A Fashionista’s Guide to the Perfect Sunglasses

Finding the perfect set of sunglasses can be a daunting endeavor if you don’t know what to look for. Sometimes you think that the latest trend will suit your best but you should reconsider your needs first. They can help create that image or look you are looking for. They can give your outfit that finished look as well. Depending on the style, you can find one that matches your taste, age group and overall shape to compliment your face structure.

Whatever you decide to buy, it’s very important to try and select the best possible quality and reputable brand as possible. We are looking to both protect your eyes and also keep up to date with good fashion sense. Here are some fashion and health tips to keep your eyes and style in shape: Being knowledgeable in the characteristics of a good pair of sunglasses is important to know. What a lot of people don’t know is that the UV rays can and will damage your eyes if your lenses are not true UV protected. Simply tint won’t protect your sensitive eyes.

UV Protection

The first thing to look into is the UV protection. Protecting your eyes from UV will avoid you having eye disease in the future from exposure to ultraviolet radiation. Some no-name brands label themselves as UV protection, but in reality don’t fully offer the protection listed on the product. The darker the lens doesn’t guarantee more protection. The lens should have an official UV protection sticker on it. Most optical shops offer quality products versus the $5.00 glasses you find with a street vendor. Look for the UV rating label.


Second thing to look for when buying sunglasses is the material used to build it. A good gauge to follow is weight of the sunglasses. The heavier the glasses the more likely, the higher the quality of materials used to make them. In addition, you want to make sure that the build quality is top notch. This will help ensure that it will last a long time and will not break easily under normal use. Both plastic and metal frames can be built to last. You just need to inspect the overall look and feel of the workmanship.

Light Tint or Dark Tint

There are wide ranges of tint available. From transition to gradient tints and depending on your needs, they can be selected to your particular lifestyle. Any sort of tint is better than nothing at all, so be sure that you offer your eyes the best overall protection while still maintaining your own sense of style.

The color of the tint does affect the brightness and glare in what you see. From yellow to brown, darker tints tend to soften the colors. Be sure to try them on and choose one that you are most comfortable with. Yellow tints tend to brighten the overall spectrum but distort the color. Meanwhile, grey tints do lessen the color and reduce glare.

The third thing to consider is the polarized lens.

Dealing with Glare – Polarize

When a lens is polarized, it will reduce the overall glare and light that reflects off of water and asphalt. If you do a lot of driving or involved in marine activities, this is a good thing to be sure to include with your lens selection. In addition if you do a lot of walking, polarized lens help protect your eyes from harmful rays.

When it comes to your final choice for your next pair of sunglasses, be sure to put your eye’s health first. They will thank you in the years to come. There’s no point of looking good if you are putting your eyes as risk.