Coloured contact lenses are a fun and easy way to change up your appearance. In a blink of an eye, you can give yourself a confidence boost with striking eyes that are sure to capture the attention of onlookers. As the saying goes, eyes are the windows to the soul, making coloured contacts an excellent way to express your true inner self!
But with so many colours to choose from, how do you decide on which colour to wear? Should you go for something natural or more eye-catching? Fret not — here’s our useful guide on the best ways to match your coloured contacts with your look.
1. Match Your Skin Tone
Skin tones range from fair to dark and are often split into three main categories: warm, neutral, and cool. By choosing suitable coloured contacts to go with your skin tone, you can achieve a more natural, complementary look. Follow our tips below for matching each skin tone.
For cool-toned skin (fair to light): Choose darker colours like blue, grey, and purple for a distinct contrast.
For neutral-toned skin (medium to tanned): Opt for bright colours to make your eyes stand out, such as hazel, green, and marigold, which blend well with a caramel complexion.
For warm-toned skin (dark): Warm colours are ideal, such as tan brown and hazel autumn.
2. Match Your Hair Colour
If you have naturally black hair — as many of us do in Singapore — you’re in luck. Black goes well with all eye colours! There’s no harm in trying a variety of different coloured contact lenses to see what you like best, so let loose and go wild.
For light to dark brown hair, brown or hazel coloured contacts will be the most synonymous with your appearance. If you have brightly dyed, colourful hair, you’re already familiar with expressing your personality through your look! Take things up a notch by buying coloured contacts to elevate your style even further. You could go for a matching colour with your hair or stick to complementary colour theories for eyes that pop. For example, red or auburn hair can go with green contact lenses, or blonde or light yellow hair with blue contacts.
3. Match Your Outfit
Ever heard people say, “Wow, the colour of your top really brings out your eyes!” in shows or movies? With coloured contact lenses, soon you could be receiving those compliments too. Your eyes can become a stunning fashion accessory that accentuates your overall look. When in doubt, go for muted colours like tan brown or grey, but you can never go wrong with matching your coloured contacts with the colours of your outfit.
Not to mention, coloured contact lenses are your best friend when it comes to cosplay! If you love dressing up to look like your favourite characters, coloured contacts offer you the opportunity to look picture-perfect. They usually come in easily disposable and affordable forms, such as the Clearcolor 1-Day, that you can buy online in time for your next photoshoot or convention.
4. Match the Occasion
You’d most likely want to avoid too bright or drastically different eye colours when going to school or work. It could be seen as inappropriate and possibly even lead to you getting into trouble! In those cases, it’s best if you stick to darker, natural colours such as black or brown. However, if you’re heading to a special occasion or party, there’s no reason to hold back! Be as adventurous as you like and let your personality shine with vividly coloured eyes.
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No matter which colour you choose, if you opt for monthly reusable lenses, don’t forget the importance of having good hygiene habits! Just like non-coloured monthly lenses, it is crucial to take proper care of your reusable coloured lenses.