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Color Replacements

These, unlike the previous, are a lot more elaborate and can really make drastic changes, like turning a dark eye in a light blue. They can have a one or two colored layer that covers all of the iris, just leaving out the pupil itself, this makes you eye look bigger and a lot more exotic, you will get noticed wearing them, although they will still look natural, as some lucky of people have natural dual toned eyes.

So if you fancy a total change in your eye color, this is the colored contact lens for you, there are lots of color combinations to choose from, but generally people go for blue and green, since these are really the most rare eye colors.

Fantasy Contacts

This category would need a whole hub just for it, fantasy contacts is really a whole new world, and there are literally hundreds of different lenses, most people that go for these only wear them on Halloween or specific parties, because these are really show stoppers, you will really stand out in the crowd. Still these are really the funnier ones that you can buy and can be split into some smaller categories:

Glowing Contacts
Crazy
Sclera

The first ones like the name states, are lenses that glow in the dark, perfect for the night out at the disco, or scare the heck out of someone. The second subcategory is a really big one, as this includes a lot of lenses: full coloured lenses (all black, white, red ...), vampire, fire, sharigan, start, cross, fan, gothic ... really all the icons and drawings you can think of putting in a contacts will be here. Finally this is for me the most extreme fantasy contact out there because it covers the whole eye (including the sclera, hence the name) so you can have a full black or white eye with these, perfect for Halloween or other scary parties, the big downside is that these are not so cheap colored contact lenses and a lot harder to put on the eye.
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Final Toughts

Now that you know what this is all about, it is up to you to take the next step and try them, I'm still trying to choose which one i will like to try next Halloween (have got a lot of time i know), but i most definitely will do it, even if it is just for kicks. If you are a girl you can think of this as a new hair style, but a lot less permanent.

Like i stated in the beginning, some of these lenses can be used as your regular graduated contacts, and regarding medical requirements, depending on what store you buy them on, only the sclera requires a prescription, all the others are non prescription. Still i think there is some sort of law loophole that states that if the store cannot contact your doctor to confirm that you can use the lens they will still ship it within some days, but i am yet to confirm this, so don't take it for granted, and if you have info on the matter let me know.

If you are looking for cheap colored contact lenses in stores have a look at the cococontacts website, as it has a solid reputation on the web and pretty good prices, also i think they offer free shipping on orders above 99$. If you plan on ordering on this site, you can use this promotional code DRM97SCMTRU that gives you an additional 10% off on all orders.

Finally if you already wear these kind of lenses or have any more relevant information, please drop some feedback on the matter, as it is always a plus to share the wealth.
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suruha
suruha
3 hours ago
kimmyp wrote:
I have an A3 printer which I can print on borderless A3 paper giving me 30 cms (12") wide paper that I use for scrapbooking, covering notebooks, etc. I use my own designs only as I am reselling and most of the designs on here do not have a commercial license.


You can check some of the online stock sites, such as Pixabay. Often, there are patterns and they have liberal terms! You should be able to incorporate a pattern you find there and sell it or do whatever you like!
kimmyp
kimmyp
9 hours ago
I have an A3 printer which I can print on borderless A3 paper giving me 30 cms (12") wide paper that I use for scrapbooking, covering notebooks, etc. I use my own designs only as I am reselling and most of the designs on here do not have a commercial license.
MainAlice
MainAlice
9 hours ago
cool idea, if you post your work somewhere-share with us)
Trixxie
Trixxie
1 day ago
Hi Edith - thanks for posting this. I have been getting the same pop-up updates about Flash. I did the exact same thing as you. I close out the tab! I wonder what other scams might come our way. I just want to be here to color. *sigh*
Anyway, I truly appreciate you "just saying", Edith.
Thanks!
Trix :)
eighteyed
eighteyed
3 days ago
Over the past week I've been troubled by a page direct to some site telling me Apple wants me to update my Flash Player. Don't you dare do it. How do I know this is a scam? First, there's a questionable web address, and how would Apple know what Flash Player I have, and if they did, wouldn't they tell me in an offical update? Second, I know my Flash Player is current, because I went to the OFFICIAL Adobe site, and installed the latest current one just in case, and I still get these redirects. I think these adlinks that infest the CL pages now can tell through cookies that I enabled Flash (which is dormant by default in Apple software because it's a known malware risk) long enough to design a new template for the site. Third, since I know Flash software is vulnerable to hacking, any unasked-for communication about it through my browser is suspect.

I just wanted you to know these are happening, and to never never click on one of these pages. If you get one, close the tab immediately. If you ever question your Flash installation, download new software ONLY through the official Adobe site, adobe.com.

Just saying.

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