How to Figure Out Your Face Shape Once and for All

Much like achieving the perfect messy bun or mastering liquid eyeliner (pro tip: Eyeko's Skinny Liquid Eyeliner, $22, will do you no wrong), figuring out your face shape is one of those things that sound a lot easier than they actually are. And purchasing so many products (like sunglasses) or figuring out the best hairstyle for you (we've been there) is based on this elusive shape that isn't entirely foolproof to understand. If you've ever tried the "trace your face in the mirror" trick only to be left staring at a squiggly blob that resembles a puddle or fluffy cloud more than any sort of recognizable shape, we feel you.

To help you always pick the most flattering makeup and hairstyles for your face shape, we're sharing our tips on pinpointing exactly what your unique face shape is. Rest assured knowing this key bit of information will help you wield your makeup brushes and style your locks with that much more confidence. Pin the handy guide on figuring out face shapes, and then keep scrolling to find out your own.