Choose the Best Glasses for Your Face Shape

Oblong
Buy: Round or square frames with designs on the temples.

Why: The frames should add width to your face for balance.


Avoid: Rectangular frames that are narrow.

Why: These frames can make the face look longer.

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Rectangle
Buy: Round or oval frames with a stronger brow line.

Why: Balances out natural facial features by adding width.


Avoid: Rectangular frames.

Why: They can make your face appear longer.

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Round
Buy: Frames with strong angles like square or rectangular. The bottom of the frames should sit just above the cheekbones.

Why: Strong angles add balance to your face's round features and give a slimming appearance.


Avoid: Round frames and rimless frames.

Why: Round and rimless frames can accentuate your face's roundness.

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Square
Buy: Dark colored, round and oval frames that sit higher on the bridge of your nose.

Why: Adds a softer appearance and balances out strong angles on square faces.


Avoid: Square or geometric shapes and light colored frames.

Why: Frames with too many sharp angles may make the face appear bulky and brings attention to the face's sharp features.

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Triangle/Pear
Buy: Semi-rimless, and rectangular, oval and cat eye frames with detailing at the top.

Why: Adds width to the top of the face to balance out the bottom of the face.


Avoid: Frames that draw attention to the lower part of the face.

Why: Draws attention to the wider jawline.

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Oval
Buy: Square, round or other geometric shaped frames with a strong bridge.

Why: Accentuate natural features by giving a good contrast to facial curves.


Avoid: Oversized frames.

Why: They cover up the natural balance of your face shape.

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Diamond
Buy: Rimless frames or oval frames that sweep up like cat eye glasses.

Why: Accentuate delicate features and balance angular jaw lines.


Avoid: Thin and narrow frames.

Why: These frames can draw attention to narrow facial features.

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Heart
Buy: Light colored round frames or square frames with rounded edges that have bottom heavy frame lines and low-set temples.

Why: These frames balance the narrowness of the jawline with the width of the forehead.


Avoid: Dark frames with top-heavy styles that draw attention to the forehead.

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These frames bring attention to the forehead, and can make your forehead appear wider.

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