How to Pick the Right Eye Frame for Your Face Shape?Harsh Kumar
Your face shape helps you decide if a particular frame shape will suit you or not. That is why some eye frames do not look as great on you as they seemed on display in the optical shop. It could be the wrong shape according to your face.
How to determine your face shape?
To know which eye glasses will suit you the most, you need to be sure about your face shape. So pull your hair away from your face and look closely in the mirror. Observe the overall shape of your face and head.
If you are still confused, mark your face shape with dots on the mirror. Connecting those dots will give you an idea about your face shape.
Let us have a look at the six major face shapes and know which eyeglass frame is the best for each one of them.
An oval face shapeis balanced in proportions and is considered an ideal one. Most eye frames suit this face shape, but the one that maintains the natural balance of this shape would be something that is as wide as the broadest part of the face. So the best choice can be walnut-shaped framesthat are not too narrow.
An oblong-shaped face has a long and straight cheek line. It is longer that it is wide. The ones with this face shape need an eye frame that makes their face appear shorter, for a more balanced look. Hence, you need to get frames that have more depth than width. Also, frames with decorative temples will add width to your face. To make an oblong face appear shorter and more balanced, try frames that have more depth than width. Frames with decorative or contrasting temples also add width to the face.
This one is a rare face shape. Those who have a diamond-shaped face, their cheekbones are distinctly broad and have a narrow forehead and jawline. Frames with detailing or distinctive brow lines can soften the appearance of the cheekbones and highlight the eyes. You can also try rimless frames and cat-eye shapes.
A heart-shaped face is narrow at the jawline and wide at the forehead. Hence, the frames that are wider at the bottom will reduce the appearance of the wider forehead and give a more balanced look.
A round face shape is curved, with similar width and length and has no angles. Angular narrow glasses can add length to the face and make it look thinner. Rectangular frames are also a good option for this face shape.
A square-shaped face has almost similar proportions with a strong jaw and a broad forehead. In order to make a square face look longer and to soften the angles, try narrow frames, frames with more width or narrow ovals.
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