14.09.2009

By Emily TaitWomen with sensitive eyes have been given makeup tips to prevent them from suffering irritation.Writing in the Daily Mail, Jemma Kidd suggested that women with delicate skin or sensitive eyes avoid eyeshadow that is glittery or has a lot of colour.She said that reds are especially bad... Read more


11.09.2009

By Adrian GalbrethPresbyopes may eventually be able to benefit from an implanted contact lens being created by a surgical solutions company.According to Presbia Cooperatief, it will carry out clinical trials of its small Flexivue lens later on this year.The micro-lens is being unveiled later on this... Read more


11.09.2009

By Martin BurnsHundreds of jobs at a contact lens plant in Scotland could be rescued in a takeover or buyout.Labour MSP George Foulkes presented the possibility to the Scottish Government and said that Scottish Enterprise is considering it.He stated: "It is absolutely vital to keep jobs for the... Read more


10.09.2009

By Adrian GalbrethA web-based data gathering programme about cosmetic contact lenses is calling on UK opticians to join it.The European Contact Lens Forum (ECLF) wants to find out as much information as it can in order to pressure the authorities to regulate plano cosmetic contact lenses -... Read more


08.09.2009

By Adrian GalbrethA contact lens giant is to go ahead with job cuts after the Scottish government failed to help it find an alternative.John Swinney, finance secretary, had a meeting with leading figures from Bausch & Lomb regarding its plans to close its contact lens plant in Livingston,... Read more


07.09.2009

By Emily TaitCosmetics for eyes are still selling despite the economic downturn, according to an industry figure.Vivienne Rudd, who edits Cosmetics International, said that " things that are easy impulse purchases, like make-up, are doing well".She was speaking after Boots reported that... Read more


04.09.2009

By Emily TaitAs the filming for the sequel to the Sex and the City movie continues, more details about the star"s eyewear have been uncovered.Sarah Jessica Parker, who plays New York-based writer Carrie Bradshaw in the television series and films, has now been snapped wearing luxury sunglasses while... Read more


04.09.2009

BY Adrian GalbrethCooper Companies, the contact lens manufacturer, has announced its data for the most recent quarter of 2009.President and chief executive officer Robert S Weiss said that he was pleased with the high level of cash flow created ($56 million, or £34 million) even though the... Read more


03.09.2009

By Emily TaitFans of Sex and the City (SATC) have been given a sneak peek at the eye makeup being worn by one of the stars of the next film.Snaps of Sarah Jessica Parker, who plays writer and main character Carrie Bradshaw, were published by Glamour magazine"s style blog Slaves to Fashion.As well as... Read more


03.09.2009

by Martin BurnsA lifelong glasses wearer has spoken of how his sight returned to perfection after he became a stroke victim.Malcolm Darby explained to the Belfast Telegraph how he had needed spectacles since he was two and contracted measles.The 70-year-old grandfather was accustomed to life with... Read more


02.09.2009

By Adrian GalbrethThe vice-president of the Cooper Companies will make an appearance at a forthcoming health meeting.Reuters reported that Albert G White III will attend the Baird Healthcare Conference this month on behalf of the contact lens giant.His presentation at the New York-based gathering... Read more


02.09.2009

By Emily TaitDakota Fanning wore red contact lenses for her new role as a vampire, according to reports.In an interview with People, Chris Weitz made the revelation about how she got into character.The director of New Moon, sequel to vampire film Twilight, explained that the 15-year-old wore contact... Read more


02.09.2009

By Alexa KaczkaVision can be maintained in the long-term by protecting eyes from the sun, a Boots optometrist has noted.Carolyn Zweig told the Wrexham Chronicle that it is important to select a pair of sunglasses with UV protection and wear them outdoors as often as possible - even on overcast... Read more


01.09.2009

By Emily TaitAmber Rose certainly knows how to stand out from the crowd - she was photographed in a barely-there bikini while on holiday with boyfriend Kanye West this summer - and used ice-blue contact lenses to help her achieve her latest contrasting look.Ms Rose, who was recently signed by Ford... Read more


28.08.2009

Written by Alexa KaczkaAs children grow up and become more image-conscious, they may decide they want to swap their glasses for contact lenses. Even if they do not worry too much about their appearance, contact lenses could still offer advantages over spectacles if a child is physically active or... Read more


28.08.2009

By Emily TaitAn actor"s use of contact lenses to look his part for a film role has been described as effective by a reviewer.Vincent Cassel wore the dark contact lenses for his part in Mesrine: Public Enemy Number One, RTE Entertainment reports.According to reviewer Taragh Loughrey-Grant, the... Read more


28.08.2009

By Martin BurnsContact lenses helped to shield a man who was attacked in his own home by a criminal.The victim, 61, had answered his door when a man in a balaclava sprayed him in the face with something noxious and chased him upstairs.But his contact lenses afforded him a degree of... Read more


28.08.2009

By Emily TaitAn expert has noted that women are having trouble with finding the right sort of eye makeup for them.Karen Kay, a fashion and beauty journalist, explained that it is a skill to use makeup and suggested that women get some professional help to assist them."I think the majority of... Read more


27.08.2009

By Emily TaitWomen who want to keep abreast of the next season"s trends have been told about the "smudgy" eye look.According to the London Evening Standard, catwalks have been featuring models with heavily kohl-covered eyes.Makeup artist Kay Montano told the paper that women who want to... Read more


26.08.2009

Written by Emily TaitThe importance of special effect contact lenses in television has not diminished with time, a critic has noted.Les Anderson reviewed Sky, a 1975 TV series, for the DVD Times and made special note of the effect the contact lenses worn by one actor had.In the programme, a... Read more