Top 10 South Indian Style Hairstyles for Round Faces

Not every hairstyle suits everyone. Sometimes, you search a lot and spot a hairstyle that you would love to try. After multiple reading of the instructions or watching the YouTube videos thoroughly, you manage to learn the technique behind the hairstyle.

You succeed in doing the hairstyle after multiple attempts, but alas! when you at the mirror, you notice something amiss about your whole facial appearance. The hairstyle doesn’t suit you as it did on the woman in the picture. This is because the hairstyle isn’t right for your face shape.

South Indian Hairstyles for Round Faces

Similarly, there are various hairstyles that will perfectly suit and enhance the features of a round face. First, let us find out, how to determine your face shape. First get a measuring tape to measure your forehead, cheekbones, jawline and overall length of your face. If the length of your forehead and jawline are lesser than the length of your cheekbones and face, then you have a round face.

It is very essential to do a hairstyle that will suit your face shape. Doing a mismatched hairstyle will not only affect your facial appearance but will also ruin the beauty of your whole attire and makeup. So here are Top 10 South Indian Style Hairstyles for Round Faces, which you can try with sarees, salwar kameez, anarkalis, suits, dresses, etc.

South Indian Hairstyles for Round Faces

Retro Half up Hairstyle

This hairstyle is very simple and will give your traditional saree some extra classic touch. All you have to do is take a middle parting in the hair, take a section of hair from above both the ears and cross it at the back of your head. Use thin black hair pins to pin your hair.

Make sure the hair gets a puffy look. For the lower part of the hair, use a curling iron to give your hair a slightly wavy look. Set your hair with hair spray. This hairstyle is best suitable for traditional sarees, like kanjeevaram sarees, kota sarees. Etc. You can finish this hairstyle with nude makeup and statement accessories.

South Indian Hairstyles for Round Faces


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Fish Tail Braid and Puff Hairstyle

Fish tail braid is a very famous South Indian hairstyle. This hairstyle complements every saree type. Adding a puff to the fish tail braid, gives the complete hairstyle a classic touch. All you have to do is, take an extremely side parting if your hair and then make a hair puff with the parted hair.

Then start doing a fish tail braid from the opposite lower side of the head. Fish tail braid is a chic hairstyle. So pair this hairstyle with glowing makeup, red or pink lipstick and suitable eye makeup. This hairstyle can also be worn be salwars, anarkalis, lehengas and other traditional wear.

South Indian Hairstyles for Round Faces

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Loose Hair and Sleek Braids

Braids can never go out of fashion. When in dilemma, simply leave your hair straight or do a braid. This hairstyle is very simple and you can do it every day, with both traditional wear like salwars, kurtis, kurtas, etc and simple western wear.

Just straighten your hair with a straightener and set your hair with some serum. Take a side parting of the hair and in the same side start doing a sleek ponytail. Keep the top half of the hair loose and leave a significant amount of hair after the braid. Do your makeup according to your attire.

South Indian Hairstyles for Round Faces

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High Ponytail

A sleek high ponytail is the go to hairstyle for all. High ponytail is best suitable for every day outings and with western wear. The hairstyle gives you a smart look. You can wear this style to office or interviews. Keep the makeup minimal or according to your outfit. Always remember to avoid hair parting, back comb your hair from the crown while doing a high ponytail.

South Indian Hairstyles for Round Faces

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Reverse Crown Braid Hairstyle

This is a very classy and chic hairstyle. It would perfectly blend with any traditional attire and add an oomph factor to your complete look. The hairstyle is perfect definition of gorgeousness.

You have to French braid each side of the hair, starting from behind the ears, and the pin the back French braids, at the back of your head. You can keep your hair straight or slightly wavy.

South Indian Hairstyles for Round Faces

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Twisted Braids with Wavy Hair

Wavy hairstyle is a very classic look. You can do this hairstyle with any simple or gorgeous traditional outfit. Just take a curling iron and make your hair wavy in appearance. Then do a middle parting and do to simple uplifted twisted side braids. Pin the braid behind the back of your hair and leave the lower half of the hair free. Set the hair with hair spray.

South Indian Hairstyles for Round Faces

Messy Side Ponytail

This is an everyday hairstyle for round face shaped women. Just do a side parting or a middle parting and then do a lower messy ponytail. Make sure to keep the hair loose, so as to give it a messy look.

South Indian Hairstyles for Round Faces

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High Puff and High Ponytail

High puff when paired with a high, sleek ponytail defines sheer gorgeousness and classiness. This hairstyle is best suitable for heavy anarkalis, half sarees, heavily embroidered salwars keameez, etc. You just have to take every strand of hair from the crown to make a high puff and then do a sleek high ponytail. Set the puff with some hairspray.

South Indian Hairstyles for Round Faces

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Messy braids

Messy braid looks amazing and effortless. It gives you a natural and chic look. Just do a simple loose side braid or a loose fish tail braid. Use a pen to poke some stray strands of hair, so as the give the hairstyle a messy look.

South Indian Hairstyles for Round Faces

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Uptight Bun

Sarees and buns go hand in hand. Sleek buns not only give you a           traditional look but also make your attire look classic. Avoid doing any hair partings and take every stand of hair from the crown, while doing an uptight bun.

South Indian Hairstyles for Round Faces
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Hope you round face women would have got some ideas on the kind of hairstyles they need to try.

There are separately curated hairstyles for every other type of face shapes as well. For instance: top knot centre parted hairstyle and side swept curls are best suitable for square face shape, side ponytail and braided headband hairstyle are suitable for rectangular face shape, straight slicked down hair and floral style hairstyle are suitable for oval face shape, diffused curls bun and half up bun hairstyle are suitable for triangular face shape, messy high ponytail and normal straight hair are suitable for diamond face shape, and shaggy ponytails and twisted accents are suitable for heart shaped faces, and many more.

This is just a simple preview. Watch out this space for more hairstyles for other face shapes on the coming days.

Also Read : South Indian Wedding Hairstyles: 13 Amazing Ideas!

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