How to Select Best Color Contact Lenses
By Tanya Turner
Are you tired of your eye color? There is an easy way to change it to any other
color your like. Color contact lenses can make your eyes blue, green or even
amethyst in seconds. Find out what color contacts are available and if they
are suitable for your eyes.
What color contact lenses are on the market?
There are several types of color contacts, each serving different purpose.
Different lenses are suitable for light and dark eyes. There are also contacts
for Halloween and other costume parties that can make your eyes appear completely
Color contacts with enhancement tint.
These lenses are best for people who have light eyes. They wouldn't make your
eye color different, but brighten your natural color. Most popular tints are
aqua, blue and green. These lenses are partially transparent, so natural pattern
of your iris is visible through it. That is why, enhancement lenses look very
Many companies produce color contact lenses for light eyes. Most popular and
naturally looking tints are Freshlook Dimensions by Ciba Vision and Acuvue 2
Colors Enhancers by Johnson & Johnson. There is also a very interesting
color lenses called Freshlook Radiance. These lenses illuminate your eyes, make
them appear sparkling. The effect is really stunning.
Opaque color contacts - color lenses for dark eyes
If you have brown eyes your only option is opaque color contacts. Enhancement
tints will not be visible on your eyes. Most popular colors are blue and jade
green. Among many opaque contacts Freshlook Colorblends and Durasoft 3 Colorblends.
The trick in making opaque color lenses look natural is to simulate the natural
pattern of human iris. This is the reason they are called Colorblends - it is
not a solid color, but a blend of colors to make the lens look realistic. Quality
color contacts look very real.
Things you need to know about color contacts
- Most color lenses come with corrective powers or in Plano (zero power)
- You need a doctor's prescription for color contacts even if they are purely
for cosmetic purposes
- Color contacts are healthy for your eyes if your care for them properly,
it is important to keep them in a special contact lens solution and clean them
every time after wearing.
- You shouldn't wear color contacts for too long, 6-8 hours per day is the
maximum recommended by most doctors
If you are still debating whether or not to buy a pair of color contact lenses,
make yourself a gift. They can really transform your appearance. And with prices
on color lenses going down in recent years, color contacts are very affordable
About the Author
See pictures and reviews of cheap color contacts at Contact Lenses Guide. We also provide independent reviews of contact lenses by different brands with pictures of real people wearing colored lenses
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