Your Face Shape and Earrings

Earrings make any woman look more charming and attractive. There are appropriate types for every occasion and any woman.

Rihanna's earrings

Due to the fact they are close to the face, earrings must compliment one’s face shape. There are also several basic styles that can be worn from day to evening and are appropriate for a variety of clothing options and occasions.

How to choose earrings?

You should identify your face shape first to decide what style of earrings will compliment your face best. Consider what will enhance your good features. Take into consideration the cut and color of your hair, your skin tone, your body size and clothes you’re wearing.

Round Face Shape

Salma Hayek round face shape

Salma Hayek Round Face Shape

If your face is round you better choose lean, long and angular curved lines. It will elongate and add a little angle to your face. You can wear drop earrings in dangles, ovals and oblongs. Square and rectangular earrings are also good options, as are angular earrings. But make sure that you avoid small studs and hoops and chunky large earrings as well.

Oval Face Shape

Megan Fox oval face shape

Megan Fox Oval Face Shape

This is a classic shape that will work with almost any style of earring. You can always do some experiment with different styles and decide what looks good on your face. You can wear earrings with soft shapes like studs, ovals and teardrops. Spiraled dangly pair will look cute on you. Pearl, diamond, or gemstone studs can compliment this face shape if worn with a shorter hair style. However, avoid wearing incredibly long and thin shapes that will just pull you down.

Heart-Shaped Face

Jennifer Aniston heart shaped face

Jennifer Aniston heart shaped face

Look for earrings that are wider at the bottom – tear drops, chandeliers, triangle shapes that begin with a point. Even circular and oval earrings will work with your face shape, so long as they don’t taper as they descend. Pyramid style earring will also look pretty. Steer clear of earrings that are heart shaped very short earrings.

Square Face Shape

Paris Hilton earrings

Paris Hilton Square Face Shape

Earrings with a round and angular edge will work best because it will help in softening a square face. As long as you avoid harsh angles and square shapes, you can wear just about anything in the earring category. Hoops and curved edges will add the necessary roundness, and drop earrings, long tear drops, or multi-tiered dangling earrings will give a square shape some length.

Long or Thin Face Shape

Sarah Jessica Parker Earrings

Sarah Jessica Parker Long or Thin Face Shape

You are advised to wear simple studs and chandelier style earrings. Three dimensional earrings will add fullness to your face. To widen this face shape wear circular, triangular (with the point up) and square earrings. However, remember to avoid flat or dangling earrings.

Diamond Face Shape

Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman Diamond face shape

Wear short and wide earrings. A straight line and curves combination will work well for you. Besides, try studs and small drop earrings. Be sure to avoid long and thin earring style.

Triangular Face Shape

Victoria Beckham

Victoria Beckham Triangular Face Shape

If you have a triangular face you need earrings that will soften the sharp angles. Large oval or small circular earrings will work well for you. Prefer earrings with curves at the bottom and avoid ones that come to a point.
Now you have some tips to help you. Go ahead and choose a nice pair!

Other Fashionistas Searched For:
  • long face shape
  • what shape diamond earrings for round face
  • earrings and face shape
  • triangle face
  • best earrings for face shape
  • earrings for diamond face shape
  • earring for long face
  • earrings for square face
  • triangle face shape
  • face shape and earrings

Post a COMMENT
  • Very interesting information!

    and beautiful pics!

  • Sarah Jessika Parker so ugly! I HATE HER!

  • very beautiful earrings…I like the biggest, but the small are beautiful too!

  • Sarah Jessika Parker is a unique woman.
    I love her.
    Thank you for the article and nice photos!

  • thanks for the information I have a broad face which type of earrings suits me

  • And now Jessica Alba has a True Rival for her beautiful oval face…Just Look at Megan Fox. Yes, She is!

  • Thanks for your information.
    I would like to try the other day