So Apparently Your Face Shape Reveals Some Of Your Personality Traits 6 years ago

So Apparently Your Face Shape Reveals Some Of Your Personality Traits

Jean Haner, an expert in face reading and author of The Wisdom of Your Face, says that the shape of your face can say a lot about your personality.

While Haner acknowledges that not everyone has a distinct shape, she maintains that some people have faces that are immediately recognisable, for example, a heart or oval shaped face.

Advertisement

If you have a heart shaped face, Haner says you're likely to be stubborn and strong willed. She also says that those with this face shape have good instincts and intuition.

26th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala - Arrivals
Reese Witherspoon has a heart-shaped face

People with round shapes tend to give a lot but don't always get the same back in return, according to Haner.

Kate Young For Target Launch
Michelle Williams

Those who have what's referred to as an oval shape are gifted at always knowing the right thing to say, which to be fair, sounds like a very useful personality trait.

Advertisement

TOMS For Target Launch Event - Arrivals
Jessica Alba

If you have a square face, Haner has said that this characterises an energetic person who's adept at taking on big projects.

Nicole Richie
Nicole Richie has been described as having a 'square face'

Finally, a pear or triangle shaped face (and this is new to us) is defined by a forehead that's narrower than the jawline.

87th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals
Kelly Osbourne

Haner's theory, backed up by her studies of face reading taken from the theories of Chinese medicine, says that people with this face shape are determined and driven.

Advertisement

H/T Marie Claire