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Colored contact lenses get an upgrade: 1-Day Acuvue Define and Neutrogena Nourishing Longwear Eye Shadow + Primer Palettes

Many, many years ago I worked as an optical assistant. I remember that the one activity even more exciting than trying on all the frames was trying on the colored contacts. I have hazel eyes that are a little more brown than green, and every colored contact was a disappointment…except for the brown ones. Those made my so…

Do’s and Don’ts for contacts and dry winter eyes

If you wear contact lenses, this article is a must-read!  We all experience dry eyes, especially in the winter.  Here are some great tips from Johnson & Johnson regarding vision care. DO: Wash and rinse your hands thoroughly with a mild soap and dry with a lint-free towel before handling your lenses. Put in your contacts before you…

Save yourself from dry indoor heat with Acuvue Oasys and Neova Breakout Control

I am loving the gorgeous autumn colors, but this dry indoor heat is causing me all sorts of problems.  I am a contact lens wearer, and my eyes get horribly dry when the heat is turned on.  Plus all that dry heat changes my skin and I end up with breakouts.  I’ve always thought having wrinkles AND blemishes…

5 UV mistakes you are making right now

With the summer season upon us, here are five common sun-protection mistakes (and how to fix them) from our friends at Aveeno and Acuvue. 1.       Ditching Sunscreen on Cloudy Days… If you think a cloudy day means it’s safe to be UV-protection free, think again! You can get just as much UV exposure when it is cloudy…

What’s Your Rub? Acuvue Oasys Contact Lenses

Acuvue wants to know – what’s your rub? Cold winter weather makes for uncomfortable eyes if you are a contact lens wearer like me. Acuvue’s Facebook page details all different kinds of ‘rub’ techniques – are you a twitching lotus? A red eye ripper? Perhaps you are a moose?? No question, I am a…