How to Choose the Best Eyebrow Shape For Your Face

How to Choose the Best Eyebrow Shape For Your Face
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Chances are that you’ve given your tweezers a break this year in lieu of a fuller brow, and now that they’ve had time to grow, it’s time to find the shape that flatters your face. How do you know if you need a sharp arch, gentle curve, or more-straighter structure? Click through our slideshow for exactly which brow is best for you.

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    PHOTO: Ian Gavan/Getty Images

    Heart-Shaped Faces

    Celebs With Your Face Shape: Cara Delevingne, Kourtney Kardashian, Reese Witherspoon
    The Best Brows for You: A heart-shaped face looks best with a soft arch, which balances a longer chin. When it comes to thickness, choose a fuller shape.

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    PHOTO: Gregg DeGuire/WireImage

    Square-Shaped Faces

    Celebs With Your Face Shape: Olivia Wilde, Malin Akerman, Nicole Richie
    The Best Brows for You: A high, curved arch works well on a square shape, since it softens and elongates your face.

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    PHOTO: Gary Gershoff/WireImage

    Long Faces

    Celebs With Your Face Shape: Joan Smalls, Sarah Jessica Parker, Liv Tyler
    The Best Brows for You: The best way to flatter a long face is with a starighter brow and a gentle arch, which helps widen your face. Avoid high arches, which will make your face appear thinner.

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    PHOTO: Victor Chavez/WireImage

    Round Faces

    Celebs With Your Face Shape: Lily Collins, Ginnifer Goodwin, Kirsten Dunst
    The Best Brows for You: Fuller brows with a sharp, angled arch gives structure to a round face. The farther from your nose the arch is, the wider your face will appear.

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    PHOTO: Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Variety

    Oval-Shaped Faces

    Celebs With Your Face Shape: Jessica Alba, Beyonce, Eva Mendes
    The Best Brows for You: Those with an oval face shape can pull off almost any haircut or bang length, and the same goes for brows! A full, softly angled brow is always flattering, like on Alba, above.

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    PHOTO: Jason Merritt/WireImage

    Diamond-Shaped Faces

    Celebs With Your Face Shape: Ashley Green, Audrey Tautou, Elizabeth Hurley
    The Best Brows for You: Have a diamond-face shape? Try a curved brow with an angled arch, which helps to lengthen the widest part of your face.

EXPLORE: Eyebrows, Face Shape, Makeup, Celebrity Beauty, Eyes, Lily Collins, Joan Smalls, Jessica Alba, Olivia Wilde, Cara Delevingne
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