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Jeepers Peepers

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All Hallows Eve is upon us again and, if the finishing touches to your spooky look this year include decorative contact lenses, then you should read our advice relating to the dangers of wearing cosmetic lenses…it might just save your sight!

Coloured contact lenses are gaining in popularity by the hoards of party goers who dress up at this time of year. Available in an array of colours, shapes and styles –they can even make your iris disappear altogether! But purchasing your party lenses from the wrong place could lead to you causing serious damage to your eyes.

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Top Tips: Hairstyles That Make The Cut

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A change of hairstyle can be a big decision for some people, and if you are considering a fringe it can change your whole look. But when it comes to choosing the right fringe, there are a few things to consider before taking the plunge, especially if you wear glasses.

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Be Inspired By The Spec-tacular Glasses-wearers Of Years Gone By

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The right pair of glasses, on a famous face, can become iconic of the wearer. When you think of John Lennon, a pair of circular, blue-lensed specs and long hair spring to mind. What about Buddy Holly? Thick-rimmed black glasses accompanied by a geek chic blazer. Harry Potter? Broken circular frames below a lightning-shaped scar. The glasses-wearers of years gone by can inspire you as to how you can make specs synonymous with your own style, and with this in mind, here are some of our favourite celeb glasses-lovers.

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Make-up: Before And After Laser Eye Surgery

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Make-up is a vital part of the getting-ready routine of most women, whether you’re a high-maintenance girl, or just apply a bit of tinted moisturiser to get ready for the day – everyone has their own preferences. That said, if you wear glasses or contact lenses you can sometimes be limited in the type and amount of make-up you can get away with. However, that doesn’t mean you still can’t have fun experimenting with make-up.

Here’s our guide to looking your best, whether you’re a glasses wearer, prefer the more natural look of contact lenses, or have undergone laser eye surgery for perfect vision.

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Unconventional Glasses

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The role of glasses is typically very straightforward – to correct vision. Whether you’re having trouble seeing far, near, or reading, frames can help to provide clarity.

That being said, a number of glasses have been developed with additional or other purposes.

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