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5 Tips for What to do with your Old Glasses

Do you have a pile of glasses gathering dust at the back of your cupboard? Instead of chucking them out with the few things you can’t recycle (we’re looking at you paper coffee cups!), here are 5 tips on how you can put your old specs to better use.

1. Reuse Them

If your frames are in mint condition but just don’t do the job anymore – ie you can’t bloody see with them – look into getting your lenses remade. Continue reading “5 Tips for What to do with your Old Glasses”

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Your Summer Glasses Buying Guide

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Summer is here which means it’s time to pack away those winter warmer frames and try on something cooler for a change. Here are our Top 5 tips for finding a pair of statement frames that will not only look and feel good, but keep you sun-safe at the same time.
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1. Lighten up – Part 1: Lightweight frames

With the mercury hitting 30+ degrees every day, the last thing you need is a pair of heavy, chunky specs sweatin’ up your face. Lighten your load by trying a pair of skinny, semi rimless or rimless frames for size. Continue reading “Your Summer Glasses Buying Guide”

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Frames of Youth? How Glasses can make you Look Younger

Unless you’ve found the Holy Grail or been blessed with the genetics of Meryl Streep, you’re probably wondering how to turn back the clock to when you were actually 21.

And there’s an instant, Botox free way to do it – Glasses!

Yes, they’ve been accused of adding years to your face but sporting the perfect pair of specs can actually do the opposite. Here’s a few tips for choosing frames that, like a fine wine, will help you get better with age: Continue reading “Frames of Youth? How Glasses can make you Look Younger”

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Finding the Perfect Glasses for your Face Shape

We’re all beautiful in our uniqueness – and you’re no different ♥ – which is why finding the perfect glasses can be such a difficult task.

To help you out we’ve created this simple guide to picking the right frames to accentuate your face shape. Continue reading “Finding the Perfect Glasses for your Face Shape”

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Bupa Health Insurance – How to Claim Your Optical Extras

Are you with Bupa and looking to buy glasses from Sneaking Duck? Well, you lucky-ducky, we’re now a registered provider with Bupa, so you’ll be able to claim for your new glasses with your Optical Extras cover! Continue reading “Bupa Health Insurance – How to Claim Your Optical Extras”

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FINDING THE PERFECT FRAMES FOR YOUR FACE SHAPE JUST GOT EASY (AND DID WE MENTION FUN?)

What’s the best thing about shopping online? Trick question, it’s everything. The Internet has given us so very much, and in good news for your face, it can now handpick the best frames to suit YOUR face shape – via our shiny new gizmo, the Sneaky Stylist.

Continue reading “FINDING THE PERFECT FRAMES FOR YOUR FACE SHAPE JUST GOT EASY (AND DID WE MENTION FUN?)”

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9 Top Tips on caring for Sneaking Duck Glasses

 

If your specs take a spill after a couple of drinks, do call us and we’ll certainly do our best to help. But we all know damage prevention is better than cure – so below are our 9 top tips for keeping your Sneaking Ducks as good as new. Avoiding drink-related spills is up to you! Continue reading “9 Top Tips on caring for Sneaking Duck Glasses”

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14 Clinique skin and makeup Q&As

In our excitement to be giving away Clinique goodies with all Sneaking Duck orders we had a kiss and makeup sesh with Clinique Education Manager, Kristy Gray.

Goodbye mascara smudges on our glasses lenses, hello perfect eyeliner application every time. We even managed to get on to some skincare tips for men (baby-face smoothness coming right up boys). Continue reading “14 Clinique skin and makeup Q&As”

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6 makeup tips for glasses-wearers

We see yah glassy girls. In fact, you’ve already caught our eye with those awesome frames you’ve got on.

For glasses-wearers, makeup actually needs to work harder to make your eyes pop. Magnification isn’t always a good thing, especially if you’ve got some bags taking a nap under your eyes. Continue reading “6 makeup tips for glasses-wearers”

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Understanding your eyewear prescription

You might feel one of the below when you read your glasses prescription…

1. Reminds me of physics at school: it might as well be in Japanese.

2. It’s not my problem, it’s the optometrist’s. As long as I get my glasses.

3. If someone can explain these numbers to me in under 3 minutes, I’m game for learning the basics.

And the clock starts…NOW! Continue reading “Understanding your eyewear prescription”

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Tips for choosing your try-at-home frames

One of the best things about not being on the high street is: our collection is not on the high street.

You’re far more likely to find yourself a pair of awesome frames with Sneaking Duck that lead to those heart-warming “love your frames mate. Where’d do get those from?” comments. Continue reading “Tips for choosing your try-at-home frames”

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The 80% Rule for buying Glasses Online if you’re a Bupa Customer

More and more people are starting to buy prescription glasses online.

WHAT DID THOUSANDS OF BUPA CUSTOMERS SAY?

We asked thousands of Bupa customers who have purchased glasses online what mattered most to them during the process. Below are the key things they came back with (based on their good…and bad, experiences)

Continue reading “The 80% Rule for buying Glasses Online if you’re a Bupa Customer”