Know Your Face

Posted by on Jul 28, 2011 in Blog | 0 comments

For your face makeover knowing your face shape is important. When you know your face shape you can:

  1. Choose most flattering hair style for yourself.
  2. Find the correct eyeglass/ shade for your face.
  3. Find the right shape and length of earring to wear.
  4. Find contouring techniques for your face shape to accentuate or minimize features.

 Few tips to know your face shape:

Oval Face:

  1. Softly curved ideal
  2. Longer than wide. Length about one and a half times the width

Oblong:

  1. Curved at forehead, jaw and chin.
  2. Longer than wide
  3. Equal width across forehead and jaw.
  4. Longer and narrower than oval.

Round

  1. More curved and rounded than oval.
  2. Rounded at forehead, cheeks jaw and chin.
  3. Length and width equal
  4. Shorter and wider than oval.

Rectangular/ Long

  1. Longer than wide
  2. Equal width across forehead, cheek and jaw.
  3. More angular than oval

Square

  1. More angular than oval.
  2. Equal length and width.
  3. Equal width across forehead, cheek and jaw.

Triangular

  1. More angular than oval.
  2. Narrower at forehead than jaw
  3. Widest at jaw with flat chin.

Inverted Triangle/ Heart

  1. More angular than oval
  2. Wider at forehead than cheek and jaw.
  3. Usually with widows peak hairline.

Diamond

  1. More angular than oval.
  2. Narrow at forehead, jaw and chin.
  3. Widest at cheek
  4. More pointed chin than oval.

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