The summer sun is peeking through and with all those extra daylight hours, trips to the beach and outdoor action, your kiddos need some eye protection. We’ve got the scoop on all the new glasses from our favorite brands. Scroll down h to get the find your kiddo’s best new accessory.
Real Shades Screen Shades
Real Shades just launched Screen Shades designed to protect eyes not only from sun (they offer 100% UVA and UVB protection) but also from damage caused by harmful bluelight emitted from tablets, computers, gaming consoles, smartphones and more! Available in sizes toddler (2+), kid (4+), youth (7+) and adult. They also come in tons of cool colors. $20 for kids, $30 for adults. Shop them here.
For parents in the know, Babiators are a first-choice for protective and stylish eyewear for babies, toddlers and bigger kids. Best part? They stay on! (Okay, the best part is how cute your kids look in sunglasses.) Babiators Navigators come in cheerful neon colors including Sublime Lime, Purple Reign, Blue Crush and Think Pink, at just $20 you can pick more than one sweet shade. Plus, they come in two sizes: 0-2 and 3-5.
Get yours before they’re gone at babiators.com.
This French eyewear line has been making stylish sunglasses for kids and their newest, the Julbo Puzzle are designed 100% with kids in mind. They protect from UV rays, plus they’re ultra-durable, flexible and pinch-free, which means they stay put while your kiddos run around. Designed for ages 3 and up, they retail for $30. Julbo also has sunglasses for big kids, too.
Snag a pair today at julbo.com.
Ray Ban Wayfarer Junior
For the rockstar kid in your household (and preferably the one who is less likely to lose their sunglasses) get Mr. or Ms. Cool a pair of these new Wayfarer shades. They come in classic colors, like dark red and black and are basically mini-replicas of the Ray Ban Wayfarer style for grown-ups. Just saying...you could totally rock the twinsies thing this summer. As with all Ray Bans you get 100% UV protection, and you can totally customize your glasses, including lenses, colors and more. $70.
Check them out on rayban.com.
Real Shades Switch
Why have just one color when you can have two? These sweet solar-activated shades from Real Shades not only offer the 100% UV eye protection you need but they change colors when your kiddo hits the sunlight. The yellow ones change to orange; the green change to blue; the pale purple turn fuschia and the pinks go from light to bright. And at just $14.95, you can get two pairs! Plus, you can get them in three sizes: toddler, for 2+, kid for 4+ and big kid, 7+ so you can guarantee you’ll get the right fit for your crew.
Get them at realshades.com
Under Armour Youth Eyeware
Trick out your all-stars this summer with a pair perfect for on and off the field from Under Armour. They’ve got it all: 100% protection from UVA, UVB and UVC rays, they look just like the adult version worn by professional athletes and they’re impact resistant. New styles this year include the Windup, the Menace, the Nitro and the Rookie. Prices range from $59.99-$69.99.
Find your favorites at underarmour.com.
Oakley Youth Collection
Oakley is already know for being quality eyewear for athletes and active people, so it makes perfect sense that they came up with sunnies for the smaller set. Prices range from $100-$120 and the styles include the Turbine and the Radar, as well as styles of prescription lenses perfect for active kids.
Check them out at oakley.com.
JBanZ Dual Color Frames
From Baby Banz, these 100% UVA/UVB protection glasses offer sunglare reduction and a cool color combos. Identical in style and function to the bestselling JBanZ style, these ones come in cute dual palettes: black and pink; white and black; brown and tan; and navy and white. Ideal for ages 4-10, they retail at $27.99.
Shop for them at babybanz.com.
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