All this time you were thinking of buying different tinted sunglasses for different reasons. Be it style, fashion, personal preference or something else. But here is the thing, you never knew about it, every type of tinted sunglasses has a scientific reason behind it. Which lets you know what is the best tint for you and why.
Here are the facts behind every tint of sunglasses.
1. Gray Tint
It is the darkest possible tint for bright conditions. Gray tint provides minimum color distortion. It reduces brightness and protects against glare. You can wear the lighter density glasses or the gradient tinted sunglasses while driving and for daily use. Gray tint is mostly suitable for outdoor sports such as golf, running, and cycling.
2. Yellow Tint
Yellow tint increases contrast in hazy, foggy and places with low light conditions. Unlike gray tint, yellow tint can cause distortion but they also make objects appear sharper indoor as well as outdoor. Yellow tinted sunglasses are best for snow activities and indoor ball sports, it is widely used by the shooters.
3. Blue Tint
Blue is a contrast tint and reduces glare from visible white light. White light is the light reflected from fog, mist, snow or water. They are usually carried by the tennis professionals and can be used while driving and reading.
4. Brown Tint
A slightly warmer version of the gray tint comes under the Brown tint category. Brown tint is good at blocking blue light out such as on a cloudy day. It improves contrast and depth perception. Best for lower light situations and games such as golf and skiing.
5. Amber Tint
Combination of yellow and orange tint makes Amber tint. Amber tint does all the functions same as to the brown tint. Besides that, it is best for sports that require acute visual perception and contrast differentiation.