How to choose best sunglasses for your face?

Hello Fellas,

Summer is messy,summer is fun,summer is spending all day in sun.In this scorching heat of sun,it is very challenging for one to have fun in this weather without damaging eyes from these harmful UV radiations.In this fight with sun,you will never go wrong with right pair of shades in your accessories.They will not only shield you but will act as a cherry on the cake to enhance your personality.A decent pair of shades not only protects you,but they can also be used to hide a multitude of sins (i.e. hangovers,emotional breakups),finish off an outfit and creating a style statement.

 

  Identify the shape of your face

Your choice of sunglasses is dependent on the shape of your face.One method to identify your face shape is to draw a line around your face with a dark pencil or you may draw boundary of face on mirror for this purpose. Now have a good look at your self. See if the outline resembles a circle (round face), egg (oval), kite (diamond), heart , square  or a tall rectangle (oblong)
 
face shapes
 

For more help take this quiz

Face shape is important but other features like hair colour ,hairstyle and skin tone can’t be ignored.Just be sure that colour of the glasses must not clash with hair colour and skin tone.


  • Oval Face
An oval face is longer than its wide.Being oval is considered to be most versatile and perfect.If you are among those blessed people you need not to worry much.

Suggestions

Choose frames that are as wide or slightly wider than broadest part of the face.Glasses with details also go well with high cheek bones typically found on this face. Rectangular,retro cat eye,trendy square or round frames usually go well with the oval face.

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Avoid

Try to keep proportion in mind .Try not to go with too big or too smaller ones.

  • Long Face
Long face is  gracefully tapered towards the chin.You need to look for glasses that will give width to your face
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Suggestions

Choose frames which will make your face look wider and short.Round or square frames usually go well with the long face. Go for Wayfarers,D frames and Club masters .
 
 

Avoid

Avoid wearing small frames.
 
  • Round Face
Round face have wider cheeks with balanced proportions of length and width.In order to balance the wider cheek area ,you need to look for frames creating definition.
Round face shades

Suggestions

Angular glasses give length to the face.Square and rectangular glasses also go really well in order to provide definition to the rounded face.You may go with Wayfarers,Rectangular,Square or Club masters
 
 

Avoid

Avoid wearing round and oval sunglasses
 
  • Square Face
Square face seem to have forehead and cheekbones of same width.They have bony jawline.
Square face shades

Suggestions

People with square face should go with soft and rounded edges in order to balance the square.Ovals and over sized glasses really go well.Aviators,Round frames and club masters suit square face.
 
 
 

Avoid

Avoid square and rectangular frames .
 
  • Heart Face
Heart face is tapered towards the pointy chin.
heart face shades

Suggestions

Look for the frames to soften the wide forehead and balance the pointy chin.Aviators ,cat eye,round frames really go well with heart shaped face.
 
 

Avoid

Avoid glasses with heavy top and small frames.
 
  • Diamond Face
Diamond face is defined like a shape of diamond having wide forehead and narrow chin area.
Diamond face shades

 

 

Suggestions

Diamond face also seem to be easy to go one.You may wear small,oval or rectangular frame.

Avoid

Avoid wearing frames which are over sized for your face .

     I hope you must be done with the decision now.So,what are you waiting for?Hurry up, time to shop.Happy Shopping?.

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