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50 Current Ideas of Most Flattering Short Hairstyles for Round Faces

There are some ways to be sure you’ve picked the best cut for you. If you are searching short hairstyles for round faces, keep in mind that your hair needs choppy or razored layers and tousled styling. Prim and proper looks are almost never flattering.

Below you will find 50 excellent examples to choose from and show to your stylist before getting a haircut.

1. Fun Feathered Pixie Bob. A tapered shape with longer uneven layers throughout provides a carefree look for a fun girl.

There are some ways to be sure you’ve picked the best cut for you. If you are searching short hairstyles for round faces, keep in mind that your hair needs choppy or razored layers and tousled styling. Prim and proper looks are almost never flattering.

Below you will find 50 excellent examples to choose from and show to your stylist before getting a haircut.

1. Fun Feathered Pixie Bob. A tapered shape with longer uneven layers throughout provides a carefree look for a fun girl.

2. Blonde Pixie Hairstyle with Lowlights. If you want to create an illusion of a longer face, not a round one, get a pixie haircut with long bangs and add some chunky long lowlights on a blonde base.

3. Choppy Angled White Bob. It looks like this bob haircut for round face makes your features softer and gives a glamorous appearance.

4. Short Bob with Glow Contrast. Yes, girl, this is really the right hairstyle for a round face to look slim! What makes it the number one choice among all other short haircuts for round faces? The right length, elegant face-framing highlights, darker roots, and flirty soft waves.

5. Chin Length Haircut. Women with round faces struggle to hide their face shape, but there’s no need for that! Throw in an asymmetrical twist by combing your hair over, and you’ll look very cute.

6. Short Wavy Hairstyle. Tight curls usually don’t go well with round faces. If you want stylish hair, choose a tousled wavy look.

7. Messy Bob with Subtle Highlights. This trendy hairstyle is one of the most popular short haircuts for women with round faces these days. It adds a cool-girl touch to your look, while highlights freshen your natural hair color.

8. Chin-Length Bob with Highlights. Black is always a good hair color for those who have a round face. It makes you look thinner and frames your face nicely, especially if you opt for a peek-a-boo hairstyle.

9. Messy Chin-Length Bob with Wispy Bangs. Short hair for a chubby face is a savior if cut in the right length and flattering shape. This time the stylist shows us how pretty a short French bob can look with a round face and glasses. The messiness is created with a wave-defining cream. C’est magnifique!

10. Messy Uneven Bob. Get some nice warm tones for your long hair strands. A brightening balayage will add very romantic allure.

11. Low-Maintenance Bob Haircut with a Fringe. Bobs are seen everywhere in 2023 and we don’t believe you have never tried one. If you are a bob-cut lover, time to opt for trendy rounder shapes. However, fuller figure short hairstyles don’t like too much volume, so be careful with styling.

12. Pixie Bob for Round Chubby Faces. Contrary to popular belief, short hair for a round face looks gorgeous, diverting attention from double chins or other insecurities you may have. The right short pixie bob visually elongates your face.

13. Messy Bob with Curtain Bangs. Definitely consider trying this short curly hairstyle to create a grunge look. Messy cuts are perfect for fine hair and round faces, and they look edgy and sexy. Absolutely phenomenal!

14. Bright Orange A-Line Haircut. A bright color with dark roots has a breath-taking effect, and it flatters a round face. It will radically change your appearance.

15. Layered Textured Bob with Parted Bangs. If you’re looking for a longer hairstyle for a round face to look slim, go for this sweet, romantic beach look. Add layers and highlights to create texture and volume and cover your chubby cheeks.

16. Black Choppy Haircut. Asian girls with round faces can always pick a razored bob with swept over bangs.

17. Comb-Over Pixie. Among all the short hairstyles for round faces, edgy pixie cuts are probably the most flattering ones. Diagonal bangs and a slightly tousled top section can visually change your face shape, narrowing and elongating it.

18. Dark Purple Bob. Inverted bobs are in high demand right now and here’s the reason why. They can make you look feminine and elegant and help to balance out your face shape.

19. Inverted Ombre Bob. Get a fabulous look with a cool bob that’s longer in the front. If you want to make it look more stylish, add some highlights to the ends.

20. Long Top Short Sides Hair. Partially shaved haircuts can suit both skinny girls and ladies with a fuller figure. Don’t be afraid to experiment with hair colors, or go for the elegant black.

21. Long Pixie with Bangs. Struggling to find a haircut for round chubby face? This pixie haircut should easily do the trick.

22. Edgy Pixie Cut for Round Faces. Modern chubby face short curly hairstyles include a lot of pretty crops with shaved sides. So, if you are hesitating between a long pixie cut and an undercut, choose something in-between where the top is longer, and the sides are very short. This pixie cut will look good on plus-size women too, as it elongates the face and shifts the focus from chubby cheeks to beautiful curls.

23. Pixie with Extra Long Bangs. Grow out your bangs long, flowing down one side and try a gray ombre. Keep your edges razored for a more dramatic appearance.

24. Modern Edgy Bob Haircut. When we talk about short hair for round faces, we mean all lengths from 0.125 inches to neck-length, which is around 10-12 inches. What options do we have then? Buzz cuts, undercuts, pixies, pixie bobs, mullets, and bobs. The latter are the most universal. The shape of your bob depends on your facial features.

25. Round Face Pixie Cut. Boyish cuts work great as short hairstyles for a chubby face, too. Add a piece-y fringe, tousle the top, and you’re ready to rock your hot summer hair!

26. Dark Turquoise Highlights. Don’t be afraid to play with your favorite colors if you have nice thick hair.

27. Wavy Long Bangs. This hairstyle is perfect for round faces and thin hair! Create some easy waves to give your hair texture and volume.

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28. Platinum Blonde Choppy Bob. A haircut that’s near your chin can work for your round face if you opt for choppy layers and a combover style.

29. Blunt Cut Short Thick Hair. This is the longest bob version that belongs to the short hairstyles for round faces. What’s so special about it? What makes it flattering for round faces? The oblong shape, off-center part, root tapping, and blunt ends do the trick. Works best for thicker hair types. Otherwise, you will need to create this volume with styling.

30. Short Mauve Bob. There’s no need to pick a regular hair color if you don’t feel like doing so. A warm mauve shade will make you feel young and fresh.

31. Super Short Sides. This rockstar look is unforgettable, isn’t it? The pale pink color contributes to the effect.

32. Pixie with Super Short Bangs. Who says a short haircut isn’t sexy? Look at this fabulous Audrey Hepburn pixie hairstyle! It gives such an elegant touch!

33. Shaggy Bob Hairstyle. A shaggy haircut with choppy ends is ideal for an everyday look. Tousle your hair a little bit, and you’ll get a ravishing appearance.

34. Short Choppy Hairstyle. It’s all about framing! Your light choppy bangs that start up at the crown are another way to elongate your round face.

35. Mauve and Blonde Highlights. OMG! What a spectacular transformation! This image is proof that short hair can make you look even more stylish.

36. Blonde Straight Choppy Cut. If you want to obtain an angelic look, a wavy blonde haircut with bangs is exactly what you need.

37. Highlighted Feathered Crop. This is a pixie haircut done right! Embrace a soft creamy blonde balayage and style long strands in different directions. You’ll get a pretty stylish look.

38. Jagged Short Cut. Want a Hollywood diva look? Short pixie hair with layers and choppy bangs is the best decision you can make.

39. Messy Wavy Bob Hairstyle. This is how to contour round face in the right way! Try a choppy neck-length haircut and style some easy waves for a romantic everyday look.

40. Wavy Chin-Length Hairstyle. If you want to look slim, a haircut with deep bangs and choppy edges should be a perfect fit.

41. Soft Blonde Pixie. One of the most flattering ideas of short hair for chubby face is a faux Mohawk. This haircut will make your face look slimmer and longer.

42. Ruby Red Pixie. Make your pixie haircut look astonishing! It takes a tapered shape, sleek styling and a vivid color.

43. Very Short Haircut. Very short can also mean edgy, quick to style, and effortless.

44. Sleek Turquoise Bob. Keep your roots dark with an unnatural hair color to get a more natural effect.

45. Razored Bob with Chocolate Balayage. As we said before, tight curls are not your thing if you have a round face shape. Try some loose, negligent waves, and your final look will be incredibly beautiful.

46. Extra Short Style for Round Face. If you have a round face, with a choppy crop you make your cheekbones more pronounced.

47. Gray Tousled Bob. Give your face a beautiful frame with an imperfect gray bob. Mess your hair a little bit to get an effortless look.

48. Wavy Choppy Haircut. If you want to make your face appear thinner, go for a razored bob with loose, barely there waves.

49. Inverted Short Bob with Layers. Layers are a pretty good trick to make the upper half of your hair gain more volume.

50. Blonde Layered Pixie Cut. Whether your hair is shorter or longer, if your face is round, layers should be your best friend.

Based on the gallery above, choppy pixie cuts and angled bobs are the best short hairstyles for round faces. Remember also that hair colors play an essential role in your appearance, so be sure you pick a color that suits your skin tone, eyes, but also your personality.

by Andreea Haba
She is social media enthusiast and loves everything that goes hand in hand with that. Since high school, writing is one of her passions and that's what got her into PR and social media area. She loves animals, has two dogs and enjoys any moment she can spend reading. When it comes to hairstyling, she loves bright colors and she's not afraid of changes.