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How to Figure Out Your Face Shape

Hopefully, by following the steps and referencing these celebrity examples, you're a lot closer to figuring out your face shape! Many of us are combinations of two different face shapes, pls try to go with the shape that is most dominant.

Whether you're a square, heart or pear, remember that ALL face shapes are beautiful. This knowledge should just help you feel a little bit more confident in choosing your best eyeglasses.

 

. The Round Face Shape

(The round face shape is approximately as long as it is wide.)

If you have a round face shape, your face length and width are about equal. You have no angles to your jaw, which is also rounded. Your cheekbones are the widest part of your face. To balance this face shape, choose hairstyles and makeup that elongate the face.

Celebrities with round faces: Elizabeth Olsen, Mila Kunis, Chrissy Teigen, Kate Upton, Ginnifer Goodwin, Selena Gomez

 

. The Heart Face Shape 

(The heart-shaped face has a pointy chin and widow's peak.)

If you have a heart-shaped face, you have a widow's peak and pointy chin. Your forehead or cheekbones are the widest part of your face, tapering down to a narrower jaw. To balance this face shape, choose hairstyles and makeup that de-emphasize the wide forehead, and create the illusion of width at the jawline. 

Celebrities with heart face shapes: Kat Graham, Alyson Hannigan, Blake Lively, Kourtney Kardashian, Kerry Washington, Cote de Pablo

 

. The Square Face Shape

(The square face shape has a square jaw and minimal curves.)

If you have a square face shape, you have a squared jaw, and minimal curves to your face. Your forehead, cheekbones and jaw are about equal in width. Some squares have faces that are as wide as they are long, while others are longer and more rectangular in shape. To balance this face shape, choose hairstyles and makeup that soften the jawline.

Celebrities with square face shapes: Keira Knightley, Rosario Dawson, Angelina Jolie, Bella Heathcote, Olivia Wilde, Lucy Liu

 

. The Oval Face Shape

(The oval face shape is slightly longer than it is wide, with a rounded jaw and curved shape.)

Oval face shapes are slightly longer than they are wide, similar to the shape of an egg, and the cheekbones are the widest part of the face. The jaw and forehead are rounded, and the sides of the face are slightly curved—there are no sharp angles. The oval is considered the "ideal" face shape, and is also the most common.

Celebrities with oval face shapes: Paula Patton, Sienna Miller, Camilla Belle, Jessica Biel, Jessica Alba, Katy Perry, Scarlett Johansson

 

. The Pearl Face Shape

(The pear face shape has a wide jaw, with a narrower forehead.)

If you have a pear face shape, your jaw is the widest part of your face. Your forehead and cheeks are both narrower. To balance this face shape, choose hairstyles and makeup that soften the jawline and create the illusion of a wider forehead.

Celebrities with pear face shapes: Ellie Kemper, Kelly Osbourne, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Jenna Ushkowitz, Ali Larter, Minnie Driver

Stay tuned for more articles about how to work with your face shape...