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Styles to Flatter Your Triangle Face Shape
or Pear Face Shape

triangle face shape male

triangle face shape female

Your face is broad and square at the jaw-line, tapering to a relatively narrow forehead.

If your jaw-line is rounded, rather than square, you have a pear face shape.

If you are male, you may have a chiselled looking face.

Your main style aims are...

...To minimise your jaw-line and add width at your temples.

Hairstyles for Your Triangle Face Shape

Go for…

  • Styles that add a little height and width at the temples

  • Cover part or all of the ears

  • Keep hair close to the head at the jaw-line

  • Side parting

  • Irregular layers and wispy styles

  • Long bangs (fringe) swept to the side

  • Full and fluffy bangs (fringe)


  • Adding width at the jaw-line

  • Center parting

  • Hair close to the temples

  • Very short on top

For examples of hairstyles for your triangular face shape see this article on The Hairstyler website.

Eyeglasses for Your Face Shape

Your best styles have the following characteristics...

  • Frames that have design detail and color at the top of the frame

  • Frames that are heavy at the top

  • Frames with cat-eye or oval shapes

  • Frames slightly wider than your temples

See this page for more tips on choosing eyeglasses that suit you.


  • Any style that adds width at the forehead

  • Asymmetric brims and crowns with some height are good to draw attention upwards

Makeup Tips

  • Apply a darker shade of foundation on the chin and jaw areas

  • Apply a lighter shade of foundation at the sides of your forehead

  • Apply blush from the apple (ball) of your cheekbones in a V shape towards your temples


  • Wear earrings that are longer than they are wide

  • Avoid triangular shapes

The Finishing Touch

accessorizing the finishing touch

I know many of you need help with accessorizing...

  • Where to start?
  • What to choose?
  • How much is too much?

This is the ebook I now recommend to all my clients to answer these questions and more. See my review of The Finishing Touch ebook to find out why.

Examples of Triangle Shape Face

Celebrities with This Face Shape

Famous people with your face shape include...

  • Billie Piper

  • Minnie Driver

More Examples of Triangular Shape Faces

Here are examples of readers with this face shape...

>> This woman has a pear face shape

>> Peggy Jo either has a triangle or a square shaped face

>> This man has a pear face shape

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