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Posted at 1:30 pm • 24 November 2021 • Maguy from Kraywoods


Fashion blends the two universal movements that capture the interest of everyone: comfort and function. With neutral tones and practical designs, you'll be able to rock out your favourite looks while keeping up with the latest trends. The same rule applies to the world of eyewear.

Since this season is all about "fashion meets function." So what better pair does that for you other than tinted lenses sunglasses? These frames exist to make a fashion statement and to enhance your vision through the colours you see.

Here are the different types of tinted glasses while we explore their benefits and how they each work for you:

  1. Red Tinted Glasses
  2. Yellow Tinted Glasses
  3. Blue Tinted Glasses
  4. Green Tinted Glasses
  5. Brown Tinted Glasses
  6. Purple Tinted Glasses

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What Are Tinted Glasses?

Wouldn't you be interested in finding out how this whole journey started? Here is what you need to know for a bit of history: Back in the 18th century, English designer and inventor James Ayscough created glasses with blue or green tints. The English inventor believed that the tint itself could improve your vision. He then sold the shades for public use.

Coming back to modern ages, tinted glasses are a fashion trend that is here to stay. They're a great addition to your summer outfit. They're also ready to instantly protect your eyes against UV radiation and grant you a high-contrast vision experience.

A tinted UV lens is the most commonly used word to describe traditional sunglasses' lens to keep it short and straightforward. They are manufactured by coating a clear UV protective lens with any colour you desire: blue, green, yellow, red, pink etc.

Moreover, you can find two types of tinted sunglasses: solid and gradient. What is the difference between the two?

  1. A solid UV lens will be strictly referred to as one colour applied to the entire lens. This is because they are the most common out there and by far the most popular. For example, Singer-Songwriter Sir Elton John added solid tinted sunglasses to his eyewear collection!
  2. Gradient lenses usually transition from a plain colour at the top towards a clear lens at the bottom of the frame. You'll be able to add a touch of flair to any classic vintage frame.

How Do Tinted Glasses Work?

Now that you know the tinted glasses meaning behind it all, we're ready to kick things to another level. You're about to find out how these shades became quickly popular. Generally, daylight has a high percentage of blue light scattering that overtops other colours. As a result, you will get low-contrast vision. So, it would be best if you had proper protection for your eyes for your indoor and outdoor activities.

You read that correctly; tinted lenses sunglasses are for indoor spaces too! But, we don't need to stress about the lightly tinted glasses for indoor use now. Here's where tinted lenses sunglasses come to the rescue. With the presence of a radiation filter, the blue light will be automatically toned down. Therefore, objects appear in higher contrast and natural hues.

Better yet, multiple studies have researched the relationship between colours and our feelings. So, tinted lenses sunglasses are a great optical device to boost your indoor mood. Also, they work perfectly on alleviating stress and helping with productivity.

Types of Tinted Glasses & Their Benefits

If you don't know by now, tinted glasses are known for coloured lenses. In the eyewear world, designers don't like to disappoint people. It's that simple. So, the confusion is always there: What colour lens should you get? Well, before we tell you more on that matter, you need to keep in mind that each colour represents a certain amount of intensity. So, read more about what each tinted colour will do for you:

1. Red-Tinted Glasses

We don't actually mean red; it's more of a rose-coloured glasses thing, or it could be both! What's great about these tinted lenses sunglasses is their ability to alleviate light sensitivity and migraines. They are basically known for their abilities to increase the depth of field and vision. In addition, they reduce eye strain or eye fatigue and provide you with good vision along the way.

If you happen to be an athlete or into sports activities, then the red/rose tints are perfect for you! Moreover, red-tinted sunglasses will give your mind and your body a push in a critical situation; they can enhance your strength, boost your mood and therefore enhance your performance!

Red- Tinted Round Sunglasses

2. Yellow-Tinted Glasses

May we have your attention, please? That's what yellow tints do. They tend to strengthen concentration and focus. Also, they manage to improve response time and increase the speed of reading. However, you may find your favourite pair of sunglasses in yellow or amber or even orange-tinted lenses. But, don't you worry, they all work the same way.
If you happen to live on the warmer side of the world and sometimes experience cloudy weather, these tinted colours will be perfect for you. Moreover, should you wish to increase the contrast and enhance the clarity, you should buy these.

Be careful, though; the amber/yellow lenses are not for indoor/ office use. But, if you happen to be a "techie" who spends long hours online or in front of your cellphone, the amber lens will be totally beneficial because it filters out the blue light these devices emit.

Yellow Tinted Aviator Sunglasses

3. Blue-Tinted Glasses

Although the blue-tinted lenses are for fashion purposes, they will awaken your mind and your body after a calm situation. They will also help you recover after an intense workout or outdoor activity. Blue lenses will make you feel less tired and more energized because they offer good contrast in mid to bright conditions. Wearing them in foggy or cloudy weather conditions will be a good idea as they help you with colour perception and enhance contours.

Also, if you are a fan of sports activities, you would be pleased to know that they are perfect for fishing, skiing, snowboarding, etc.

Blue-Tinted Square Sunglasses for Fishing

4. Green-Tinted Glasses

When you're having a bad day or finding yourself in a stressful situation, you know what to wear. Green-tinted lenses will help relax your mind and your body. They are known to reduce stress and increase your creativity.

As mentioned earlier, studies show how coloured lenses can affect your mood. So, don't be so surprised by what we are telling you!

Green Tinted Cat-Eye Sunglasses

5. Brown-Tinted Glasses

Another great addition to your tinted collection would be choosing brown-tinted lenses. Although they seem to be standard, they are a fan-favourite. You may know them as amber lenses as well.

This specific colour is recommended sometimes for those with near-sightedness or myopia. They bring comfort to the eyes when spending the day outside in the sun. It also helps you see better contrast. Similar to rose and red coloured lenses, brown tints can block blue light.

Brown tinted tortoiseshell women's sun reading glasses

6. Grey-Tinted Glasses

On the contrary to the brown tints, people may go for grey-tinted lenses' sunglasses, especially people with farsightedness or hyperopia.

The grey colour helps your eyes deal with fatigue. The cool thing about it is that they can range from having a soft silvery finish to almost black. You will find most sunglasses' lens colour is grey because of their neutral colour. As a result, the grey lenses will allow you to look at the outside world without much alteration to real-life colours.

Grey-tinted aviator sunglasses

7. Purple-Tinted Glasses

If you have ever suffered from dryness or ocular fatigue, you might want to get purple-tinted glasses. The former lenses are ideal for you because they can filter out the infrared spectrum of light.

Additionally, blue-tinted lenses can do that too. So, purple tints will enhance colour perception and can be worn indoors and outdoors too. If you happen to like outdoor activities, purple-tinted sunglasses will offer you protection from highly reflective surfaces like water, glass and snow.

Purple-tinted Octagon sunglasses

The Benefits of Tinted Sunglasses

Sunglasses are not just chic, but they are created to give statements. Designers worldwide encourage consumers to personalize their outfits constantly and to wear pieces that are true to them. The same rule applies to eyewear. So if you think tinted sunglasses are your thing, you surely need to have an idea about their benefits:

  1. They help people suffering from light sensitivity: this is a severe medical problem, and it is, sadly, chronic. Migraines or traumatic brain injuries cause light sensitivity. Therefore, you find visual comfort in tinted sunglasses. They are perfect the perfect solution for photophobia and light sensitivity.
  2. They reduce visual stress: If you have reading difficulties, headaches and visual problems from exposure to patterns in text. Then, you might suffer from visual anxiety or stress. So, what happens when you put on tinted lenses glasses? All the glare and fatigue from reading will be removed.
  3. They are for indoor and outdoor use: This feels like a million-dollar prize, right? If you happen to love the outdoors, tinted glasses can offer you complete protection from UV rays. In addition, tinted glasses are the best accessory for protecting you from the light coming from computer screens and mobiles phones.
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Tinted Sunglasses We Love

What many fail to realize is the possibility of getting your own tinted prescription sunglasses. Of course, you can get it in the colour you wish as well! Their primary goal indeed is to protect your eyes. However, there is no harm in having your sunglasses in style with the latest fashion eyewear trends.

If this is your first time getting tinted sunglasses, remember always to choose a shape that goes well with your face shape. Therefore, study your face shape first, then go for the frame that you want to own. To make things easier for you, we gathered up some of the tinted sunglasses we love!

1. Purple-Tinted Glasses

If this is your first time buying sunglasses, you might want to take some small steps and try out a few basic shapes. What could be more labelled as "basic" than the round sunglasses? They are so trendy this season in the world of eyewear. No wonder they made it to the list of best-tinted sunglasses!

The popularity of the round sunglasses started when Singer John Lennon began to wear round-framed shapes. Lennon sunglasses will add flair to your style, making heads turn the second you walk through the door. These retro-round or purple-tinted sunglasses are designed with a curved bridge combining a sleek gold metal frame with slim Zebra wood temples for a modern look with a retro twist. In addition, the shades include purple gradient-tinted polarized lenses.

The Lennon frames look great on rectangle, square, diamond, heart and oblong face shapes.  

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2. Pink-Tinted Glasses

Geometric frames have always been around but funky ones have lately started appearing. Who has and still, to this day, goes crazy with his sunglasses? The musical icon Sir Elton John. And, once you put on the funky Elton sunglasses, you’ll feel like you’re on top of the world.

These hexagon-shaped frames have the perfect pink-tinted frames which you have been missing from your closet. They are designed with a slim gold metal frame and a raised bridge. In addition, the geometric frames include alluring Rose Wood arms making them the perfect pair to achieve that fashion-forward look. Featuring pink polarized lenses, these funky frames will ensure flawless comfort and coverage from the sun.

The Elton polarized sunglasses look great on rectangle, square, diamond, heart, oval and oblong face shapes.

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3. Amber-Tinted Sunglasses

Our third choice for tinted glasses is a shape that women love. You probably got it correctly: we're talking about the cat-eye frames. They're edgy, sexy and they add confidence to your Monday and any other work outfit day. You don't believe us? Just take a quick look at Stella Sunglasses.

Think Audrey Hepburn style with a medium size. These captivating cat-eye sunglasses are designed with tortoise acetate with a touch of bamboo temples. Smooth! You'll combine the retro vogue fashion with a modern appeal. These sunglasses include brown polarized lenses. In addition, these posh winged frames look great on round, oval, square, rectangle, heart and oblong face shapes.

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4. Brown-Tinted Sunglasses

Modern fashion is all about keeping up with the latest trends and doing better. So for this season, round frames were a big deal. In clothes and eyewear, watching what everyone is wearing is your way to go. So, now that we got it covered, add a geometric frame to your tinted sunglasses collection; you'll get the Jazz sunglasses.

The trendy retro-round sunglasses are designed with a translucent brown frame with brown-tinted lenses. It's just like the denim on denim rule. Also, the glasses feature a keyhole nose bridge and slimline wooden arms for an irresistible finish.

These modern sunglasses look great on rectangle, square, diamond, heart and oblong face shapes.

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5. Gradient-Tinted Sunglasses

Our last choice of tinted sunglasses is dedicated to those who like the original size—a modern squared frame to upgrade your outfit to a whole different level like the Hazel sunglasses.

These squared sunglasses are handcrafted from Walnut Wood and designed with slim gold metal temples. They combine a minimalistic silhouette and a raised keyhole nose bridge for a subtle retro twist. In addition, the sunglasses feature gradient brown polarized lenses. Also, these lightweight sunglasses will add character and style to any sunny day.

The Hazel polarized sunglasses look great on oval, round, heart and diamond face shapes.

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6. Silver-Tinted Sunglasses

Modern designer brands not only bring back the old with a twist, but introduce the world to new looks and trends. Social media help people stay up to date with the latest styles. We all take our inspo from celebrities and random daily walks down the street. Here’s a secret that you don’t know, designer brands also get inspired everywhere! As a result, Groove sunglasses made it to the list of tinted sunglasss we love!

These clear frames include Zebra Wood temples. They combine vintage with contemporary features in order to protect YOU from the dangers of the sun. The unique shades of wood feature silver-tinted lenses that will add a pop of colour to your outfit.

The Groove sunglasses will work well on rectangle, square, diamond, heart and oblong face shapes.

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7. Green-Tinted Sunglasses

We love how things from the past keep on living in modern times. Are you a fan of the retro era? It's always a good idea to change what was popular in the past by adding a touch of contemporary to it. We're talking old school square frames with green-tinted lenses that are still ranking at the top. The Racer sunglasses are fun and bold, they add a retro flair to shade your eyes from the sun with fashion.

These square sunglasses are made from Walnut Wood. We're talking high-quality materials for you! They will certainly transform your entire outfit through a unique reflective touch to your outfits.

The Racer sunnies look great on oval, round, heart, and diamond face shapes.

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Remember what our parents always told usgrowing up? Safety first! So, sunglasses are not just a fashionable accessory. They're here to protect your eyes from the UV rays. So, after picking your favourite tinted coloured lens, you'll focus on the shape. The rest will be history. Then, it will be your turn to personalize your outfit and bring it to the next level.

Accessorize your own accessory in order to stand out from the crowd! How about adding some glasses chains to your tinted sunglasses?

By Rachad Kabbara