The Ultimate Guide: Buying The Perfect Eye Frame For Your Face Shape
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The Ultimate Guide: Buying The Perfect Eye Frame For Your Face Shape

July 9th, 2018
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Purchasing eyeglasses can be a daunting task for some. While you must consider the outmost efficiency of your eyewear’s vision aid, comfort and safety, appearance might be your most personalized conquest yet. Especially for the fashion conscious. That is why here at Trillium Eye Care, we came up with an easy guide to assist you with how you will be able to assess which frames best compliment your facial shape. It is very rewarding to be able to purchase the best eyeglasses that do not only suit your eye care needs, but also fit you well when you put them on.
 
There is no such thing as a perfect single facial shape. Rather, a face exhibits a combination of shapes that brings out a dominant one. Sometimes, people get confused if they have more rounded or boxed faces. Their jawlines appear to be wider than their foreheads, do that mean they have triangle facial shapes?
 
This simple guide will give you clear pointers on how to determine your facial shape better in able for you to deliberately understand what type of eye frame suits you best.
 

When assessing an individual’s face shape, take note of these key facial features the most:

Always try to figure out someone’s facial shape with full frontal views of their faces. With these key features in mind, you can easily assess what type of facial shape a person has, even when characteristics get mixed up.

Here are the most common facial shapes to help you choose the most flattering eye frames:

Round shape

A well-rounded face shape is characterized by soft contours. Meaning, people with rounded faces usually have:

You can identify this face shape with public figures such as: Miranda Kerr, Leonardo Dicaprio and Adele
 

What type of eye frame best suits you if you have a rounded face?

Because a rounded face has a fuller look, we suggest a bold square frame that has evident angular edges. It frames the face by contrasting the soft edges. Make sure that the frame you choose is big enough that the base hits the top of cheekbones.
 

What type of eye frame best suits you if you have a rounded face?

 

Square shape

A squarish facial shape has more neutral proportions. Meaning, everything seems to balance out visually, because every key facial feature exhibits the same width more or less. People with square faces usually have:

You can identify this face shape with public figures such as: Olivia Wilde, David Beckham and Henry Cavill
 

What type of eye frame best suits you if you have a squarish face?

To counter the angular features of a squarish face, we recommend frames with softer, rounder edges. These promote soft curvatures that are stark contrast to the angular silhouette of the face. You can play around with the sizes of the frames you choose. But apparently, with a square face: the bigger, the better.
 

What type of eye frame best suits you if you have a squarish face?

 

Triangle shape

A triangular facial shape focuses on the narrowness of the forehead and the broadness of the jawlines. It does not matter if the curvature of the face is soft or angular, what matters is that the face seem to appear bottom-heavy. People with triangular faces usually have:

 
You can identify this face shape with public figures such as: Minnie Driver, Brad Pitt and Lebron James
 
To give an illusion of proportion, top-heavy frames like cat eyes and bold browlines are the best picks for people with triangular faces. These choices balance out the broadness of the jaws. Preferably, the width of the upper part of the frame matches the width of the jaws. You can go as far as getting a semi-rimless frame.
 

What type of eye frame best suits you if you have a triangle face?

 

Heart shape

The heart-shaped face is synonymous to an inverted triangle, it focuses on the broadness of the forehead while it deliberately slims down to the chin, simulating the appearance of a cone. It does not matter if the curvature of the face is soft or angular, what matters is that the face seem to appear top-heavy. People with heart-shaped faces usually have

 
You can identify this face shape with public figures such as: Beyonce, Justin Timberlake and Scarlett Johansson
 

What type of eye frame best suits you if you have a heart-shaped face?

Emphasis on the bottom of the frames are highly advisable for people with heart-shaped face, the modified wayfarer is the best example of this. They key here is to balance out the broadness of the forehead.
 

What type of eye frame best suits you if you have a heart-shaped face?

 

Oval shape

The oval face is the most versatile shape among all the types of facial shape. It curves softly with an even proportion from forehead to the chin. People with oval faces usually have:

 
You can identify this face shape with public figures such as: Maria Sharapova, Ryan Gosling and Adam Levine
 

What type of eye frame best suits you if you have an oval face?

The good news for people who have oval faces is that any eye frame fits them well, no matter how thick or thin, large or small their frames may be. They have the liberty to play around because anything will look good on them.
 

What type of eye frame best suits you if you have an oval face?

 
With this guide at hand, purchasing the best set of eyeglasses will be a breeze. Excited to get your new pair of spectacles? Visit us here at Trillium Eye Care, we are located at Jacksonville, Florida.

Experience our first-in-class eye care services, including a competitive comprehensive eye exam to better understand your eye care needs. Together with this, our St. John optometrists and opticians will assist you further with all your eye care comfort and fashion needs by choosing a selection of eye frames that fit you best.

Ready to purchase your new pair of eye glasses? Schedule your eye exam online now.
 

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