mrlens.com.my and plusizekitten) and managed to do a makeover while wearing them. Here is my review in 4 parts:
1. Shopping online review
2. Background on online retailer
3. My review on FreshLook Colorblends and finally pictures of me... (if you follow my blog, I normally avoid posting pictures of my shy self.. )
4. WHY I am using Contact Lenses .... because it is inspired by my English teacher in SCHOOL!!(Read at the end of my post on this)
1. Ordering from MrLens.com.my
Step 1: Create an account first.
Step 2: Log in to select your item want to order. The categories are as follows: daily disposable, 2-week disposable, monthly disposable, toric lenses, colored lenses, silicone hydrogel and multifocal.
Step 3: When you are done shopping, just check out (make sure you have selected the right item, diameter, base curve and power for your eyes). You can also save all this info under your "Contact lens passport" for future orders. :)
Step 4: Make payment either with credit card or online banking.
When you are done. Then wait for your order. :)
16 April 2012 - Ordered my lenses.
18 April 2012 - Received my item with free samples of Fisherman Friends' candies too..
2. A little background on this new online retailer:
MrLens.com.my claims to be the largest online distributor of contact lenses from Europe in Malaysia currently. It is also the finalist in the prestigious Swiss Economic Award in 2008 with the largest online inventory of Contact Lenses at the lowest price in Malaysia with Free Delivery (within a specific radius in Klang Valley)
Examples of the brands that they offer:
Acuvue Tru Eyes, Acuvue Moist, Acuvue Oasys, Acuvue Oasys Astigmatism, Acuvue Define,
Soflens 38, Soflens 59, Soflens Toric, Purevision 2, Purevision HD, Biomedics 38, Biomedics
55, Proclear, Definition, Focus Dailies Aqua Comfort, Focus Night & Day, Air Optix, Air Optix for
Astigmatism, Freshlook One Day, Proclear 1 day, Sauflon Clariti 1 day, Soflens daily disposable,
Acuvue 2, Acuvue Advance, Adore Dare, Adore Imagene, Adore Pure Eyes, Air Optix Multifocal,
Biomedics 55 Evolution, Biomedics Toric, Blincon BB, Blincon Big Eyes, Blincon Classic, Blincon
Elegance, Blincon Jazzy, Blincon Sweetie, Chameloen, Colorvue, Freshkon Alluring Eyes,
Freshkon Color Fusion, Freshkon Dezigner, Freshkon Mosaic, Freshlook Colorblends, Maxim
Color Blue, Maxim Colors Orange, Maxim Color Pink, Maxim Color Toric, Sauflon 55UV, Sauflon
Bioclear, Saulfon Bioclear Toric, Sauflon Clear Comfort Aspheric, Soflens Multifoca and etc
- Recommend a Friend Program and earn discounts to shop with MrLens.com.my
- Coupon Share with Friends and earn vouchers to shop with MrLens.com.my
- Occasionally in their Facebook, there are discounts too in May 2012: there is 10% discount off for Facebook fans.
- Click "share with friends" on MrLens Facebook campaign to earn RM20/discount when 10 friends like their page
3. My Review on the Freshlook Colorblends Amethyst colour... :)
Actually I ordered 2 boxes with 2 different colours but since it is a monthly disposable contact lenses, I'm only reviewing one of them. The invoice I received shows that the main headquarters for Mrlens.com.my is in Penang. Since I received the items safely, I haven't tried calling their helpline to check on their effectiveness.
Receiving the contact lenses.. yipee!!
BEFORE shots of me in my dark-brown-black iris with no makeup. Yes, I know - typical Chinese looking girl... lol
And then, I attended a wedding dinner wearing the Freshlook Colorblends amethyst lenses with some makeup to dramatise my own look.
My dinner makeup look with the FreshLook Colorblends amethyst lenses. I always feel very cat-tish looking when I wear coloured contact lenses like this.
2nd attempt: A makeover with purple-black smokey eye shadow effect. How? Does it bring out the purpleness of the lenses too? ;)
Am loving how my amethyst eyes matches the purple eyeshadow I'm going to use for my wedding dinner. Love the makeup which makes my eyes look larger. In RL, it does look over the top. ;)
3rd attempt: Finally I decided to use the Shu Uemura false eyelashes I bought from Miu last time for a photoshoot.... Does this dramatised the eye makeup and also my amethyst eyes?
Happy I finally got to use the false eye lashes with this lenses to complete my seductive look. Lol.. I know, the expression is just a simple smile! :)
A note of caution, remember to remove your contact lenses before removing makeup. I accidentally rubbed the lenses with my cleansing oil together which is not very good to your lenses. Silly me...
4. In short, why use contact lenses?
My English teacher made me... Seriously, indirectly she did push me towards using contact lenses.
I used to have an English teacher in secondary school who shared her experience with us. I can remember vividly 2 important things she told us then:
a) Contact lenses make eyes bigger (I have squinty small eyes so yes, by wearing contact lenses, I find my eyes slightly bigger and it also gives me confidence!)
b) Wearing tampons is like wearing contact lenses. (even though no relevance to this post - but I tell you, this sure stuck in my memory after many years later... lol) I guess they can be considered quite similar; both are small/thin/tiny and placed into your delicate body parts.
Hence, happy shopping online for your contact lenses to make you look pretty, confident and best of all, maybe "Ah-moh" looking too?? Also, remember to check with your own optometrist first to determine your power and suitable types of lenses before making any online purchases. :)