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Updated on October 05, 2022
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The most widespread medium-length haircuts for round faces are bobs with longer front tresses and layered cuts. These provide the richest styling options, beneficial for round faces and consonant with the current hair trends. The gallery below will provide you with multiple choices of awesome medium-length hairstyles for round faces.

Medium Length Hairstyles for a Round Face

Actually, the best length for round faces is up to the shoulders or a little bit longer. This length elongates a round face. Texturized edges are a plus. The forehead may be either covered with asymmetric bangs or open. Individual features should be, certainly, taken into account.

Flat-ironed bobs look fantastic on women and girls with round faces. Side parting and long side swept bangs cover one side of the face, and it seems considerably thinner. Medium shag hairstyles for round faces with loads of layers draw dozens of vertical lines around your face, adding it the desirable proportional length.

Be careful with curls on medium lengths. Sometimes, they tend to be overly voluminous which broadens your round face unfavorably. If you love curls, make sure they are not too fluffy, while your hair is teased at the roots. Volume on the crown will correct the proportions.

If you want to try messy hairstyles, ask your stylist not to cut layers too short to avoid added volume on the sides. Style your hair with gel or strengthen it, slightly raising at the roots. Make sure that locks don’t stick out at the sides. Long earrings are an extra trick. Now, let’s see the examples.

1. Medium Pastel Pink Bob

This pink hair color is the standout feature, but the cut itself is also very pretty. The angled bob is styled with a voluminous side sweep to feature the graduation of layers and their razored, jagged ends. Straight layered hair has never looked more beautiful.

2. Wavy Hairstyle for Round Face

Medium haircuts for round faces should feature vertical and diagonal lines which are easily obtained with longer lengths. This hairdo is on the longer side of mid length styles, so it is a great choice for those who are nervous about losing too much length. It is also excellent for making your face appear rather elongated than round.

Medium Wavy Brown Hair

Instagram / @kccarhart

3. Medium Cut with Feathered Face-Framing Layers

The layered and brushed-forward face-framing pieces slim the round face and elongate the neck. Pair your cut with long curtain bangs and you’ll complement yourself even more. This shaped cut adds the desired sharpness to a fuller face.

Medium Layered Hairstyle For Round Faces

Instagram / @hairwithsuns

4. Two-Tone Wavy Bob

A hairstyle can do wonders for your face shape, but do not underestimate the power of color. Her dye job helps to shape the face by lengthening it. No contouring makeup is necessary with such an excellent dye job!

5. Soft Medium Length Waves

When it comes to medium hairstyles for round faces, do not be afraid to experiment with different hair textures. The best haircuts for round faces are those that flatter your face, and let your natural texture reveal beautifully. With a chin-length cut these waves would look too voluminous on the sides, which is not welcome for a round face, but with a longer cut like this one you’ll look gorgeous and feel confident.

Brown Balayage For Black Hair

Instagram / @richardatkuthaus

6. Straight Blonde Bob

You might think that a bit of teasing would only make your round face appear wider – not with this classy bob. It creates an elongated silhouette thanks to the root lift, fade of color that runs down, and straight face-framing strands that hit below the chin.

Asymmetrical Ash Blonde Ombre Bob

Instagram / @hairbyjessica_

7. Shaggy Comb-Over Lob

On the shorter side of shoulder length hair for a round face there is a combover that grazes the collarbone. The indistinct part line and windblown texture are playful and endearing; it’s as if your hair is just screaming to get into a convertible car. The lob’s milk-chocolate hair color with bright blonde highlights gives it a very beachy feel, even in the winter months!

Choppy Bronde Lob

Instagram / @craft_and_mane

8. Long to Medium Hair Cut Makeover

Medium hair can look more stylish and eye-catching than long hairstyles, and this cut is direct proof of that. To achieve this voluminous and textured look, you should ask your stylist to add wispy bangs and shorter layers. This will add playful and sassy vibes to your appearance.

Medium Sliced Hairstyle with Bangs

Instagram / @rodrigocintra

9. Blonde Bob with Wispy Bangs

A classic bob hairstyle works well if you have thin hair and a round face. Straight hair frames the face in a flattering way but doesn’t overpower it. Natural-looking platinum blonde tone run down the entire length of the super-straight bob, and a gentle thin fringe makes this look softer and more feminine.

10. Medium Wavy Hair with Honey Highlights

Medium-length haircuts for round faces deliver a slimming and face-framing effect. For example, check out this cute hairdo. You’ll win with soft waves and feathered or sliced ends, and don’t forget to add honey highlights to draw more attention to your new mind-blowing style!

Medium-to-Long Flowy Hair for Round Faces

Instagram / @_hairbypaula

11. Messy Choppy Hairstyle for Longer Hair

If you’re on the hunt for medium length haircuts for round faces, we suggest that you give a style like this a try. Something about the choppy angles of these large and lush waves can make your hair appear much longer than it really is. The balayage style that gradually increases into bright blonde highlights at the ends also contributes to the sense of length.

Disheveled Wavy Bronde Lob

Instagram / @milenarosehair

12. Brown Bob with Subtle Lavender Face-Framing

Just a teensy bit shorter than shoulder-length; this is no ordinary brown bob. Have you noticed the slightly lavender tone of highlights on the angled front pieces and in the bangs? It’s a fabulous choice if you want to encourage the viewer to see your sparkling eyes and a cute friendly smile.

Shaggy Ash Brown Bob With Lavender Highlights

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13. Blonde Medium Length Waves

Your cheeks are what give your face its characteristic shape. When you’re looking to deemphasize them, opt for something that brings the attention to another part of your face. Her long tousled waves slim the cheeks and focus the eye on the lips.

Shoulder Length Bronde Balayage Hairstyle

Instagram / @stephengarrison

14. Long Bob with Blunt Ends

This blonde wavy hair with a middle part is a perfect chubby face haircut. Teased at the crown, the haircut helps the face appear longer, while loose curls help balance the look. You can wear the style with feathery or blunt ends or add in side bangs for a change.

Choppy Lob for Round Faces

Instagram / @belximenes

15. Purple Bob

A bob haircut is something that all ladies with round faces should try at least once. To get her ‘do, ask your hairstylist to give you a medium length angled bob. To add more edge, take inspiration from the black to magenta ombre.

Purple Ombre Bob

Instagram / @jc.manes

16. Cute Black Bob with Choppy Ends

Check one of our favorite medium haircuts for round faces. It’s the jet-black bob with a sharp side part. The single long wave of the angled cut goes from slightly shorter in the back to swooping in right at the jawline, which is a great way to narrow and feminize the lower part of the face.

17. Inverted Shaggy Brunette Bob

Shaggy and wispy, this bold, dark-brown bob has secret waves tucked in all the right places. The collarbone-length of the cut, angled, and parted to the side, the stacked layers and curvy side-swept bangs really do an excellent job of framing your beautiful face and enhancing its best features.

Tousled Asian Bob

Instagram / @jordanatkeema

18. Deep Side Part Medium Haircut for a Round Face

This medium haircut gives 100+ points to your appeal and confidence, so you will definitely become a star at every party or event! Don’t be afraid to curl your locks and style a deep side part – swooping hair will cover chubby cheeks and highlight your beautiful facial features.

Choppy Lob for Women with Round Faces

Instagram / @nat_doeshair

19. Medium Disheveled Hairstyle with Subtle Highlights

A disheveled lob is one of those classic medium hairstyles for round faces that never fail. Loosely parted to the side and uneven in length, the tousled appearance of this dark-brown cut really works to flatter a fuller face. No chance of it being boring; just ask the rusty copper babylights!

Choppy Black Lob With Caramel Highlights

Instagram / @hairbykelsieangst

20. Gray Bob for a Round Face

These are the right bangs for a round face. They cut the width of a broad face and draw attention to beautiful eyes. Choose a trendy hair color to upgrade your favorite flattering cut.

Silver Blonde Side Parted Bob

Instagram / @rachelpesh

21. Chic Red Medium Cut with Peek-a-Bangs

This haircut is one of the most flattering options for ladies with round faces. If you’re looking for a chic yet versatile straight haircut, go for this particular style. Add a mysterious touch to this elegant haircut by creating these trendy peek-a-bangs.

Slimming Mid-Length Peekaboo Hairstyle

Instagram / @thesavvytouch

22. Brunette Hairstyle with Curtain Bangs

Medium-length hairstyles for round faces don’t get better than this wavy black haircut with curtain bangs. The chunky layers curl gently around the face drawing attention to the cheekbones and eyes and covering the fuller cheeks. It’s a symmetrical way of working with your hair’s mid-length if you want to elongate the face visually.

Medium Wavy Cut For Thick Hair And Round Face

Instagram / @jakeseitchik

23. Classy Layered Haircut for Brunettes

One of the most successful haircuts for round faces is a soft layered haircut for medium hair with layers that start below the chin. Catherine Zeta-Jones being over 40 demonstrates us a great example of such youngish haircut. The ends of your locks can be slightly curled with a round brush while you are blow-drying your hair. Use a fluid shine solution for extra shine of your gorgeous brunette locks.

medium layered haircut for round face

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24. Disheveled Wavy Hair with Highlights

A bedhead has never looked better! Purposely disheveled, this medium-length bob with stylish blonde highlights makes this hairstyle more girlish and youthful. It’s low-maintenance and looks great when you scrunch and finger-comb it.

Edgy Razored Midi Shag

Instagram / @yukistylist

25. Blunt Cut Medium Haircut for Round Face

The sweet round face shape of Bella Heathcote is rather her trump card, than a disadvantage. But the actress chooses this simple haircut with blunt cut ends and extra short diagonal bangs for a reason. It looks awesome in free-flowing styles with straight locks along the sides of her face. Vertical and diagonal hairstyle lines are a big plus for round faces.

lob for round face with bangs

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26. Medium-to-Long Wavy Layered Hairstyle

A striking long layered hairstyle that goes way below the shoulder can really lengthen a round face shape. Bold and effortless, the center-part and white-blonde wisps frame the face and completely draw the viewer into your sultry gaze. It’s a timeless hairstyle fit for a Hollywood starlet.

Bronde Layered Cut For Longer Hair

Instagram / @nathanaelgambino

27. Subtly Highlighted Shaggy Brunette Lob

Sleek and sharp, the shaggy lob haircut for round faces works wonderfully for fine hair that has difficulty holding a curl. The choppy layering accents the natural waves. A center-part lets the curtain bangs flow into the length of the style enhancing an elongating effect of the downdo.

Medium Choppy Brown Cut With Curtain Bangs

Instagram / @shannonhairsalon

28. Delicate Shoulder-Grazing Shag

A shag haircut looks careless and edgy which flatters a girl with a round face who should shy away from prim and proper styles in casual wear. Shoulder-grazing loose waves are easy to scrunch for an everyday tousled look.

Dark Brown Wavy Lob For Round Faces

Instagram / @mechesalonla

29. Cute Shaggy Lob for Round Faces

A slightly off-center part brings personality and style to a shaggy lob that features cute black waves with copper tips. Easy to style and maintain, it’s a wash-and-wear haircut. The layered waves are a great choice for fine hair that tends to fall flat during the day.

Layered Tousled Black Bob With Brown Highlights

Instagram / @anhcotran

30. Shaggy Chocolate Brown Combover Bob

Straight, finely chopped and shaggy, the shoulder-length hair for a round face works well because it sharpens a round face flatteringly, providing it with a structured frame. The combover offers a casual, free-spirited feel, and just the slightest sense of waviness will always accentuate your best features.

Tousled Razored Brunette Bob

Instagram / @salsalhair

31. Shaggy Shoulder-Length Bob with Side Bangs

Medium haircuts for chubby faces benefit from enhanced texture and layers that create an elongated silhouette and balance the appearance. If you like catchy blonde hairstyles, go for tousled layers or messy waves, as well as dramatic side-swept bangs.

Airy Textured Lob with Side-Swept Bangs

Instagram / @bakikarabulut_

32. Medium Length Wispy Hair

If you hair is thin and your face is round, go for a sharp, edgy cut to balance out the roundness of your face. A set of uneven bangs goes well with the tousled look of this cute shag.

Shag Haircut For Thin Hair

Instagram / @costelloxcult

33. Curly Bob

A medium length angled bob is universally flattering because it flatters all face shapes and suits practically any hair texture. If you are after a wash-and-go style, this is one cut to remember in case you have a similar natural curl.

Messy Curly Bob Hairstyle

Instagram / @petermenezes

34. Medium Wavy Hair with Babylights

Want to make your round face more elongated? Book an appointment with a hairstylist to recreate this gorgeous layered haircut, which will emphasize your beautiful appearance. You may blow dry the layers away from your face to distract attention from your chubby cheeks. You can also add babylights to bring more dimension and texture to your natural hair color.

Midi-to-Long Center-Parted Layered Cut

Instagram / @taylordidmyhair

35. Asymmetrical Bob

Do you give much consideration to where you part your hair? You should. Simply parting your hair at a different spot can create an entirely new look. You don’t have to worry about scissors, styling tools or hair products. A deep side part is usually a foolproof option for women with round faces.

Angled Side Part Bob For Straight Hair

Instagram / @jeffersonbolina

36. Purple Balayage for Medium Length Hair

This balayage creates a gorgeous dimensional effect: the black seems much deeper than it really is. And since your hair frames your face covering its sides, your face also appears slimmer and more elongated.

Black Hair With Purple Balayage

Instagram / @chrisweberhair

37. Medium Textured Blonde Hairdo

It is a common misconception to think that complicated medium haircuts for round faces are the best. In reality, an easy one can sometimes be the better look. This shaggy style supports the theory. The layers and effortless texture are striking and flattering.

Shaggy Blonde Bob

Instagram / @salsalhair

38. Symmetric Bob with Point Cut Ends

Before Ginnifer Goodwin switched to pixie haircuts, she was sporting stylish mid-length bobs with pleasure. We have to admit, she looks great with both. The actress is not afraid to experiment with haircuts and look bright. This chin-length bob with asymmetry will suit girls with fine hair and round face.

bob haircut for round face

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39. Razored Shag Haircut with Straight Bangs

Stylists warn girls with round faces against straight horizontal bangs, but Kara Tointon decides to go against the rules. Thanks to the throughout shaggy razored layers and jagged bangs, this haircut variety offers a light feel and becomes Kara’s face. Do not forget that almost every rule has its exception. Not only the silhouette of your haircut matters. The finish and the achieved texture may turn out to be more important.

medium shag haircut for round face

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40. Shaggy Haircut with See-Through Bangs

A medium-length cut with bangs is a flattering hairstyle for a round face shape. The layers elongate the face while feathered bangs emphasize your beautiful eyes. Use a curling iron to create a tousled wavy texture and add dimension to your gorgeous copper hue.

Crisp Shag with See-Through Bangs

Instagram / @danielmbeauty

Wonder whether you are going to afford more hairstyles with longer tresses or, on the contrary, fancy trying a big chop? Check the galleries with long hairstyles for round faces and short hairstyles for round faces. As always, they are full of inspiring ideas.

Side-Swept Layered Bob For Straight Hair Medium Wavy Brown Hair Medium Layered Hairstyle For Round Faces African American Curly Side Part Bob Brown Balayage For Black Hair Asymmetrical Ash Blonde Ombre Bob Choppy Bronde Lob Medium Sliced Hairstyle with Bangs Straight Blunt Lob with Bangs Medium-to-Long Flowy Hair for Round Faces Disheveled Wavy Bronde Lob Shaggy Ash Brown Bob With Lavender Highlights Shoulder Length Bronde Balayage Hairstyle Choppy Lob for Round Faces Purple Ombre Bob Black Side-Parted Bob For Round Faces Tousled Asian Bob Choppy Lob for Women with Round Faces Choppy Black Lob With Caramel Highlights Silver Blonde Side Parted Bob Slimming Mid-Length Peekaboo Hairstyle Medium Wavy Cut For Thick Hair And Round Face medium layered haircut for round face Edgy Razored Midi Shag lob for round face with bangs Bronde Layered Cut For Longer Hair Medium Choppy Brown Cut With Curtain Bangs Dark Brown Wavy Lob For Round Faces Layered Tousled Black Bob With Brown Highlights Tousled Razored Brunette Bob Airy Textured Lob with Side-Swept Bangs Shag Haircut For Thin Hair Messy Curly Bob Hairstyle Midi-to-Long Center-Parted Layered Cut Angled Side Part Bob For Straight Hair Black Hair With Purple Balayage Shaggy Blonde Bob bob haircut for round face medium shag haircut for round face Crisp Shag with See-Through Bangs
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