The Best and Worst Sunglasses For 2013


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For some, the best or the worst sunglasses may depend on personal choice. For some celebrities the more bling or funky they are, the better. However, sometimes, for less exalted mortals, there are some that do not stack up as doing anything in particular towards protecting the eyes or anything else.

In most instances the best sunglasses are designed to compliment the shape of the face and general look and to exclaim some complimentary features that may be otherwise obscured. Another feature of a good feature of the best sunglasses is the UV or ultraviolet protection.

The worst choice you can make is choosing a pair of sunglasses with little or even no UV protection. Regretfully the most affordable or cheap sunglasses appear under this category. This is the worst choice because UV rays have seriously detrimental effects on our yes ranging from macular degeneration and cataracts.

By kallerna (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 or GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons
By kallerna (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 or GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons

Another good choice for your 2013 pair of sunglasses will be a pair that has polarized lenses that allow only vertical rays to penetrate the glasses and ultimately your eyes. Therefore the glare that you have to deal with from white sand, water, glass and even a lovely spread of green grass will not do as much damage to your eyes when wearing sunglasses that contain polarized lenses.

Other sunglasses out of the worst sunglasses for 2013 range are those that simply make you look ridiculous. Round sunglasses on a square face can look good at times, but not huge designer ones that make the face appear like it has morphed into a moth’s. At the best of times anyone can make mistakes with their choice of sunglasses. It does not matter if it looks good on your favourite celebrity. If you do not have similar facial features, it is likely that they will not suit you and you will end up looking not that good at all.

Do you really want sunglasses that do everything but eat your breakfast for you? Or do you simply want them to do what they are designed to do? Some of the cheaper models do a better job than those which you may pay thousands for. After all, the primary purpose for the glasses is to protect your eyes from bright lights and reflections from water, the sun, snow and even some surfaces like light bricks, white sand and other shiny objects.

Another bad mistake you can make is to base your choice on fashion only. In most cases really cheap sunglasses are only a fashion accessory with no actual sun protection value. That is really a bad choice because they will not protect your eyes as they should.

Therefore, before you settle on what is the worst or best choice of sunglasses for 2013, take a little time to think about what you want out of them. Prescription sunglasses are by far the best pick and you can have your prescription sunglasses made up with the trendiest designer frames available.