How To Choose Eye glass Frames To Fit Your Face

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How To Choose Eye glass Frames To Fit Your Face

With so many shapes of eye glasses we have nowadays, you will agree with me that its mostly difficult to choose one that perfectly fits our face. You may have an oval, circle or oblong face, choosing the right eye glass frames for your face can create a new beautiful impression of yourself.

Its necessary to consider why you are getting the eye glasses. Whether its for prescription purpose, leisure, work, fashion or sport, you can have different styles for different occasion.

How we choose the best eye glass frames depends on the following factors;

  1. Face Structure
  2. Skin Tone
  3. Hair Color
  4. Personality

illustration of eye glasses for different faces. Five female face types: round, oval, rectangle, circle, square, triangle

Your facial structure plays a major role in knowing the right frame for your face. So, to choose the best eye glass frames for your face, you have to find out the type of facial shape you have.

If you have an oblong face, try frames that have more depth than width.

If you have an oval shaped face like egg, use eye glasses that are wider than the broadest part of your face.

For a square face to look longer and soften its angles, try narrow frame styles, frames that have more width than depth, and narrow ovals.

The picture guide above illustrates 5 primary shapes of human face and the types of eye glass frames that fits best on each shape.

Apart from finding the best eye glasses frame for you face, your skin tone, eye color and hair color also play important roles. Lets categorize our skin color to be either dark or light. The best eyeglass frame hues for light colors are black, silver, rose-brown, blue-gray, plum, magenta, pink, jade, blue and demi-amber (darker) tortoise. While frame hues like camel, khaki, gold, copper, peach, orange, coral, off-white, fire-engine red, warm blue and blond tortoise are best for dark colors.

We all have many aspects to our lives and personality, which is why we need more than one pair of eyeglasses. Many people have different eyeglasses for leisure and work, for sports and for fashion. In fact, eyeglasses are an affordable way to update our look without having to overhaul our wardrobe.

If you are deliberating on how you want to look to church, next business meeting, owambe party or leisure outing, you can narrow down your choices by considering the styling, color, material and size of the eyeglasses to suit your various lifestyles.

Since you now have a clue on how to choose the best eye glasses for your face shape, you can check our online shop for a pair that will look gorgeous and bring a natural balance to your face.

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