Sunglasses are an essential accessory at any time of the year, they not only protect us from the sun’s ultraviolet rays, they also add a touch to our look. The market offers a wide variety of models for all tastes. However, for them to make an impact, you should choose them properly. How? According to your face’s shape.
Still not sure which one to pick? Not to worry! In this article, we give you some tips on how to buy your sunglasses so that they enhance your natural traits.
This shape of the face has gentle contours, no bright jaw line. And for this type of features, we suggest choosing glasses with angled frames (square, rectangle, rhombus), such will give your face a little lack of rigor. Avoid round, oversize frames that will disproportionately contrast with your facial features.
This face shape is considered the most ideal, the proportions of the face perfectly maintain the symmetry, the widest part of the face is at the cheekbones, and at the chin it narrows gently. Many spectacle shapes are suitable for this face shape. Cat eye, round, square, rectangular, aviator style glasses. Be careful when choosing large oversized frames though.
Triangular Face Shape
The triangular face gradually widens from forehead to chin. For this face shape, we recommend choosing square-shaped frames with round edges that perfectly adjust the proportions of the face. Oval or round frames are also a good choice as they visually distribute the upper part of the face. Choose frames that visually spread and accentuate the incense line. Measure out models whose frames are massive or brightly colored to highlight the upper part of the face. Avoid butterfly-shaped frames that do not create regular face proportions.
This form is long and narrow. Properly selected glasses will shorten the face and soften slightly angled shapes. Oversized style glasses are perfect for you. They will cover a large part of the face and create a balance of proportions. It is not advisable to choose frameless or too narrow glasses.
This face is characterized by expressive features, an angled jaw, and a square forehead when the width of the jaw and forehead are approximately equal. Choose round, oval or other softer-shaped spectacle frames that will give lightness to a tight face. Avoid picking square eyeglass frames, and pay attention to size, too small eyeglass frames can make your face even bigger.
Rectangular Face Shape
The rectangular face is usually characterized by bright features: high cheekbones and a bright chin line. Plus, it’s slightly angled and long. For this type of face, we recommend round-shaped frames that will soften straight lines in the shape of the face.
Oval frames will visually make the face wider. Carefully choose rectangular frames that emphasize the features of the face, such frames will optically lengthen the face. Narrow frames should also be avoided, as they will make the cheeks look even more expressive and may not create a harmony of proportions. Frames with high legs are also not recommended. They visually lengthen the face.
The shape of the heart face is characterized by a broad forehead and a narrowing of the face towards the chin. We recommend measuring square frames with a sharper vertical line that will balance the proportions of the face. For this type of face, it is advisable to avoid round or oval frames that accentuate the forehead area even more strongly. Butterfly-shaped frames are also not suitable.
Did you ever buy a pair of sunglasses before? How did you choose? We would love to read about your choice process; don’t forget to leave a comment in the section below.