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Enhance Your Beauty – Match Your Eyebrow Shape to Your Face Shape

by Kara Sherwood Digital & Content Marketing
Your eyebrows can be a defining factor in highlighting your beauty. Therefore, selecting the correct eyebrow shape that complements your face and conceals any imperfections is essential. Achieving a harmonious balance between the natural bend of your brow and the desired outcome is crucial in creating a flattering look.

Each face shape requires a different approach to eyebrow correction, as it can either soften or accentuate certain features. If done correctly, eyebrows can enhance the beauty of your face, while an incorrect shape can detract from your appearance. Therefore, it's essential to understand the different eyebrow shapes that complement different face shapes before making a cosmetic tattooing appointment.

In today's article, we will dive deeper into this topic and learn more about finding the perfect eyebrow shape for your face shape.

Different Types of Eyebrow Shapes

Eyebrow trends, much like fashion trends, are constantly changing. Therefore, it is essential to choose a shape that best suits an individual's unique features rather than blindly following trends. There are various common shapes of eyebrows, each with its distinct look and feel, including:

● Straight eyebrows, which have horizontal lines without any bends.
● S-shaped (curved) eyebrows are the most challenging type to achieve and are often done by an experienced professional.
● Angled eyebrows are the classic shape with a smooth ascending line where the outer tip is thinner than the head.
● Rounded eyebrows, a soft shape with a smooth arch in the middle.
● Ascending eyebrows, lack a bend and have tails that tend upwards.

Ideal Eyebrow Shapes for Different Faces 

Round Face 

For many girls with a round face shape, the ultimate goal is to achieve chiselled cheekbones instead of rounded cheeks, no matter how cute and charming they appear. Often, they resort to overusing contouring techniques to at least create the illusion of more sunken cheeks. However, a more effective solution would be to shape the eyebrows with a graceful break, creating a corner and pointed "tail".

As round-faced individuals typically lack sharp facial features, such eyebrows look particularly expressive and bring charm to the face, giving the illusion of sculpted facial features.

Oval Face 

An oval face is considered the ideal shape that complements most eyebrow types. However, wide straight eyebrows can shorten the face and make features appear rough. To enhance the natural beauty of an oval face, consider angled, straight or arched eyebrows.

Angled eyebrows offer a feminine look with a soft corner, while straight eyebrows can smooth out any oblongness and make a face appear rounder. Arched eyebrows can soften sharp features and create a perfectly round shape.

Square Shape 

For those with a square-shaped face, properly shaping the eyebrows can create a softer and more feminine look. A semi-circular arch can help to soften the highlighted cheekbones and forehead that characterise this face shape. It is recommended to choose a medium length of the brow arch that is not too thick or sparse, with no sharp corners and natural colour.

To achieve the perfect look, experts suggest a high raised bend angle above the outer tip of the eye or its middle, with a slightly longer tip. Avoid thin strings and wide horizontal eyebrows, making a face look rough.

Triangle Shape 

For clients with a "triangle" face shape, the goal is to balance wide cheekbones and forehead visually. To achieve this result, it's best to avoid overly long eyebrow lines. The most suitable shape for triangle faces is S-shaped (curved) eyebrows. However, keep in mind that the client should have natural eyebrow features such as good density and a natural bend to create this shape. To achieve S-shaped eyebrows, your technician may follow these steps –

● Work on the arch by removing hair from the inside of the bend to create a nice corner.
● Pluck the hairs above the middle of the eyebrow to create a deflection.
● Curl the tip inward and make the brow shorter.

Rectangle Shape 

For people with a rectangular face shape, the perfect eyebrow shape is wide and straight, as it helps to visually reduce the length of the face. It's important to avoid positioning the eyebrows too close together, as this can make a face appear even longer.

For softening the look, it's recommended to choose ascending lines with a light arch while avoiding sharp bends and high arcs. Smooth brow lines are preferred over rough curves and bends. Opting for classic eyebrow shapes and avoiding sharp corners in the brow arch can help to soften the geometry of rectangular and square face shapes.

Wrapping Up 

Understanding the basics of drawing eyebrow shapes and selecting the perfect eyebrow shape for different types of face shapes can transform how a person looks. Therefore, take your time, consult an expert, and choose the perfect eyebrow shape that complements your unique facial features before seeking eyebrow tattooing to maximise your facial beauty.




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About Kara Sherwood Advanced   Digital & Content Marketing

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