We know that finding the perfect hairstyle to complement your unique features can sometimes feel like hunting for hidden treasure. But fear not, because we’ve got your back! In this article, we’re dishing out 30 incredible wavy hairstyles tailored just for you, so get ready to flaunt your gorgeous round face with confidence!
Ask your stylist for lots of invisible layers to bring out the texture of your natural waves. Layered waves will frame your face beautifully while retaining the needed volume. And sprinkle them with some highlights! “I wanted to bring something lighter that conveyed more optimism and energy, so a gold color worked really well,” explains Yan, the creator of this look.
Cut and color specialist Andy Judd amped up the volume of this soft wavy shag with curtain bangs by adding more razored layers at the crown. The flipped curtain bangs help balance the face shape while adding a playful touch to the look.
Long wavy shags are fantastic for round faces because they add dynamic texture and volume, creating the illusion of a longer, more sculpted face. Color specialist and stylist Nancy Melendez managed to bring out the inner radiance of these long tresses in a delightful shade of wheat blonde.
Medium wavy hairstyles with an ash blonde balayage can work wonders for a round face. The contrasting tones provide depth and dimension, drawing attention away from fuller cheeks and adding a flattering, slimming effect that enhances your overall look.
“Fringe just made sense with the new strawberry blonde color!” explains Libby George from Holiday Salon & Bathhouse in Nashville, Tennessee. Your stylist’s input can be a game-changer in ensuring you end up with the perfect bangs that suit you like a glove!
Blended bangs are round-face superheroes! They soften the face’s curves with a gradual, seamless transition, creating an illusion of length. Stylist Natália Rok from Brazilian Cubo salon added this delicate touch of symmetry to the lush cascading locks of her client.
Bekah Alfonso, creative cutting specialist and owner of Retro Wave Studio in Durham, North Carolina, paired medium-length waves with knockout eye-skimming bangs. They draw attention to the gorgeous eyes while the waves add verticality, creating a harmonious and stylish look that suits the model perfectly.
Haircutting specialist and cofounder of Salon Bugatti Chris Jones went for a blunt perimeter and square layered interior on this fiery copper bob. Subtle face-framing layers that are just a notch lighter than the rest of the mane help to bring out inner radiance.
To rock that shaggy charm effortlessly, use a round brush to add volume at the roots and tousle the layers gently for a carefree vibe. Finish with a spritz of a light hold spray for that soft, natural look.
Razor cut specialist from Santa Cruz, California, Phoenix Cayton curved out cute bottleneck bangs on this medium shag. They create a vertical line that slims and elongates your face, while the shag adds texture and character. It’s a dynamic duo that’s all about balance and style!
If you want your waves to shine in their natural glory, go for minimal styling. Opt for layers that enhance your waves’ texture and sparingly use a texturizing product for definition.
This long wavy hairstyle gets a stunning upgrade with soft curtain bangs by Australian stylist Florence Chiyoko Oka. Curtain bangs accentuate the facial features, making long waves even more captivating and the overall look effortlessly chic.
Short wavy hairstyles, like this fluffy bob by haircut specialist Victoria, can be fantastic for round faces. The waves and shaggy bangs add flattering angles and structure, while also showcasing perfect texture and personality.
A medium wavy hairstyle with face-framing layers is a great choice for older women with round faces. To flatter your face shape, part your hair slightly off-center to create asymmetry. Use a curling iron for loose waves, and finish with a shine-enhancing product for a radiant, face-framing style.
Going from one length to layered shaggy waves really pays off – layers give definition to the locks, bring out the highlighted strands, and create verticality in the hairstyle. Angular glass frames that contrast with your face shape are a perfect finishing touch.
A naturally curly or permed pixie mullet works wonders for a round face by adding a dynamic element. It creates a striking contrast with its shorter sides and longer front and back, elongating the face and bringing attention to your unique features.
A curly chin-length bob is a round face’s best friend! The layered curls add volume and accentuates your bone structure, creating a flattering, face-framing effect.
San Francisco stylist Ching from salon CRAFT fashioned lots of seamless layers on these long luscious waves. The gradient color draws the eye downward, while the layers provide structure and verticality, achieving a harmonious look.
Maltese stylist and colorist Neville Roman Zammit achieved stunning smoothness on these dreamy strawberry-blonde locks. The warm undertones in this hair color harmonize beautifully with similar undertones in the skin, enhancing a natural, sun-kissed look.
The thick bangs in this haircut create angles and draw attention to the eyes, while the textured finish adds structure and a touch of edginess, resulting in a stylish look that’s anything but basic.
A long butterfly cut brings harmony to a round face by adding length and a graceful, flowing silhouette. The layers cascade gorgeously, elongating the face and creating a balanced, elegant look.
Treat your curls, waves, and coils to some seasonal magic with the hottest fall hair colors! You can go all out delicious chocolate shades or warm bronze hues, or add chestnut highlights, just like stylist Julie Guerrero from Midtown Curls did.
Australian stylist Lil from Guilles Salon proudly calls this adorable ‘do a “strawberry shortcake”. It’s petite, it’s sweet and, unlike the real-life shortcake, it has a slimming effect.
If your skin has hints of yellow, peach, or olive undertones, warm-toned highlights will beautifully harmonize with it. They add depth, dimension, and a sun-kissed glow that instantly breathes life into your locks.
Sometimes less is more. Bring out the beauty of your brunette hair by incorporating soft layers. They add movement, texture, and volume to your hair, making it look fuller and more dynamic. Plus, they make styling easier and more versatile, allowing you to achieve various looks effortlessly.
San Diego-based hair artist Megan Clover brought out the natural wave of her client with a shaggy texture. It adds dimension and playful chaos that beautifully complements natural waves.
Face-framing layers draw attention to your features, elongating the face for a more balanced appearance. By adding angles and definition, they create a harmonious look that enhances your natural beauty.
If you gravitate toward uber-natural, lived-in hairstyles, try medium-length tousled waves, like this chic and sexy style by stylist YUKI. Texturizing products like sea salt spray or dry shampoo will help you add volume and texture, creating a relaxed, messy-chic look that appears casual yet carefully crafted.
External layers add texture to the outer part of your hair, creating a dynamic look. Internal layers, on the other hand, enhance the volume and shape within the hair. Together, they create a balanced, stylish wavy hairstyle for round faces.
This soft shag by stylist HIRO OCHI offers versatility and style. The layers frame the face beautifully and can be customized to flatter your unique features, making it a fantastic choice for a chic, low-maintenance look.
With these 30 fabulous wavy hairstyles at your fingertips, you’re all set to rock your round face like the true beauty you are. Remember, it’s not about changing who you are – it’s about embracing your natural charm and adding a sprinkle of wavy magic to it. So go ahead, experiment, and keep slaying those waves!
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