Fringes for Square Shaped Faces

Want bangs? They tend to suit square faces better then no bangs however you need to be careful as to what style you choose.

square face shapes

Opt for a long-side swept fringe which will soften a square face and look beautiful. You want to balance out the strong jaw line and lack of curves you have also don’t want a very in you’re face heavy fringe as it can easily make your face look top heavy.

Blunt fringes are very fashionable but unfortunately will only make the face appear more square and angular. However if you do want to give them a try then go for a brow skimming fringe like square shaped celebrity Sandra Bullock, being quite long they are easily grown out if out dislike it or can be swept to the side for a change.

For those of you with fine hair wispy fringes do a great job of disguising angular features. A side parting looks great with a wispy fringe whilst adding interest and breaking up the angles of a square face.

Most hair types can pull off a fringe however if you have very thick curly hair id give it a miss, it will take lots of thinning out and styling to keep it looking as good as it did the first time you had it done at the salon.

If you don’t have the time or patience for all that then steer clear.

The Best Hairstyle for Square Shaped Faces

If you have a square face, consider yourself lucky. It’s a very common face shape these days especially amongst celebrities.

Squared shaped faces unlike oval faces can’t get away with anything however; there are lots of sexy feminine styles out there that will really suit you.


Characteristics of a square face shape are:

  1. Square shaped
  2. Forehead, cheekbones and jawline are the same width
  3. A squared jawline


See all the women face shapes and which you fall into.

Styles Square Shaped Faces should Avoid

There are a few rules when it come to what looks best on square shaped faces and how you can achieve that look. Make sure you take into account the following and your angular features will soon appear soft and rounded with the right cut.

  • Long straight styles will accentuate a square jaw line and should be avoided
  • Straight, full fringes or centre parts will do nothing for your face shape.
  • Straight bobs or cuts ending at the jaw line should also be avoided.

Instead keep your locks fuller with waves and add layers for extra body. Add a side swept fringe to detract attention from your angular features making them look more feminine and if you desire a bob keep it choppy and layered!

Pictures of Short, Long and Side Swept Fringes

isabella rosselini short hair
Isabella Rossellini fringe
Isabella Rosellini fringe
Emma Bunton short hair
Emma Bunton fringe
Emma Bunton long hair
Geena Davis curly hair
Gwyneth Paltrow short hair
Angelina Jolie fringe
Rosario Dawson fringe
Holly Marie Combs fringe
Demi Moore short hair
Sandra bullock short hair
Sandra Bullock fringe