Match your Earrings to your Face Shape

Match your Earrings to your Face Shape

Match your face shape here and then check what shape earrings are best for you.

Inverted Triangle Shape Face: If your forehead is the widest part of your face, tapering down to a narrower, pointy chin, then you have an inverted triangle face shape. It is similar to a heart shaped face but the difference is that the heart shape is shorter and there is usually a widow’s peak.  To balance this face shape, choose earrings that de-emphasize the wide forehead, and create the illusion of width at the jawline. Chandelier or tear drop earrings work well. 

 

Oval Shaped Face: you! You can wear almost any shape, but triangular earrings or simple studs will show off your lovely cheekbones best! 

 

Round Face: If your face is circular, meaning widest at the cheekbones with no taper to the chin, then you have a round face. Drop or dangle earrings will elongate your face and make it look slimmer. Avoid large circular earrings, hoops and button studs which only emphasize the roundness. Also, stay away from drop earrings with a dangling round disc. The roundness will only make your face look rounder.

 

Heart Shaped Face: If your forehead is wider than your cheeks and the lower half of your face narrows like a heart then you have a heart-shaped face. In this case, you need to counterbalance your sharp chin with chandelier or tear drop earrings. Earrings that are wider at the bottom than the top help fill in the lower portion of your face, so your face is more balanced. 

 

Long and Narrow Face: If you have a long, thin face choose earrings that emphasize the width of your face. Studs, clustered earrings, short dangles, hoops in a medium to large size. Any time of round earrings will widen your face, and make it look fuller. 

 

Square Face: Gals with wide square jaws (forehead and jawline are similar widths) need to soften the hard edges of their face. To do this choose go for earrings that are medium to long with rounded edges. Oval shapes soften things up, and circular earrings and hoop earrings work well too. Stay away from square studs or any kind of earring with a square as it only reinforces the squareness.