Oval-shaped face has the most balanced features among all face shapes. Its common features are high cheekbones, narrow rounded chin, and a slightly broad forehead. Typically, this type of face shape can wear any design of eye frame. But, there are still certain frame designs that further complement and enhance your already balanced features. Some frames that works best for oval-shaped faced are square, rectangular, cat-eye, butterfly, aviator or oversized.
Long-shaped face is often referred to as an “oblong” shape. Its common features are long and narrow face, pointed chin, and high forehead. Since being long and narrow are the defining feature of this type of face shape, you would want to wear frames that will add more definition or volume to your face. Try frames that are bold and tall, colored rims, decorated temple, tall, rectangular, square, or round.
Its common features are full cheeks, round chin and jawline, face width and length are almost equal, and wide and round forehead. Try to avoid large round frames, and thin frames since this type of face already has enough width. Frames should not add more volume or width, but rather balance the shape of the face. Some of the best frames to use are angular, square, rectangular, or geometric.
A square-shaped face has an angular jawline, square or flat chin, and wide forehead. To even out its strong features, it is best to choose frames that will soften angular areas. Make sure that the frame width is slightly wider than your cheekbones. Round, oval, cat-eye, aviator, and butterfly frames are some of the most popular frame designs for a square-shaped face. Avoid frames that will add more angle, like square and geometrical frames.
The most prominent features for this type of face shape are broad forehead, high cheekbones, and pointed chin. The widest part of the face is the forehead. Make sure to get frames that are slightly wider and will not draw attention to your forehead. The go-to frames that balances this feature are wayfarer, cat-eye, square, aviator, round, rimless, semi-rimless, and round.
Slightly rounded chin, long, narrow and tapered jawline, high and pointed cheekbones, and narrow forehead are the most distinguishing features of a diamond-shaped face. This shapes emphasizes the narrow eye line. Choose frames that enhances the eyes and soften the cheekbones areas. Recommended frames are semi-rimless, oval, cat-eyes, and frames with detailing on the brow line.