Choosing Pecfect Sunglasses To Suit Your Face



Just like eyebrows and hairstyles, whether a pair of sunglasses suits you or not is primarily dependent on your face shape. Clueless when it comes to the type of frames that would complement your features? We got you—watch the video below to see real Cosmo girls in the sunglasses that work best for round, square, oval, heart, diamond, or oblong faces.

 

Round Face Shape

Image source: @wheretoget.it

Image source: @wheretoget.it

Image source: @chiaraferragni

Image source: @chiaraferragni

  • Width of face is equal to its height
  • Soft features with no define

Try:

Square or rectangular frames that create definition, and pointy cat-eye details that balance the roundness

 

Diamond Face Shape

Image source: @fairfax.optical.lab

Image source: @fairfax.optical.lab

Image source: @billboard.com

Image source: @billboard.com

  • Widest at temples
  • Narrow forehead and a defined chin

Try:

Styles that are longer than they are wide to emphasize high cheekbones, instead of adding width.

 

Oval Face Shape

Image source: @iluvsarahii

Image source: @iluvsarahii

Image source: @brittney_saunders

Image source: @brittney_saunders

  • Balance facial features
  • Face gently tapers towards chin

Try:

Geometric frames with defined corners to play up your symmetrical face. But you can pull off any style!

 

Heart Face Shape

Image source: @sunniesstudios

Image source: @sunniesstudios

Image source: @perversesunglasses

Image source: @perversesunglasses

  • Wide temples and cheeks
  • Narrow and pointy chin

Try:

Aviator sunglasses. The teardrop shape complements your pronounced cheekbones and defined chin.

 

Square Face Shape

Image source: @keira_knightley_

Image source: @keira_knightley_

Image source: @mirandakerr

Image source: @mirandakerr

  • Broad forehead and chin
  • Strong, straight jawline

Try:

Wide circular frames that offset your prominent jaw and balance the width of your face.

 

Oblong Face Shape

Image source: @lindafarrow

Image source: @lindafarrow

Image source: @quayaustralia

Image source: @quayaustralia

  • Slim and elongated features
  • Narrow and rounded chin

Try:

Oversized sunglasses with square-ish frames to fill out your face and balance the length.

Make sure you choose the right sunglasses that flatter your face shape and you’re good to go!