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#ChopChop: 23 Hairstyles To Flatter The Girl With A Square Shape Face!


A square-shaped face is easy to identify. The cheekbones, jawline and forehead are parallel to each other. You will notice that the jawline appears more shaped (similar to the pointy edges of a square). To make your square face stand out in the prettiest way possible, you should opt for the correct hairstyle. One that’s flattering and doesn’t steal the attention from your square face shape. As always, we’re here to help you make a good decision. Let’s pick the perfect hairstyles for a square shape face today!

Also Read: Best short hairstyles

Short Hairstyles For Square Shape


One way to flaunt your square face is to get your hair chopped short. Feel free to experiment with new hairstyles such a pixie, bob and lobs and bangs. The entire purpose of choosing a hairstyle for short hair is to ensure that it doesn’t cover your broad jawline, but on the contrary, accentuates it.

Wavy Bob

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Remember, waves add volume to your hair. Opting for a mid-length wavy bob will make your features appear feminine, vibrant and youthful. To ensure that the waves stay proportionate to each other, make a middle parting. While you’re at it, spray some sea salt to help you create wet and messy beach waves.

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Side-Swept Pixie

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Don’t shy away from getting a pixie haircut. This square face hairstyle is for the bold, the brave, and for the ones who want to flaunt their square faces. It works for women who have naturally wavy hair or poker-straight hair. You need to apply any gel to hold this hairstyle. Just comb it to one side and let it be as it is.

Chin-Length Bob

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If you’re slightly self-conscious about your jawline, then this is the best hairstyle for a square face! Don’t chop your hair any shorter than your chin or else the hairstyle will look disproportionate to your face shape. A chin-length bob will add softness to your face and complement its shape in the best way possible.

Short Fringe

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This hairstyle for square faced females looks good on both long and short foreheads. Team the fringe hairstyle with a bob like this one, and you’re bound to fetch plenty of compliments. Women who have naturally straight hair will manage to pull this hairstyle off like a pro. To add volume to the bob, apply hair mousse to damp hair and then blow dry it. The messier, the better!

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Super Straight Lob With Curtain Bangs

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Two reasons to love this hairstyle – curtain bangs and a lob (a longer version of a bob) This is a safe hairstyle for square face shapes and looks best when straightened.

Blunt Bob

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If you have naturally straight hair or straighten it on purpose, then this short hairstyle for a square face will look fantastic on you. It’s a low-maintenance hairstyle because it has no layers in it. However, to make sure that this hairstyle stays in shape, you may have to visit the salon every couple of months.

Slicked Back Bob

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If you’re proud of your square face and want to show it off as a diva, then opt for a slicked-back bob. It looks sexy and gives off a “don’t mess with me” message which makes it awesome. The slicked back bob won’t soften the edges of your face but on the contrary, make them more prominent.


Medium Length Hairstyles For Square Shape

If chopping your locks shot feels like a bold move for you, don’t do it. Stick to medium-length hair. It looks good and is easier to maintain than long hair. Medium-length hairstyles suit all face types and require you to use less hair product. We’ve made a list of the best medium length hairstyles for square face.

Textured Lob

A messy textured lob not only looks gorgeous but suits square-shaped faces as well. If you have fine hair that’s thin and feather-light, choose this hairstyle. When getting this hairstyle always make sure to do a middle-parting. That way, you’ll be able to steal some attention away from your jawline (only if you’re conscious about it).

Seamless Layers

Layers are the best way to add instant volume and texture to your hairstyle. The wavier, the better. Team this hairstyle with balayage highlights, and you will surely turn heads wherever you go. It’s a fun and low-maintenance hairstyle to have if you have a square face.

Messy Locks With Bangs

For college or your first internship, pick this medium hairstyle for square face. It’s raw, it’s undone and looks like a hairstyle that can save you lots of time when you’re getting ready to step out. To keep the frizz at bay, always apply a lightweight serum to damp hair and straighten your bangs while keeping the rest of your locks messy and untamed.

Curls With A Fringe

Is your hair’s natural texture curly? No worries, you too can get a hairstyle like this one. It’s unique, sexy and oh-so-stylish. To keep the curls hydrated, always apply a leave-in conditioner to damp hair. This tip will ensure that your curls look healthy and glossy all day long.

Thin & Fine

You don’t need thick straight hair or bouncy curls to get a lob haircut. It looks great with thin hair too. The hairstyle that you see here does not have layers nor highlights – it’s simple yet elegant. Whenever you want to switch things up, tie a high ponytail or a sleek low bun, we bet these hairstyles will suit you.

The Shag

This is such a fun medium-length haircut to get if you work in the fashion or beauty industry. While you keep the lower half of your hair messy and undone, make sure to straighten the crown area and your bangs. Make a slight middle parting in your fringe to create curtain bangs.

Long Layers

If you have thick and voluminous hair, opt for this layered hairstyle. Make sure to straighten the crown area and keep the layers at the bottom. This hairstyle will take time to style every day. Do ensure that you do keep time aside for styling, straightening and curling.

Short & Neat

Ombre locks will always remain a classic hairstyle. If you’re someone who dislikes layers, try this hairstyle. Add a hint of style by curling the ends, and we bet you’ll have all eyes on you wherever you go *Wink*

Long Hairstyles For Square Shape


Long hairstyles look great provided you style them well. Since you have long hair, you may also require to use more product than usual. Nevertheless, if you can make time to style it and take care of it, you’ll be alright. Here’s a list of the best long hairstyles for square faces.

Beach Waves

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This is a pretty hairstyle to sport to a brunch date with the girls. It looks healthy, voluminous and sexy. You can either stick to a middle parting or a side one – either works. To add a Gossip Girl touch to it, team this hairstyle with an embellished headband and you’re good to go.

Feathery Layers

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A perfect hairstyle to get if you have limp and thin hair. Not only will the layers highlight your facial features, but it will also conceal the jawline and not draw too much attention to it. It’s a great hairstyle to sport to work or job interviews.

Long & Layered

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Another hairstyle that looks good on someone who has thin and limp hair is this one. The layers help to bring life to your locks and add volume to them too.

Thick & Wavy

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For those women who have thick and wavy hair, they should definitely give this long hairstyle for a square face a shot! To define the curls further, one may have to use a curling iron or blow dry it in such a way to create pretty curls.

Glossy Waves

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There are two ways to make your hair glossy – apply the serum after washing or oiling the hair before washing. While there are chances that the hair may look too oily even after washing, it’s much safer (and less messy) to apply serum to damp hair for shiny locks.

Waves of Caramel

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Both, this hairstyle and hair colour, will suit square-shaped faces. The hairstyle we’ve picked for you does not have layers, but thick waves. 

Also Read: Best short hairstyles 

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Best hairstyles for oval face: You know you have an oval face when your cheekbones are the widest part of your face. While there are plenty of hairstyles out there, only a selected few will accentuate your features in the best way possible.  

Best hairstyles for diamond face: It’s easy to identify a diamond face shape. You should have a narrow forehead and a small chin. Here too, your cheekbones need to be the widest part of your face – like a real diamond! 

Best wedding hairstyles for your face shape: When there are so many cool hairstyles out there, leaving your hair open is such a boring way to style your hair for a wedding. From romantic buns to dreamy waves, we’ll help you pick the perfect wedding hairstyle for your face shape. 

Best hairstyles for round faces: The only difference between a square and round face is that a round one has softer angles. The chin is rounded, and your cheekbones are the widest part of your face. 

We’ve given you all kinds of hairstyle options for square-shaped faces. Which of these hairstyles are you tempted to try out first? We’re all ears!

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29 Jan 2021

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