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How to Choose the Perfect Earring for Your Face Shape

Authored By DePaula Jewelers

How to Choose the Perfect Earring for Your Face Shape.  

By Robin Lefkowitz-Huska | June 18, 2020

Originally posted on Gabriel & Co. Website. 

One of the single most distinctive pieces of jewelry is the earring, it brings focus to your face and glamour to your style. With so many options of earrings to adorn your fashion outfits, it’s important to know how to accessorize with the right type of earring for your unique face shape.  Understanding facial structure can guide your of earrings to flatter every occasion, elegant, business or casual.

Even though you’re accessorizing only a small area of the body, the earring you choose to wear can give the appearance of your face looking wider, thinner, longer, or rounder.  Matching your face shape to the right earring shape can be a major game changer to enhancing your style

Here are some face shape descriptions and earring types to identify when choosing what will flatter your facial structure.

Round Shape Face 

Your checks have a rounder shape and your face takes an overall circular form with more of your face near ears then toward the top and bottom of your head.

Long hanging earrings willing we be amazing looking for round face shape. It will help elongate your face giving it a slimmer appearance. Avoid wearing hoops and studs, because they will enhance the rounds of you face.

Style: EG12961W45JJ

Style: EG13632W45JJ

Heart Shape Face 

Your forehead will be wider than your cheeks, while the lower half of the face will be much narrower.

A tear drop shape earring will be perfect for the heart shape face. It will counterbalance the narrow chin of this type of face.

Style: EG14220W45JJ

Style: EG13195W45JJ

Square Shape Face

Your forehead and jawline are all similar in width.

Hoops, round shapes, and studs with dimension will look stunning with a square shape face. Rounded earrings will bring attention to the earrings and soften up your face’s natural angles.

Style: EG14228W45JJ

Style: EG13433M45JJ

Diamond Shape Face

Your eyes and the widest part of your face are in line with each other and your forehead‘s width mirrors your chins width.

Chandelier earrings that are wider at the bottom or studs are great options to balance the angles of the diamond shape face.

Style: EG13904W84JJ

Style: EG13599W45JJ

Oval Shape face

The oval face has been viewed as the perfect shape face. Your forehead is not too wide and the line from your forehead blends with your high cheekbones.

Hoops, studs, triangle shape earrings will complement natural contour of the oval shape face

Style: EG12956W45JJ

Style: EG13466W45JJ

There are no hard and fast rules for expressing your individual style with earrings, but using this guide will elevate your fashion sense and bring attention to your face.  Jewelry is the ultimate statement of self-expression. No matter the trend of the moment, remember to stay true to what you feel comfortable wearing and choose what truly fits your unique beautiful personality.


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