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5 Myths About Sunglasses

Often, sunglasses aren’t something we put a lot of thought into, and if we do - we usually just think of them as a fashion accessory. While a great pair of sunglasses can make any outfit better, they’re also so important to the health of our eyes. Don’t take your vision for granted! Learn these 5 myths about sunglasses so that you can protect your invaluable eyes. 1. You Don’t Need Sunglasses When It’s Cloudy We tend to think we only need to wear our sunglasses when it’s bright and sunny outside. But UV rays are strong and can penetrate through the clouds. Have you ever accidentally gotten sunburned on a cloudy day because you forgot to put on sunscreen?...

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#BeAnIcon: Suze Orman

      Photo courtesy of Getty Images Suze Orman went from losing a $50,000 investment of borrowed money at the age of 29, to becoming America’s most recognized expert in finances today. Early Struggles Suze grew up in a family with a modest income on the south side of Chicago. She struggled as a child was a major speech impediment. Because of this, she had trouble speaking, and therefore had trouble reading. This led to her always scoring last in her exams. Suze was expected to go to college, but knew she’d need to pay her own way since her family wasn’t able to help. Despite scoring low on her SATs, she was accepted into the University of Illinois....

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The 5 Most Classic Sunglass Styles

 Fashion trends come and go, but classic styles look great forever! This is no different with sunglasses. While it can be fun to experiment with trends like oversize sunglasses, mirrored lenses, or fluorescent frames - will you really like the way they look in pictures in 5 or 10 years? Classic styles tend to flatter every face shape, work with casual or dressy outfits, and never go out of style. Read on to find out American Sunglass’ ultimate list of the 5 most classic sunglass styles.   Wayfarer Is there anything more classic than the original Rayban style? This might be the most flattering style of all as it works with every face shape! It also evokes a classic Hollywood...

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9 Things To Do In Falmouth, MA This Summer

Photo courtesy of Tripadvisor Falmouth, MA might just be the perfect weekend getaway this summer. The historic town has 10 beaches, tons of activities, lots of day trip options, and is easily accessible from Boston. Check our list of American Sunglass’ top 10 things to do in Falmouth, and get started planning your summer getaway! 1. Beaches  New Englanders escape to Cape Cod for one big reason - the enjoy the beach. Falmouth gives you tons of options here - 10 beaches and 68 miles of coastline! There are 12 miles of public beaches, and the summer ocean temperature is an average of 70 degrees - the warmest on the Cape!  Old Silver Beach is the favorite among locals. Be...

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#BeYourOwnIcon: J K Rowling

  Photo courtesy of UPI.com In 1993 J.K. Rowling was an unemployed single mother on welfare benefits. 11 years later she was named by Forbes as the 2nd richest female entertainer in the world. J.K. Rowling, best known for her wildly successful Harry Potter series, shows us that following your dreams, even when they don’t seem attainable, can lead to great things. Early Struggles Joanne Rowling has described her teenage years as unhappy. Her mother struggled with multiple sclerosis and Jo’s relationship with her father was strained. She often wrote fantasy stories that she would read to her sister. Jo has said that she later based the character of Hermione Granger on herself as a young girl. After being declined...

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