We’re back with a follow up from our June “Tips From Tats” – Eye Protectionand it couldn’t be on a more appropriate day. Today is National Sunglasses Day– a day to celebrate sunnies & share the message of UV protection!

We can’t think of a better resource to educate on eye protection than one of our favorite brands, Maui Jim! Not only do they have very stylish sunnies, they are the ultimate experts in eye protection, so you can look fabulous AND feel confident that your eyes are safe.

Letʻs kick things off with this very informative video about eye health:

Maui Jim has also provided us with a beautiful wellness sheet (below), which you can download for yourself HERE. Some key takeaways we liked from the sheet include:

  • Sunglasses are not just for bright sunny days: Every day, whether it’s sunny or cloudy, spring or winter, UV rays can damage eyes in profound ways. To protect your eyes and prevent damage, wear sunglasses that block UVA and UVB rays.

  • The right sunglasses help prevent skin cancer: Where’s the one place you can’t apply sunscreen? Around your eyes! Look for the Skin Cancer Foundation Seal of Recommendation the next time you shop for sunglasses.

  • Protection From Reflection: To put it more in perspective, Glare is further magnified in certain conditions. But glare isn’t the only problem associated with reflected light. Ultraviolet light is a much greater, long term problem. And reflected UV is just as damaging as direct UV. Water reflects up to 100%, sand reflects up to 25%, snow reflects up to 100%, and grass (thatʻs a new one we didnʻt think of!) reflects up to 3%.

The more you know! So why is Maui Jim the ultimate choice for eye protection?

Image Courtesy Maui Jim Facebook Page

  • Their Patented PolarizedPlus2™ Technology enhances color like no other lens on the market.

  • Every pair of Maui Jim sunglasses contains their proprietary Polarized film eliminating up to 99.9% glare.

  • Maui Jim lenses block 100% of UVA, UVB and UVC rays from above, below and behind the lens (w/ Anti-Reflective treatment) which earned Maui Jim the Skin Cancer Foundation’s Seal of Recommendation.

  • They have a 2 year manufacturers warranty, and all sunglasses are designed and tested in Hawaiʻi, and made in Italy or Japan.

  • Excellent customer service! Most repairs are turned around in 3 business days, and they replace temples and nose pads for free as long as parts are available.

I donʻt know about you, but Iʻm ready to get my summer pair of Maui Jim sunnies! Shop their amazing collection HERE and donʻt forget to celebrate #NationalSunglassesDay by posting a #SunglassSelfie on social media and be sure to tag Maui Jim if youʻre rocking their sunnies!

Mahalo Maui Jim for partnering with us for this monthʻs Tips and Spotlights! We hope you all head into summer with protected eyes and fabulous sunnies!