Beard Styles For Your Face Shape
The same way not all hairstyles suit everyone, not all beards suit everyone. We’ve put together a quick guide to finding the right beard for your face shape. Beard styles for different face types.
When you have a round face, your cheekbones and face length are similar lengths. Your jawline is softer and less defined. The style of beard that will suit you is to keep your sides shorter and have more length on your chin to elongate your face shape.
Oval face shapes are round at the top & the bottom, but they are also slightly long with not much of a defined jawline. The cheeks aren’t too long make it similar to the round face, just slightly extended. The oval is the most common face shape and can get away with most styles. Just don’t trim ant sharp angles into your beard, and keep it a nice even length all over.
When you have a square face all of your measurements are similar, the angle of your jaw is sharper rather than rounded. Keep your sides shorted and add length to your chin. Because you have a sharper jawline make sure you trim your beard as it grows, try to make it more oval as it grows.
Different beard shapes
Oblong & Rectangular Faces
These face shapes are similar, the length of your face is the largest measurement. Your forehead, cheekbones and jawline are similar sizes. Keep your beard short on the bottom and fuller on the sides as this will add width to your naturally narrow face, having a long narrow beard will only elongate your face shape even more.
With triangular face shapes the chin is more prominent and your jawline measurement is larger than your cheekbones. With this face shape there are only two options, keep everything short and cropped or grow a long beard but keep it short on the side and sculpt it to give your face more of an oval effect, the second style can be challenging but it is worth it.
Your cheekbones are the widest part of your face and you have a narrow forehead and jawline. Keep your hair short and have most of the hair on your chin to reduce the sharpness of your cheekbones and go wider on the sides of your face and cheeks.
You have a pointed chin and your forehand measurement is greater than your cheekbones and jawline. When you have a this face shape make sure you keep your beard on the shorter side to avoid making your features looking even more prominent, opt for designer stubble on the sides and grow out a little bit of a goatee but make sure you trim regularly.
We hope these tips have helped you to figure out what style of beard suits you. If you’re still not sure then make sure you find a reputable