What Is My Face Shape? How To Find Your Face Shape For Men

What Is My Face Shape? How To Find Your Face Shape For Men

To find the perfect hair or beard style for you, it's a good idea to know which face shape you have first. Different face shapes will suit different styles, and it's all about finding a style that complements what you have been blessed with. A rounder haircut will make a round face shape look rounder, and so on.

But how do you find your face shape? Do you just guess?

No, there's an easy way work it out. And lucky for you we're going to show you that easy way!

So here's how you can figure out which face shape you have with just 4 simple measurements.

To begin you will need:

  • A tape measure
  • A mirror
  • Your phone, tablet or a pen and paper to note down your measurements 
1. Measure Your Forehead

Measure across the widest part of your forehead and note down that measurement.

What Is My Face Shape? How To Find Your Face Shape For Men

2. Measure Your Face Length

Measure straight down from the middle of your hairline down to the very bottom of your chin and note down that measurement.

What Is My Face Shape? How To Find Your Face Shape For Men

3. Measure Your Cheekbones

Follow the corner of your eyes down and you'll find your cheekbones. Measure from the pointiest part of each cheekbone to the other and note down that measurement.

What Is My Face Shape? How To Find Your Face Shape For Men

4. Measure Your Jawline

Measure along the edge of the jaw - from the point at which your jaw starts to angle upwards (just below the ear) down to the middle of your chin. Times this number by 2 to account for both sides and note down that measurement.

What Is My Face Shape? How To Find Your Face Shape For Men

What Is My Face Shape?

    Now that you have your measurements, find which face shape you have below.

    Round Face Shape

    You have a round face shape if:

    ☑ Your cheekbones and face length are a similar measurement.

    ☑ Your forehead and jawline are a similar measurement.

    ☑ Your cheekbones and face length are larger than the forehead and jawline.

    ☑ The angle of the jaw is soft and not as defined.

    Square Face Shape: 

    You have a square face shape if:

    ☑ Your cheekbones, face length, forehead and jawline are all fairly similar in size.

    ☑ The angle of the jaw is sharp as oppose to rounded.

    Diamond Face Shape

    You have a diamond face shape if:

    ☑ Your face length is the largest measurement.

    ☑ Your measurements are then, in descending order, cheekbones, forehead then jawline.

    ☑ Your chin is pointed.

    Heart Face Shape

    You have a heart face shape if:

    ☑ Your forehead is greater in size than the cheekbones and jawline.

    ☑ The chin is pointed.

    Oblong Face Shape

    You have an oblong face shape if:

    ☑ Your face length is the largest measurement.

    ☑ Your forehead, cheekbones and jawline are all similar in measurement.

    Oval Face Shape

    You have an oval face shape if:

    ☑ Your face length is larger in measurement than the width of the cheekbones.

    ☑ Your forehead measurement is larger than the jawline.

    ☑ The jaw is rounded.

    Triangle Face Shape

    You have a triangle face shape if:

    ☑ Your jawline is larger than the width of cheekbones.

    ☑ Your smallest measurement is the forehead.

    ☑ Face length can be any measurement.

     

    Next Step - Which Hairstyles Suit My Face Shape?

    You now know which face shape you have, but which hairstyles suit your face shape? Find out here.