Find the Best Sunglasses for your Face Shape

Get the Right Sunglasses for your Face Shape

We’ve all heard it, and maybe you’ve even spoken it. “I just don’t look good in sunglasses.” But we’re here to tell you that you’re wrong! We're sorry you had to find out this way. But, we know that you are probably just wearing the wrong sunglasses. When sunnies shopping, most people tend to go for the general shapes or even the “on-trend” fashion pair that you saw your favorite celeb sporting. Unfortunately, finding the perfect pair of sunglasses takes a little more foresight. Not to worry- just use our simple guide to find your face shape and find the sunglasses you were born to wear.

How do you determine your face shape?

An easy method to determine your face shape is as simple as grabbing a mirror and marker and outlining around your hairline and jaw.


Dry erase marker
Your beautiful face


  1. Grab your dry erase marker, find a mirror, and pull your hair back away from your face.

  2. Hold or look at your mirror level with your face.

  3. Outline around your face from your chin to your hairline, paying attention to angles.

  4. Compare the shape you made with the face shapes: round, oval, heart, or square.

What sunglasses should you get?

There are four basic face shapes, each one with a distinctive defining feature. The sunglasses that each face shape needs typically balances out those features. So, as a rule of thumb, if your features are very soft you are looking for an angular or square frame. If your features are more angular, you are looking for rounder styles. Read on below for more specifics on each of the four faces shapes.


Illustration of a man with a round face.


Round Face:

If your face has softer angles with slightly full cheeks and an equally wide forehead and jaw, you have a round face. Round faces typically have a rounded chin and are equal in length and width.

Round faces with curved featured benefit greatly from adding angles! Look for shades that are rectangular, angular, or square.

Round Faces Should Look For:

Men: Square, Wayfarer, Straight Top

Recommended: Lido and 3 Rooker. Lido is our square shape and 3 Rooker is our wayfarer shape.

Women: Square, Oversized, Angular Cat Eye

Recommended: Lido. Lido is our square shape.


Illustration of a woman with an oval shaped face.


Oval Face:

Oval faces have very slightly wider cheekbones and gentle narrowing at forehead and jaw. Oval faces are typically very balanced and are longer than they are wide.

If you have an oval face, you are pretty lucky. Oval faces look good in just about anything! When picking out styles, just keep the proportions of your face in mind and avoid picking large, blocky frames that cover your features, or tiny frames that are too small for your face.

Oval Faces Should Look For:

Men and Women: Anything! Square, Aviator, or rounded

Recommended: Lido and Anna Maria. Lido is our square shape and Anna Maria is our rounded shape. 


Illustration of a women with a heart shaped face.


Heart Face:

Heart faces are also sometimes called triangle faces because they are widest at the forehead and gradually narrows through to the jaw. Cheekbones on heart faces are often high.

Heart faces benefit from by choosing frames to help elongate their look. Shades that are wider on the top than they are on the bottom are perfect for this. Frames with a straight-across top should be avoided. Cat-eye, rimless frames, aviators, and shield styles can help.

Heart Faces Should Look For:

Men: Browline, Retro Wayfarer, Sporty Wrap or Shield Style Frame

Recommended: 3 Rooker. 3 Rooker is our wayfarer shape.

Women: Browline, Cat Eye, Aviators


Illustration of a man with a square face.


Square Face:

Square faces have more angular features along with equally wide cheekbones, forehead, and jaw. The jawline on a square face is also often very well-defined.

Since square faces have those well-defined features, shades that are rounded can help to balance the look. Rounded or glasses with rimless edges are popular choices for squares.

Square Faces Should Look For:

Men and Women: Circle, Browline, Aviator

Recommended: Anna Maria. Anna Maria is our circular shape. 


Define your Style

With your new-found face shape knowledge, go forth and find some sunnies! Just one style of sunglasses can have thousands of variations, so take a deep breath and dive in to finding a pair that is uniquely you. Don't be discouraged if you can't find a pair that is the whole package, either. Fuse is your ally in amping up your style. So you can go out and find your perfect frame and take it to the next level by replacing the lenses with some from Fuse's line of 54+ color and lens options.

Nervous about bending or breaking your new purchase? Just use the Fuse Lenses Concierge Program to send in your frames and we will happily custom create and install your dream lenses!


Infographic describing the four steps to find your face shape.

Top 5 Reasons to Wear Sunglasses

Previous Post


Choosing the Perfect Sunglasses for Summer

Next Post

Leave a comment

Please note, comments must be approved before they are published

Over 50+ Top
Name Brands Available

See All Colors

You choose from over 20+ colors and tints. Our highest quality lenses come with polarization and anti-reflective coatings.

Go to lens colors

Gain Access to Pre-Order!

Log in to gain access to pre-order our best selling and fastest-going lenses.

Already have an account? Log In

Lens Comparison Chart

Lens types

From the everyday to the extreme, we have lenses to meet your needs.

Learn More
Standard PRO


Quality Polycarbonate
100% UV Protection
Increased Eye Comfort
Increased Durability
Water and Oil Resistant
Lens Engraving
Enhanced Color and Clarity
Warranty Details

Fuse +Plus Warranty

Fuse +Plus lens purchases include a lifetime, 1 time replacement guarantee. It doesn’t matter if something happens today, tomorrow, or 10 years from now -- we’ve got your back.

Standard Warranty

All lens purchases include a lifetime, 1 time replacement warranty standard, no questions asked.

Extended Warranty

You can add an additional warranty replacement to your order for just $9.99. Adding this option gives you a total of TWO lens replacements over the lifetime of your lenses!
*Each extended warranty purchase applies to one set of lenses on your order. You can only purchase one extended warranty per pair of lenses. Not valid on prescription lens orders

Warranty redemptions may only be used for a lens of the same value and for the same frame as the original purchase. If your lenses become damaged at any time during the warranty time period, simply contact customer service from our Help Center to get a fresh set of lenses.

60 Day Guarantee, Buy With Confidence!

All lens purchases include a 60-day guarantee. Within 60 days after the date of delivery, you may exchange or return your item for a full refund. To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused, in the original packaging, and in the same condition that you received it.

Unfortunately, gift cards are ineligible for returns. Additionally, past 60 days we are unable to offer you a refund. To complete your return, we require proof of purchase..

We get a ton of packages, so please do not send your items back without first receiving a Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) number. You will receive an RMA number once you have started a return or exchange. To start a return or exchange, contact us at from our Help Center.

Your Cart