Snapchat At It Again With launch of Bizarre Vending Machine

One of the hottest products gaining as much momentum as a runaway freight train is Snapchat’s sunglasses. This video capturing eyewear has taken the social media world by storm.

Continuously hitting the headlines, Snapglasses has gone one step further in the run up to the holiday season. As if taking videos on the move was not enough for the Twitterati. It appears that Snapchat intends to outdo others with the mysterious installation of yellow vending machines.

These luminous and imposing machines don’t dispense drinks or even snacks. Au contraire mon ami, the bright vending products distribute...   read more

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Ultra-Reflective Specs Prove Nightmare For Paparazzi

Way back when we all went a little goo goo for Lady Gaga. The pint sized star dazzled us all with her Poker Face. Then of course came her obsession with Paparazzi.

We all remember (or some of us do) when she wore that infamous dress made from carnivorous animals. Yet the meatilicious Gaga turned up the heat when she sung about those pesky paps chasing her all over town.

We are not saying that she’s a William Shakespeare in the making. But, she did have a point. And for many celebs from Adrian Brody to Zayn Malik, the paparazzi can prove to be their worst nightmare.

The camping out like Woodstock...   read more

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What is Corneal Sunburn and How Can We Prevent It?

Corneal sunburn or a ‘corneal flash burn’ is essentially sunburn on your eye. The clear layer covering the front of your eyes forms the cornea and this area can be damaged from over exposure to sunlight and UV radiation.When this happens, symptoms include pain as well as temporary loss of vision.

To prevent cornea sunburn, it’s important to protect your eyes from the sun’s harmful rays, all year round. No matter what the time of year it is, sunglasses are essential whenever you are outside.

What Causes Corneal Sunburn?

Corneal sunburn can happen in both the summer and winter. In mountain areas such...   read more

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3 Reasons Why You Need Sunglasses for Driving in Winter

Sunglasses may seem like the last thing you think about in the winter months, but as research has shown time and time again, that UVA and UVB protection for our eyes is just as important in the colder season as it is in the summer. And in addition to protecting our eyes from sun damage, wearing sunglasses can help to make us better drivers, creating a safer environment for everyone on the roads.

Understandably, there has been much confusion about finding the right sunglasses for driving so the AA has sought advice from The Federation of Manufacturing Opticians. Their findings detail that the...   read more

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Nerdwax prevents glasses slipping off

Hold on to your hats boys and girls! Set your faces to nerd alert as a new product is set to take the glasses market by storm. Even Screech from Saved By The Bell would be lining up like those crazy peeps outside Apple stores for this.

Have you ever had difficulty with your specs slipping down your face? A number of different people experience all manner of problems when it comes to positioning their glasses securely. At the end of the day, this is down to a myriad of facial factors.

Why do my glasses slip?

In the first instance, many people have as big a schnoz as Pinocchio. As a result, you can way sayonara to those...   read more

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Wet Sunglasses on Grass

How Lenses Work: Transitions, Polarised, UV Protection

Most of us don a pair of sunglasses over the summer months and don’t think much of it. Yet with the increasing array of lens choices claiming to prevent this or improve that, it can be confusing choosing the best pair for your eye health. Here we break down the science jargon and make it a little easier to understand exactly what each lens will do to protect your eyes.

Standard Lenses

A lot of us still wear sunglasses with standard lenses which work at their most basic, as a coloured filter. They only let through light the same colour as the lens, showing us a tinted and darkened image. Generally speaking...   read more

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How to Wear Sunglasses When You're Not Wearing Them

How to Wear Sunglasses When You’re Not Wearing Them…

It  seems like a rhetorical question but actually it’s a valid point. Where does one place his/her sunglasses when they no longer need to wear them? Whilst you’re out and about, not having anywhere to place your sunglasses safely or easily can be extremely inconvenient.

So we’ve tried and tested all the different ways to hang, prop and pocket our shades so you don’t ever have to lose yours again. Read on for 4 savvy ways of styling your sunglasses when they’re not on your face; how to wear sunglasses when you’re not wearing them.

1. Secure them On Your Head

Keeping your sunglasses on...   read more

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