Ever wondered why do some eyeglasses look attractive on display in the optical shop, but not so great when you try them on?

We all have differently shaped faces, it could be that the frames are the wrong style for your face shape. Some glasses will either complement or throw off your attributes. Your face shape plays a significant role in whether a certain style of glasses will look good on you. Therefore, different designs will certainly suit some people more than others.


What is my face shape & which eyeglass styles will look the best on me?

 

To determine which eyeglasses styles will look best on you, you’ll need to identify your face shape if you don’t already know it. pull your hair away from your face and look directly into a mirror. Take a close look at the overall shape and contours of your face and head.

Now that you know your face shape, you can use the following menu to read more about it. Here are the seven primary face shapes and the type of eyeglass frames that look best on each shape:


Oval face shape

Oval face shape is considered to be ideal (they can be much easier to style) because of its balanced proportions.

However, to ensure that your proportions stay well-balanced, there are certain steps to take., look for eyeglass frames that are as wide as (or wider than) the broadest part of the face. The most ideal options tend to be more angular styles as they will bring your features out. Balanced and classic styles are always safe choices. If you opt for anything too round, it may soften them or give your face a rounded appearance.

Recommended Frames For An Oval Face Shape

  • Browline Frames
  • Square Frames
  • Wayfarer Frames
  • Round Frames
  • Aviator Frames
  • Cat-Eye Frames

 

 Heart-shaped face

 

A heart-shaped face can be defined by a broad forehead, wide cheekbones, and a sloping jawline, heart face shapes have certain features to remember when styling glasses.

To reduce the width of the top of the face, choose frame shapes that are wider at the bottom. Thin, light-colored frames and rimless frames that have a light, airy appearance also are good choices.