Updated: January 24, 2022
There can be some difficulty finding hairstyles to flatter square faces, but no need to worry. We have done the hard work for you. There is a hairstyle for everyone this season, no matter your face shape, age, or personality. Take a look at these trendy hairstyles for square faces to get inspired!
A square face shape can be identified as follows:
If you can, look closely at your jawline in the mirror or in a picture. Those with square faces tend to have more angular jawlines and straight chins. It takes some experimenting to find the perfect cut for square faces. To find out what your best options may be, consult your stylist.
Wavy Long Layers for Square Faces
Long layers that frame your face are a must-have! Long and stylish, this hairstyle suits square face shapes. Waves surround the face and soften the sharp jawline. You can part it centered or off-centered or sideways and it’s cute no matter which way you do.
There is an abundance of texture in the long face-framing layers for square faces.
Long and Sleek
It is very face-flattering to wear long, sleek hair with center part. This shape creates softness and interest around the face. To achieve a sleek and shiny finish, hair should be blow-dried towards the face with smoothing oil and a large circular brush.
An Effortless, Perfect Updo on a Square Face
Give height to a square face by adding volume to an effortless, perfect updo. This will instantly lengthen the face. Let some layers around the face fall out for an effortless chic look, by keeping the hair a bit textured.
Stylish Pixie Cut with Bang
We present a black pixie hairstyle for women who have square faces. Hair trends like this one epitomize elegance and boldness. The neck and shoulders are exposed, making it perfect for ladies who are confident. The easy style ability of this cut is another appealing attribute.
Modern Shag with Side Swept Bangs
Modern shags have side-swept bangs and a structure that fits square faces. Layers and waves give the jawline a natural appearance, softening an otherwise harsh line. The shag cut will look super cute if styled with a bit of texture.
Shag with Curtain Bangs
For a frame-perfect look on a square face, choose a shag with curtain bangs. Curtain bangs, which curve around a square face and flick outward, are a great choice for shaggy haircuts, because they balance out the shape of your face.
Blond High Ponytail
If you have a square face shape, consider a high ponytail. Blond high ponytail can be easily styled and work with any hair texture.
Free Flowing Long Hair with Bangs
Long, free-flowing hair with bangs is another excellent match for square-shaped faces.
Layers flow all the way down to define the face so that the style is achieved. The tresses are not only slimmed, but also styled in an elegant manner.
Long Layers on a Side-Parted Lob
Popular length styles include lobs that have long layers and are side-parted. Women with square faces look great in long bobs. All the right spots are covered by the hair. Additionally, keeping bangs at chin-length complements the shape of the face. The key is to use long layers.
Collarbone Cut with Soft Waves
The shape of the face plays a major role in this collarbone cut with soft waves. In women with very strong jawlines, a blunt bob may appear too boxy. Therefore, opt for a mid-length lob and dry cut so as to create visual movement and texture. Afterward, add slight beachy waves.
Those with fine to medium hair will find the collarbone cut to be quite versatile. For increased volume and separation, spray a texture spray over the wavy style.
Asymmetrical Bob for Straight Hair and Square Faces
A bob with an A-line shape adds effortless volume to straight hair. You should choose this haircut if your face shape is square. It gives the appearance that the face is slimmer due to the illusion of thickness. Even sharp jawlines can be softened by this cut!
Medium Hairstyle with a Middle Part
It is easy and popular to cut medium hair in the middle part. A square-shaped face will look best with the center part. When you want your hair to have texture, use sea salt spray onto damp hair and let it dry. Your straight hair might need some scrunching to give it some texture if it is very straight.
Short-Length Style for Curly Hair
For curly hair, opt for a short-length style that will show off all your volumes. People with square faces look best with this hairstyle. It bounces up and softens sharply angled faces. In this way, your hair and face will be in balance.
Mid Length Cut with Blunt Bangs for a Square Face
To maintain symmetry on the face, ask for a mid-length haircut with blunt bangs. Having your bangs skim the brows can create the illusion of a longer face if you have a smaller forehead. Create a trendy hairstyle for square faces by adding softness to the mid-lengths.
Chin Length Wavy Hair
A haircut with Chin-length waves makes a square face look better, as the curls soften the cheekbones and jawline. This style is perfect for women with square faces due to the movement and width created by the layers. If you want to add an extra special touch, you could have long bangs.
Deep Side Part for Long Loose Wave Hair
It is always a good idea to cut your long hair in a deep side part with a square face. That’s how volume is added to the roots of the mane. By adding long waves to your hair, you can enhance and soften a square face. Make the tresses more glamorous by painting them a beige blonde shade.
Short Bob for a Square Face
A side-parted short bob is best suited to a square-shaped face. The result is an open face that highlights the cheekbones, textured hairstyles are ideal. This gives the hair a fuller and better appearance. This hairstyle also suit to women over 60 with fine hair.
Side Swept Tousled Medium Layers
Another lovely hairstyle for square faces is a few tousled medium layers. Wavy hair enhances the shape of a wider face by keeping the movement. Adding a fringe to a textured haircut helps elongate a square face.
Modern Shag Cut
For a square face shape, the modern shag haircut has layers that hug the face on point. Slimming down the cheek and jaw area is ideal for square faces. Layers will help trim the face at the right places by adding movement. If you want to add texture, let your hair air dry after scrunching in the foam mouse.
Short Stacked Bob
Short-stacked bobs are one of the best short hairstyles for square faces since they create a sense of lightness.
Black Pixie for Ladies with a Square Face Shape
Pixie cuts with texture are commonly worn by women with square faces and especially by those who have long hair at the front of their neck. Starting at the cheek bones, the fray goes diagonally down to the bottom.
Lob Cut for Square Faces
Adding height and slimming down a wider face is as easy as trying a smoldering lob cut. It is widely believed that shorter haircuts help widen the face, however, it is the shape that makes a style distinct. In a square face, a deep part and a length that skims the shoulder add height. It elongates the look of the face with its long tousled bob.
Medium-Length Haircut with Side Bangs
Medium-length bangs accent the contour of the face with a touch of seductiveness. Aim to place the bangs around the cheekbone area in order to create the illusion of an oval face.
Your face will be perfectly squared off after this. For those living a busy lifestyle, a mid-length chop is also versatile.
Layered Lob with Full Fringe
For a square face, opt for a layered bob with full fringe. Bangs have an almost airy appearance, which sit at their softest over the forehead, balancing a stronger jawline. In order to make a square face appear slimmer, layered hair will skim the width.
Textured Bob with Bangs
With a square face shape, it is best to have feathered bangs and a tousled bob that is chin to shoulder length. Those with fair skin look best with textured golden hair. It’s pretty amazing because it is also a great way to show off your collarbone.