April 5, 2018
Over recent years, eyebrows have risen in prominence when it comes to the beauty industry. Gone are the 00s trends of plucking our eyebrows into non-existence; eyebrows are in, and more and more women are coming to understand the importance of good brows to how their face looks.As important as eyebrows are, it's important to remember that eyebrows are incredibly subjective. There's no one style of eyebrow that suits everyone; what works for your friends or favourite celebrity may well not work for you.
To provide some guidance on how to find the perfect eyebrow style for you specifically, you first need to ascertain your face shape. These six primary face shapes are the first port of call when learning to ascertain the eyebrow style that will suit you best. With your face shape in mind, you can then begin to explore which of these styles will work well for you.
Your face is almost as wide as it is long
Your face is at its widest point across your cheeks
Celebrity example: Catherine Zeta Jones
Rounded faces tend to work well with the following eyebrow styles: Hard angled. Hard angles help to create definition to rounded face shapes.
Straight - high arch.
Your face "tapers" from the widest point, the forehead, down to its narrowest point at the chin
Your cheekbones are prominent
Celebrity example: Charlize Theron
Oval face shapes tend to work well with the following eyebrow styles: Rounded, low arch.
Rounded, medium arch.
Rounded, high arch.
Oval faces work well with most types of brows, so you've got plenty of choice!
Your jawline is wider than your forehead and cheekbones
Your chin is square or flat in shape
Celebrity example: Jennifer Aniston
Triangle faces tend to work well with the following eyebrow styles: Longer, fuller brows that frame the eyes tend to work best with triangular face shapes.
Soft angled, low or medium arch.
Your forehead, jawline, and cheekbones are all roughly the same width
Your jawline is square and sometimes prominent
Celebrity example: Angelina Jolie
Square faces tend to work well with the following eyebrow styles: Thick brows work particularly well
Rounded arch (low, medium, or high)
Soft angled, low.
Your face is similar to a square face, but is longer than it is wide
Your face has a slight curve
Celebrity example: Alexa Chung
Rectangular faces tend to work well with the following eyebrow styles: Flat brows work best with this face shape
Soft angled, low arch.
You have a high pointed chin and high cheekbones
Your hairline is relatively narrow
Celebrity example: Vanessa Hudgens
Diamond face shapes tend to work well with the following eyebrow styles: Rounded, low arch.
Rounded, medium arch.
When you have an idea in mind, a beauty therapist will be able to confirm your choice and then create the eyebrows of your dreams!
Rounded face shape
Oval face shape
Triangular face shape
Square face shape
Rectangular face shape
Diamond face shape
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