Why You Need Sunglasses In Winter

Why You Need Sunglasses In Winter

November 01, 2016

We know a lot more about ways to keep our bodies healthy than we used to.  We know to eat well, stay hydrated, and exercise.  We know that during the summer, sunscreen helps protect the skin and sunglasses are important to protect the eyes.  What some people may not realize, is that we need sunglasses in winter too.

Sunlight 

The sunlight that reaches the Earth is actually “waves” of energy.  One type of these waves is interpreted by the human eye as...

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Use Sunglasses to Brand Your Business

Use Sunglasses to Brand Your Business

October 24, 2016

People love to get free stuff and most of the time, they keep it.  If it’s something good, they will keep it and if it’s useful or attractive, they will keep it longer.  Fortunately, finding the right promotional product is easier than it used to be and for many businesses, customized sunglasses fit the bill – perfectly.  Here are some reasons why you should consider using sunglasses to brand your business.

Useful

The number one thing that makes the difference...

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Sunglasses Can Save Your Eyesight

Sunglasses Can Save Your Eyesight

October 03, 2016

Most people think that sunglasses are a matter of comfort.  They work to shade the eyes from bright sunlight – which is a useful thing.  The best thing that sunglasses do, however, may not be something you ever notice.  Sunglasses can save your eyesight by preventing damage caused by the sun.

The Sun may have been called the “giver of life” by some cultures – and it was.  Without sunlight, plants would not grow.  Without sunlight, the seasons...

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Even Kids Need Sunglasses

Even Kids Need Sunglasses

September 28, 2016

Over the past several decades most people have become aware of how damaging the sun can be to the skin.  Even though many adults spent hours in the direct sun themselves, they are more concerned about their children.  The eyes are a different matter and though most adults wear sunglasses, they aren’t as likely to realize that kids need sunglasses, too.

Wearing Sunglasses

A survey taken by the Vision Council asked 10,000 adults about their use of sunglasses.  About...

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 UV and Sunglasses – What You Need to Know

UV and Sunglasses – What You Need to Know

September 07, 2016

Though sunglasses may have been originally designed to dim the lights, today they do much more.  Thanks to technology, sunglasses protect us from UV rays which can cause permanent damage to the vision.  Here’s a rundown of what you need to know about UV and sunglasses.

What is UV light?

What we call “light” is a type of energy which flows in “waves” of different lengths, ranging from long, low energy rays of infrared (IR) to short, high energy rays of...

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Is there a meaning to sunglasses?

Is there a meaning to sunglasses?

August 17, 2016

Sunglasses are not something that most people think of as a “meaningful” item.   Naturally, sunglasses mean that your eyes will be shielded from the sun.  Today, with knowledge of the dangers of exposure to too much of the wrong kind of light, sunglasses provide protection from the sun and make it easier to see.  They can improve the vision, hide emotions, and even obscure appearance but answering the question “What is the meaning of sunglasses?” is...

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Did an ancient Roman wear sunglasses?

Did an ancient Roman wear sunglasses?

August 04, 2016

History

Sunglasses have been associated with celebrities, wealth and risqué behavior for a reason.  They were once rare and used only by royalty, worn by syphilis victims who were spurned in the Victorian era, and used by movie stars to protect the eyes from harsh lights.  Though everyone has at least one pair of them today, the history of sunglasses tells us how they became so popular.

No trees in the colosseum

The history of modern-day sunglasses reaches back to the...

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Why Custom Sunglasses Make Great Giveaways

Why Custom Sunglasses Make Great Giveaways

January 26, 2016

If you are considering new marketing tools for your business one of the biggest things that you should consider are sunglasses. These products are perhaps one of the most in demand fashion accessories today. As a company, giving away branded sunglasses with a logo or even just a subtle marketing message can be an excellent move for brand recognition. 

Sunglasses are almost like a new T-shirt marketing option today. While many businesses utilize custom printed materials today they often...

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Customized Sunglasses for Marketing

Customized Sunglasses for Marketing

January 15, 2016

Many companies commonly overlook the use of sunglasses as a marketing tool. Giving out branded sunglasses at an event or selling specialty branded sunglasses at your location can really make a big impact for brand recognition and for spreading a marketing message around. Consider some of the following top reasons why you should be using customized sunglasses for your branding needs. 

They are inexpensive: Creating custom sunglasses can be around the same price as creating T-shirts and in...

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Some Stats on Branded Sunglasses

Some Stats on Branded Sunglasses

January 01, 2016

Branded sunglasses are one of the largest emerging markets in the United States currently. Since the United States recovered from a recession and the population once again had money to spend, they were turning their focus to great eyewear. More and more people are protecting their eyes and doing so with style. Branded glasses are a big trend in some of the largest manufacturers of branded sunglasses throughout the United States are recognizing this new trend as well. 

Even within the...

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