Choosing Your Glasses

What is Your Face Shape?

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square face shape

Square Faces:

  • Angular face with a strong jaw line, broad forehead and square chin.
  • Proportional length and width.

Glasses to Try:

  • Oval and round glasses.
  • Glasses with temples that are center set or that connect at the top of the frame.
  • Butterfly shaped glasses.

Glasses to Avoid:

  • Geometric and square shaped glasses that accentuate angles of the face.
  • Low-set temples or color accents on the bottom of the glasses that draw emphasis to the chin.

Famous Oval Faces: Demi Moore, Sandra Bullock, Brad Pitt


oval face shape

Oval Faces:

  • Mostly balanced proportions.
  • Chin is slightly narrower than forehead and cheekbones are high.

Glasses to Try:

  • Oval and round eyeglasses.
  • Chin is slightly narrower than forehead and cheekbones are high.

Glasses to Avoid:

  • Glasses that are too large for your features.

Famous Oval Faces: Julia Roberts, Beyonce Knowles, Adrian Brodie


oblong face shape

Oblong Faces:

  • Narrow shape that’s longer than it is wide.
  • Angular features with high cheekbones, a longer nose and tall forehead.

Glasses to Try:

  • Tall glasses that help create a shorter face.
  • Broad glasses with an accented top rim or decorative temple that adds width.

Glasses to Avoid:

  • Small glasses that are out of proportion.
  • Short glasses that accentuate face length.

Famous Oblong Faces: Sara Jessica Parker, Denzel Washington


round face shape

Round Faces:

  • Full cheeks, rounded chin with few angles.
  • Width and length are in same proportions.

Glasses to Try:

  • Angular and geometric glasses that sharpen facial features.
  • Rectangular and horizontal styles make faces appear longer and thinner.
  • Upswept glasses that draw attention to top of face.
  • Glasses with temples that connect at the top of the frame add length.

Glasses to Avoid:

  • Small eyeglasses that are out of proportion.
  • Short glasses that accentuate face length.

Famous Round Faces: Jason Alexander, Christina Ricci, Cameron Diaz


diamond face shape

Diamond Faces:

  • Narrow at the eye line and the jaw line with a small forehead and chin.
  • Angular features with dramatic cheekbones.

Glasses to Try:

  • Upswept styles like cat eye that emphasize the cheek bones.
  • Oval eyeglasses that maintain balance.
  • Rimless styles that allow cheek bones to shine.

Glasses to Avoid:

  • Narrow glasses that draw attention to narrow eye line.

Famous Diamond Faces: Linda Evangelista, Madonna


heart face shape glasses

Heart Faces:

  • Broad forehead and wide cheek bones that narrow to a small chin.

Glasses to Try:

  • Bottom-heavy glasses that add width to lower face.
  • Styles with low-set temples to draw attention downward.
  • Narrow, round glasses that soften the forehead.

Glasses to Avoid:

  • Top-heavy styles that draw attention upward.
  • Decorative temples that accentuate the broad upper face.

Famous Heart Faces: Jennifer Aniston, Halle Barry, David Spade


triangle face shape

Triangle Faces:

  • Narrow forehead and eye line that widen at the cheeks and the chin.

Glasses to Try:

  • Semi-rimless eyeglasses that accentuate the upper face.
  • Top-heavy styles that balance the width of the jaw.
  • Glasses with bottoms that angle inward.

Glasses to Avoid:

  • Low-set temples that widen the jaw.
  • Narrow glasses that are out of proportion.
Famous Triangle Faces: Kathy Ireland, Renee Zellweger, Keith Urban

Your Look Matters: Let’s Frame it Well!