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Thursday, March 29, 2012

How to Find Yours: Oval, Heart, Round, Square, Long (Wood), Pear (Triangle)

Measure your face with your hands
Determine if the thirds of your face are balanced.

Face balanced in three equal parts
Forehead is wider than the chin
Prominent cheekbones
Face gracefully tapers to a narrow oval chin

Length of face can be balanced
Face has a fuller appearance 
Face is almost has the same length as width
Face is widest at the cheeks

Length of face can be balanced
Face has an elongated/long appearance
Forehead, cheekbones and jawline are all about the same width
Can tend to have a prominent chin

Forehead can be longer in length 
Forehead, cheekbones and jawline all about the same width 
Squared jawline is the most obvious feature 

Forehead higher, jaw and cheek bone balanced in length
Similar to oval but the chin tapers to a point

Not as common as the other face shapes
Typically the face is highly angular
The forehead is somewhat short
The face is widest at the temples
Jane Rekas
Written by Jane Rekas

Jane Leu Rekas, LCSW, CHt, writes a blog about seasonal color analysis and the four humors. She is certified in Color Me A Season color analysis and does Color Profiles individualized fabric fans online and in Hood River, Oregon.


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