Choose earrings according to face cut
by Vinay Jaiswal : September 08 2014

Yes, the perfect earrings can add that finishing touch to any outfit! After all dressing up right involves not just donning the right kind of apparels, but also the right kind of jewellery. While shopping for jewellery online most women choose accessories depending on the colour, style and the outfit that they are buying it for.  In the entire shopping, sometimes women tend to forget one important aspect – the shape of their face.  It is important to choose earrings according to your face shape because it enhances and accentuates the beauty of the earring and the person wearing it.

How to choose earrings according to your face cut

Earrings have always been one of the most preferred accessories in dressing up.  What you first need to determine is your face cut so that it becomes easy to choose earrings according to your face shape.

Oval face cut

This is the perfect face shape that accentuates the features and looks – women with this face type tend to have a narrow forehead, chiselled cheekbones and a narrow chin.

So what should  you choose? Almost any type of earrings suit this face cut. Hoops, chandeliers or just plain studs – they can carry off anything and everything with equal grace and style.  If you have an oval face and want to look particularly striking, opt for oval-shaped dangling earrings because it will subtly add to the elegant shape of your face because of its shape similarity. One style tip is that people with this face cut should not choose very long earrings as it can make their face look longer.

Your celeb match with an oval face – Madhuri Dixit, Jessica Alba, Angelina Jolie and Priyanka Chopra

Round face cut

If your face has an equal width and length then you have a round face cut. People with this face cut have wider cheekbones that can sometimes make them look plump or chubby. You need to opt for angular earring because you need to add some angle to your face. People with this face cut can opt for earrings with geometric shapes or simple drop earrings. Avoid earing round hoops because it will tend to blend in with your face cut and it won’t accentuate your look.

Your celeb match with a round face – Priety Zinta and Kate Winslet

Square face cut

People with a square face cut tend to have the cheeks, jaws and forehead at the same width. Since the jawlines are more prominent in this face cut, the earrings need to be longer and less wide.  Earrings that taper towards the bottom or have curves at the ends, small circular earrings or danglers that are oval shaped work the best for this face cut.

Your celeb match with a round face – Kareena Kapoor Khan, Sonam Kapoor and Sandra Bullock

Heart shape face cut

If your forehead is wider and the jawline is prominent, you have a heart shaped face. You need to opt for earrings that have a narrow top and wider bottom.  For these face cuts triangular earrings are the best option because narrow at the top and wide at the bottom. These will help elongate the face and offer it a width at the jaw line.  You can also opt for teardrops and oval earrings for this face cut. 

Your celeb match with a heart shaped face cut – Sonakshi Sinha, Rani Mukherjee and Reese Witherspoon

Long face cut

If you have a long face and an equal width of the forehead and jawline, you should opt for simple earrings. Short circular or square earrings should be your best choice. Avoid wearing danglers or long earrings as it will only add length to your face making your face look more longer.

Your celeb match with a heart shaped face cut –  Katrina Kaif

Jewellery enhances one’s beauty. Earrings add to the beauty of your looks. When you accessorize well, it is all about choosing what would fit right for you and enhance your overall personality. So the next time you want to look simple, yet elegant, do keep in mind to choose earrings according to your face shape.  It will make you stand out from the crowd, because you will have the perfect look!