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11 Medium Hairstyles for Oval Faces

Here are 11 beautiful medium hairstyles for oval faces! If you have a very oval face you want to pick out haircuts that shorten the length of the face.

You also want to find a style that has enough layering to accentuate your bone structure. These cuts usually include bangs or fringe of some sort and usually a bit of layering if not more.

They are fun versatile cuts that can still be put up into a simple hairstyle or pony for going out to the gym or the club.

1. Sexy Shag with Bangs

Very layered basic shoulder length cut with blunt bangs.

A medium length shag hairstyle for an oval face shape

How To Style:

Apply Bumble and Bumbles Styling Lotion or Thickening Spray and blow dry with your fingers. After most of the moisture is out, smooth with the blow dryer and a large round brush.  Apply Bumble’s Spray de Mode Hairspray for texture and hold. Flat iron if necessary

Recommended Products:

Bumble and Bumbles Styling Lotion or Thickening Spray, Spray Shine and Spray de Mode hairspray for hold and shine.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

This is a great cut for an oval face.  The bangs shorten the length of the face while the layers accentuate the bone structure. This cut works well on almost anyone with fine to medium, and or straight to wavy hair.

Tip: Always apply your products with your hands to avoid using too much or getting too much in one area. Blow dry with your fingers in the direction you want your hair to fall and smooth with a brush and dryer or flat iron, if needed after. Do not use too much product or it will weigh the hair down, making it look flat, and dirty.

2. Softly Layered Shoulder Length

A soft layered, conservative shag, with a long side fringe.

Medium hairstyles for oval faces A medium layered hairstyle side view

How To Style:

Apply Bumble and Bumbles Styling Lotion or Thickening Spray and blow dry with your fingers. After most of the moisture is out, smooth with the blow dryer and a large round brush.  Apply Bumble’s Spray de Mode Hairspray for texture and hold.

Recommended Products:

Bumble and Bumbles Styling Lotion or Thickening Spray, Spray Shine and Spray de Mode hairspray for hold and shine.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

This is a great cut for an oval face.  The long, side swept bangs shorten the length of the face while the layers accentuate the bone structure. This cut works well on almost anyone with fine to medium, and or straight to wavy hair.

Tip: Always apply your products with your hands to avoid using too much or getting too much in one area. Blow dry with your fingers in the direction you want your hair to fall and smooth with a large round brush and dryer. 

3. The Retro Pin Up Bob

A long, softly layered, stacked bob with a heavy side fringe

A medium curly bob hairstyle on an oval face

How To Style:

Towel dry and apply curl crème or styling crème all over and either air dry or diffuse.
If diffusing, don’t dry your hair all the way. Leave it a bit damp if possible.
If it gets frizzy after it dries, apply a small amount of water or surf spray to your hands and smooth the waves.

Use a blow dryer or flat iron to smooth the side fringe/bangs. Use Bumble’s spray shine and hairspray to finish. Use hair spray to secure any fly away hairs. The look can be acquired with straight hair by using hot rollers or a curling iron.

Recommended Products:

Bumble and Bumbles Styling Crème or Curl Crème,  Spray Shine, Surf Spray, and Spray de Mode hairspray for hold and shine.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

This is a great cut for an oval face.  The bangs shorten the length of the face while the layers accentuate the bone structure. This cut works well on almost any hair texture but works best with straight to wavy hair.

Tip: Always apply your products with your hands to avoid using too much or getting too much in one area.  If this style gets frizzy while drying, mist with a small amount of water or surf spray and let the curls and waves settle. Use gloss or spray shine if needed.

4. Medium Layered Bob

A classic medium layered bob.

A classic medium layered bob for oval faces A classic medium layered bob for oval faces side view

How To Style:

  1. Apply Bumble and Bumbles Styling Lotion or Thickening Spray and blow dry with your fingers.
  2. After most of the moisture is out, smooth with the blow dryer and a large round brush.
  3. Apply Bumble’s Spray de Mode Hairspray for texture and hold.

Recommended Products:

Bumble and Bumbles Styling Lotion or Thickening Spray, Spray Shine and Spray de Mode hairspray for hold and shine.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

This is a great cut for an oval face.  The long sexy side bangs shorten the length of the face.  And all the layers accentuate the bone structure. This cut works well on almost anyone with fine to medium, and or straight to wavy hair.

Tip: Always apply your products with your hands to avoid using too much or getting too much in one area. Blow dry with your fingers in the direction you want your hair to fall and smooth with a large round brush and dryer. Flip out the ends with a large curling iron if needed.

5. Shoulder Length Shag

A layered shoulder length shag, with a long sexy side bang.

An oval face with a shoulder length hairstyle

How To Style:

  1. Towel dry and apply curl crème or styling crème all over and either air dry or diffuse.
  2. If diffusing, don’t dry your hair all the way. Leave it a bit damp if possible.
  3. If it gets frizzy after it dries, apply a small amount of water to your hands and smooth the waves.
  4. Use a blow dryer or flat iron to smooth the side fringe/bangs if needed.
  5. Use Bumble’s spray shine and hairspray to finish.
  6. Use spray to secure any fly away hairs.

Recommended Products:

Bumble and Bumbles Styling Lotion or Thickening Spray, Spray Shine, Surf  Spray, and Spray de Mode hairspray for hold and shine.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

This is a great cut for an oval face.  The long sexy side bangs shorten the length of the face.  And all the layers accentuate the bone structure. This cut works well on almost anyone with fine to medium, and or straight to wavy hair.

Tip: Always apply your products with your hands to avoid using too much or getting too much in one area. Blow dry with your fingers in the direction you want your hair to fall and smooth with a large round brush and dryer. If this style gets frizzy while drying, mist with a small amount of water or surf spray and let the curls and waves settle. Use gloss or spray shine if needed.

6. Long A Line with Bangs

A long classic geometric A Line bob with bangs.

A long a line haircut for oval face A long a line haircut for oval face side view

How To Style:

  1. Apply Bumble and Bumbles Styling Lotion or Thickening Spray and blow dry with your fingers.
  2. After most of the moisture is out, smooth with the blow dryer and a large round brush.
  3. Apply Bumble’s Spray de Mode Hairspray for texture and hold.

Recommended Products:

Bumble and Bumbles Styling Lotion or Thickening Spray, Spray Shine and Spray de Mode hairspray for hold and shine.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

This is a great cut for an oval face.  The bangs shorten the length of the face.  And the layers around the face accentuate the bone structure. This cut works well on almost anyone with fine to medium, and or straight to wavy hair.

Tip: Always apply your products with your hands to avoid using too much or getting too much in one area. Blow dry with your fingers in the direction you want your hair to fall and smooth with a large round brush and dryer. Flat iron if needed.

7. The Modern 70’s shag

Shoulder length layered shag with a heavy side swept bang.

Woman with medium haircut and oval face shape Medium haircut and oval face shape side view

How To Style:

  1. Apply Bumble and Bumbles Styling Lotion or Thickening Spray and blow dry with your fingers.
  2. After most of the moisture is out, smooth with the blow dryer and a large round brush.
  3. Apply Bumble’s Spray de Mode Hairspray for texture and hold. Flat iron if needed.

Recommended Products:

Bumble and Bumbles Styling Lotion or Thickening Spray, Spray Shine and Spray de Mode hairspray for hold and shine.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

This is a great cut for an oval face.  The long sexy side bangs shorten the length of the face.  And all the layers accentuate the bone structure. This cut works well on almost anyone with fine to medium, and or straight to wavy hair.

Tip: Always apply your products with your hands to avoid using too much or getting too much in one area. Blow dry with your fingers in the direction you want your hair to fall and smooth with a large round brush and dryer.

8. Shagged Out Bob with Bangs

A layered bob that has been really shagged out with an A symmetrical side bang.

A medium bob for oval face shape A medium bob for oval face shape side view

How To Style:

  1. Apply Bumble and Bumbles Styling Lotion or Thickening Spray and blow dry with your fingers.
  2. After most of the moisture is out, smooth with the blow dryer and a large round brush.
  3. Apply Bumble’s Spray de Mode Hairspray for texture and hold. Flat iron if needed.

Recommended Products:

Bumble and Bumbles Styling Lotion or Thickening Spray, Spray Shine and Spray de Mode hairspray for hold and shine.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

This is a great cut for an oval face.  The long sexy side bangs shorten the length of the face.  And all the layers accentuate the bone structure. This cut works well on almost anyone with fine to medium, and or straight to wavy hair.

Tip: Always apply your products with your hands to avoid using too much or getting too much in one area. Blow dry with your fingers in the direction you want your hair to fall and smooth with a large round brush and dryer.

9. Medium Layered Curly A Line

Medium layered curly A line bob.

A medium curly hairstyle for oval faces

How To Style:

  1. Towel dry and apply curl crème or styling crème all over and either air dry or diffuse.
  2. If diffusing, don’t dry your hair all the way. Leave it a bit damp if possible.
  3. If it gets frizzy after it dries, apply a small amount of water to your hands and smooth the waves. Use a blow dryer or flat iron to smooth the side fringe/bangs if needed.
  4. Use Bumble’s spray shine and hairspray to finish. Use spray to secure any fly away hairs.

Recommended Products:

Bumble and Bumbles Styling Crème or Curl Crème,  Spray Shine and Spray de Mode hairspray for hold and shine.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

This is a great cut for an oval face.  The long sexy side bangs shorten the length of the face.  And all the layers accentuate the bone structure. This cut works well on almost anyone with medium to fine hair, and or straight to wavy hair.

Tip: Always apply your products with your hands to avoid using too much or getting too much in one area. Blow dry with your fingers in the direction you want your hair to fall and smooth with a large round brush and dryer.  Do not use too much product or it will weigh the hair down, making it look flat, and dirty. If this style gets frizzy while drying, mist with a small amount of water or surf spray and let the curls and waves settle. Use gloss or spray shine if needed.

10. Medium Layered Geo Bob

Medium layered rounded bob with a heavy side swept fringe.

An oval face shape with medium bob haircut

How To Style:

  1. Apply Bumble and Bumbles Styling Lotion or Thickening Spray and blow dry with your fingers.
  2. After most of the moisture is out, smooth with the blow dryer and a large round brush.
  3. Apply Bumble’s Spray de Mode Hairspray for texture and hold.

Recommended Products:

Bumble and Bumbles Styling Lotion or Thickening Spray, Spray Shine and Spray de Mode hairspray for hold and shine.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

This is a great cut for an oval face.  The long sexy side bangs shorten the length of the face.  And all the layers accentuate the bone structure. This cut works well on almost anyone with fine to medium, and or wavy to straight hair.

Tip: Always apply your products with your hands to avoid using too much or getting too much in one area. Blow dry with your fingers in the direction you want your hair to fall and smooth with a large round brush and dryer. Do not use too much product or it will weigh the hair down, making it look flat, and dirty.

11. Pixie A Line Shag

Shagged out wispy A line bob.

A medium wispy hairstyle on oval face A medium wispy hairstyle side view

How To Style:

  1. Apply Bumble and Bumbles Styling Lotion or Thickening Spray and blow dry with your fingers.
  2. After most of the moisture is out, smooth with the blow dryer and a large round brush or paddle brush.
  3. Apply Bumble’s Spray de Mode Hairspray for texture and hold. Flat iron if needed.

Recommended Products:

Bumble and Bumbles Styling Lotion or Thickening Spray, Spray Shine and Spray de Mode hairspray for hold and shine.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

This is a great cut for an oval face.  The bangs shorten the length of the face.  And all the layers accentuate the bone structure. This cut works well on almost anyone with fine to medium, and or straight to wavy hair.

Tip: Always apply your products with your hands to avoid using too much or getting too much in one area. Blow dry with your fingers in the direction you want your hair to fall and smooth with a large round brush and dryer.  Do not use too much product or it will weigh the hair down, making it look flat, and dirty.

These are all beautiful fun cuts that work on about anyone with any hair texture, but look especially amazing on women with oval faces. They are able to be styled in multiple ways so you don’t get bored. Versatility is a necessity.

These particular haircuts shorten a longer face, and accentuate the bone structure, pointing out all of the best features, such as the eyes, and cheek bones.