Oval face shape

Defining characteristic: Evenly balanced oval “egg” shaped face. You don’t have much softness to your face or squared/angular shape.
 
Defining characteristic: Evenly balanced oval “egg” shaped face. You don’t have much softness to your face or squared/angular shape.

Defining characteristic:

Evenly balanced oval “egg” shaped face. You don’t have much softness to your face or squared/angular shape. Your face isn’t short or long. Your forehead isn’t much wider than the jawline and vice-versa.

  • Widest across the temples and forehead.

  • Slim proportions with a forehead and chin of almost exactly the same width.

  • Prominent cheekbones and a curved chin.

  • Ratio of width to length is about 1:1.5.

Celebrities:

Kristen Stewart, Charlize Theron, Elizabeth Banks, Agyness Deyn, Emma Roberts, Karlie Kloss, Sharon Stone, Britney Spears, Beyoncé, Rose Byrne, Natalie Portman, Jennifer Lopez, Jessica Alba, Jessica Biel, Megan Fox, Anne Hathaway, Kate Beckinsale, Kim Kardashian, Katy Perry, Rachel Bilson, Kate Middleton, Eva Longoria, Olivia Munn, Lily Collins, Jourdan Dunn, Bella Hadid

Earrings:

Most lengths, shapes and sizes. Try earrings with an oval or teardrop shape to emphasize your face shape. Chandelier, dangle earrings, hoops, open-link chain styles, and triangle shapes are stunning. Studs are great on you. To minimize a thin oval face or a too-long nose, use styles that creep up the ear or have wings that sweep upward.

Careful: Long earrings.

Necklaces:

Most lengths, shapes and sizes.

Necklines:

Most necklines are great.

Sunglasses:

Any shape of sunglasses because your features are already super-balanced. Feel free to play with patterns and colors, but don’t go too crazy on the angles as they might overwhelm your face. Choose a bold shape that complements your style. Wayfarer, aviators, top-heavy frames, butterfly shapes (wings up and out slightly at the top), and oversized frames are great.

Careful: Too oversized frames and shapes that cover up your symmetrical cheekbones.

Hats:

Most hats suit you so be bold and daring! Couple tips: asymmetrical hats are good, the crown of the hat should not be narrower than your cheekbones, and hats should be no wider than the width of your shoulders. Choose large brimmed hats that are either floppy or straight, brimless hats, fedoras, berets, bucket hats, boater hats, cloches, newsboy cap, baseball caps, beanies, cossacks, and turban hats. It usually works best to choose a hat color that contrasts your hair (dark with blonde, light with brunette) and complements your complexion!

Careful: Tight-fitting hats and hats with large pompoms.

Eyebrows:

Thick, softly angled brows (think Karlie Kloss or Beyonce). A moderate arch instead of a high arch (a higher arch will just exaggerate your longer face shape). You can pull off many types of eyebrows.

Hairstyles:

You can be daring! With such perfect proportions and killer cheekbones—short and sharp, long and luxurious, bobbed, pixie cut, layered, curly, middle parted, chignoned, crimped, with or without bangs (blunt bangs are great on you), anything goes. Hairstyles that keep your hair away from your face to expose your best features. At least tuck one side of your hair behind your ear to show your face when you’re wearing your hair down. Bring attention to your lovely balanced face with headscarves and headbands.

Careful: Heavy bangs and hairstyles that are one length.