What short haircuts suit a round face?


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Short, layered hairdos that create height and minimize width are the most flattering haircuts for round faces. Some examples are the pixie cut and the layered bob.

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What short haircuts suit a round face?
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Stylists and beauty experts agree that the key to styling hair for people with round faces is to create volume. The use of texture and layers achieves this. A short bob with layers at the crown has the effect of elongating the silhouette, giving the appearance of a narrower face.

Another tip is to keep a lock of hair in front of one or both ears. Keeping this section slightly long (but no longer than the overall hair length) minimizes the width of a round face.

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