Colored contact lenses are a fun, temporary way to change your look. Read on to see, which are the best colored lenses available for men.
Ever wanted the stunning, ice blue eyes of Frank Sinatra? Or the thoughtful, hazel brown eyes of Indiana Jones? When you can change your hair color, why not your eyes? Colored contact lenses allow you to experiment with different looks and colors. You’d be surprised to see how your face can change, with a change in eye color! And don’t dismiss it as a girly trend. There are plenty of good colored contact lenses for men, whether you are the “me Tarzan” caveman type or a hip metrosexual. All it takes is the right choice to complement your looks.
Simple Colored Contact Lenses
The following contact lenses are based on block or basic eye colors.
The Twilight Look
The soulful, “i will do anything for you” gaze of Edward Cullen, can be easily obtained with amber colored contact lenses. Some top picks are:
- Clearly Colors AmberAmbition
- Acuvue 2 Colors
- CibaSoft Softcolors Amber Contact Lenses
- Gold Vampire
Old Blue Eyes
Deep bronzed tan, slicked back hair, what’s missing? A pair of aqua blue eyes, guaranteed to gather second looks. Aqua contact lenses are:
- Freshlook ColorBlends Brilliant Blue
- Clearly Colors Aquatic Allure
- Acuvue 2 Enhancers Aquamarine Color Contact Lenses
- Cibasoft Softcolors Aqua Contacts
- Durasoft 3 Colors Aqua Opaque Lenses
- Expressions Colors Contact Lenses
- Freshlook Dimensions Aqua Color Contact Lenses
Dark and Stormy
For a rugged, man of all seasons look, go in for stormy gray contact lens. This is the ultimate mysterious man accessory. Gray contact lenses are:
- Freshlook ColorBlends Sterling Gray
- Clearly Colors Gray Storm
- Freshlook Colorblends Gray
- Illusions Opaques Gray
- Acuvue 2 Gray Colors Opaques
- Durasoft 2 Colorblends Gray Contact Lenses
- Durasoft 3 Colors Opaque Lenses in Misty Gray
- Gray Contact Lenses by Colortones
- Dual Night Gray
Green with Envy
Green is a rare and unique color that brings out your hair color and skin tone. And there are so many shades to try, such as a dark emerald tone or a light green shade for that meadow look. Not all men can carry it off, but if you can, you’ll knock people’s socks off! Various green contacts are:
- Acuvue 2 Colors Opaques, Jade Green
- Colorblends Gemstone Green
- Clearly Colors, Green Envy
- Freshlook Colorblends, Green
- Freshlook ColorBlends Gemstone Green
- Illusions Opaques, Soft Green
- Focus 1-2Week SoftColors, Evergreen
- CibaSoft Softcolors, Evergreen & Green
Deep Sea Blue
Sapphire blue, sea blue, true blue… whatever it is called, there’s nothing like a classic blue color. The best example of deep blue eyes, is former James Bond star, Pierce Brosnan. True blue contacts available are:
- Marietta Optometry Venus- Pacific Blue lenses
- Clearly Colors Blue ‘n Brazen
- Acuvue 2 Colors Opaques, Deep Blue & Sapphire Blue
- Acuvue 2 Enhancers Ocean Blue Contact Lenses
- CibaSoft Softcolors 2 Shades of Blue Contact Lenses
- Durasoft 2 Colorblends Blue Color Lenses
- Focus 1-2 week Softcolors / NewVues Royal Blue
- Durasoft 3 Colorblends Blue Contact Lenses
- Freshlook Dimensions Contact Lenses- Pacific Blue
Don’t label brown a boring color. Shades of topaz, chestnut and nut brown, give off a poetic and dreamer look. Dark brown is an extremely adjustable color, that goes well with all occasions and clothing. Some brown contact lens models are:
- Acuvue 2 Colors Opaques, Chestnut Brown
- Clearly Colors, Brown Bombshell
- Freshlook Colorblends Pure Hazel
- Acuvue 2 Colors Opaques, Warm Honey
- Durasoft 3 Colors Brown Opaque Lenses
- Marietta Optometry Europa-Chestnut
Unique Colored Contact Lenses for Men
Some of the best colored contact lenses are the funky or out of this world lenses. Wear them for Halloween, or just to get a look no one else has.
Vampire: If you like the Goth, immortal look of vampires (the non-Twilight ones), then there are an amazing amount of vampire contact lenses available. Get the Vampire Red or White Out lenses for block red or white colors with a black pupil. If you are a movie buff, there are even specific vampires, whose eye colors you can emulate with these contact lenses. The vampires and lycans of the Underworld movie franchise have 3 color types to offer, based on characters from the movie: Victor, Lycan and Underworld Ring. For spookier, really weird colored contacts, check out the Lestat and Louis models from the movie Interview with the Vampire.
Rave or Extra Bright: In a club, or dimly lit disco, some colored contact lenses can shine or glow. For example, the Angelic and Ice Blue models are both blue colored lenses, in different shades, with this ethereal glow. The Rave line of colored contacts, comes in 4 colors: blue, yellow, pink and green. This line of lenses glow under a black light.
Black: Soft Lens Black Sclera are black colored contacts, that cover the entire eye! For a less weird effect, check out WildEyes Black Out and Soft Lens Black Out for a pure black iris and pupil. Soft Lens even has a Black Spiral model, which has a hypnotizing black effect. For the wild wolf within, Marietta Vision Wolf Eyes have a black pupil and ring, with a patchy yellow iris.
Plain Weird: Cat eyes anyone? Marietta Vision Cat Eyes give a feline look, with oval-shaped pupils, in red, white, banshee or purple colors. If you are fond of customizing, then opt for a pair of hand painted colored contacts. 2 other unique colors to check out are amethyst and violet. Freshlook Colorblends Amethyst and Cibavision Durasoft 3 Colorblends are two amethyst contacts. For violet, check out Clearly Colors Violet Venom and Impressions Color Violet.
When selecting these contact lenses, check out a color in both light and dark surroundings. Choose colors that naturally complement your skin and hair color. For example, blue contacts go well with most hair colors, but purple contacts rarely gel with most hair shades. Take someone along for a second opinion. Colored contact lenses should be cleaned and sanitized with proper lens cleaning products and stored appropriately. Do not share or swap contact lenses with anyone. Shared lenses can cause a number of eye infections and other vision problems. Non prescription colored contacts are not allowed. So even if you just want to change your eye color, you need a prescription from your doctor or optometrist, according to Federal and State law. Whether for fun or health reasons, contact lenses are medical devices and should be treated with caution and care.