What glasses and
sunglasses suit my face?

When choosing a pair of glasses or sunglasses, it’s important to choose a pair that suits your face shape. The shape of your frames can complement your face, or vice versa. Usually everybody’s face falls into one of the below categories. Take a look below to find out your face shape and discover which glasses or sunglasses will suit you best.

Round face shape

If you have a round face shape, you’ll have wide, full cheeks and a rounded chin and forehead. Celebrities with a round shaped face include Mila Kunis, Drew Barrymore and Leonardo DiCaprio.

Oval face shape

Oval face shapes are similar to the round face shape, however, they are longer and not as wide. Rihanna, Julia Roberts and Jake Gyllenhaal all have oval faces.

Square face shape

The square face shape has a strong, defined jawline. Zendaya, Gwyneth Paltrow and  Zac Efron have square face shapes.

Heart face shape

One of the rarer face shapes, the heart shaped face has a narrow chin, which leads into a wider forehead. Celebrities with a heart-shaped face include Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Gosling.

Diamond face shape

Another unusual face shape, the diamond face has full, wide cheekbones, with a narrow forehead and jawline. Some celebrities with a diamond shaped face are Megan Fox and Ryan Reynolds.


How to find the right size glasses

If you have a small face like Victoria Beckham and Emma Watson, you’ll find that occasionally glasses are too wide and come down too low on your face. In contrast, if you have a larger face like Cameron Diaz and John Travolta, glasses can appear too narrow. Here’s how to find comfortable glasses no matter what size face you have.

Still unsure of your face shape?

If you’re still unsure of your face shape, or which glasses suit you best, you can come and talk to us in your local Vision Express opticians for some advice.

Book an eye test and decide in between a prescription sunglasses or using contact lenses to style at your best your new pair of sunglasses.

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