Earring Guide: Match Your Face Shape

Earrings are one of the easiest ways to change up your look. But if you’re hopelessly lost in a sea of studs and hoops, it can be tough to know what kind of earrings will flatter your face shape. Luckily, there’s an easy way to find out which shape is right for you: Just follow these simple guidelines below!

Oval Face Shape

If you have an oval face shape, then the best way to wear earrings is to show off your cheekbones with a traditional pair of studs.

Choose a pair that has a clean design and simple silhouette (no embellishments). You can also go for subtle colour accents—a nice pink or red hue will make your features pop.

Round Face Shape

Are your cheekbones the widest part of your face? Is the length of your face shorter than the height? If you answered yes to these, you have a round face shape.

Round-faced girls can wear almost any earring style, but they need to be careful with the size and weight. Longer earrings will make their faces appear longer, while more heavy pieces can make their faces look even rounder than they already are. Make sure to pick medium-sized studs or drop earrings that aren’t too big.

Heart Face Shape

Earrings that are wider than they are long, bold, and dramatic are best for your heart-shaped face. Your earrings should be on the shorter side, but still attention-grabbing.

Look for earrings with interest at both ends: a chandelier style or cluster of stones will look great with this shape because there is plenty to see from every angle.

Don’t choose a pair that’s too small – you want them to be noticed! Try bringing out your cheekbones by wearing an earring design that sits higher on the earlobe and drapes slightly over the jawline.

Square Face Shape

If you have a square face shape, then you want to keep your earrings long and narrow. Go for large, bold earrings that draw attention up from the jawline. Smaller, daintier earrings are also good if they have some sparkle to them or reflect light in an interesting way—these can help break up your broad features.

Geometric shapes will help soften the overall look of your face by creating a visual balance between the top and bottom halves of each feature. Try wearing clean lines instead of fancy details on simpler pieces such as studs or hoops; these will make any outfit look sophisticated without being distracting from other details like necklaces that might otherwise compete with them visually.

Long Face Shape

If you have a long face, you’re in luck. It’s the easiest shape to play with when it comes to earrings. You can go with shorter studs or hoops or even drop earrings—anything goes! Just make sure that whatever piece you choose is longer than average. Longer earrings will draw attention away from your forehead and chin and make your face appear shorter. They also make your jawline appear wider, so if you have a narrow jawline then it may not be ideal for you to wear this type of jewellery. If this isn’t something that concerns you, then by all means go ahead with some long danglers!

Diamond Face Shape

If you have a diamond face shape, congratulations! You can wear any kind of earrings, but if you want to make sure that they look good on you, here are some things to keep in mind:

Diamonds should wear long earrings that dangle down. These will draw attention away from the length of their faces and toward other features instead (like their eyes!).

For an earring style not to become overwhelming or distracting on this type of face shape, avoid wearing too many pieces at once particularly anything with large stones or lots of beads. Instead, try sticking with one or two larger studs at most and leave smaller details out entirely if possible (such as dangling chains).

Now that you know how to match your earrings to your face shape, it’s time to go shopping! We hope our guide has helped you choose the perfect pair.

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