Let’s face it: accessories can make or break a look, and no other accessory is as popular at the moment as a great pair of earrings. But not all earrings were created equal, and though rocking a pair you love is an instant confident boost, wearing one that perfectly complements your face shape can simultaneously upgrade your outfit and highlight your best facial features.
Not sure which shape you fall under? Bring out a mirror or snap a selfie, and check out this cheat sheet below:
You have an oval shape if your face is longer than it is wide, with a jawline that’s noticeably narrower than your forehead.
Square-shaped faces have more or less the same length and width, with the forehead and jawline as wide as one another. Compared to other face shapes, they have less pointy chins and a more angular jawline.
While round faces are similar to squares as having an almost equal length and width, their jawlines are more curved—and you guessed it, rounded.
On the other hand, heart-shaped faces have wider foreheads and narrower jawlines, with a pointed chin and sometimes even a widow’s peak.
Now that you know your shape, scroll through our finds for the most flattering earrings that suit your face shape!
Girls with oval-shaped faces, you’re in luck! Earrings of any size, kind, bulk, shape, and even placement look good on you. Don’t be afraid to try trendy statement pieces like these flashy flowers, or this stud and geometric hoop combo.
To balance out square-faced girls’ sharp angles, we recommend rounded earrings, hoops of any thickness and short dangling earrings that don’t fall at the jawline. Earrings like these soften your edges and show that there’s more to your pretty face than chiseled lines.
Contrary to our square-faced sisters, those with round faces lend definition to their features with more angular and square pieces. If you’re going for a more toned-down look, then thin, dangling earrings are the way to go!
Those with heart-shaped faces will love dangling earrings that end at the chin or jawline, drawing the eye down and creating better symmetry. Drop-style pieces and long ones that are wider at the bottom perfectly balance your forehead-to-chin ratio.
What pairs of earrings bring out your best features? Tell us about them in the comments section below!
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