Almost any hair style can be adapted to a round face with certain elements incorporated. Flattering hair styles draw the eye to the top or bottom of the face to create the illusion of a more lengthened face. They may also incorporate texture which gives the appearance of angles.Continue Reading
Long hair with layers cut below the chin elongates the neck and slims the face. Side-swept bangs cut at the cheekbone frame and define the face. Blunt-cut bangs highlight the lips.
Adding volume to the crown lengthens the face, but too much volume near the sides makes a round face more pronounced. Buns and ponytails should be worn either low or high.
An off-center part creates the illusion of a more narrow face. Smooth, straight styles accentuate the face shape without distorting its appearance.Learn more about Hairstyles
To determine the right hairstyle to shape your face, first discover what shape your face resembles, such as oval, square or triangular. Next, choose a hairstyle that balances the planes of the face. For example, if your face is equally as long as it is wide, you have a round face, and the best styles for you have length or layers that fall below your chin. This gives the face the appearance of angles and length.Full Answer >
Cut your bangs at an angle across your face to achieve a hairstyle with classic scene bangs. Use a razor comb to get the choppy texture commonly associated with scene hair.Full Answer >
To find a casual short hairstyle for a particular face shape, determine if the face is round, square, long, heart- or diamond-shaped, or oval. Almost any style flatters an oval face. If the face shape is square, a bob that hits the jawbone is the most flattering.Full Answer >
Although a long bob is considered a universally flattering cut, the most flattering hairstyle for an individual generally depends on the shape of the face. The basic face shapes include oval, square, heart and round.Full Answer >