40 Stunning Medium Hairstyles for Round Faces

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The most wide-spread 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 to 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. Straightened shag medium 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.

And 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.

#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

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#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.

#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.

#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

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#8: Wispy Layered Cut for Fine Straight Hair

A classic shoulder-length hairstyle that works perfectly if you have thin hair and a round face; the wispy straight layers frame the face, covering its sides flatteringly but not overpowering. Natural-looking blonde balayage tones run down the entire length of the super-straight locks, and a gentle center-part line gives it the cool-girl appeal.

Shoulder-Length Choppy Cut With Bangs

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#9: 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.

#10: Medium Wavy Style with Side Bangs

When you’re searching for medium haircuts for round faces, consider styles with long bangs swept to the side that seamlessly blend into your waves. The chocolate-brown lob should reach the shoulders to frame the face and elongate it.

Wavy Lob With Bangs For Round Face Thin Hair

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#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.

#14: Disheveled Brunette Bob with Bangs

A Bed-head has never looked better! Purposely disheveled, the croppy-choppy locks and a deep chocolate brown color add to the tousled, slightly tomboyish appearance. The over-the-eyebrows wispy bangs switch it right back to a girlish and youthful hairstyle. It’s low-maintenance and looks great when you scrunch and finger-comb it.

Messy Brown Bob With A Fringe

Instagram / @tianatrotz

#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.

#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

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#18: Side-Parted Wavy Blonde Bob

Nothing spells confidence better than an uber-blonde and sultry bob with a deep side-part. Your curly (or loosely curled) locks are just what make a bob hairstyle the perfect way to outline and correct a rounded face. The bent of the waves is angled directly towards the cheekbones, which has an elongating effect that is very rewarding.

Light Blonde Bob With Silver Face-Framing

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#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: Disheveled Textured Blonde Bob

The straight cut ends of a classic bob hairstyle are what make it work so well for fine hair. The disheveled ash-blonde to almost white locks enhance the eyes and forehead. It’s an ideal medium length for a rounded face.

Straight Messy Ash Blonde Balayage Bob

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#21: Medium Brown Shag with Bangs

Reminiscent of the classic 1970s shaggy hairstyles, the choppy locks work to frame the round face giving it the sharpness and edge it needs. The temple undercut is a surprise detail that may be hidden or exposed. An almost-black base color with dark-reddish balayage keeps the style vibrant and interesting.

Medium Layered Cut With Temple Undercut

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#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

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#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: Choppy Tousled Bob with Side Bangs

Here’s a cute tousled hairstyle that barely touches the shoulders while adding the height and diagonal lines to the look. Pair you choppy bob with tousled styling and current balayage coloring. Bronde seems universally flattering.

Shaggy Bronde Bob For A Full Face

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#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

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#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: Blue Medium Length Waves

Check out her beautiful mermaid blue hair. The shoulder-grazing razored cut with shaggy ends works great with the color reminding us of some stormy waves. All sorts of asymmetry and side sweeps are very flattering for round faces.

#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

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#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.

#34: Straight Silver Bob

Some people suggest that shoulder length haircuts for round faces without layers do not work. However, that’s not always the case. A lob haircut can actually be a brilliant look for those with medium hair and fuller faces. Select a cut with a deep part and face-framing strands that swoop over the face.

#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.

#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.

#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.

#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: Medium Haircut for Round Face with Sharply Angled Layers

Cameron Diaz has fine hair, but the good thing is she doesn’t need any excessive hair volume for her round face. The medium layered haircut with elongated bangs is her confident choice. It flatters Cameron’s face and provides a good base for simple downdos that look invariably great.

layered haircut with side bangs for round face

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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.

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