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How to Choose the Right Earrings for Your Face Shape 

How to Choose the Right Earrings for Your Face Shape 

There is no specific answer to choosing earrings for your face shape. However, some general tips can help you choose the right pair! It would help if you considered a few things when selecting them. Eyebrow height, ear width, and ear lobe size are just a few of the factors to consider. Some people prefer heavier earrings that add volume to their face, while others prefer smaller earrings that give the illusion of smaller ears. This article helps you to choose the right earrings for your face shape.

What to Look for in Earrings? 

When buying a new pair of earrings, the first thing to consider is your outfit. If you are wearing a dress, go with a more dressy style earring such as a chandelier or teardrop. If you wear jeans and a T-shirt, something more casual like hoops or studs will be better. 

Also, think about the occasion. If you are going to a formal event, avoid anything too flashy or big. For work, something understated and professional is best. Make sure the earrings match your skin tone; if you have pale skin, go for silver or gold accents, but if you have darker skin tones, try copper or bronze tones. 

Finally and most importantly, you need to consider the shape and size of your face. Below we discuss different face shapes and the earrings that will suit them. 

Earrings for Round Faces 

Round faces need earrings that will elongate the face. Earrings with long spikes or dangling earrings are good choices. Earrings with a lot of detail near the bottom will also work well. Please stay away from small, round earrings, as they will only make the face look rounder. 

Earrings with a simple design and clean lines are the best option for round faces. Round faces look great with gemstone earrings in geometric shapes like circles and squares. Diamond studs or hoops are ideal, but other gemstones can also work well. 

Earrings for Square Faces 

Women with square faces may feel earrings are not the best accessory for them! However, that is not always the case! Avoid earrings that are too round or too long. Stick with simple, angular shapes to complement your features. Some great options include studs, hoops, and chandelier earrings. Avoid wearing large dangly earrings that will make your face look even squarer. If you still want to wear dangly earrings, go for ones with a more subtle design. 

Gemstone earrings can be an excellent choice for women with square faces. They add softness to the face and can help to balance the angular features. Some of the best gemstones for square faces include amethyst, peridot, and rose quartz. 

Earrings for Oval Faces 

There are many different earrings that women with oval faces can wear. Some people might want to wear earrings that are longer and have narrower width, while others might prefer shorter and wider earrings. 

Some popular styles of earrings that look great on oval faces include dangling earrings, chandelier earrings, hoop earrings, and stud earrings. Dangling earrings add height to a person’s face, while chandelier earrings add width. Hoop earrings help balance out an oval face shape, and stud earrings make a look appear more delicate. 

Gemstone earrings are an excellent option for oval faces because they come in various shapes and sizes and can match your outfit or personal style. Choose simple studs or hoops in metals like gold or silver for everyday wear. Try gemstone earrings in bold colors or intricate designs for a dressier look. 

Earrings for Heart Faces 

Finding the right earrings to accentuate your heart-shaped face can be a daunting task: 

  • Consider your hairstyle. If you have short hair, go for a bold and flashy style with sparkle. Longer hair can handle more delicate earrings with intricate details.
  • Know if you are looking for something dressy or casual, fun or formal. It will give you an idea and become easier for you to hone in on specific styles and designs. 
  • Take into account the color of your skin and eyes. 

Heart faces have a broad forehead and a pointed chin, so choose earrings that will add balance and symmetry. Earrings with gemstones in various shapes and sizes, such as pearls, diamonds, or topaz, are ideal. You can also try studs with a single large gemstone in the center or dangling earrings with several smaller gems. Ensure to choose earrings that contrast your hair and skin tone to make your face look its best. 

The Closing Comments 

It is essential to take into account your face shape when choosing earrings. If you are unsure of your face shape, many resources are available to help you determine it. By following the tips discussed in this article, you can choose the right earrings to enhance your features and look your best.



Joseph Reoma

As the Managing Director of Elba Jewelry Design Center, my mission is to help you find your creative self in the design we make or the design you help us make for you.

How to Choose the Right Earrings for Your Face Shape 

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