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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 8 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 8 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 8 years
I have a big forehead, so bangs are a must for me. My bangs are side swept.
legalbeagle legalbeagle 9 years
i need to get those bangs! my haircut is terrible... Thanks for the advice!
girlabouttown girlabouttown 9 years
I tried bangs for a while, but grew tired of the upkeep.
Lau_Rio4 Lau_Rio4 9 years
Now I'm going to cut my bangs! love the tip
meb1 meb1 9 years
Any suggestions for bangs or outgrowing bangs with a low forehead?
mrflibble mrflibble 9 years
Just lend me scissors, please...
almostloli almostloli 9 years
oooooh my face is round.. i wish i had an oval face but hey.. round is cute too :D
lollipopgirl lollipopgirl 9 years
awesome tips!!! this is a very helpful, er, post =] thanks for sharing!
emalove emalove 9 years
I think Kirsten is always adorable. I agree that this bangs style is good for round-faced ladies...
AucuneRancune AucuneRancune 9 years
I always thought Christina Ricci had the epitome of a heart shaped face...
jmast jmast 9 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 9 years
Wow...Kiki looks great! Thats rare these days! Man...was that catty or what? Ouch!
soco210 soco210 9 years
Kiersten Dunst actually looks fantastic here! Usually shes pretty blech. I love her bangs AND her eye makeup! A+++++
pintsized pintsized 9 years
I've always though cameron diaz had a pretty square looking face.
msshellokitty msshellokitty 9 years
Kirsten Dunst actually looks really good for once.She should definely keep the bangs.
cocomademoiselle cocomademoiselle 9 years
Another great series! Kirsten Dunst looks very cute in that pic!
blondebombshell blondebombshell 9 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 9 years
Oooo I can't wait until my face shape :)
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
KD looks great with her bangs, very flattering!
candace117 candace117 9 years
I don't do bangs anymore because they become a pain in the butt when I'm in uniform - our headgear flattens hair out no matter if you get it bigger than your head or not...totally depressing, I hate standing in formation longer than 5 minutes because I know I will have a line on my forehead and the top of my head will be slightly flattened compared to the rest! Guess that's my fault for having short hair that needs to be styled everyday - it is definitely easier having long hair in the Army, because you can just sleek it back into a sexy bun.
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