Sunglasses For Heart-Shaped Faces

Heart-Shaped Faces

Heart-shaped faces (or inverted triangles) are characterised by a broad middle section, with pronounced cheekbones and a pointed chin. The widest part of the face is around eye level, below which the face narrows, ending in a graceful, compact chin.

sunglasses for heart-shaped faces
sunglasses for heart-shaped faces
sunglasses for heart-shaped faces

People with heart-shaped faces need sunglasses that harmonise with the lower part of their face, ensuring that it doesn't seem too pointed. Large lenses and soft, sinuous lines are recommended. For example, aviator models with slightly drooping lenses tend to fit perfectly with this facial shape. In any case, it's best to avoid severe, geometric shapes that fail to complement the wearer's facial features.

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