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The Best Bangs For Round Faces

Now with celebrities like Kate Moss and Carmen Electra making bangs look sexier than ever, I thought some information about which bang styles complement your face shape might be helpful. The first part of the series is about round faces. If you have a round face, you'll first want to start off with a haircut that flatters your face shape and then move onto the "fringe benefits" later.

What you're aiming for is long, side-swept bangs or wispy fringes. Both help take attention away from the sides of your face, creating an arch which will help elongate your face. Stay away from super-choppy bangs or short layers that add volume to the sides.

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rhythm261 rhythm261 7 years
I have a round face. I bought a wig that has bangs that are too long.I'm gonna cut the bangs to match my face.this article helps.
rhythm261 rhythm261 7 years
I have a round face. I bought a wig that has bangs that are too long. I'm gonna cut the bangs to match my face.this article helps.
cloroxcowgirl cloroxcowgirl 7 years
Wow. I really like Kirsten's make up in that picture! I have the same coloring and face shape and would like to do that look.
chelsscheeks26 chelsscheeks26 7 years
I have a big forehead, so bangs are a must for me. My bangs are side swept.
legalbeagle legalbeagle 8 years
i need to get those bangs!my haircut is terrible...Thanks for the advice!
legalbeagle legalbeagle 8 years
i need to get those bangs! my haircut is terrible... Thanks for the advice!
girlabouttown girlabouttown 8 years
I tried bangs for a while, but grew tired of the upkeep.
Lau_Rio4 Lau_Rio4 8 years
Now I'm going to cut my bangs! love the tip
meb1 meb1 8 years
Any suggestions for bangs or outgrowing bangs with a low forehead?
mrflibble mrflibble 8 years
Just lend me scissors, please...
almostloli almostloli 8 years
oooooh my face is round.. i wish i had an oval face but hey.. round is cute too :D
lollipopgirl lollipopgirl 8 years
awesome tips!!! this is a very helpful, er, post =] thanks for sharing!
emalove emalove 8 years
I think Kirsten is always adorable. I agree that this bangs style is good for round-faced ladies...
AucuneRancune AucuneRancune 8 years
I always thought Christina Ricci had the epitome of a heart shaped face...
jmast jmast 8 years
Wow, she has beautiful eyes, no? She does look beautiful here. I'm so glad since I have a round face I'll have to try this look :)
desodaro desodaro 8 years
Wow...Kiki looks great! Thats rare these days! Man...was that catty or what? Ouch!
soco210 soco210 8 years
Kiersten Dunst actually looks fantastic here! Usually shes pretty blech. I love her bangs AND her eye makeup! A+++++
pintsized pintsized 8 years
I've always though cameron diaz had a pretty square looking face.
msshellokitty msshellokitty 8 years
Kirsten Dunst actually looks really good for once.She should definely keep the bangs.
cocomademoiselle cocomademoiselle 8 years
Another great series! Kirsten Dunst looks very cute in that pic!
blondebombshell blondebombshell 8 years
Kirsten Dunst looks amazing in that picture! Love these articles that cater to your features, loved the series on eye colors/eyeshadow duos.
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 8 years
Oooo I can't wait until my face shape :)
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