The Benefits of Sustainable Eyewear

The Benefits of Sustainable Eyewear

Sunglasses: everyone wears them but we don’t really talk about why, besides the fact that they keep the sun out of your eyes on a bright, sunny day. That’s a given, as it can be frustrating to have the sun beating down on your line of vision. But there are plenty of reasons why you should wear sunglasses -- even if you wear glasses already and hate having to find a solution that works with it. Sunglasses provide a huge benefit to the body, and we’re going to take a look at it below. By the end of this, we hope you’ll consider wearing a pair the next time you go out. Verte Mode offers a variety of options that are both effective at protecting your eyes and look stylish, as well.

Protect from UV Rays

The UV rays from the sun are harmful toward the body, so it makes sense why you’d want to protect your whole body from this. UV rays can cause: skin cancer, premature aging, skin damage, eye damage, and immune system repression. It causes damage to your DNA, which can lead to some of these consequences. All of these things are ample reasons to not just wear sunscreen but also pick up a pair of shades the next time you’re in a store or shopping online. The eyes themselves are just as susceptible to getting damaged as the rest of the body, as small as they are.

Prevention of Skin Cancer

All of your body is susceptible to skin cancer, including the skin right around your eyes. Unfortunately, that part of your skin isn’t protected because we want to keep from getting sunscreen in our eyes and thus don’t apply it to that area. By wearing sunglasses, you can protect this part of your body.

Prevent Wrinkles

Believe it or not, UV Rays can cause wrinkles. While certainly not the end of the world, it’s nice to avoid this sign of aging for as long as possible. We live in a day and age where aging is seen as a negative, and while it’s not, it is nice to postpone it when you can. To avoid getting wrinkles around your eyes, opt for sunglasses.

Easier to See

This is a no-brainer, but sunglasses make it easier to see. No more squinting just to see a foot in front of you. It takes away the glare that occurs because of the sun.

Sustainable Sunglasses

Sustainable sunglasses are made of eco-friendly materials rather than plastic. They can even be made out of recycled materials. These are better for the environment because they biodegrade more easily than plastic does. Plastic can take from 20 to 500 years to break down, and even then, they will always remain in the landfill. Choosing one sustainable item might not feel like a lot, but if everyone thought that way, that would add up to a lot of plastic waste. So yes, making the change with one item can make a difference. For more ways on how to live a plastic free lifestyle, check out one of our blogs on the subject.

About TopFoxx

The brand TopFoxx is super sustainable. They have this amazing ability to turn castor beans into sunglasses. The beans are turned into castor oil, which is then turned into Rilsan, or a bio-based polymer. They then use this polymer to make their glasses. And there you have it, sustainable glasses made from a renewable resource that is both eco-friendly and plant based, and causes no deforestation. They also use recycled plastic and recyclable metal.

Miranda - White

A classic pear shape take that brings class in its white and black combo.

Cosmo - Black & Grey

For ultimate protection, check out the Cosmo sunglasses. They provide maximum coverage with sleek style.

Coco - Lilac Wayfarer Sunglasses

For a softer touch, try the Lilac Wayfarer sunglasses. Who said pastel only had to belong to the Spring?

Bardot - Blue

These sunglasses bring a stunning baby blue shade that will compliment your dresses perfectly.

Chelsea - Black & White

These hipster chic sunglasses are the perfect addition to something casual.

Felina - Black Gold

If you're looking for a refined look, you've found it. These gold rim sunglasses will class up any look.

Gigi - Chai latte

These neutral glasses will pair with just about anything, so why not give them a try?

Empress - Black & Yellow

An elegant look is waiting for you with these sunglasses.

Lilac Faux Croco Travel Case

Carry multiple glasses with you in this beautiful carrying case.

Faux Croco - Turquoise Soft Pouch

A soft baby blue carry pouch that will effectively protect your sunglasses.

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