You are likely to have an oval, round, heart, square, or triangle face shape. The most tasking activity about getting new glasses or renewing a prescription is looking for frames that compliment your facial features.
It is essential to get something that makes you confident and happy with yourself. Here are tips to help you if you want to look classy and exceptional in a new pair of frames.
People with square faces have angular and bold features. They often have a straight line running from their foreheads to their jaws. Square faces get a natural look when wearing thin and rounded eyeglass frames that are a little wide on the sides.
Square-shaped faces look better with glasses opposite their face shape, such as round or oval. You may want frames that are proportional to the width and length of your face. Oval and round-shaped eyeglass frames soften the square-shaped hard angles and help add balance to your features. It is essential to detract from your facial angles to flatter your facial features.
Heart-shaped faces have high cheekbones, narrow down to the chin, and widen at the brow area. The face shape can be round or long, and most people with it appear cheerful due to the contour.
Individuals with heart-shaped faces look great with frames that wing out slightly than their foreheads. You can also wear frames with low-set temples if you are self-conscious about the width of your forehead. Such draw attention towards the lower part of the face.
If you have a very narrow chin, bottom-heavy frames help create more width. Oval-shaped frames work well for pointy chins. They draw attention towards the eyes and not the lower face.
Round-shaped faces have smooth lines and soft curves with nearly the same width from the brow to the jaw. People with round faces have full cheeks and rounded chins with few angles. A round face has distinctive curves, unlike all the other face shapes.
The essential tip for a round face is to get frames that add angles. You can get angular, bold glasses that have clean lines. Below are some tips you should have in mind:
Geometric or angular frames add distinct and sharper lines to the face. Thus, they help create a balance.
Upswept glass frames such as D-frame or cat-eye place the focus on your eyes and draw attention to your cheeks simultaneously.
Rectangular frames make your face appear thinner and longer by breaking up your facial structure.
People with oval-shaped faces have a slightly narrow chin and forehead. They tend to fit well with most eyeglass frame shapes. However, add some angles to the soft curves on the face for balance.
Look for frames that are as wide as the area around your eyes. The most suitable frames for oval face shapes are:
Triangle face shapes are very narrow at the top and very wide at the bottom. Mirror-opposite eyeglass frames work best. Get yourself a light frame at the bottom and bold at the top. Angular and round frame shapes such as D-frames, cat-eye, or aviator fit triangular faces well.
For more about choosing frames, visit Wear Eyewear at our office in Chicago or Orland Park, Illinois. You can also call (312) 626-0036 or (708) 349-9327 to book an appointment today.