10 Celeb-Inspired Haircuts for Round Faces

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Those with a round face shape have a ton of options when it comes to finding a flattering haircut, from styles that are super short to super long (and some that are in between). In fact, celebrity hairstylist Chad Wood let us in on the best haircuts for round faces, along with pro styling tips to boot. Whether you're looking for a no-fuss cut or one that complements your hair type and texture, you've come to the right place.

Keep scrolling for 10 of our favorite celebrity-inspired haircuts for round faces.

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Center-Parted Lob

Adele round face with center-parted lob
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A lob with a center part like Adele's draws hair frontward into the face to create the illusion of a longer facial structure.

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Side-Swept Bangs

Emma Stone round face with side-swept bangs
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A swoopy side-swept bang like Stone's draws the attention horizontally and brings the focus up to the eyes, rather than the roundness of this facial shape.

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Long, Wavy Layers

Chrissy Teigen round face with wavy shoulder-length hair
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For fine hair, Wood says that layers should be cut strategically. "Cutting a full layer will take down the weight at the bottom of the hair and make it appear thinner than it actually is," he explains. Instead, opt for a spritz of texture spray to add movement and beachy bends to strands like Teigen's which will make hair appear fuller."

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Side-Parted Waves

Amy Adams side-parted brushed-out waves
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Although a center part is one way of making the face appear slimmer, sweeping long layers styled in loose curls off to one side will also help the face seem leaner.

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Wispy Bangs

Dakota Johnson round face with long hair and wispy bangs
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If you want fringe, Wood recommends a soft, taped version like Johnson's. "A tapered, soft fringe cuts into the sides of the face rather than looking blunt will help elgonate it," says Wood.

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Lob With Long Layers

Selena Gomez round face with straight, center-parted lob
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For thick hair, a center part like Gomez's may remain ideal, but Wood says to ask for fewer layers and for the stylist not to undercut hair.

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Long Pixie

Viola Davis round face with long pixie
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A shorter length can flatter round-shaped faces, too. However, Wood advises that you incorporate pieces that fall around the face to create balance. A soft Bardot-esque fringe is also a great option to add more movement to the cut.

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Soft Waves With Center Part

Mila Kunis round face with loose waves and center part

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Soft waves and a dead-center part are always a good combo for round faces that want to keep their length long.

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Penelope Cruz round face with feathered haircut
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Long, center-parted fringe that tapers off of the sides of the face will flatter round faces rather than creating a blunt, straight line like full bangs.

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Face-Framing Layers

Cameron Diaz round face with face-framing layers
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Cameron Diaz's face-framing layers are swoon-worthy. "Layering around the face is going to slim and break up a round face shape. This will draw the eye horizontal and bring the focus to the eyes, cheeks, and lips," says Wood.

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