density will suit this style.

#15 Graduated Bob

This bob is shorter in the back and longer in front. This causes hair to push towards the face, making a round face shape appear narrower.

The back is stacked and it is shorter on the bottom and longer on top. This causes the hair to push upward, giving it volume and a beautifully shaped profile.

18Graduated-Bob-Hairstyle

How To Style:

Apply a styling product to wet hair.
Blow dry the hair with a large round brush.
Smooth just the the middle to the ends of the hair.
Apply a lightweight product for texture.

Recommended Products:

Spray Wax is a wax in aerosol form which will give you an even and controlled distribution of texture.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

Round face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and density will suit this style.

#16 Extreme Asymmetry

This is an extreme asymmetic bob. One side is a lot shorter than the other. The length on one side causes the eye to look up and down, giving the face the illusion of length.

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How To Style:

Apply a styling product to wet hair.
Blow dry the hair with a large round brush.
Smooth just the the middle to the ends of the hair.
Apply a serum for shine.

Recommended Products:

Super Skinny Serum could be applied to wet and dry hair. It smoothes, conditions and adds shine to hair

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

Round face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and density will suit this style.

#17 Teased Bob

This bob is teased giving it extra volume. This height causes the face to appear longer and more oval-looking.

24Teased-Bob-Hairstyle

How To Style:

Apply a styling product to wet hair.
Blow dry the hair with a large round brush.
Apply a serum for shine.

Recommended Products:

Gloss Drops will remove frizz and add luminous shine to hair.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

Round face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and density will suit this style.

#18 Untucked

Not tucking the hair behind the ear causes the hair to cover part of the face, making the face appear narrower.

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How To Style:

Apply a styling product to wet hair.
Blow dry the hair with a large round brush.
Smooth the mid shaft to the ends with a flat iron.
Apply a serum for shine.

Recommended Products:

Super Skinny Serum could be applied to wet and dry hair. It smoothes, conditions and adds shine to hair

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

Round face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and density will suit this style.

Each of these short hairstyles for round faces has at least one feature that makes a round face shape appear narrower. Have fun mixing and matching these to create the perfect short hairstyle for you!

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