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Round Face shape hairstyles

Long, elegant waves flatter round faces like no other red carpet haircut. Teigen's tiny quiff adds length by lifting and volumizing the hair.

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Long, Wavy Layers

Lupita Nyong'o's natural hair is lovely. She shows how short hair can elongate the face. The idea is to go up, not out.

Close Crop

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A long bob, like Taraji P Henson's, provides the illusion of length. The height lift at the roots and side sweep make this a style that suits anyone.

Long Bob

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Shoulder-length hairstyles look good on all facial shapes. Mindy Kaling's hair is long enough to balance her features and the face-framing waves narrow her cheekbones slightly.

Shoulder-Length Waves

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Updos can be tough for people with round faces, but you can definitely rock this look. Try a low sloppy bun with a few tendrils around the face to soften. 

Loose Updo

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With this cut and style, Miranda Kerr had one of her many beautiful hair moments. Layers add volume, which she's augmented with curls. 

Wavy Bob

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You may not have considered a pixie cut if you have a round face, but Jennifer Hudson shows it can work. This is a charming method for round face.

Pixie

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Janelle MonĂ¡e's curly pompadour seems frightening, but it works on most hair types. If you have fine hair and want to add volume, spritz it with texturizing spray before style.

Pompadour

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Selena Gomez's textured lob is perfect. "A little height in the crown will elongate the face shape wonderfully," Ade explains.

Side-Parted Textured Lob

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Gemma Chan's 'do is chic and useful. A few stray tendrils keep things casual and out of sight. And round face flattering appearance.

Half-Up, Half-Down

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As shown here, Lucy Hale's bob is kept casual with texture. Spraying It's a 10 Miracle Texture Fiber ($16) on dry hair adds dimension and prevents flyaways.

Textured Bob

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Lois Munn's long waves might flatten the face. She also knows her stuff when it comes to hair care. "Every great style starts with the hair," says Federico.

Long and Wavy

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Tatyana Ali's natural curls open up her face and add a youthful energy. The slightly off-centered part narrows her face and shows off her cheekbones.

Natural Curls

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This style of Ginnifer Goodwin's pixie cut, with a large side-swept bang, brilliantly accentuates her features.

Pixie With Bangs

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Queen Latifah's shine elevates a regular lob. Ask for a straight-edge razor blade for wispier strands.

Lob With Razored Ends

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An updo accentuates a round face. Sarah Hyland's updo has tight tendrils. Similarly voluminous updos can add height and balance to round faces.

Curly Updo

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More proof that round faces like middle parts? adams Her lovely waves are angled away from her face and left free enough to wear day or night.

Loose Waves

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With her big eyes and round features, Christina Ricci looks amazing in angular styles. But the heavy bangs steal the show.

Blunt Bangs

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Short Haircuts for Oval Faces