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Do Your Glasses Match with Your Face Shape?

06 Feb 2018

 Do Your Glasses Match with Your Face Shape?


Heart-shaped faces feature a wider forehead and smaller chin, perfect for a pair of oversized specs.

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Prominent cheekbones, wide foreheads and a longer length are characteristics of the heptagon face. This shape can have a field day with oversized frames, especially those made of thick acetate

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With prominent cheekbones and narrower foreheads and chins, kite-shaped faces look smashing in clear and rimless frames that de-emphasize the cheekbones.

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Oblong-shaped faces have longer and wider features than other shapes. Thick acetate and rounded frames balance out the wider, longer features.

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Smaller features with a narrower forehead and jaw are the hallmark of the oval-shaped face. They look great in nearly every style, as long as the frame isn’t wider than the widest part of the face.


A defined jawline is the most notable aspect of the rectangle-shaped face, which can be softened and enhanced by oval and round frames.

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The shorter face length and softer, balanced features of the round face get a beautiful boost with square or rectangular frames.

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The angular, square-shaped face features foreheads and chin lengths that are about equal. Go-to glasses here are those with slightly rounded edges that soften the angles.

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These shorter faces have narrow cheekbones and foreheads, with the length of the forehead shorter than the chin. Smaller, narrower rectangular frames best highlight this face shape without overpowering it.

In addition to frames suitable for every face shape, OPSM also offers high-tech eye exams and a friendly staff always eager to help. Swing by at MacAruthur Central today.