Face Shape Guide

Square Faces:

If Your Face Has These Qualities:
  • It is proportionate in length and width
  • You have a strong jaw line, broad forehead and a square chin
Then These Types of Frames Would Look Great on You:
  • Glasses with center-set or high temples
  • Oval and round frames will soften the angles of your face
  • Frames with more width than depth will give your face a longer appearance
  • Butterfly shaped glasses
Stay Away From:
  • Geometric shapes
  • Square frames as they highlight your facial angles
  • Low-set temples
  • Frames with color emphasis on the bottom rim as they will accentuate your chin

Famous Square Faces: Emma Bunton, Demi Moore, Sandra Bullock and Brad Pitt

Oval Faces:

If Your Face Has These Qualities:
  • Balanced facial proportions
  • High cheekbones and forehead, with a slightly narrower chin
Then These Types of Frames Would Look Great on You:
  • Congratulations as you can wear most any type of frame!
  • Geometric shapes will give you angular touch to soft curves
  • Square, rectangular and aviators are good choices too
Stay Away From:
  • Very large frames

Famous Oval Faces: Julia Roberts, Jennifer Aniston, Beyonce Knowles and Adrian Brodie

Oblong Faces:

If Your Face Has These Qualities:
  • A narrow shape which is similar to oval but has more length
  • High cheekbones, long nose and chin, and a tall forehead
Then These Types of Frames Would Look Great on You:
  • Square, oval and round frames will add width to your face
  • Frames with short horizontal and long vertical lines (like aviators)
  • Tall frames will give your face a shorter look
  • Broad glasses with an accented top rim or decorative temple will add width
  • Wide rectangular or even triangular lenses add width too
  • Frames with embellished arms
Stay Away From:
  • Small, out of proportion frames
  • Short frames that accentuate your face length

Famous Oblong Faces: Jessica Alba, Sara Jessica Parker, Jennifer Garner and Denzel Washington

Round Faces:

If Your Face Has These Qualities:
  • Full cheeks with gradual curving lines rather than hard angles
  • Equal proportions in regard to width and length
Then These Types of Frames Would Look Great on You:
  • Geometric frames will accentuate your face shape
  • Rectangular and horizontal styles will lengthen your face
  • Upswept frames and frames with high temples will draw attention to the top of your face
  • Frames with color or decoration on the temples
Stay Away From:
  • Round frames that make your face look rounder
  • Small, out of proportion frames
  • Very large frames

Famous Round Faces: Vanessa Willams, Jason Alexander, Kirsten Dunst, and Catherine Zeta -Jones

Diamond Faces:

If Your Face Has These Qualities:
  • A small forehead and chin
  • Angular features with dramatic cheekbones
  • A slightly fleshy or wide jaw line but it is narrower than your cheeks
Then These Types of Frames Would Look Great on You:
  • Frames with soft curves such as round, oval, and rounded rectangle
  • Rimless styles will accentuates your cheek bones
  • Upswept styles (like cat eye)
Stay Away From:
  • Narrow frames that will accentuate your narrow eye line

Famous Diamond Faces: Elizabeth Hurley, Ashley Greene, Meg Ryan and Madonna

Heart Faces:

If Your Face Has These Qualities:
  • A broad forehead and your hairline is wider than your lower face
  • A dip on your hairline
  • AWide cheekbones and an angular jaw line
  • A pointy and prominent chin
Then These Types of Frames Would Look Great on You:
  • Angular and square frames that wrap around your cheekbones
  • Bottom-heavy or low-set temple frames that accentuate your lower face
Stay Away From:
  • Top-heavy styles that will accentuate your forehead
  • Decorative temples that draw attention to your broad upper face
  • Styles which are wider at the top

Famous Heart Faces: Scarlett Johansson, Halle Barry, David Spade and Dido

Triangle Faces:

If Your Face Has These Qualities:
  • A narrow forehead and eye line
  • A dip on your hairline
  • AWide cheekbones and an angular jaw line
  • A wide or full jaw line
  • Your facial structure narrows at your cheekbones and temples
Then These Types of Frames Would Look Great on You:
  • Cat eye and oval glasses will accentuate your upper face
  • Semi-rimless and top-heavy frames
  • Wider frames will create the appearance of a wider hairline
Stay Away From:
  • Low-set temples that widen your jaw
  • Narrow, out of proportion frames

Famous Triangle Faces: Ali Larter, Kathy Ireland, Kate Moss, and Renee Zellweger