21 Trendy Hairstyles to Slim Your Round Face

If you have a round face, are you wearing a tailor-made style designed to balance out the fullness and slim your round face?

If not, you must read this and learn what to ask for at the hair salon, so your beautiful face will always look its best!

The rules

The rules for trendy hairstyles to slim your round face are quite simple when you know them. You just need to go for opposites in your haircut! So to reduce the round curvy shape of a face, you add the opposite: strong, straight lines and sharp angles! And to make your face look longer and more narrow, keep the volume confined to the top of the head and don’t have any extra width at the sides.

This means you can wear almost any trendy hairstyle to slim your round face, as long as your stylist adjusts it to flatter you. (Oh – and stay away from bubble curls!)Here’s some advice about what’s hot this season and a gallery of fabulous inspiration looks!

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Short Wavy Hair Style - Best Short Haircuts by Face Shape
Short Wavy Hair Style

Short Choppy Hairstyle

Short choppy haircuts look brilliant on anyone with a round face, as the straight, strong lines of a choppy cut diminish the round curves of the face. If you want to add length to a round face, choose a style that has some height on top – but no volume at the sides. This creates the optical illusion of a narrower, longer face shape.

And if you don’t want to go the whole hog with an all-over choppy haircut, just ask your stylist to cut some the short choppy strands around your face and that will cancel out round cheeks perfectly!

Rita Ora Short Hair Cut – Straight Hairstyles for Thin Hair /Getty Images

Rita Ora Short Hair Cut - Straight Hairstyles for Thin Hair
Rita Ora Short Hair Cut – Straight Hairstyles for Thin Hair

Asymmetric styles with side partings

Layers can be cut in medium length hair to help balance a round face. For example, a short layered style with an asymmetric look from a deep, side-parting and a side-swept fringe, will also produce the angles that make your full face look slimmer.

Updo’s for round faces

And if you keep the volume on top and taper it in at the sides, a round face can look great with a formal hairdo. A short layered fringe will go well with this style and ask for asymmetric bangs which are cut to form an angle, starting from the shortest point at one side and moving down to the longest point at the other side, you get a flattering asymmetrical look.

Why not browse this selection of fabulous trendy hairstyles to slim your face, including angled bobs, shags, bangs, no bangs, asymmetrical bangs, short styles, upstyles and lots more!

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Maggie Gyllenhaal Short Haircut - Pixie Hairstyles for Women Over 50 with Round Face Shape
Maggie Gyllenhaal Short Haircut

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Ginnifer Goodwin Short Haircut - Easy Pixie Hairstyles for Round Face
Ginnifer Goodwin Short Haircut

Willa Holland Short Haircut – Wavy Bob Hairstyles for Women /Getty Images

Willa Holland Short Haircut - Wavy Bob Hairstyles for Women
Willa Holland Short Haircut – Wavy Bob Hairstyles for Women

Zendaya Coleman Cute Short Haircut – Straight Hairstyles for Black Women Short Hair /Getty Images

Zendaya Coleman Cute Short Haircut - Straight Hairstyles for Black Women Short Hair
Zendaya Coleman Cute Short Haircut – Straight Hairstyles for Black Women Short Hair

Gretchen Mol Short Hair Style /Getty Images

Gretchen Mol Short Hair Style - Short Wavy Cut for Women Round Face
Gretchen Mol Short Hair Style

Fabulous Medium Straight Bob Haircuts for Round Faces /Via

Fabulous Medium Straight Bob Haircuts for Round Faces
Fabulous Medium Straight Bob Haircuts for Round Faces

Emma Stone Medium Straight Hairstyles /Getty Images

Emma Stone Medium Straight Hairstyles - Long Bob Hairstyle for Round Faces
Emma Stone Medium Straight Hairstyles

Short Wavy Hairstyles with Round Face Shape /Getty Images

Short Wavy Hairstyles with Round Face Shape - Women Haircut Ideas
Short Wavy Hairstyles with Round Face Shape

Blunt, Straight Medium Bob Hairstyles /Getty Images

Blunt, Straight Medium Bob Hairstyles
Blunt, Straight Medium Bob Hairstyles

Classic Straight A-line Bob Haircut for Women and Girls /Getty Images

Classic Straight A-line Bob Haircut for Women and Girls
Classic Straight A-line Bob Haircut for Women and Girls

Kylie Jenner Casual Black to Brown Ombre Hair for Round Faces /Getty Images

Kylie Jenner Casual Black to Brown Ombre Hair for Round Faces - Ombre Long Hair Styles
Kylie Jenner Casual Black to Brown Ombre Hair for Round Faces

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Long Wavy Hairstyles with Braid - Cute and Modern Prom Hairstyle Ideas
Long Wavy Hairstyles with Braid

Medium Straight Hair Cuts for Fine Hair with Side Bangs /Getty Images

Medium Straight Hair Cuts for Fine Hair with Side Bangs - Celebrity Hairstyles for Round Faces
Medium Straight Hair Cuts for Fine Hair with Side Bangs

Messy, Short Curly Hairstyles – Women Haircuts for Round Face /Via

Messy, Short Curly Hairstyles - Women Haircuts for Round Face
Messy, Short Curly Hairstyles – Women Haircuts for Round Face

Michelle Williams Short Haircut /Getty Images

Michelle Williams Short Haircut - Pixie Hairstyles for Round Face Shape
Michelle Williams Short Haircut

Ombre Long Hair with Short Bangs /Via

Ombre Long Hair with Short Bangs - Long Hairstyles for Round Face Shape
Ombre Long Hair with Short Bangs

Heidi Klum Blonde Hairstyle /Getty Images

Heidi Klum Blonde Hairstyle
Heidi Klum Blonde Hairstyle

Casual Long Hair /Getty Images

Casual Long Hair
Casual Long Hair

Ginnifer Goodwin Short Hairstyle /Getty Images

Ginnifer Goodwin Short Hairstyle
Ginnifer Goodwin Short Hairstyle

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