How To Groom Your Eyebrows Based On Your Face Shape

Next time you shape your brows, consider this advice first
How To Groom Your Eyebrows Based On Your Face Shape
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By Brooke Shunatona -

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First of all, the best brow shape for you is one that makes you feel most confident. But if you're looking to reshape your brows and don't know where to start, Kelley Baker, brow expert and owner of Kelley Baker Brows, shares her advice for finding the right brow for your specific face shape. "You want to remember that we're always trying to make the brows a different shape than the face so that the two go together," Baker says. Keeping in mind that your brow and face shapes should complement each other, read on to find out what Baker suggests for you.

Heart-Shaped Faces

  • Cheeks wider than hairline
  • Narrow and pointed chin
  • Widow's peak

    For those with heart-shaped faces, Baker says, "A rounded or low-arched brow pairs perfectly. The curve of the brow creates a heart look, which flows with the face."

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    Square-Shaped Faces

    • Width of hairline and jawline are even
    • Face is equally long and wide

      If your face has sharp, defined angles like that of a square, Baker suggests a softer brow. "For a square-shaped face, it's good to soften the brows by making them appear more round."

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      Rectangular Faces

      • Width of hairline and jawline are even
      • Face is longer than it is wide

        "If you don’t want to highlight your face’s long lines, a flat eyebrow shape will create the illusion of a shorter face," Baker suggests. "Adding a slight curve can even give your face some roundness."

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        Round Faces

        • Face is equally long and wide
        • No major points or angles; rounded jaw and chin

          Contrast a soft, rounded face with sharp brows. Baker says, "I like to try to give someone with a round shaped face an arch in their brow so that it gives the brow a lift, which adds more definition to their face."

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          Oval-Shaped Faces

          • Face shape looks like upside-down egg
          • Length is 1.5 times longer than width

            If your face is more oval-shaped, try an angled brow that's a little softer than one for a rounded face. "A soft, angled brow pairs nicely with an oval-shaped face," Baker says.

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            Long Faces

            • Face is about twice as long as wide

              "A brow with an elongated tail helps balance out the features of a long-shaped face," Baker suggests. "A straight brow would go great too because it makes the face appear shorter. It's all about the illusion, and its horizontal shape accomplishes this."

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              Diamond-Shaped Faces

              • Hairline more narrow than cheeks
              • Slightly pointed chin

                "A curved or rounded brow shape will help make the widest part of the face look less wide, which balances out all the facial features," Baker says.

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                Originally appeared on Cosmopolitan.com