How to Choose Glasses for Your Face Shape
Are you in the market for a new pair of everyday glasses? Do you feel as if your current glasses are out of style and need to be switched out for a trendier pair? If so, then you need to learn more about the best glasses for your face shape.
Celebrities like Eugene Levy and Daniel Levy are the perfect example of how glasses can become as natural as your God-given face if they fit your face correctly. Eugene compliments his square face with round glasses, while Daniel often sports square glasses.
See below for a guide on how to find the best glasses for your face shape. This will be the only guide you need.
Before we dive into specific head shapes and glasses, let’s cover the basics. You should know that there are six different face shapes:
We will be covering each of these, as well as helping you find the best pair of glasses for them.
You might be wondering what determines the shape of your face? Typically, it’s a combination of your hairstyle, forehead, cheekbones, and chin. Your nose also plays a big factor in the glasses you should choose. Let’s get started!
Those that fit the oval face description typically have narrow chins, cheekbones that are a little higher set, and a narrow forehead (width-wise). For that reason, it’s always wise to choose glasses that compliment your face with a slender shape. Find glasses with:
Do you even need glasses in the first place? Be sure to read this article to learn the signs you need prescription glasses or not.
As the name would imply, those with a square face have sharper features that even out the sides of their head. They typically have a wider forehead, well-defined jawline, lower cheekbones, and a flat hairline. Generally, they have a moderately sized nose.
If this fits your description, then look for glasses with:
Did you know that your haircut can also complement your face shape? Visit this link for the best haircuts for square-shaped faces.
Don’t take this shape too literally. Triangle faces tend to have wider foreheads with lower cheekbones and a chin that brings the face down to a point. If that fits your description, then look for glasses with:
To blend beautifully with your triangle face, you will want to find glasses that have both angled and rounded features.
Similar to a triangle face, those with a heart-shaped face have higher cheekbones and a chin that brings the bottom of the face down to a point. The forehead, however, is a bit broader and can be exaggerated with those who have a pointy hairline.
If you have a heart-shaped face, you should consider getting glasses with:
Those with a round face appear to have heads in the shape of a perfect circle. They have full cheeks that hide their cheekbones, a rounded chin, and the length/width of their head seems perfectly balanced. Look for glasses with:
The main concern here is to find glasses that don’t seem too long for your face. This causes them to constantly slip and appear as if you’d tried someone else’s glasses on.
As you can imagine, those with a slender face have long features throughout. They have a long nose, narrow forehead, and very high cheekbones. The chin could either be brought to a point or rounded off. If this is you, look for glasses with:
Keep in mind that the glasses you pick always send secret messages to people, so this decision shouldn’t be overlooked!
Now that you have seen an in-depth review on how to find the best glasses for your face shape, it’s time to begin your search!
Be sure to read this article for more information on the 9 his and her eye trends that you should keep in mind as you search.
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