May 5, 2014

Electro' Shades

I've got a small face, roughly the same size as a 12-year-old boy.  So finding sunglasses that fit is a difficult task.  Even small shades look like giant BluBlockers on this delicate mug.  After striking out on finding spectacles that don't make me look like a clown, I downloaded the Glasses app to help.  The idea is the app allows you to "try on" different types of sunglasses to see what they look like, without actually putting your mitts on them.

The app snaps front and side pics of your face, then creates a 3D Terminator-style wireframe, pimples and all:

It then lets you select different shades and superimposes them on your face.  You can swipe and rotate your head to the sides to see how they look, change frame colors, etc:

After trying on a dozen electro' shades via the app, I finally found some Maui Jim's that did the trick.  Ordered them on Amazon, slid 'em on and they fit just right.

It worked well, give her a try if you're in the market.



  1. pretty cool how technology helps in our lifestyle choices. looks good

  2. Anonymous5/06/2014

    I'll have to try that out, thanks! I have a funny shaped face. Well, funny looking :) Anyway, it's hard to find glasses because I have to try on a MILLION to get one that actually looks decent (I don't think I'm exaggerating. A million sounds about right). Hopefully it'll work for me, too!


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