Deciding to wear contact lenses was one of the biggest and most worthwhile decisions I’ve had to make. Don’t get me wrong, I love my glasses and how different styles can create certain looks, but I also love the freedom that lenses give me.
They are not the most obvious fashion accessory but the industry is becoming bolder and more creative when it comes to finding new ways to express you and your style.
Contact lenses can boost your confidence and show off your makeup choices in all its glory without you having to worry about frames being in the way! If you have yet to purchase a pair, or just fancy a change.
The UK’s largest online retailer of contact lenses and was founded by opticians who understand the importance of eye care and regular health checks but also realise people don’t have much time to go traipsing to stores to pick up their products. Ordering lenses from the comfort of your home has never been easier as this website stocks everything you’ll need including solutions to keep your lenses nice and clean, contact-friendly cosmetics and of course coloured contacts from big-name brands such as Acuvue, Focus Dailies, Air Optix, Bausch & Lomb and Ciba Vision. Prices are extremely low compared to the high street too plus all contact lens orders come with free UK delivery – bonus! All you have to do is decide on the products you want, enter your prescription details and voila, you’re good to go.
Contact lenses are no longer just about practicality these days as they can now be used for stylish purposes too, offering some exciting options for wearers. Every now and then you may wish that your eyes were a different colour and this can now be achieved thanks to coloured contacts. Generate exciting and refreshing looks for all kinds of occasions! They are a perfect way of enhancing your features or make a dramatic impact to your natural eye colour. This quick and effective solution is one of the latest fashion accessories women are taking notice of and are available from brands such as FreshLook Colors and Colorblends and Coopervision Expression. Choose from hues like blue, violet, hazel, opaque, green, brown and grey. Passers by will be drawn to your eyes thanks to the wow factor these contacts can create making your confidence sky rocket!
If you’re after a dramatically intense colour change then FreshLook Colours are the lenses for you. The Colourblends collection is more subtle and gives a more natural look whilst the Dimensions range has been created to give light coloured eyes a little extra impact. Ciba Vision has also brought out coloured daily lenses called FreshLook One Day. These are perfect if you don’t want to commit to a whole month’s supply plus they are great for people who get bored easily as you’ll be able to switch colours any time you want to fit in with your lifestyle.
Expression Colors and Accents by Coopervision allow you to change your natural eye colour or simply add a slightly different tint, depending on what effect you want to create. They can either produce a subtle change or a radical departure from your original eye colour meaning the lighter your natural eye colour, the more dramatic the effect will be. Try out a few shades to see the variety of hues you can achieve!
Take things one step further and create fabulous makeup looks to compliment your newly changed eye colour. Team bright vibrant eyeshadows with blue, green or amethyst contact lenses for evening occasions to wow other guests. Neutral toned makeup is ideal worn with hazel, brown and grey lenses if you’re planning on wearing them to work or during the day.
Colour contacts can be ordered at ‘plano’ or ‘zero’ prescription if you don’t wear lenses but it is always best to check with your optician beforehand. If you do wear lenses then just enter your normal prescription. Changing your look has never been so easy!