Sometimes a gently rounded shape can be the most flattering option, especially if the rest of your. The golden rule is to opt for an eyebrow shape opposite to the shape of your face. For example, if you have a long face, you should opt for a low arch and straight, elongated eyebrows to add width to your face. But first, you have to figure out what the shape of your face really is.
You can sit right in the middle of two ways and it can often be hard to tell what face shape you really have, says eyebrow expert Savannah St. She suggests using a tape measure to determine exact measurements. That way you can really see which part of your face is wider than the others. To get accurate numbers, makeup artist Steve Kassajikian says to measure your forehead, cheekbones, jawline and face length.
If you have a pear-shaped face, your eyebrows should have a medium arch height and extended tails to create width in the forehead. The best eyebrow shape for the shape of your face. If you have a round face, you want your face to look longer and less circular; eyebrows with a medium to high arc height and a hard or soft angled arch shape will help lengthen your face. This type of eyebrows adds a little dimension and instant definition to the face, thus slimming it and making it look oval.
A flat brow will make a long face look shorter, don't forget to extend the tail to create the width you need to achieve that A+ look. To make a round face more oval, you will have to lift the arch of the eyebrow and bring that angle to life; this will lengthen the look of your face. The eyebrows frame the facial features, creating balance, so that when they change or fall out completely, the balance of the face is lost and the effect can be dramatic. In addition to tweezers, there are several ways to modify or improve the shape of existing eyebrows, or replace them if you have completely lost your eyebrows.
In addition to using this handy trick to trace your eyebrows, you should also consider the shape of your face when it comes to determining the right eyebrow shape for you. Do not change them, although arched eyebrows on a long face will draw attention to the forehead. A friend once told me that her boyfriend's eyebrows look like two woolly bear caterpillars trying to mate and I honestly haven't stopped thinking about it for about seven years. However, finding the right eyebrow shape for you can be a tricky task, so we spoke to Lauren Hogsden, eyebrow expert and senior makeup artist at Benefit, a brand known for its iconic brow products, to learn more.
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