If you are in search of a perfect contour makeup technique or finding the right pair of ear-rings or choosing a neckline, glasses or any other accessory and even if planning for a haircut. Then you need to invest your time in this post which is your guide to help you find your face shape. To look more presentable you need to choose the right thing that could work for you.
And, this all depends on your face shape. Your face is a canvas for your makeup and any accessory you might want to try. Choosing things according to your face shape can change your whole look and add elegance to your personality.
Finding your face shape can be a difficult task sometimes, so pay attention carefully.
Types Of Face Shapes
For it you need to discover details about four things to know the exact shape of your face :
Forehead: Analyse height and width of your forehead.
Cheekbones: Check if you have prominent, high or low cheekbones, what is the width of your cheekbones?
Jawline: See if you have Angular, Circular, Wide or Narrow jawline.
Face Length: Also, observe the length of your face.
Let’s dive into details to find out your face shape 🙂
Oval face shape is well proportioned. This type of face creates an illusion of oval shape and have a wide forehead. Cheekbones are prominent but the width of cheekbone is narrower. Also, jawline is less angular with face length nearly little more than the face width. Think of an egg flipped downwards.
An oblong face has characteristics of an oval face with a difference in face size and length of the forehead. This face type is longer than oval. Almost, your cheekbone, jawline, forehead have similar length. This shape is less wider. Think about cylindrical shape with round ends or corners.
Heart shape, its name gives clear signal that name for this face shape is inspired from the shape of a heart. With or without the center peak. This face shape has wider forehead and cheekbone area and narrow downs to chin area. Even if this face shape has a jawline similar to that of an oval face but this type of face has a little pointy chin. Some people call this shape as inverted triangle also.
A round face has a round jawline. This face shape is usually shorter but not compulsorily. The round face has all dimensions in equal size like the width of forehead, cheekbone area and jawline area, all are equal. A round face usually has low cheekbones. You can think of a circle, a round face is similar to that.
A square face has an angular jawline. A square face has high cheekbones. And, the cheekbone width and jawline are almost of equal width. This type of face gives a straight look with minimal or no curves at the jaw. Proportioned face length is a feature of the square face. Assume the shape of a square, this face shape is similar to it. People often call it as A-triangle in case when the forehead is narrow than jawline.
A rectangular face is similar to that of a square face with the only difference in face length. It has high cheekbones and very sharp and defined angular jawline. Face length is longer than that of a square face. Some people consider it square only as rectangle is also a square.
Diamond shape face is quite similar to the rectangular face as it has an angular jawline. Strong and wide cheekbones are center of attraction for this face type. Cheekbones are elongated, meaning covers distance from high to low and are like a line twisted to 45 degrees. Long face length and pointy chin are traits of this face shape. In this face shape, widest part is cheekbone area with a narrow forehead. Reading this you might get picture of geometrical diamond in your mind.
Conclusion Every face is beautiful in its own and in this article we find out seven most common face shapes. Also, Some faces are a combination of two or more shapes. In this case, choose the shape which seems more dominant. It is also possible that you might feel one shape on one day and other on a different day, it all depends on your hairstyle or eyebrows and makeup. To get an exact idea about your face shape you have to observe it carefully and without makeup
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