What Earrings Suit Your Face Shape

When choosing earrings the shape of your face, the length of your hair and even your coloring have a huge impact on what shape and style of earring is best for you. The color, the movement or the sparkle of gems will draw immediate attention to your face and will either enhance or minimize your features. So select your earrings carefully, they may be the most important jewelry item to flatter your face.

Here are some general rules before we delve into
how to choose the right earrings for your face shape

  • earringsLong faces look good in chandelier -shaped earrings

  • Round and dangly earrings will make a fatter face and chin look thinner

  • Round faces and double chins should stay away from studs or circular clip-ons
pearl earrings
  • Short necks become even shorter next to long, dangly earrings that hang to the shoulder.
  • Plain golf-ball-sized hoops suit everyone

  • Don't wear fancy earrings if you want to look professional and relatively serious

  • Diamonte studs look like something fake trying to be real. If you go with diamonte's go full on over the top and celebrate it's false origins.

Now Look at Your Face Type Below

For Which  Earrings Are Best For Your Face Shape

Oval Face

  • Most shapes will suit you
  • Experiment with the latest trends to see what style looks best
  • Make sure they are in proportion to your head size and body scale

Diamond Faceearrings diamond face

Your goal is to choose narrow shapes that add width to your jawline

Choose the following shapes:
  • Your best shapes are narrower at the top and wider at the bottom
  • Short and wide earrings
  • Small tear drops and pear shapes
  • Triangle shapes
  • Ovals and studs
  • Avoid long thin earrings

Rectangle Faceearrings rectangle face

Your goal is to choose earrings that have more width than depth and soft curves rather than angles

Choose the following shapes:
  • Round buttons
  • Tear drops
  • Hoops and curved edged earrings
  • Ovals
  • If you have long hair, drops no longer than your chin and with some width too

Oblong Face

earrings oblong faceYour goal is to choose earrings have more width than length

Choose the following shapes:
  • Round, square and fan shape earring
  • Teardrops
  • Small hoops
  • Simple studs and chandelier style earring
  • 3 dimensional style earrings to add fullness
  • Big earrings
  • Drops no longer than the chin, better with some width
  • Avoid flat or thin dangly earrings

Heart Faceearrings heart face

Your goal is to add length to your face and width to your jaw

Choose the following shapes:
  • Chandeliers that are narrow at the top and wide at the bottom
  • Teardrop earrings
  • Rectangle shapes
  • Triangular earrings that are tapered at the top (the opposite of your face shape)
  • Oval and circular earrings
  • Avoid earrings that are the same as your face shape (wide at the top and narrow at the bottom)

Triangle Faceearrings triangle face

Your goal is to wear earrings that are longer than they are wide

  • Choose the following shapes:
  • Large oval shapes
  • Small circular earrings
  • Earrings with curves at the bottom
  • Avoid triangular shapes or earrings that come to a point

Square Faceearrings square face

Your goal is to wear earrings longer than they are wide

Choose the following shapes:
  • Earrings with a round and angular edge
  • Long drop earrings
  • Long tear drops
  • Multi-tiered dangly earrings
  • Exaggerated earrings
  • Hoops and curved edges
  • Studs
  • Avoid square shapes

Round Faceearrings round face

Your goal is to wear earrings longer than they are  wide and add some angle to your face

Choose the following shapes:
  • Square, oblong, oval  and rectangle drops
  • Long narrow drops
  • Squares, oblongs, rectangles work well as do dangling and angular designs
  • Elongated styles will draw attention down instead of around
  • Avoid hoop earrings, studs and large chunky earrings they will accentuate your roundness


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