About Sunglasses Day
When is Sunglasses Day? This holiday is always celebrated on June 27
Sunglasses Day is a shady day for your eyes. This June 27 holiday reminds us to put on our sunglasses as we walk out the door. Summer is in full swing. The sun is high in the sky. It’s blindingly bright. Your sunglasses filter out the rays of the sun so you can see better. A pair of sunglasses with 100% UV protection is definitely in order. Styles change quickly. Today is also a good time to buy a new pair of shades.
Why do people wear sunglasses? There are lots of reasons, including:
- You want to be a movie star and movie stars all wear sunglasses.
- You’re looking to hide behind a big, dark pair of sunglasses, and travel unseen through the streets.
- A little espionage, eh!?
- You want to make a fashion statement.
- You’re hiding a black eye.
- And, Oh yes… A few of us wear sunglasses to protect our eyes from the harmful rays of the sun.
Did you know? Sunglasses protect your eyes from harmful UV rays. Your Optician will tell you that sunglasses with 100% UV protection helps to avoid cataracts. opticians also say that UV rays can be stronger in the winter, as the sun’s rays hit you on the way down….and as it is reflected up from the snow.
Enjoy Sunglasses Day with a shady, mysterious, and fashionable pair of shades.
How to Celebrate Sunglasses Day
Here are some ideas on how to celebrate Sunglasses Day:
- Wear your sunglasses today.
- Buy a new pair of fashionable shades.
- Protect your family’s eyes. Buy a pair for your spouse and kids.
- Wear them after dark so people will think you are famous.
“Most people are shocked when they find out how bad I am as an electrician.” – – Author Unknown
History and Origin of Sunglasses Day
Our research did not find the creator or the origin of this day. There is very little written about the origin of this day or the reason it was created. Its roots go back to before 2000.
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