Everyone has a different face shape. There are many different face shapes out of which ten are most common. You need to ascertain your face shape to get haircuts and hairstyles which complement your face perfectly. Beard shape for oval face.
The shape of your skull can decide which style of glasses or what style of beard may look good on you. The style that looks good on a male with an oblong face may not look good on a male with a round face.
Determining your face shape is no rocket science. Below is the method of determining your face shape.
The face shape of a person depends on the facial width, length, and the bone structure of the person. The amount of cheek fat and the hairline position also significantly change the shape of a man's face.
While it is easy to look at pictures and draw similarities to figure out your face shape, there is a more scientific method to ascertain it.
Some males who are unhappy with their face shape can even go in for face-shape cosmetic surgeries such as adding fillers to the cheeks or undergoing chin implant surgeries to increase the projection of the chin. A way too pointed chin can be rounded by a jaw Botox surgery which is a facial reshaping procedure. Males also go in for Forehead reduction or the hairline lowering surgery which changes the overall shape of the face.
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If you do not want to undergo the knife but are still unhappy with your face shape, you can go in for plenty of hairstyles, haircuts, and beards which visibly change the face shape or complement your face shape perfectly. There can also invest in certain cosmetic products which enhance your facial features.
With these simple steps at home, you can determine your face shape:
You need to use a flexible tape to measure the total width of your forehead, jawline, face length and cheekbones. The measurement should be taken from the peak of an eyebrow to the peak of the other eyebrow. Next, measure your jawline, write down the length between the tip of the chin to the corner of the jaw below the ear. The face length can be measured from the mid-point of the hairline to the bottom of the chin. You can write down all the numbers on paper.
In an oval face, the face length will be greater than width of the cheekbones and the forehead is greater than the jawline. In a square face, all the measurements are similar. In a rectangle face, the face length is the greatest measurement, etc.
Another quick method is to determine your face shape by standing in front of the mirror and using lipstick to outline the face. You need to stand a few inches away from the mirror and outline your face according to the reflection in the mirror. Once you complete your outline, you can ascertain the shape of your face.
You would be wondering how does a particular face shape decide whether a pair of glasses or a hairstyle would suit you or not.
Haircuts and hairstyles have the capacity of creating an illusion of a long forehead or short forehead according to your face shape.
With an oblong face shape, the face is longer than it is wide. You have to select a haircut with creates an illusion of width rather than length. You need to avoid length on top in your hairstyle as that would give your face a longer look. A classic scissor cut is ideal.
The same theory applies in all the other face shapes when it comes to selecting your haircut or hairstyle. A thick beard can be sported if you have too much fat on your cheeks or if you want to camouflage your pointed chin. Beards can speak volumes to the different face shapes - make or break the jawline.
Glasses also complement a person's facial features. While selecting glasses for your face shape, the same theory applies. You need to select a pair of glasses which would create an illusion of an exactly opposite feature than you naturally have. For example, a male with a round face should go in for square framed glasses but should never select round frames.