When choosing the right pair of earrings, the multitude of choices can be overwhelming. Finding the pair that will compliment your face is even more challenging!


When choosing earrings, the shape of your face and the length of your hair have a huge impact on deciding what shape and style of earrings is best for you. They will draw immediate attention to your face and will either enhance or minimize your features. So what will it be?

How to Choose Earrings for Round Shaped Faces

The round shape is wide and long, with greatest width at the check. Wear earrings that will add some angle to your face. Shapes to choose from: oblong, oval or rectangle drops like this pair of Amber Tear-Drop Clip-On Earring from AZ Collection, or long narrow drops like these Dangle Diamond and Madeira Citrine Earrings in yellow gold from Allurez.

How to Choose Earrings for Your Face Shape How to Choose Earrings for Your Face Shape


How to Choose Earrings for Oval Shaped Faces

The oval shape features the same width for cheeks and forehead, with a narrower chin. It is the easiest type of face to accessorize, since most earring shapes will suit you. However, avoid wearing earrings past your chin, as they will make your face appear too long. You can experiment with the latest trends to see what style looks best on you: a gold plate pair of Brass Hawk Earrings from Elizabeth Cole Jewelry or these gorgeous Alexis Bittar Faded Sepia Allegory Clustered Earrings.

How to Choose Earrings for Heart Shaped Faces

The forehead of a heart shape is wider the than cheeks, the face narrowing at the chin. The perfect earrings for a heart face are chandeliers: wider on the bottom than the top. Alexa Starr's Grey Pearl Chandelier Earrings with Silver Chain Fringe or the Brio - Murano Glass Bead Chandelier Earrings from Antica Murrina will look wonderful on you!

How to Choose Earrings for Your Face Shape How to Choose Earrings for Your Face Shape

How to Choose Earrings for Diamond Shaped Faces

A diamond shaped face features narrower forehead and chine, and wider cheekbones. The perfect earrings: wide with curves and lines, oval and studs, triangle shapes, but be careful to avoid long thin earrings. A beautifully finished pair of Black & White Diamond Dangling Oval Earrings from Allurez will suit you perfectly.

How to Choose Earrings for Square Shaped Faces

The forehead, jawline and chin are roughly the same width, so your goal is to wear earrings with a round and angular edge, hoops and curved shapes. You obviously need to avoid square shapes. Crystal Encrusted Hoop Earrings from Alexa Bittar or White Brilliant Diamond Earrings Hinged Hoop Sterling Silver from Allurez will definitely soften the angles of your face.

See also:

Makeup Tips for Face Shapes

Layered Hairstyles for Your Face Shape