Getting A V Shaped Face

A v-shaped face is something many of us with round faces aspire to. It’s elegant and attractive. So, how do you achieve it – we look below.


Among professional makeup artists, contouring has been a mainstay technique. However, over the past decade or so, the use of contouring has transcended the professional realm and it is now being used by everyone, and or good reason. The technique is astonishingly effective at making our face seem slimmer and more defined. However, here in Singapore, the use of contouring has not caught on as much. But you have an opportunity to be a trailblazer.

As a technique, contouring involves highlighting parts of your face where light hits you the most and darkening sections of the face that are under shadows. In effects, the blend of highlighting and shadowing results in vastly increased facial definition, including sharpening your jawline.

You can purchase contouring kits from high-end brands and even drugstores. Therefore, it is something that you can try on your own. However, note that your V-shape face will only present as long you have makeup.


While many people might consider them as quirky, there are a lot more people who swear by them. You can purchase them at Japan Home, Daiso, and even at your neighborhood store. They are easy and fun to use and, more importantly, cheap.

It is said that they help with lymphatic drainage and microcirculation. Consequently, they help reduce general puffiness, bloating, and water retention in the face. Therefore, you will experience some instance result, albeit temporary ones.


This is an intrusive method, originally developed for reconstruction of any damaged bone structure of accident victims. However, it has gained a lot of popularity among the general public. This is especially the case in South Korea. And with the proliferation of South Korean culture, the allure and popularity of this kind of surgery have spread worldwide.

This method is only for the brave, as it is extensive. For starters, surgeons will have to shave your jaw bones to make them smaller. To leave no scars, the surgeons will have to access the jaw bone through your mouth, which is not a very comfortable experience.

Aside from working the jawbone, this method can be used to alter the nose, the forehead, the cheekbone, and much more. However, before undergoing these types of procedures, proper and exhaustive medical evaluations are needed. They should not be performed on a whim.

To undergo this procedure, you need not travel to South Korea. There are clinics that offer these procedures here in Singapore. However, keep in mind that these are surgeries that require general anesthesia. As such, the fees can run into the thousands. Additionally, Dore Aesthetics advise that you keep in mind that you will have to endure an uncomfortable period of recovery. Nonetheless, at the end of it all, you get permanent results.


Even quirkier that facial massagers facelift masks are more or less a combination of a face mask, chin strap, and a head brace. Its work is to apply pressure to your jaw and chin, thereby slimming it down. As such, it does feel tighter than your regular facial massager.

The thinking behind facelift masks is that when you apply pressure in certain places of your face, you stimulate blood flow, much the same as facial massagers do. However, since it is tighter, the results are more pronounced and last longer.

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4 Responses to Getting a V-Shaped Face

  1. I think it’s contouring for the win. Surgery sounds like too much.
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  2. Raven says:

    Great Post!I have round face but I would never go for a Surgery! I think Contouring, and Facelift masks are better options.
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