Your bone structure sets the foundation of your face shape and can tell you a lot about your personality. Learn the characteristics, personality traits, associated Chinese Medical element and beauty tips below:
Diamond: characterized by prominent cheekbones wider than the forehead, regular nose, thin or medium mouth and a pointed or oval chin.
A diamond typically has a strong authoritative personality, is confident and charming. They are usually the divas or leading ladies and gentlemen. They can often be unpredictable and a even known to be perfectionists. They also can be very high-strung and often through temper tantrums! Diamonds are typically Metal or Fire types.
Beauty tip: Diamonds, accentuate those cheekbones with a flattering color that compliments your skin tone.
Round: characterized by round, strong bone structure, flat cheekbones and cheeks, flat ears and a wide nose. These faces are full with a round chin and hairline and no angular features.
People with round faces are typically self-confident, mentally sharp, adaptable, sincere, influential and reliable. This is the most trusted face shape. People with round faces tend to be natural salespeople. They are usually very friendly, approachable and open but can also be quite ambitious. They are typically Earth or Metal elements.
Beauty tip: Rounds, create angles with your eyebrows, the illusion of angles with illuminator and bronzer and accentuate your pout!
Heart: characterized by a wide forehead which is widest at the temples and hairline, prominent cheekbones, normal or thin lips, and shape that tapers to a pointed or oval chin
People with heart shaped faces have personality characteristics that include strong mental acuity. They are ambitious yet realistic, and quirky, yet shy. Out of the five elements, they are typically Metal.
Beauty tip: Hearts, balance a pointed chin with rounded brows.
Oval: characterized by an oval face with medium nose, flat ears, round cheeks and cheekbones, slightly narrower at the jaw line than at the temples.
People with oval faces are typically intelligent, diplomatic, considerate, charming, perceptive and romantic with great social skills. They are often classified as a Fire element.
Beauty tip: Ovals, softly angle brows and hit the apples of the cheeks with a rosy hue.
Square: characterized by a wide forehead and jaw, with a strong bone structure and angular features.
The personality of square shaped faces consists of people who are usually stable, honest and generous, with strong stamina and a sturdy constitution. They are great decision makers. The often resist authority and are strong-willed, honorable and physically strong. Because the jaw is so strong, they will have a good sense of their physical strength and know their boundaries. They do not like to be challenged and can be very determined and persistent. They possess strong leadership skills and tend to be very athletic. They are often Wood or Earth elements.
Beauty tip: Squares, fill in brows with powder to create a strong, thick brow.
Rectangle: characterized by a long, strong forehead, flat ears, weak cheekbones, well-defined mouth, strong chin; this face is twice as long as it is wide.
People with rectangular faces are often intelligent, active, hard-workers, aggressive with a ton of self-control. They are often introspective. They tend to be managers or aristocrats and make excellent advisors. Many people in business or politics will have a rectangular face shape. Rectangular faces are often the element it resembles in shape – Wood.
Beauty tip: Rectangles, keep the arch of the brows low or flat.
Top Wide Trapezoid: characterized by a wide forehead, narrow square chin, and full mouth.
Top Wides are often creative, astute, inventive, outgoing and love to perform. They are the performers and inventors. Because performers have such a huge imagination, the top of the head often is larger than the jaw. They are usually Water or Wood types.
Beauty tip: Top Wides, balance the chin with angled brows and accentuate the eyes with smoky makeup.
Lower Wide Trapezoid: characterized by a narrow forehead, wide jaw, wide nose and small or medium mouth.
Lower Wides are usually very grounded, intuitive, strong-willed, physically strong, and competitive with good instincts. They can be very domineering and controlling, almost to the point of being a dictator. They like to be in charge. They are usually Earth or Water types. This is one of the rare face shapes.
Beauty tip: Low Wides, accentuate the lips with a berry or plum color that makes your smile pop!
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