Your face shape is obviously longer than it is wide with a square jaw-line. You may also have a square hairline.
...To create the illusion of a shorter, broader face and to soften your jaw-line.
Natural looking styles
Styles that add width at your temples
Styles that add width at your cheekbones
Styles that add a little volume (not too much) at the top of your head
If you have a high forehead, bangs (a fringe) are good
Either straight and wispy or swept off to the side and not too thick
Keep the sides off your face, either swept back or short
Off center or side parting
Medium length is good
Highly stylised styles such as angular cuts, extremely short styles, severely slicked down
Volume only on top of your head
Long straight hair all the same length
Hair close to the sides of your face
If you have a high forehead, hair combed straight back
The best glasses for your face shape are...
Frames with depth as well as width
Frames slightly wider than your face
Frames with curves rather than sharp angles
Contrasting color or decoration at the temple
If your nose is long, a low bridge
Hats with full brims
Avoid high crowns and small brims that make your face look longer
Add the appearance of width at your cheekbones and the illusion of a shorter face by...
Applying a slightly darker foundation at your hairline around your forehead and just under and slightly over your jaw
Applying a slightly darker foundation just under your cheekbones, blend towards the ear
Applying a blusher on the apple (ball) of your cheekbones and blend upwards towards the outer corner of your eye
Your best earrings have more width than depth and soft curves, rather than angles. Such as...
If you have long hair, drops no longer than your chin and with some width too.
I know many of you need help with accessorizing...
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These celebrities have your shaped face...
Sandra Bullock, Lucy Liu
I'll put links here to readers with this face shape
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