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How to Pick the Best Glasses for Your Face Shape

Posted Aug 4, 2020 | Tips, Tricks & Tech

Face shape is one factor to consider when shopping for new glasses or sunglasses. Many people look best in frames that contrast with the contours of their face, though your own style preferences are also important. We’ve compiled a complete guide for the 4 most common face shapes to help guide you while shopping for your next pair of glasses or sunglasses. Watch this quick video to learn the basics.

Now that we know your face shape let’s dive fearlessly into our favorite frames for your face and share our curated assortments that will guarantee you find the look you’ll love.

Heart Shaped Face

A heart-shaped face is broad at the forehead and gradually narrows toward the chin. We’ve highlighted our 5 Best Glasses for A Heart-Shaped Face, but you can find our full assortment for your shape at Eyeconic.
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Square Shaped Face

The general rule is to wear frames that contrast with your face shape, so people with square faces usually look best in round or oval glasses. On the other hand, going with a square or rectangular frame would emphasize your angles. We’ve gathered our favorite eyewear for square faces to help you choose.
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Round Shaped Faces

A round face was made for striking rectangular shaped frames and fine details. If you’re looking for a quick list of our top 5 frames, check out our post, 5 Best Glasses for Round Faces. If you’d rather dive into our full assortment and find your own top five, we’ve got them all ready for you.
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Oval Shaped Face 

We’ve saved the best for last… don’t tell the others. If you have an oval shaped face the world is your oyster, ‘cause honey, you look good in every shape. If you want to see the short list of what to shop for read on here, 5 Best Glasses for Oval Faces. There’s no reason to stop there if you dare. Check out your endless options.
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