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Buying the Right Glasses for Different Face Shapes

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Choosing the right eyeglasses is not only about improving your vision but also about enhancing your appearance. The shape of your face plays an important role in knowing which style of glasses will complement your features the most. In this article, we will discuss which glass shapes suit different face shapes. With the right pair of glasses, not only will your vision be corrected, but you will also be able to enhance your facial features and make a fashion statement. 

Round face

A round face shape has full cheeks, a rounded chin, and a forehead that is slightly wider than the jawline. If you have a round face, look for glasses that will make your face appear longer and thinner. Frames that have angular lines and are wider than your face will help to create a more balanced look. Angular, rectangular or square frames are a good choice as they will balance out the proportions of a round face and add definition to your face. Angular glasses frames with sharp lines and corners work best. Rectangular or square-shaped frames that are wider than the broadest part of the face will elongate the face and make it appear slimmer. Avoid cat eye frames, round or oval frames, as they will only make your face look rounder.

Oval Face

An oval face shape is knew to be the most pretty face shape, as it can pull off any frame style. It has a gently rounded hairline and chin, with the face being slightly wider at the cheekbones than at the forehead and jawline. If you have an oval one, you are in luck! Most glasses styles will suit your face shape. The best glasses frames for an oval type are those that are wide or as wide as the broadest part of the face. You can also experiment with different styles and shapes, but make sure that the glasses are not wider than the widest portion of your face. Round or square frames are both great options for oval faces.

Heart-shaped face

If you have a heart-shaped, you should look for glasses that will balance out your features. Frames that are bigger at the bottom and smaller at the top will help to balance out a wider forehead. Cat-eye or oval frames are great options for heart-shaped faces. Avoid frames that are too heavy at the top or have a lot of detail at the temple, as they will draw attention to your forehead.

Square face

If you have a square face, look for glasses that will soften your features. Frames with curved or rounded edges will help to add some softness to your face. Round or oval frames are great options for square faces. Avoid frames with sharp angles, as they will accentuate your angular features.

Diamond-shaped face

If you have a diamond-shaped face, you should look for glasses that will highlight your cheekbones and draw attention to your eyes. Frames that are wider than your cheekbones will help to balance out your face. Cat-eye frames are a great option for diamond-shaped faces, as they will accentuate your cheekbones. Avoid frames that are too narrow or have a lot of detail at the temple, as they will make your cheekbones appear wider.

Takeaway

Choosing the right glasses for your face shape is important as it can help to enhance your facial appearance and make you feel more confident. When choosing glasses, consider your face shape and look for frames that will complement your features. Remember that you don’t have to stick to one style and can experiment with different shapes and colors until you find the perfect pair. By following these ways, you can find the perfect glasses that will not only improve your vision but also enhance your overall look.


Ellen Diamond, a psychology graduate from the University of Hertfordshire, has a keen interest in the fields of mental health, wellness, and lifestyle.

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