Earring Guide for Face Shapes
Not all earrings are created equal, not when it comes to what will make you look your best. Different styles of earrings can complement certain face shapes. Always choose what makes you feel beautiful, but if you need a little guidance, start here to find flattering styles for your face.
Excellent cheekbones are a sign of a diamond-shaped face. These faces tend to be a bit longer, characterized by a narrow forehead and chin. Sleek dangle earrings without sharp angles work nicely.
- Longer earrings
that dangle and move
- Earrings that have curve and shape
A heart-shaped face is characterized by a narrower chin and a wider forehead, much like its namesake, a heart! Earrings that highlight the cheekbones can be very flattering on a heart-shaped face.
- Decorative and embellished drop styles
of any type
A narrow face tends to be long and slender. To maximize your aesthetic, you'll want to bring a fuller effect to a narrow face shape.
and clusters of all kinds
- Longer styles
that feature baubles or shapes at the bottom
The widest point of a round face is between the cheeks and it doesn't taper toward the chin. Rather, it remains full all around. Avoid round shaped earrings or styles that feature perfect circles. To balance a round face, longer, dangling earrings make a great choice.
- Long chains
Oval faces are quite fortunate. Almost any style earring looks fantastic on an oval face. Have fun experimenting!
and long styles
- Wide and large shapes, such as hoops
On a square-shaped face, the cheekbones and jawline are about the same width. Think simple earrings when putting together a look.
of all kinds, including pearls
- Hoop earrings
, large and small
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