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Find The Eyebrow Shape Perfect For You

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Suitable Eyebrow Shapes For Your Face

Not happy with your brows, are you? If you are reading this, you are clearly aware that frame your face—which puts it in a no compromise zone. Just like certain hairstyles look great on a particular face shape, certain brow shapes work better for that face shape. Eyebrows might be one of the smallest details on your face but they can really change your look. Sure, not everyone is blessed with good brow genes which is why you have to grow, tweeze and groom them until you find the one that really belongs on your face.

So, where does one start?

Identifying Your Face Shape

Here’s a quick guide on identifying your face shape based on your facial characteristics. Gather all your hair at the back, so your face is clearly visible and then observe closely in the mirror. Look for the following features and zero in on your face shape.

  • Round Face Shape: Your face is circular with no visible angles; the width and length of your face is almost same; your chin is rounded; your cheekbones are prominent; your forehead is wide and round.
    Indian celeb that has the same face shape
    : Preity Zinta
  • Oval Face Shape: Your face is longer and narrower; the width of your forehead and jawline is similar; your chin is slightly rounded; your cheekbones are the widest part of your face; your forehead is tall.
    Indian celeb that has the same face shape: Alia Bhatt
  • Heart Face Shape: Your face is similar to an inverted triangle; your wide cheekbones taper down to a noticeably narrower jaw and pointed chin; your forehead is the widest part of your face.
    Indian celeb that has the same face shape: Deepika Padukone
  • Diamond Face Shape: Your face is slender with a strong bone structure; your forehead is narrower than the cheekbones but wider than the chin; your chin is small and pointed; your cheekbones are wide and high.
    Indian celeb that has the same face shape: Shilpa Shetty
  • Rectangle Face Shape: Your face is long with angular edges; your forehead, cheeks and jaw have the same width; your jawline is angular; your chin has a slight curve; your forehead is high.
    Indian celeb that has the same face shape: Katrina Kaif
  • Square Face Shape: You have a broad forehead and the sides of your face are straight with minimal curves; your forehead, cheekbones and jaw have the same width; your jawline is pronounced and sharp; your chin is not pointy.
    Indian celeb that has the same face shape: Anushka Sharma

Different Eyebrow Shapes

Now that you know your face shape, you are ready to discover your ideal brow shape. Ahead, best eyebrow shapes organized by face shapes.

Eyebrow shape for round face

1. For Round Face: Arched At Centre Eyebrows

The trick is to make your face appear longer. An arch on your brow will help you get there. This eyebrow shape has a natural lift at the centre, right over the brow bone. Whichever brow shape you go for, a round shaped brow should be the last on your list.

2. For Oval Face: Long Tail Eyebrows

The trick is to add some width to your forehead. A soft, long brow with a lower arch at the tail will balance your facial features. However, an oval shaped face can pull off almost any eyebrow shape so feel free to make your pick while we try not to envy you.

Eyebrow shape for oval face
Eyebrow shape for heart face

3. For Heart Face: Round Eyebrows

The trick is to balance your long chin. Opt for round brows with soft arches if required. Feel free to wear fluffy full brows because your forehead is the widest part of your face and can handle the attention.

4. For Diamond Face: Straight Eyebrows

The trick is to widen the appearance of your forehead and make your face appear shorter. A straight brow with no peak has an androgynous feel to it and delivers just the desired effect.

Eyebrow shape for diamond face
Eyebrow shape for rectangle face

5. For Rectangle Face: Arched At Tail Eyebrows

A close cousin of the arched at the centre brow, this one with its slight curve at the end will flatter your angulated face shape. Avoid peaked brows as they will only elongate your face further.

6. For Square Face: S-Shaped Eyebrows

The trick is to create an illusion of a longer face. In this brow, there’s a dip in the centre and a subtle rise above the brow bone which will do the job pretty well. Plus, the arches will draw the attention from the jaw to the eyes and help soften the jaw.

Eyebrow shape for square face

Products To Achieve The Perfect Eyebrow Shape

Sure, not having enough volume on your hair can be heart-breaking but the pain of having barely-there brows hits different. And if the new lady at the salon has over-plucked your brows, that’s just another downer. We all know the struggle of not having enough brows which is why we’ve compiled a solid list of products to keep you going until you wait for your brows to make a comeback.

For perfect eyebrow shape- Eyebrow filler

1. Nykaa Take A Brow! Eyebrow Filler Powder

Power brows appear naturally defined and stick with you through thick and thin. If you are tempted to own them (Bonus: you can get away with little or no make-up) reach out to the Nykaa Take A Brow! Eyebrow Filler Powder. Its silky powder formula fills in sparse brows with rich pigments, while the thick-to-thin brush applicator flexes and provides instantly sculpted and fuller brows that won’t fade away as the sun sets.

2. Indulgeo Essentials Brow Bro

Don’t mistake this for your average brow product – formulated with supreme ingredients, this brow soap gives fluffy brows in a jiffy. Easily buildable, it adds definition and color while helping create those luscious arches without appearing too dark and unnatural. Plus, it encourages natural brow growth thanks to the joint efforts of Castor Oil and Coconut Oil. Oh and it promises to not leave any of those unflattering white residues by the end of the day.

For perfect eyebrow shape- brow styling product
For perfect eyebrow shape- Brow Pomade

3. Revolution Pro Brow Pomade

Ever filled in your brows and realised the end result looks anything but natural? Well, this can be a nightmare of the past if you lean on to the Revolution Pro Brow Pomade. Featuring a pigmented creamy formula that glides on like butter for a long-lasting and smudge-proof matte finish, it promises to deliver bold brows with a natural finish. Considering the smooth application and the ultimate staying power offered, the price truly can’t be beaten!

4. Maybelline New York Fashion Brow Duo Shaper

Who said shaping and filling in sparse brows has to be time-consuming? Meet: Maybelline New York Fashion Brow Duo Shaper that has a creamy pen on one end to shape and essence-enriched powder on the other end to fill and soften your brows. The slim applicator tip ensures easy and precise control so manoeuvring your brows is easy-peasy. Oh and we love the fact that it’s travel-friendly!

For perfect eyebrow shape- Eyebrow Shaper
For perfect eyebrow shape- Eyebrow Pen

5. Lottie London Arch Rival Microblade Eyebrow Pen

Wouldn’t it be great if your brow filler was as easy to use as a pen? Enter: Lottie London Arch Rival Microblade Eyebrow Pen. As long as you know how to use a pen, you are good to go. It features a unique ultra-fine precision 4-pronged tip that allows you to create the smallest of strokes to mimic your natural brow hair for a natural looking finish. Next step? Walk out with brows that can make people bow.

FAQs On Best Eyebrow Shape

1. What to keep in mind when considering eyebrow shape for round face?

When considering eyebrow shape for round face, the goal is to make the face appear longer and less circular. This means you should definitely go for arches (medium to high height) that can be either soft or hard angled. Adding length at the ends is also a great move. If you don’t have naturally long brows, you can pick an eyebrow pencil to help you get the desired length.

Nykaa Recommends: Lakme Black EyeBrow Pencil.

2. I have a square shaped face. Are thick eyebrow shapes advisable for me?

Thick brows are usually recommended for people with square shaped faces. The strong brows help soften the sharp jawline. Opt for medium to heavy thickness with high arches or peaks to balance out your facial structure. Stay away from thin eyebrows as they are not meant for your face cut.

3. Recommend eyebrow pencils to get flawless brows.

4. Recommend eyebrow fillers to achieve fuller and beautiful eyebrows.

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