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20 Black Women’s Hot Hairstyles for Square Faces

One of the great things about face shapes is that we have the opportunity to change, chop and style our tresses according to our features. Check out these hairstyles for square faces below and you’ll see your style doesn’t have to be boring, but it can be fun as you play it up with layers, volume and movement that contours your face. Enjoy!

20. Sassy Spirals

This look is very flattering for square face shapes. Accented with dark golden hues, the parted side swept bang and off the face curls are a sure way to show off your gorgeous features while looking cute at the same time.

Sassy Spirals 1-Cute Hairstyles for Square Faces

Style by Paulette Edwards, Ultimate Creations, Beaufort, SC

Sassy Spirals 2-Cute Hairstyles for Square Faces

Style by Paulette Edwards, Ultimate Creations, Beaufort, SC

How to Style:

  1. On clean, dry hair, part hair on one side and flat iron hair while loosely spiralcurling hair.
  2. Comb hair into style using shine spray for shine and smoothness and a lighthair spray for hold.

Recommended Products:

Try Influance S3 Shine Spray for shine and Kenra Volumizing Hairspray 25 for hold.

Best Face Shape:

This hair style will flatter most face shapes including square face shapes!

Tip(s):

If you don’t really want to use heat, you can roller set your hair for the same effect with a little more volume.

19. Luscious Lengths

These bangs are a hit with square face shapes. The softening in the corners of the bangs make this lengthy mane simply stunning! The midnight colored layers in this cut make this long hairstyle simply divine.

Short layers are cut on the top and medium length layers are cut throughout for tons of depth and shape. Hair is curled and bangs are smoothed out for an incredibly cute hairstyle.

Luscious Lengths 1-Cute Hairstyles for Square Faces

Style by Angel Gary, Head\’s Up Salon, Charleston, SC

Luscious Lengths 2-Cute Hairstyles for Square Faces

Style by Angel Gary, Head\’s Up Salon, Charleston, SC

How to Style:

  1. Starting with the right “fringe” cut, flat iron clean, dry hair in sections, starting in the nape area.
  2. Create loose curls feathered away from the face to complement your square features. Comb loosely.

Recommended Products:

Use CHI Thermal Protection Spray to protect your hair from the inside out. S3 serum for smoothness and shine.

Best Face Shape:

Square face shapes look great with this style as well as oval shaped faces.

18. Ruby Diva

This style is funky, but cute for square faces shapes. Dipped in scarlet, the height in the crown creates the perfect illusion of a rectangular face shape for beautiful squares!

Ruby Diva 1-Cute Hairstyles for Square Faces Ruby Diva 2-Cute Hairstyles for Square Faces

How to Style:

  1. Starting with the right cut, mold hair using a conditioning setting foam. Thoroughly dry under a hooded dryer.
  2. Combine a dime to nickel size amount of natural oil and curling wax to create shine and hold.
  3. Using a mini flat iron, starting at the crown flip hair up creating a Mohawk effect while “bumping” the sides and the back down.
  4. Using a three-way comb, comb the sides and the back down creating a semi wrap look while loosely combing the top blending the flips together.

Recommended Products:

I recommend Influance White Conditioning Foam to set the hair, Influance Natural Oil with argan oil for protection and shine and Influance Curling Wax for smoothness and hold. These two cocktail perfectly together!

Best Face Shape:

Square shaped faces would look great with this hairstyle as well as oval shaped faces.

17. Funky Feathers

This asymmetric coif is perfectly suited for square shaped faces. Show off your style and personality with a little bit of edginess.

Funky Feathers 1-Cute Hairstyles for Square Faces Funky Feathers 2-Cute Hairstyles for Square Faces

How to Style:

  1. Staring with the perfect cut, set hair in a semi wrap under the dryer for 30 to 45 minutes.
  2. Once dry, use a one inch flat iron to loosely bump hair all over.
  3. Comb hair creating a feathered effect. Spray with Shine spray for luster.

Recommended Products:

Try Influance conditioning foam wrap to set hair and S3 Shine Spray for shine and smoothness.

Best Face Shape:

Square, round, or oval shaped faces could totally rock this hair do!

Tip(s):

Add clip-in extensions for added fullness or an accent of color.

16. Retro Glam

This mixture of curls and waves gives this style some fierce attitude with a hint of sweet and sassiness.

Retro Glam 1-Cute Hairstyles for Square Faces Retro Glam 2-Cute Hairstyles for Square Faces

How to Style:

  1. Part hair to one side and comb through.
  2. Use your flat iron to create loose ringlets throughout the hair section by section. Using a medium hold hair spray and your flat iron, create lift in the crown giving hair volume.
  3. Style hair creating a feathered look throughout, while finger styling to create a wave design around the crown area.

Recommended Products:

Use Influance S3 Serum for smoothness and shine and Kenra 25 Volumizing Hair Spray for a light hold.

Best Face Shape:

Square shapes as well as oval and round shaped faces suit this style.

15. Bobbed Beauty

This beautiful bob has a blunt cut angle creating a fierce frame to show off your amazing features.

Bobbed Beauty 1-Cute Hairstyles for Square Faces Bobbed Beauty 2-Cute Hairstyles for Square Faces

How to Style:

  1. Part hair to one side and flat iron dry hair straight leaving a slight bump at the ends of the hair for a curved effect.
  2. Loosely flip your bangs out and feather them toward the back.
  3. Comb to blend and spray a little shine spray from luster.

Recommended Products:

I recommend Redken Smooth Lock Heat Glide Serum for heat protection and Influance S3 Shine Spray for added shine.

Best Face Shape:

This hairdo is suitable for square face shapes as well as oval and round shaped faces.

14. Bold Feathered Bob

This feathered bob infused with a bold strawberry hue brilliantly accents square faces with the perfect bang swooped along the forehead to softly frame the face.

Bold Feathered Bob-Cute Hairstyles for Square Faces

Style by Rhonda Prince

How to Style:

  1. Starting at the nape, flat iron hair straight with a slight curve at the ends, framing the jaw line.
  2. Feather the crown, front and sides by misting your hair with a medium hold holding spray and lightly bumping the hair and combing in a feathered motion.
  3. Finish off with a shine spray for shine.

Recommended Products:

Try Influance Shine Spray for added shine and Influance Hair Spray for a workable hold.

Best Face Shape:

Square, round or oval face shapes are great for this style.

13. Curly Girl

This cute hairstyle full of natural ringlets adds the perfect sass to this playful profile.

Curly Girl 1-Cute Hairstyles for Square Faces

Style by Hair A Diva

Curly Girl 2-Cute Hairstyles for Square Faces

Style by Hair A Diva

How to Style:

  1. Use a small curling wand to achieve free flowing wavy ringlets.
  2. Loosen with an anti-frizz serum.

Recommended Products:

Try Influance S3 serum for shine, anti-frizz and a smooth finish.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

All face shapes with relaxed or natural hair would look great with this hairstyle.

Tip(s):

For natural curly hair use Jane Carters Solutions’ Curl Defining Crème on damp hair and diffuse  to define your ringlets.

12. Beautifully Sophisticated

This fancy hairstyle is super cute with a touch of auburn for ladies that would like a dose of edginess. The style is tapered on one side with a part and curled on the other side giving the hair a boost of body. Simply stunning!

Beautifully Sophisticated 1-Cute Hairstyles for Square Faces

Style by Vicki Lynn Kelley

Beautifully Sophisticated 2-Cute Hairstyles for Square Faces

Style by Vicki Lynn Kelley

How to Style:

  1. A precision cut is the foundation of this hot look. While one side and the back are tapered, crown, frontal and other side are left longer.
  2. Mold hair down with your favorite styling foam to give hair a smooth look Let completely dry under a hooded hair dryer.
  3. Curl longer side and crown with a medium flat iron or curling iron.
  4. Style with a feather comb and/or fingers to give hair a tousled effect while keeping hair neatly defined.

Recommended Products:

I recommend Influance Shine Spray and Influance Medium Hold Spritz to give hair shine with just enough hold and firmness.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Oval shaped faces with relaxed hair is best for this look.

11. Sultry Spikes

This short fancy ‘do will accentuate your features and is sure to have heads turning.

Sultry Spikes 1-Cute Hairstyles for Square Faces

Style by Dessalyn Franklin

Sultry Spikes 2-Cute Hairstyles for Square Faces

Style by Dessalyn Franklin

How to Style:

  1. Start with the right short cut. The sides and back should have a tapered effect while left a little longer in the crown.
  2. Mold hair with a medium foam setting agent and allow to dry under a hooded dryer.
  3. Grab a medium barrel curling iron or flat iron to create a flipped up feathered look in the crown and back, creating a Mohawk style.
  4. Using a small amount of curling wax and light natural oil, finger comb into desired style or feather comb to blend.

Recommended Products:

Use Influance White Conditioning Foam Influance Medium Hold Spritz for hold and Influance Curling Wax and Natural Oil.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Square, round or oval face shapes and relaxed hair best suit this style.

10. Golden Perfection

This look exudes fashion and flirt appeal while highlighting golden accents on her gorgeous locks.

Golden Perfection 1-Cute Hairstyles for Square Faces

Style by Dana Hayes

Golden Perfection 2-Cute Hairstyles for Square Faces

Style by Dana Hayes

How to Style:

  1. Part hair off the center and use a large barrel curling iron to create beautiful curls and a side swept bang. Loosely comb to blend curls.
  2. Pin hair to one side. Spray with shine spray.

Recommended Products:

I recommend Influance S3 Shine Spray.

Best Face Shape:

Round, square or oval shaped faces look great with this hairstyle.

9. Curved Allure

This simple, but chic style is alluring and sophisticated with a swooping fringe that sweeps over one eye.

Curved Allure 1-Cute Hairstyles for Square Faces

Style by Joy Fountain, All Star and Beyond, Pensacola, FL

Curved Allure 2-Cute Hairstyles for Square Faces

Style by Joy Fountain, All Star and Beyond, Pensacola, FL

How to Style:

  1. Start with clean, dry hair and create a deep parting on one side.
  2. Using an inch to an inch and a half curling iron, slightly bump hair at the ends and curl the bangs away from the face for the flirty feathered effect.
  3. Finish with a shine spray for added luster.

Recommended Products:

Use Influance S3 Spray for shine.

Best Face Shape:

Square shaped faces as well as oval faces are great for this style.

8. Flirty Ringlets

Step out with style with this honey colored silhouette that’s sure to have heads turning your way.

Flirty Ringlets 1-Cute Hairstyles for Square Faces

Style by Lacey Singleton, Upscale Hair Salon, Savannah, GA

Flirty Ringlets 2-Cute Hairstyles for Square Faces

Style by Lacey Singleton, Upscale Hair Salon, Savannah, GA

How to Style:

  1. Part hair to one side and roller set clean, damp hair using setting lotion and sit under a hooded dryer until dry.
  2. Once dry, use a dime sized amount of gloss to smooth, shine a separate curls to desired style.

Recommended Products:

Use Influance white conditioning foam and S3 serum to combat frizziness and shine.

Best Face Shape:

Square faces are great for this style along with oval shaped faces.

7. Vintage Glam

This vintage hairstyle is rocking tidal waves and curls on one side and pulled back on the other. It truly is a head turner!

Vintage Glam 1-Cute Hairstyles for Square Faces

Style by BO HAYNESWORTH, Turnin\’ Headz Beauty Services, INC, Triangle , VA

Vintage Glam 2-Cute Hairstyles for Square Faces

Style by BO HAYNESWORTH, Turnin\’ Headz Beauty Services, INC, Triangle , VA

How to Style:

  1. While hair is wet, apply leave-in conditioner and setting lotion and part hair on one side and form your finger waves on side with the most hair and roller set the rest on medium magnetic rollers.
  2. Once dry, remove rollers and blend curls with fingers. Pull back opposite side behind the ear and secure with pins.

Recommended Products:

I recommend Influance Leave-in Conditioner, Influance Setting Lotion, and Influance S3 Shine Spray.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Round or oval face shapes with medium to thick density is best.

Tip(s):

Not into flower power? Get creative and use peacock feathers, jewelry, or holiday ornaments to adorn your hair.

6. Violet Show Off

Let your colorful personality shine through with this head full of luscious feathers. This creative look is vibrant, edgy and elegant all at the same time.

Violet Show Off 1-Cute Hairstyles for Square Faces

Style by MiMi

Violet Show Off 2-Cute Hairstyles for Square Faces

Style by MiMi

How to Style:

  1. This hairstyle starts with a perfected layered cut at 90 degrees throughout head.
  2. Hair is then curled and feather styled using a feather comb. Mist hair lightly with a shine spray.

Recommended Products:

Use Influance S3 Shine Spray.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

All face shapes and thick hair textures would look great with this style.

5. Sexy Red Ringlets

These gorgeous face framing curls are stunning and perfect for accentuating your features with fabulous texture and movement.

Sexy Red Ringlets-Cute Hairstyles for Square Faces

Style by DENISE GRANBERRY, L3 Salon, Spring Lake, NC

How to Style:

  1. On damp, towel dried hair apply setting lotion.
  2. Starting at the nape, make a horizontal part about 1- ½ inch wide. Secure the rest of the hair with a clip.
  3. Within the section, part off smaller 1 inch sections of hair and wrap around a spiral rod using end papers on the ends of the hair.
  4. Repeat through the head.
  5. Completely dry hair using a hooded dryer.
  6. Once dry, remove all rods.
  7. Separate curls into smaller ringlets using a shine gloss for smoothness.
  8. Create a classic three strands braid and secure with a clear elastic tie.

Recommended Products:

Use Influance Setting Lotion and Influance Rub-on Shine.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Any face shape and relaxed or natural hair suit this style.

4. Short and Sassy

This sleek crop with bold color makes this style a standout that accents square face shapes perfectly.

Short and Sassy 1-Cute Hairstyles for Square Faces

Style by Barbaralene Sellars, Heavenly Creations, Burlington, NC

Short and Sassy 2-Cute Hairstyles for Square Faces

Style by Barbaralene Sellars, Heavenly Creations, Burlington, NC

How to Style:

  1. Start with dry, molded hair and lightly bump entire head using a medium hold hairspray, an inch flat iron at the top and sides and a mini flat iron around back and over ears.
  2. Comb into desired style. Spray with Shine Oil for shine.

Recommended Products:

Use Influance S3 Shine Spray and Kenra 25 Volumizing Hair Spray.

Best Face Shape:

Square shaped faces along with oval shaped faces are great for this style.

Tip(s):

Crisp, center parts can be unflattering on some so just move your part to the side to soften up the look.

3. Sophisticated Swirls

This chestnut silhouette with loosely curled swirls, is simply beautiful that’s sure to have heads turning your way.

Sophisticated Swirls-Cute Hairstyles for Square Faces

Style by MIKIKO BOYD, Artistry Hair Gallery, Fayetteville, NC

How to Style:

  1. On straight hair starting from the nape, section hair and loosely curl hair throughout until the top.
  2. Create a middle part and curl both sides back away from your face. Using a couple of drops of anti-frizz serum on your fingers, finger comb and separate curls to desired style.

Recommended Products:

I recommend Influance S3 Serum.

Best Face Shape:

This style suits square and oval shaped faces.

2. Cute Flips

This hairstyle is defined by swept hair flipped out to one side. Perfect for the bride who is ready to have fun and have a night to remember.

Cute Flips 1-Cute Hairstyles for Square Faces

Style by MARIE COLEUS, Godly Image Hair Studio Inc., Ft. Walton Beach, FL

Cute Flips 2-Cute Hairstyles for Square Faces

Style by MARIE COLEUS, Godly Image Hair Studio Inc., Ft. Walton Beach, FL

How to Style:

  1. On dry hair, flat iron hair straight.
  2. Using the flat iron or curling iron, flip the ends of the hair up around the entire head.
  3. Sweep hair with a comb to one side of head and secure loosely with bobby pins.
  4. For a finished look, apply holding spray to keep hair in place and shine spray for sheen.

Recommended Products:

Use Influance styling foam for sleekness, Influance Firm Holding for hold and Influance Shine Spray for sheen.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

All face shapes with hair that is relaxed or hair that can be straightened best suit this look.

1. Sleek and Simple

The chocolate colored strands are smoothed straight with a classic bang for an eye-catching effect.

How to Style:

  1. Flat iron dry, clean hair creating a slight bevel at the ends and fringe.
  2. Comb and smooth with gloss.

Recommended Products:

Use Influance S3 Serum for smoothness and shine.

Best Face Shape:

Square, oval and round faces look great with this style.

Square shaped faces have many options that don’t have to be boring. The hairstyles for square shaped faces above should help you in finding the right look that will flatter and accent your God-given features.