18 Flattering Long Pixie Cuts for Full Faces to Look Slimmer

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A long pixie cut for full (or chubby) faces is a short crop with layers that helps the face shape appear slimmer. The cut creates chic styles that are easy to achieve and will attract people’s attention!

Hair artist Matthew Benson of Santa Rosa, CA has a nifty tip for plus-size beauties who want to try pixies or lixies. He states, “Add subtle layers or side bangs to give the illusion of a more diamond face shape. This can be slimming and will make it feel more soft and beautiful.”

Avoid blunt lines or trimmed edges for a much feminine finish. The hair must hug the head laying forward to prevent creating that awful “bump” effect when styling the top.

If considering a longer pixie cut, understand that it requires more maintenance. “Be ready to get your hair cut every 4-8 weeks,” says Benson.

The key to a striking short haircut lies in your chosen stylist. Make sure they’re comfortable doing a long pixie cut for fuller face shapes like yours. If they think that your preferred look is a bad idea, consider a second opinion.

If you’re looking for short hair ideas that offer edgy and stunning styles, you’re in the right place. Check out these images of the trendy long pixie cuts for women with full faces!

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Angled Pixie Crop

Angled Pixie Crop
Instagram @dudkazhenya

An angled pixie crop has many options, layers, and styles. Despite the many layers, ask your stylist for an evenly short cut, straight hairstyle.

Layered Pixie for Chubby Faces

 

Layered Pixie for Chubby Faces
Instagram @hairbyrachael.xoxo

Ladies with textured hair, wavy or curly, are perfect candidates for angled pixies! Layered pixie cuts for round faces help elongate the face while keeping volume. Ask your stylist to accentuate your facial features, such as cheekbones or jawlines.

Long Pixie with Short Layers for Thin Hair

Long Pixie with Short Layers for Thin Hair
Instagram @alexei.fedorko

A pixie cut for ladies with a chubby face and thin hair needs a combination of long and short layers. With shorter layers on top, this helps add volume and the illusion of fuller hair. Ask your stylist if the added texture is needed.

Related: Long pixie cuts for thin hair.

Tapered Pixie Haircut for Ladies with Double Chins

Tapered Pixie Haircut for Ladies with Double Chins
Instagram @simahaircut

For plus size ladies with a round, chubby face can still rock a long pixie hairstyle if styled correctly. Long layers on top, wispy sideburns, and side bangs help your face look elongated and therefore, slimmer.

Androgynous Pixie Hairstyle

Androgynous Pixie Hairstyle
Instagram @alexei.fedorko

The perfect, edgy haircut for round faces is a pixie cut hairstyle that is longer than the traditional pixie style. It adds personality, versatility and can be easily maintained, and works for all hair types.

Pixie Bob Cut with an Asymmetrical Fringe

Pixie Bob Cut with an Asymmetrical Fringe
Instagram @nikitenko_elen_

A unique, pixie haircut for fat faces and double chins has many options. Whether it’s asymmetrical fringe or wispy layers, a long pixie bob is the perfect short hairstyle for round face shapes.

Long Pixie with Shaggy Layers

Long Pixie with Shaggy Layers
Instagram @hair.heroine

A long pixie with shaggy layers is the ultimate, spunky, grown-out cut. A shaggy pixie cut for a round face needs shorter layers on top for volume with face-framing layers, narrowing the face.

Highlighted Pixie with Side Bangs

Highlighted Pixie with Side Bangs
Instagram @herdahairdressing

A pixie haircut for a chubby face has many options and will look good no matter what. Choppy layers to create the full, wispy effect paired with short sides and some sun-kissed highlights is a beautiful short style that can be customized to suit your facial features.

Long Pixie Cut with Side-Swept Bangs

Long Pixie Cut with Side-Swept Bangs
Instagram @alexei.fedorko

Ladies with a round face will want a haircut that lengthens their face. A long pixie cut with bangs is perfect for a round face. The longer bangs and side bangs help keep the fullness of a pixie but elongate the face at the same time.

Pixie with a Side Part for Fine Hair

Pixie with a Side Part for Fine Hair
Instagram @dyachenkohairstyle

Ladies with fine hair can still rock a pixie cut, just ask your stylist to do a faded undercut with long layers on top. Long pixie cuts for a fat face need long layers which will give the illusion of a slimmer face.

Pixie Bob with Wispy Bangs

Pixie Bob with Wispy Bangs
Instagram @saharkarimi1986

A pixie bob paired with piece-y, wispy bangs are perfect for a soft jawline. Long layers on top help create the illusion of fuller hair while keeping the weight off.

Mohawk Pixie Cut on Women with Chubby Cheeks

Mohawk Pixie Cut on Women with Chubby Cheeks
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Ladies looking for a long pixie cut haircut but who want to make it spicy should definitely consider a mohawk pixie. A mohawk pixie has shorter sides with longer layers on top that are styled towards the face. Added texture may be needed in an extra wispy haircut for chubby faces.

Pixie Crop with Full Bangs

Pixie Crop with Full Bangs
Instagram @larisachis

The perfect feminine pixie cut for a round face has long, choppy layers and softly cut, full bangs. Ask your stylist if you need added texture to help your hair stay wispy.

Pixie Mullet for Fuller Face Shapes

Pixie Mullet for Fuller Face Shapes
Instagram @coastalhair_sf

Ladies with fuller face shapes may opt for a pixie mullet because it suits almost every face shape. A messy pixie hairstyle for chubby faces is a bold, piece-y lixie cut that has many layers that are shorter on the sides.

Pixie Shag for Round Faces

Pixie Shag for Round Faces
Instagram @swankyhairdesign

Shaggy pixie cuts are excellent for fuller face shapes because they can be highly customized. Be sure to take into account your facial features and cut your new lixie haircut accordingly.

Undercut Pixie

Undercut Pixie
Instagram @adamhealingartist

An undercut pixie for round face shapes and women over 50 is very popular because it can be customized to suit your facial features, easily maintained, and never out of style. Added texture may be needed depending on your hair texture and if you are wanting the full, wispy lixie style.

Related: See more pixie cuts for women over 50 with round faces.

Textured Pixie Cut with Choppy Layers

Textured Pixie Cut with Choppy Layers
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A textured pixie cut is longer than the traditional pixie. Add in choppy layers and you have an even more unique lixie hairstyle. Choppy pixie cuts have many layers, short in the back and long in the front, and are styled to have the spikes, piece-y look.

Side-Swept Pixie on Thick Hair

Side-Swept Pixie on Thick Hair
Instagram @simahaircut

Side-swept pixie cuts are perfect for thick hair because you can keep some length while losing weight. Pixie cuts for thick hair and round faces pair perfectly with side-swept bangs because the slight face frame helps slim and elongate the face.