The Best Earrings for an Oval Face Shape

People with oval faces can count themselves as lucky. Is your face oval? Out of all face shapes, ovals are considered the ideal. Oval faces are balanced with no single feature overshadowing the rest. If you have been searching for the best earrings for your face shape, you will be glad to know that the sky’s the limit. With an oval face, you can wear virtually any earring style. To keep your accessorizing on its A-game, keep reading as we take a deep dive into the best earrings to choose for oval faces.

Characteristics of an oval shaped face

Need to double-check if your face is actually an oval? Check out the characteristics of an oval shaped face:

  • Your face is longer than it is wide.
  • Your cheekbones are the fullest part of your face.
  • Your forehead is tall.
  • Your forehead is a bit wider than your chin.
  • Your chin is rounded.
  • Your jawline is slightly rounded.

Does this sound like you? If so, get ready to read about the endless array of styles that look perfect on your oval face.

Best earrings for an oval face shape

Oval faces are beloved for being so well balanced. It should come as no surprise that the Beyoncé, the queen of beauty and style, has an oval face. Having an oval face means that you will not need to worry about strategically picking earrings to offset any harsh lines or overly soft features. Styles ranging from delicate studs, opulent chandeliers, and modern threaders will always look at home on you.

Even though you do not have to worry about offsetting any features, certain earring styles will draw attention to a part of your face that you want to highlight:

  • If you love to emphasize your cheekbones, wear small earrings like studs, pearls, huggies, haloes, and jackets.
  • To elongate your face, opt for long and slim earrings like drops, threaders, and hoops.
  • Add depth to your face with playful mismatched earrings, oversized hoops, and bold tassels.

Good examples:

Worst earrings for an oval face shape

You will be glad to know that there are no earring styles that look bad on you. The worst earrings for you are only the ones that you do not like! Dare to be bold when shopping for and styling earrings. So, go ahead and pair your white gold cuff earrings with a pair of pave hoops.

Final thoughts

Everyone with an oval face should feel thrilled by the countless earring styles that look amazing on them. Whether you prefer to keep your jewelry subtle or wear pieces that are just as daring as you are, with an oval face, you can do it all. We hope that you are feeling inspired to try out tons of new earrings! As someone with an oval face, what is your go-to earring style?

Carl A. Jones, GIA GG

Carl A. Jones is a GIA Graduate Gemologist with over 20 years of experience in the diamond industry. He is an independent jewelry appraiser. He specializes in determining the value of diamonds and advising consumers on how to buy quality diamond jewelry.

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