Stylish and Functional: The Best Polarized Sunglasses Styles for Women

  • BY Sophia Moh

Polarized sunglasses have become increasingly popular among women due to their ability to provide superior eye protection while still being stylish. These sunglasses are equipped with lenses that contain a special filter that blocks intense reflected light, reducing glare and improving visibility. By minimizing glare, polarized sunglasses help to reduce eye strain and fatigue, making them ideal for outdoor activities. When choosing the best polarized sunglasses for women, there are several factors to consider, including UV protection, frame design, and lens color options. Let’s explore these factors in more detail.

UV Protection

One of the most important aspects to consider when purchasing polarized sunglasses is their ability to block harmful UV rays. Prolonged exposure to UV rays have been linked to eye conditions such as cataract and pterygium (Surfer’s Eye). Rest assured that all of /b/prescription-sunglasses”>Zenni’s polarized lenses provide 100% UV protection to shield your eyes from these harmful rays.

Frame Design and Materials

The frame design plays a significant role in both the style and functionality of polarized sunglasses. Different face shapes require different frame styles to ensure a flattering fit. For example, aviator sunglasses are a timeless choice that suits most face shapes, while cat-eye sunglasses are perfect for adding a touch of femininity. When it comes to materials, lightweight and durable options such as titanium and acetate are popular choices. You can turn any Zenni frame into polarized sunglasses and even customize your lens color.

Lens Color Options

The lens color of polarized sunglasses can have an impact on both the aesthetics and functionality of the eyewear. Gray-colored lenses are ideal for bright conditions and provide true color perception. Brown lenses enhance contrast, making them suitable for activities like driving. Zenni also offers 8 different mirror tints (silver, indigo blue, gold, flame red, rose gold, sky blue, lavender, and moss green) to add a stylish touch to sunglasses for fashion-forward individuals.

Top 5 Polarized Sunglasses Styles for Women

Foldable Square Sunglasses

Stay outside all day in these timeless foldable square sunglasses. Made from lightweight flexible TR90 plastic, the look features iconic double metal dot details and wider temple arms. For convenient storage, the frame folds neatly inward at the hinges. Each foldable style comes with a specialty case with zipper closure and adjustable loop band.

Shop Foldable Square Sunglasses SKU #1143825

Premium Aviator Sunglasses

Using advanced edging technology and high-quality materials, our premium sunglasses have a luxurious feel with subtly curved lenses. Adjustable nose pads provide a comfortable fit.

Shop Premium Aviator Sunglasses SKU #1128919

Premium Square Sunglasses

Using advanced edging technology and high-quality materials, our premium sunglasses have a luxurious feel with subtly curved lenses. The beach will be calling with these stylish square sunglasses. The wide frame is crafted from hand-polished acetate for a glamorous shine. This style is available in black, clear, and blush pattern.

Shop Premium Square Sunglasses SKU #114621

Premium Oval Sunglasses

The 60s are back in these fashionable oval sunglasses. Made from lightweight, glossy TR90 plastic, the frame features an exaggerated outer edge shape that gets noticed. Comfortable for all-day wear, this look can go from brunch to a music festival.

Shop Premium Oval Sunglasses SKU #1143430

Foldable Round Sunglasses

Keep your sunnies at the ready in these chic foldable round sunglasses. Made from shiny stainless steel, the minimalist look features wire-thin rims, nose bridge, and temple arms. For convenient storage, the frame folds neatly inward at the hinges. Each foldable style comes with a specialty case with zipper closure and adjustable loop band.

Shop Foldable Rond Sunglasses SKU #1161021

Tips for Proper Care and Maintenance of Polarized Sunglasses

To ensure that your polarized sunglasses last for a long time and continue to provide optimal protection, it’s important to take proper care of them. Here are a few tips:

  1. Always store your sunglasses in a protective case when not in use.
  2. Use a lens cleaning solution and a microfiber cloth to clean the lenses, avoiding harsh chemicals or rough materials that may scratch the surface.
  3. Avoid placing your sunglasses face down on hard surfaces to prevent scratches.

Finding the best polarized sunglasses for women is a matter of considering important factors such as UV protection, frame design, and lens color options. By choosing a pair that combines style and functionality, you can protect your eyes from harmful UV rays while still looking fashionable. Remember to properly care for your sunglasses to ensure their longevity and performance. Shop for a pair of polarized sunglasses from /b/prescription-sunglasses/women”>Zenni, and you’ll be ready to take on any sunny day with confidence!

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About the Author: Dr. Sophia Moh, OD, ABOC

Dr. Sophia Moh, OD is an optometrist located in Bay Area, California. She completed her undergraduate studies at UC San Diego and earned her doctorate at UC Berkeley School of Optometry. She has experience in a variety of eye care settings including primary care optometry, general ophthalmology, community health clinic, and Veterans Affairs. Her mission is to help the world see better by developing high-quality, affordable eyewear for everyone. She is also a certified American Board Optician (ABO) and provides training and lectures on optical education topics.

Sources

1 National Eye Institute, Protecting your eyes from the sun’s UV light, July 2022.

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