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17 Mar 2011 - 14:0852494
Vincent Valentine Red Contacts
Hey everyone..

Well im making a Vincent costume and i wanted some help with the contacts...I cant decide on what type would look the best...

Ive come down to about 3 types

1.
http://www.eyesbright.com/contact-lenses-by-brand/colourvue-contact-lenses/crazy-volturi-contact-lenses.aspx

2.
http://www.eyesbright.com/contact-lenses-by-brand/colourvue-contact-lenses/crazy-voldemort-contact-lenses.aspx

3.
http://www.eyesbright.com/contact-lenses-by-lifespan/yearly-crazy-contact-lenses/crazy-red-devil-contact-lenses.aspx

So your opinions and comments and any help would be excellent XD

Thanks everyone XD


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17 Mar 2011 - 15:4652500
I personally think the first ones. From what I've seen, solid red contacts tend to look a bit... off?


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17 Mar 2011 - 16:1252502
Yes that was my thought exactly...I think the 1st ones have a bit more life to them...Plain ones i think can tend to look tacky and extremly fake...Altho red eyes are fake anyway haha but theres some reality and natural tones/shading..if that makes sence lol XD


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13 Apr 2011 - 19:1854011
I agree with the thing about making your eyes look more natural, but I bought some red contacts recently for a cosplay and they're fantastic! They're almost exactly like the ones in the 2nd link, so they 'are' a block red but with a black rim around the iris, and they do look fake of course because who has red eyes? But the colour change is amazing! I have quite dark eyes and these made my eyes a really bold, bright red. Very good contacts. So, I'd reccommend the 2nd ones (Especially for Vincent) but I understand using the 1st ones for a more natural look.


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13 Apr 2011 - 19:2654012
I think the second ones are best for Vincent, block red contacts are perfectly fine as long as they have a black rim to make them look more natural. Based on my experiences, contacts with extra shading (like in the first link) will dull the red somewhat.


15 Apr 2011 - 00:0854108
I agree with the person above. My sister got contacts like the first ones but in purple, and because of the shading they look black. The second ones however, which I have, give an amazingly bold colour and don't look too un-natural.


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15 Apr 2011 - 01:3354110
What colour are your eyes? The first pair of lenses will just turn black/brown if you have dark coloured eyes.

I've worn 6 different kinds of red contact lenses and I prefer the block colours with the outer line so I'd personally go for the second pair.


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18 Apr 2011 - 19:5054394
I have a blueish/greenish/greyish colour lol but id say more blue and they are light. My eyes arnt very dark.

Im kind of stuck now lol...Alot of people are saying the red with a black rim lol.

Does anyone have a good one thats pretty cheap they can send the link of?? Ive been getting mine from www.bodyjewellery.com There not too expensive and theres a colour i need to get from there for another costume so i may as well buy all of them at once from the same place.

Thanks XD


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18 Apr 2011 - 20:0054395
Well, I got the red ones with the black rim very recently and they're perfect. Not too expensive either and arrived in two days because they're based in the UK. I got mine from Tokyo toys:
http://tokyotoys.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=475&zenid=877bb25fbb9fecf3ba6afc30e785d605
The link is to the contact lens section. I think mine were only about £16 or £17; but they had several different kinds of red. Hope this helps


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18 Apr 2011 - 20:5054400
Well i found the secand one on my list at bodyjewllery.com and there 17 pound with free delivery XD so i think maybe i should go for them.
http://www.bodyjewelleryshop.com/online_store/voldemort-crazy-contact-lenses-pair.cfm

Coool...Thanks for help everyone...I was so close to buying those 1st ones not knowing how they would look and by the sounds of it they wouldnt of looked that good XD lol.
xx


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18 Apr 2011 - 21:5954408
The first ones look amazing...in a lovely pot of solution. Once you put them on, they'll just look brown ^_^'

Glad you found those!


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18 Apr 2011 - 22:2854414
Quote sjbonnar:
The first ones look amazing...in a lovely pot of solution. Once you put them on, they'll just look brown ^_^'

Glad you found those!


Aww that is such a shame...because i just thought they look amazing and had a more realistic effect to them..
But no i dont want people thinking i have brown eyes lol.
Yup the ones im getting now should look just as good.

Thank you all for your help. XD


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