Top 9 Sunglasses for Small Faces

Tired of trying on dozens of sunglasses that just don’t look right?

Too big, too round, too thin – and the list goes on.

Save yourself the time and frustration by finding a sunglass style made for your face. There are certain sizes and shapes for sunglasses designed for people with small faces.

Keep reading for 9 suggestions on sunglasses for small faces.

A Note on Style

Before revealing the top 9 sunglasses for small faces, here are a few quick tips on what to look for when sunglass shopping.

First, look for something with a bold frame. It will focus the attention on your eyes rather than the size of your glasses compared to your face.

If you have a small face but it is square or heart-shaped, a round frame will work well for you. But if you have a different face shape, particularly an oval face, round sunglasses may not be right for you.

At least try on a pair of aviators. Aviator sunglasses for small faces usually work well. They may not be your particular style, but give them a try and see what you think.

Now, for the top 9 you’ve been waiting for.

1. 945 311M – Robert Marc

These are your new favorite sunglasses. If you’re looking for one of the best women’s sunglasses for small faces, look no further.

The 945 311M by Robert Marc has matte tortoise frames that have yet to go out of style.

If you like these sunglasses keep reading for other Robert Marc glasses that work for small faces.

Robert Marc 945 385 Tortoise

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2. Archer 1535 – Tom Davies Bespoke

There is no other way to say it – the Archer 1535 sunglasses are cool. The smoked black color, dark lenses, and smooth lines make for an awesome look.

The Tom Davies Bespoke collection of glasses are all unique and tastefully designed. They have a few other options, but not all are friendly for small faces.

If you’re going to go with the Tom Davies Bespoke design, stick to the Archer variety or the Sienna 1542. These two designs will best compliment your face.

Tom Davies Archer 1535 Smoked black

3. Monarch Sunglasses 308 Gold Tortoise Shell

These sunglasses are made by Entourage of 7, a premier designer sunglass brand. The aviator is great for small faces and the gold frames provide a unique flair and style.

If you like the look of the monarchs but would prefer silver over gold, you can try the Monarch 210M.

Monarch Sunglasses 210M Matte Silver

4. Swing Pilote – Vuarnet

The Swing Pilote sunglasses by Vuarnet are aviator style sunglasses for small faces. The simple, elegant design is perfect for those that want a quality pair of shades but nothing too flashy.

Swing Pilote Sunglasses Flag Side View

5. Nickol – Oliver Peoples

While the round shades may not be perfect for every face shape, they can work for some small faces. This throwback design brings style and simplicity to a stunning pair of shades.

These sunglasses come with a gradient lens which not only looks great but is practical. The gradient lens protects your eyes from overhead light but allows you to see clearly through the bottom part of the lens.

6. M1020 – Matsuda

Matsuda makes quality designer eyewear including great sunglasses. The M1020 variety comes in both grey crystal and natural brown.

The color choice is up to you and your personal style. But you can be assured that these glasses are among the best sunglasses for small faces.

7. 8602 – Lindberg

These glasses are a little on the larger size, so they may not work for every small face, but they are definitely worth trying on.

Made from acetate these glasses are made to be stylish and durable. They are also extraordinarily lightweight for extra comfort.

8. 946 10M – Robert Marc

We told you that Robert Marc would make the list again. The 946 10M matte black is the perfect pair of classic shades.

If you don’t like to make a splash with your style or if you’re looking for a pair of sunglasses that go with everything, try these out.

And the best news? They are great for small faces.

9. Byredo – Oliver Peoples

And last, but not least, on the list is the Byredo sunglasses by Oliver Peoples. These very special collaboration sunglasses come in a few different varieties.

 They feature a vintage-inspired wayfarer frame and mirrored lenses.

And a Note on Safety

Sunglasses are not just a fashion statement. They are an essential piece of safety equipment for your eyes. Just like your skin can be damaged from the sun, so can your eyes.

Your eyes can even get sunburned! If you notice eye irritation after a long day at the beach without your shades, you may have experienced this already.

If you don’t protect your eyes with sunglasses you may also increase your risk of cataracts and macular degeneration.

Macular degeneration is an eye disorder causing blurred vision and sometimes loss of vision. While it usually happens to adults over the age of 50, it can sometimes happen to younger people too.

The best thing you can do to protect your eyes is to have your sunglasses with you at all times. The UV and anti-reflective coating work to protect your eyes from the harmful rays of the sun.

If you are worried about eye health, look for sunglasses with mirror coating or polarized lenses. These features are known to reduce eye strain and help visibility.

If you are worried about potential damage to your eyes, you can visit an ophthalmologist. They may also be able to provide you with tips on how to protect your eyes in other ways.

Time to Shop for Sunglasses for Small Faces

You have 9 great options for sunglasses for small faces. If you like a particular designer, take a look at other items in their collection.

Always try on your shades before buying. The last thing you want to do is order a pair and not like the way they look when they show up.

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