Rectangle Face Shape

Rectangle face shape woman

How to determine the Rectangle Face
A Rectangle face shape is similar to the Square face, but it is longer than it is wide.
The forehead, cheeks, and jawline are generally the same width.

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

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

•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.
•Decorative or contrasting temples can also be added to give width to your face.

Your best earrings add width to your face.
•Round Small drops 
•Long earrings are ok with long hair worn down when it is thick.

More advice for the rectangle face shape

I go into more detail about face shapes in my PYW's Makeup Book. See advice on contouring your specific face shape and other makeup topics related to color analysis seasons. 

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