Guide: Earrings & Face Shapes

Accessories have the power to take boring outfit to a snazzy and exciting look. Earrings, which are placed parallel to the face, are one of the most important accessories a girl can store in her bijoux box , as the face is the first thing, anybody notices when they lay their eyes on you. Earrings come in different shape, style and size, so it becomes very important to choose the earrings which compliment your dress as well as your face. Usually what most women tend to do, is that they go for the earring which are trendy and goes best with their dress, neglecting how it is affecting their face shape. So here are some tips to keep in mind, when you are next shopping for earrings, for that special occasion.

In case you do not know what shape is your face, let me introduce to you different face shapes. Read on to find your shape and the suitable earrings for the same.

Oval:
Oval-shaped face features a forehead that is as wide as the cheekbones. The face narrows from the cheeks to the chin, creating the oval shape.

Earrings for Oval Face Shape:
The oval is the best shape as all kinds of earrings look perfect on this shape.  However, many experts believe that these people can create a particularly striking look by wearing oval-shaped dangling earrings. These earrings will draw attention to the face’s elegant shape without adding any width or length. Otherwise Danglers, Studs, Teardrops, Hoops, Jhumkis all would really compliment your face well.

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Round:
Also known as circular shape, round faces are widest at the cheekbones. The cheekbones do not taper down to the chin as with other face shapes.

Earrings for Round Face Shape:
Women with round faces should try make their face look elongated and minimize a puffy appearance by choosing teardrop and dangle earrings. Earrings that have long, angular designs as opposed to rounded designs. The Longer the earrings the better it is, so Danglers are your best bet.

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Heart:
Heart-shaped faces feature a forehead that is wider than the cheeks. The cheeks further taper down to the chin.

Earrings for Heart Shape Face:
Earrings with elongated lines and curves are suited best for the heart shapes. Elongated curves help to balance out the face and draw attention to the eyes, cheekbones, and jaw line. Women with heart-shaped faces look particularly good in dangle, teardrop and jhumkis.

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Square:
The forehead, cheeks, and jaws are all about the same width on a square-shaped face. Those with square-shaped faces tend to have very strong jaw lines.

Earrings for Square Face:
The square faces should choose earrings with rounded designs that soften the cheekbones and jaw line. The best choices are elongated, danglers, chandeliers, jhumkis and hoop earrings. Divas with square faces should avoid wearing very wide earrings as they add to the width of the face.

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Rectangle:
Also known as the narrow shape, the rectangular face has the same general shape as a square face but is elongated.

Earrings for Rectangle Face:
For a face which is more on the longer side it is best to wear studs and small earrings. Otherwise alternatively, wear very long earrings which would almost dust off your shoulders.

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Diamond:
On the diamond-shaped face, the forehead and chin are narrower than the cheekbones. Women with diamond-shaped faces tend to have very strong cheekbones.

Earrings for Diamond Face:
All those with diamond-shaped face should opt for earrings with long, elegant curves. Danglers, Jhumki and hoop earring styles accentuate this type of face. Choose earrings with soft curves to minimize any sharpness around the cheekbones or jaw line.

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With all the knowledge about how to pick earrings for your face shape, hope you make the best use of it and always pair the perfect ones up. Go dazzle them all.  Shop for your perfect pair only at voylla.com, click Here to see the collection.

Flaunt what you’ve got ( with the perfect pair)
Shuchi K

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