Choosing sunglasses is difficult. Your taste and personal preference are of great importance. In addition, however, the shape of the face, the color type of the skin and the color of the hair also determine which model of sunglasses suits you. The type of glasses and the UV filter will also be important in the choice. Below you will find more information about the shapes of the face, the shape and colors of the lenses and the UV filters. Below we try to answer the question: "Which sunglasses suit me?"

The first step is to determine what type of face you have. Everyone is different, no one is the same. However, there are a number of basic face shapes. There are sunglasses for every face shape.

Which sunglasses suit me? - The shape of the face

The first step is to determine what type of face you have. Everyone is different, no one is the same. However, there are a number of basic face shapes. And sunglasses suit every shape.

Square face

Characteristic of a square face is that the forehead, cheeks and cheekbones are the same width, the jaw shape is square.

To contour the face round glasses, butterfly shapes or aviator goggles are very suitable.

Sunglasses with rectangular lines give a slightly stricter appearance.

Round face

A round face has a soft appearance . Characteristic is a face that is as wide as it is long, with a rounded chin.

To add more contour to the face rectangular and square shapes are suitable, as are butterfly shapes and asymmetrical shapes that are wider at the top than at the bottom.

Round and small frames accentuate the round face.

Long face

A long face resembles a square face, only the face is longer and the chin round.

Larger sunglasses go very well with a long face.

Diamond face

The cheekbones are the widest of the face with a pointed chin, making it diamond-shaped.

Angular sunglasses, such as cat-eye models are very suitable.

Heart-shaped face

A heart-shaped face has a wide forehead that tapers downwards to the pointed chin.

Soften round, semicircular or oval glasses the contours of the face, butterfly-shaped models and aviator goggles. Low, wide sunglasses will also look good.

Triangular face

The jaw is the widest part of the triangular face.

Sunglasses with a browline and butterfly shapes go well with this type of face.

Oval face

An oval face has a narrower forehead and then chin the cheekbones.

The face looks harmonious because of its proportions knock.

That's lucky! Any sunglasses model will look great!

Which sunglasses suit me? - Sunglasses models

For any face, any person, sunglasses can be found in every taste. Below is a summary of the different models.

Cat-eye model

Cat-eye sunglasses

This model is reminiscent of cat's eyes by the pointed glasses.

Oval model

Ovale zonnebril

This model has oval lenses.

Aviator model

Aviator zonnebril

This model has large lenses and a steel frame.

Rectangular model

Rectangular sunglasses

This model has rectangular lenses.

Round model

Round sunglasses

This model has round lenses.

Wayfarer model

Wayfarer sunglasses

A model provided by Ray-ban has been developed and has an 80s look.

Butterfly model

Butterfly zonnebril

This model has a butterfly-like shape, characterized by the large glasses and angular points. It gives a feminine and elegant look.

Which sunglasses suit me? - Types of glasses

Sunglasses are available with different lenses. In addition to the dark lenses, which are not explained below, you will find below the glasses offered by Tastov.

Anti-reflective lenses

These lenses have been treated with a whole thin coating consisting of several layers that hardly reflect.

It prevents unpleasant reflections through the glass so that the visual acuity is increased and your conversation partners can also see your eyes clearly.

Polarized lenses

Polarized lenses reduce light intensity. In addition, they take away the glare of the light. This has the advantage that it rests the eyes and offers protection against the radiation of the sun. They provide a sharper view and bright colors. The disadvantage is that screens of, for example, the telephone become black.

Mirror glasses

Mirrored sunglasses have lenses with a mirror coating. This will reflect some of the light, reducing the amount of light in front of the eyes.

Flat lenses

Unlike the above lenses which to say something about the benefits of the lens processing for the eyes, the word "flat" says something about the bulge. Most sunglasses have a slight bulge, but the flat lenses are completely flat.

This will change the look of the sunglasses more tough.

Which sunglasses suit me? - Color of the lenses

The color of the glass is taste related . However, each color has its own characteristics. Below you will find an explanation.

Blue lensesBlue lenses

Ideal for those with a sensitivity to light, because blue lenses filter sharp light and reduce contrast. But it is also recommended in cloudy and rainy weather.

Yellow/orange lensesYellow/orange lenses

Work on a laptop or look at the mobile phone in the open air becomes a pleasant experience with these glasses, because they filter blue light. Yellow and orange lenses enhance contrast and depth perception. These glasses are suitable for both during the day and in the evening. They are suitable for all types of weather, but provide better visibility in haze and fog.

Red/pink lensesRed/pink lenses

Because red and pink lenses reduce the glare reduce eye fatigue. They improve visibility and contrast, which is very nice on cloudy days.

Green lensesGreen lenses

Green lenses are suitable for any weather. They improve contrast, reduce glare and shadows are less dark. They prevent eye strain.

Brown lensesBrown lenses

Like the yellow and orange lenses the brown glasses block out blue light, which makes working on the laptop in the open air pleasant. They improve contrast and depth perception.

Gray lensesGray lenses

Compared to other colors the gray lenses transmit the least visible light, which is noticeable by a reduction in the intensity of the sunlight. These glasses are ideal while driving.

Which sunglasses suit me? - Eye protection

Not only is UV radiation harmful for the skin, but also for the eyes. The radiation increases the risk of cataracts and retinal disease, which can cause permanent damage to vision. That is why it is very important to protect the eyes.

Sunglasses display the degree of protection denoted by UV. This varies from UV0 to UV4.



UV0 sunglasses let out up to 80 to 100% through. The lenses are usually transparent or have a light color tone. Category 0 offers little sun protection and usually aims to protect eyes from wind, dirt and dust.

UV1UV1 MistUV1

Sunglasses with UV1 protection reduces light by 20% to 57% and is suitable when there is weaker solar radiation, twilight, fog or cloud cover. The advantage is that these yellow, orange or pink glasses increase the contrast and give the eyes more rest.


Sunglasses with UV2 protection absorbs 57% to 82% of the light and is suitable for cloudy weather,  sunny days on spring and autumn days.


In clear weather with a lot of sunlight sunglasses with UV3 protection are suitable. This filter category also satisfies the water, in the mountains and on the road. The light is absorbed for 82% to 92%.


Sunglasses with UV4 filter reduce the light intensity by 92% to 97%, making them very suitable for water or winter sports. However, they are unsuitable for use while driving.

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