Sunglasses where not only invented just so people can look cool whenever they go to the beach. Its primary purpose is to protect the eyes of its wearer. Natural sunlight can cause potential harm to a person’s eyes the same as artificial ultra-violet or UV rays can. When it comes to picking the best sunglasses for you, there are a number of features that you should be familiar with:
Blue-Blocking Plastic Lenses: These kinds of glasses are often recommended when it comes to providing eye protection from the sun. However, wearing glasses like this while on the road is not advisable because in addition to blocking the blue, they also block red and amber which can pose a problem especially when you are driving and looking at traffic lights.
Wrap-around Frames: This is actually good since it has a great coverage in terms of protection. Make sure that your sunglasses have sturdy frame too. This type last longer and can be used all year through.
Photochromic lenses: Just like polycarbonate, these protect the eyes from glare and do not distort colors. Teens are encourage to use this type of sunglasses when sun tanning. Whether you have good vision or not, you must always protect your eyes.
Polarized sunglasses: While it protects you from glare, it does not have enough UV protection to offer.
And when it comes to protection while in tanning bed, it is still advised to wear a UV-safe tanning eyewear.
While there are many safety practices when tanning at the beach and in tanning bed, there are also other tanning tips when using self-tanners. By default, self tanning is much safer since it does not expose your skin and eyes to the damaging rays of the sun. As usual, exfoliation and moisturization are very important. Choosing a good self tanner must also be considered. Avoid harmful chemicals and choose natural ones.