Every surface reflects light. Water, mirrors and automobile windshields are surfaces that can cause tremendous bright reflections and interferes with vision. When driving or doing high impact sports like skiing or cycling, reflective glare can be very dangerous. Having that said, it is important to wear sunglasses. Sunglasses can minimize glare and it normally gives the wearer a more comfortable vision.
On the other hand, since there are so many types of designer sunglasses today, one should not compromise style. It is important to choose the best pair of sunglasses that will compliment the shape of the face. Each person’s face is categorized with the following shape – oval, square, round and heart face shape. Following are tips on how to find the perfect pair of sunglasses that will flatter the face.
Oval Face Shape
A person with an oval face has a forehead and jaw line that is approximately the same width. Chin is rounded with no hard lines. Any type of sunglasses can suit an oval face. Of all the face shapes, it is the easiest to fit and it will look good in any frames. The decision will all come down to personal preference.
Square Face Shape
Square faced beauties should stick to curved frame sunglasses. This type of frame can help soften the facial features. It also draws less attention to the strong jaw line. It is best to choose sunglasses with frames that sit a little higher than usual on the face. On the other hand, to make the face appear long and lean, opt for wire oval frames that are more horizontal than vertical. It will make the eyes the center of attention. A square shaped face usually has a broad forehead and a strong square jaw line.
Round Face Shape
A round shape face is easily recognized by looking at the cheekbones. It should be the widest part of the face. The forehead is also wide and round at the hairline. A round shape face person should look for frames that are rectangular in shape. It helps slim the face, making the brows and forehead look dominant. There are lots of cheap sunglasses out there and you choose rectangular frames among them.
Heart Face Shape
To know if the face is heart shaped, check the forehead and see if it is the widest part of the face. The cheekbones should also be wide and pronounced. Noticeably, the chin must be pointed. When looking for frames, it is best to try on different types to see what looks best. Sometimes, cat-eyes frames can help balance the heart shaped face. To offset the narrow chin, select frames that is wider at the bottom.
Choosing frames may not be easy. On the other hand, there is a simple way to find out what frames will work out for you. Know first the shape of your face. After which, you can choose a frame that will complement your particular face shape.
Author Bio: Liz is the admin of Spell Fashion and owns several other blogs related to shopping, trading card game, random reviews and more. She loves sharing fashion tips and great finds online.