Can you believe it’s December already? This semester flew by so fast! Anyway, the wonderful people who work at Eyecandy Lens contacted me a few weeks ago – they wanted me to do a review of one of their products to share with all my readers! Not only were they generous enough to send me a free pair of circle lenses, but if any of you use the coupon code “KRISTINA” when you order something from their online shop.. you get a free surprise gift! :) For future reference, just click on their banner on the right-hand side of my blog to get redirected to their site. ;)
I requested to try out a pair of GEO Angel Brown lenses after checking out the selection on their website. Just the other day, I receive a small package in the mail – it included two sealed vials that contained one contact lens each, one contact lens case, a small mesh drawstring bag, a “circle lens usage guide” pamphlet, and a cute business card on which you can keep track of the expiration dates of your lenses on the back.
After moving them into the free case, I observed that the lenses were a more yellow-based brown than my natural dark brown eyes. This intimidated me a little bit, because I was afraid that I would look like an alien. Thankfully, the effect while wearing them is very subtle. It looks more natural than my current soon-to-be expired grey circle lenses, but the enlargement is still noticeable.
Capturing the true color of these lenses is tricky, because the shade looks significantly different under several kinds of lighting. The photos above compare what they look like in natural light during two different times of the day. And the following photos are a comparison between what my eyes look like without circle lens and what the GEO Angel Brown lenses look like under bathroom light, indoor light, and flash photography.
I think the variation between shades makes lenses much more authentic-looking and wearable. And because of the thick black limbal ring, they give me a more innocent and dolly-eyed look. They’re also very comfortable to wear, and I can keep them in for up to six hours before my eye start feeling dry. Overall, this is a series of circle lenses that I would definitely recommend!
I’ve also decided to add something new and different in this post (and possibly the next few posts) from what I normally do! I’ve come to the conclusion that taking videos with my camera and uploading them onto YouTube would provide a great supplement to this blog! Previously, I had been too self-conscious to do anything video-related.. but change is good. :) Thus, here are three short clips that I put together that show what the lenses look like on me IRL. Please excuse my silly faces. :P
Hopefully, my video-editing skills will improve with practice. I’ve never had much experience with Windows Movie Maker, and I quickly threw this one together in five minutes. >.<; Until next time! ^.^