Rectangle Face Shape

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How to determine the Rectangle Face

  • •The face is longer than it is wide.
  • The chin and cheekbones are broad.
  • The forehead, cheeks and jawline are the same width.


GOAL: To visually shorten the face length.

  • Create volume and width to face.
  • Bangs help to shorten length.
  • Avoid straight down the middle parts. Soft side parts are better.

Avoid also:

  • Very short hair that adds fullness only on top of head.
  • Long straight hair. If you insist on long hair, add lots of volume at neckline.
  • Low side parts.
  • Hair slicked back, especially if you have a high forehead


  • Hats with full brims.
  • Avoid hats that are narrow and thin.


  • You will look best in glasses that are large (relative to your body's scale), and have softened edges rather than an angular appearance.
  • Because your face is longer than it is wide, your best frames will have depth as well as width.
  • Decorative or contrasting temples can also be added to give width to the face.


  • Your best earrings add width to your face.
  • Select from the following shapes: Round Small drops - teardrop in shape Fan Oval Chandelier Long earrings are acceptable with long hair worn down when it is thick. But never with glasses.