How To Apply Makeup According To The Face Shape


Have you wondered what’s your face shape? Do you know that your face shape plays an important role in your overall look and style? If you don’t know that, then read this blog.

We all have the same elements as two eyes, a nose, cheekbones, a mouth, ears, lips, etc, but still, we have different face shapes. Everyone has a different and unique face, and different faces require different makeup styles.

Before applying makeup you need to find what’s your face shape, because the makeup that looks good on particular face shape, may not look good on another shape of the face. So apply makeup accordingly to your face shape and enhance your features, and look. Because the makeup is an art, that increases your look and beauty.

If you apply makeup according to your face shape, then it will make you more attractive and gorgeous. It will also boost your confidence and showcasing your happier side. So let’s have a look at different face shape and makeup tips according to the face. 

How To Apply Makeup According To Face shape

1. Round Face

Round Face

If you have a vertical and horizontal ratio of your face equal then you have a round face. The majority of your features are rounded and soft.

The widest part of your face is your cheeks, which give the round shape to your face. If you have a round face the contouring is our friend.

You need to create an illusion of face length, which makes your face look longer. Apply bronzer on the temples of the forehead and below the jawline, and make our face look more sharp and chiseled.

And just apply blush to the beneath of the cheekbones and give them definition, or just apply directly to the apples of the cheeks to highlight their perfect shape. Apply blush in upward strokes for giving the slimming effect.

Then apply darker shades of eyeshadow and keep the eyebrows elongated, it will make your face look longer. Curl your eyelashes and highlight your eyes. Apply darker shade lipstick, because it will give you a bold look. 

(Also read: Brown Eyes Step By Step Makeup Tutorial)

2. Heart Face

Heart Shape Face

The person who has a heart-shaped face their forehead is wider, high cheekbones and a pointed chin. This face shape is known as an inverted triangle because the forehead is the widest part of the face and the chin is pointed.

Because of this, your face requires the temples countering with the dark foundation to make your face look less broad. Apply foundation 1 to 2 darker shades, then your complexion to the top of the forehead and temples.

It will create the illusion and make your forehead look slimmer. And creates a shadow that looks natural. Contour your nose with bronzer and also add some blush on your cheeks and highlight your cheekbones.

Apply dark eyeliner and blend it nicely for creating a soft and sexy look. Apply high shone and bold lip color so the focus remains on the lips. 

(Also read: Brown Eyes Step By Step Makeup Tutorial )

3. Rectangle Face Shape

Rectangle Face Shape

The person who has a rectangle or square face their cheekbones, forehead, and jawline almost the same width.

If you have rectangular face shape then apply light foundation on the right and left side of your face and apply blush on your cheekbones, it will give the narrow look to your wider areas.

Contour your face and soften the jawline and temples. Counter your 2 sides of the jaw and 2 sides of the forehead with bronzer or dark foundation.

Apply one shade lighter highlighter, than your complexion to the center of the forehead. The tips of cheekbones chin to draw attention to the center of the face and away from its sides.

Apply cat eye makeup to draw attention to this area. Use bold eyeshadow and dramatic lashes and winged your eyes lo look wider and bigger.

Apply blush along the cheekbones toward the ear use light shade blush. Use rosy pink lip color as this suits the face.

(Also read: How To Contouring And Highlighting?)

4. Diamond Face Shape


The people who have diamond face shape then their faces are highly angular and cheeks are wide and appearing both to the chin and forehead.

Then your face shape needs a makeup that will bring out the best in the narrow. Apply two shade darker foundation to the are where you want to minimize.

Apply a light shade foundation on your forehead and chin. Draw your eyebrow with a thin arch-arched shape. You must to draw attention to the center of your face and away from your chin.

Apply liquid or powder foundation at the bridge or the nose and at the center or the chin. Counter your cheeks and them to look slimmer.

Use brown, peach, pink blush instead of lighter shades to hallows underneath cheekbones. Don’t use glossy lip gloss or bright color instead of using a natural matte lipstick, because shiny and glossy colors make your lips look more wider. 

(Also read: How To Apply Concealer Perfectly?)

5. Oval Face Shape


The people who have oval face shape then their face length is greater, than the width of the cheekbones and forehead is wider than the jawline.

Cheekbones are the widest part of the face. If you have this face type, then you don’t need too much contouring.

Apply foundation one shade darker, than your complexion to make your face look a little shorter or thinner.

Then apply some bronzer on both sides of the nose and contour it. Apply from the top to bottom it will make your nose sharper and well defined.

Apply a darker shade of blush on the hollows of the cheekbones and a lighter shade of blush on your cheek apples to bring the cheekbones into focus.

Keep the natural shape of your eyebrows don’t overdo them as that will make your face appear more oval. And also don’t make your eyebrow to dark and thick.

If you have an oval face then never highlight your lips. Go with nude or glossy tint shades, because it will accentuate your smile and also blend with the face look and make you more attractive.  

Go ahead enjoy and use these tricks according to your face shape and have a great make and look your best. And if you like this post, please share this post with your friends on Pinterest, Twitter, and Facebook and also comment below your opinion.

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