If you have ever worn coloured contact lenses, have you ever wondered why you look and feel so different? No its not just the contact lens sitting on your eyes. There is something else to it. If you see the same person having hazel eyes and then wearing a coloured contact lens of a different colour, your perception of that person changes. How much does it change? Well according to scientists at Orebro University in Sweden, a lot!
Here are the major eye colours in the world and how they affect the way we perceive them.
Different Types of Coloured Contact Lenses
Dark brown/Black Colour
Coloured contact lenses that are black show leadership, agreeableness and trustworthiness. There are no true black eye colours and are considered extremely rare. Wearing a black coloured contact lens would show a sense of mystery and wonder. This is why those with eyes that are so dark brown that it seems black, seems to gain a lot of attention from others and are seen as a leader
Best Situations to wear black coloured contact lenses would be for political speeches, negotiations, diplomatic meetings, business deals, funerals and even dates (if you want to assert dominance).
Coloured contact lenses that are brown show assertiveness and confidence. Though it is the most common eye colour in the world, it is by no means a colour without a personality. According to one university, people with brown eyes are generally seemed respectful, gentle and loyal and such, choosing brown contact lens can portray you as a respectful gentle professional.
Best situations to use brown coloured contact lenses would be for meetings, professional settings, workshops
Blue and Gray Colour
Blue coloured contact lenses are widely viewed as calm, beautiful and deep. However, you will need to be vary as according to Medical Daily, depending on the situation it can also be seen as “competitive” or “egoistical”. Blue eyed people are also perceived as weak, timid or untrustworthy and hence blue coloured contact lens are more suitable for appearing passive and attractive.
Best Situations to use blue coloured contact lenses would be when going on a date if you are a girl and when going on family trips and friendship gatherings where having a timid outlook may make others treat you in a nicer way
Green and Hazel Colour
Coloured contact lenses that are green gives the person a mysterious, alluring and sexy look. According to one study , they are perceived as self sufficient and independent. They are considered unpredictable to a fault but also slow to anger.
Best Situations to wear Green coloured contact lenses will be when going to parties, events, classes, social gatherings and dates