Round faces look young and angelic. They include prominent chubby cheeks, chubby jaws and a rounded chin where the length and width are almost equal to each other.
Women with round-shaped faces can sometimes find it difficult to choose hairstyles that emphasize their soft facial features. No need to worry, as long layers, sleek middle parts, sharp bangs and messy updos are among the many options you can try.
It’s best to look at celebrities with round faces before you settle on any hairstyle, as anything that suits them might look good on you too.
Famous with round faces
There are several ways to make your round face look slimmer and we’ve collected a list of celebrities with round faces below for you to take inspiration from.
1. Alexa Demi – Retro Pixie
Although very short hairstyles are not preferable for chubby faces, thin round faces can easily pull off a pixie or bob cut.
That’s exactly what Alexa Demi did here. She rocked a Betty Boop-inspired hairstyle that features a smooth pixie with spiky waves in the front that add sharpness to the face.
2. Selena Gomez – smooth bangs in the middle of the slide
A simple middle part can do wonders to break up the roundness of your face.
American celebrity Selena Gomez created the illusion of length over her moon with a sleek low ponytail and center part. Bouncy curls at the back will also look good.
3. Malka Latifah – Straight Libya
Queen Latifah is one of the many round-faced celebrities with prominent cheeks that tend to stand out from afar.
Go for a straight, shoulder-length lob with or without layers to hide your disc-shaped cheekbones. Soften the look even more with long side bangs.
4. Kelly Osbourne – braided updo with bangs
This English singer is never afraid to put her cute round face on full display. Blunt bangs are perfect for hiding a large forehead while drawing attention to your beautiful eyes.
The double dutch braided vest is a must try for fancy events.
5. Jordin Sparks – long Senegalese twists
Long strands are preferable because they drag down a round face making it look longer and smarter.
Jordan Sparks stuck to her African roots with long Senegalese twists and a bouncy front bouffant. If you are looking for a protective hairstyle, this is definitely worth a try.
6. Emma Stone – Marcel Weaves Side Swept
Marcel waves are a classic that never gets old. Emma Stone from ‘Cruella’ went for a retro look by recreating those vintage waves on mid-length dresses.
A deep side part covering the brow with the other side tucked behind the ear is ideal to add some asymmetry to the face.
7. Ginnifer Goodwin – Asymmetric short crop
Speaking of asymmetry, Jennifer Goodwin accentuated her soft round face with an unbalanced razor-cut pixie.
Opt for a textured top with beautifully brushed sides and a cropped slanted front that’s sure to make a few jaws drop. Adding volume at the crown elongates the face even more.
8. Sarah Hyland – chic side bun
Deep side parts create the illusion of a thin face just as depicted here.
Recreate Sarah Hyland’s hairstyle to steal the show at formal events. A side parting followed by a stylish braided side bun at the back and some bold red lips is all you need!
9. Kirsten Dunst – Face-framing loose curls
Actress Kristen Dunst is often spotted wearing subtle hairstyles that accentuate the soft angles of her round face.
Go for a ‘carefree’ vibe by adding loose curls to your layered mane and wearing it in a messy gradient. Pull out pieces in the front to frame the face and voila!
10. Mila Kunis – Bob Botha
Here’s another celebrity with a round face shape who knows exactly how to balance out her facial features with edgy hairstyles.
Try Mila Kunis’ blunt bob with a sleek side parting. Avoid any layers, although you can opt for an angled cut with the strands extending from the back towards the front.
11. Kaley Cuoco – Soft Beach Waves with Wispy Bangs
Covering your round, chubby face with hair is another way to make it look smaller than usual.
Frizzy bangs look super flattering and gently placed on the forehead while avoiding a stuffy look. Don’t believe us? Check out this celeb’s hairstyle. You can also pair them with long beachy waves that curl in the front like she does.
12. Tatiana Ali – angled fringe
Tatiana Ali rocked the red carpet at the world premiere of ‘Aladdin’ not only with her baby bump but also with a brand new hairstyle.
She went for a super textured pixie chop with a long angled fringe in the front. Volume at the roots with a deep parting on the side elongates her round face.
13. Michelle Williams – Tuck Bixie
A round face is nothing to be ashamed of. So, take inspiration from actress Michelle Williams’ look and bring it under the spotlight for once.
Choose a chic bixie with a pointed back and a long top. Sweep the strands aside and tuck them neatly behind the ears. piece of cake!
14. Shania Twin – long curly loose ponytail
Volume hairstyles go perfectly with round faces. And Shania Twain’s messy ponytail is an example.
She gathered her long bouncy blonde locks in a low ponytail while the loose coils in the front made her round face look less defined. Throw in some highlights for a fresh look.
15. Kelly Clarkson – modern slicked-back
This celebrity made her round face look square with a modern slicked back hairstyle.
Kelly Clarkson went for a teasing top and tightly braided sides with all her hair falling in the back. Use plenty of hairspray when replicating this look to keep your strands in place throughout the day.
16. Chrissy Teigen – Classic top knot
Creating height in the crown area is ideal to make round faces look long instead of wide as usual.
American model Chrissy Teigen often shows off her beautiful moon face with a simple top knot that is a lifesaver for both formal and casual days.
17. Amy Adams – Gentle contractions of the mermaid
Medium to long textured hairstyles go ideally with round face shapes. Amy Adams’ mermaid pleats are a softer, larger version of the previous zig-zag pleats.
Use a three-barrel curling iron to achieve subtle kinky curls that won’t be overlooked. Keep them loose with a middle or side parting.
18. Drew Barrymore – Fluffy Blonde Locks
Drew Barrymore has always been confident with her natural hair texture, making her an inspiration for curly/wavy women who have some frizz.
Try shoulder-length layers to make the face and neck look slimmer. Blonde highlights will brighten your look even more.
19. Mariska Hargitay – Brunette curls with highlights
Mariska Hargitay made her chubby round face look on point with a long layered bob and tousled barrel curls.
Keep the roots dark with highlights appearing in the middle of the ends to make your face look oval rather than round. Don’t forget the parting on the side.
20. Hayden Pantier – Zohar Deep Side Swept
This American celebrity stunned everyone with her stunning round face and contemporary asymmetrical hairstyle.
She went for a neck-length bob that extended towards the front and a super deep side parting with the front strands twisting all the way from one ear to the other. Unique, isn’t it?
This list of celebrities with round faces is sure to give you the best ideas for your next hair makeover. Consider hairstyles that tend to hide your prominent cheekbones, drag your face down, or add some edginess while balancing out the soft contours of your face.