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Expression Colors vs FreshLook Colorblends
Medically reviewed by Sharon Copeland on 10 August 2021
Expressions Colors and FreshLook Colorblends are both monthly coloured contact lenses. These lenses both provide your eyes with a stylish colour update, available in a range of natural colour options. Below we go into the similarities and differences between these lenses to help you find out which one is right for you.
|Expressions Colors||FreshLook Colorblends|
|Manufacturer||CooperVision||Alcon and Ciba Vision|
|Wearing Details||Daily wear||Daily wear|
|Sphere/ Powers||-6.00 to +4.00 0.25 steps||+2.00 to -6.00 (0.25D)|
+2.50 to +6.00 (0.50D)
-6.50 to -8.00 (0.50D)
|Base Curves (B.C)||8.7 mm||8.6 mm|
|Diameters (Dia)||14.0 mm||14.5 mm|
|Lens Material||Methafilcon A||Phemfilcon A|
|Lens Design||Aspherical||Front surface: Spherical Lenticular|
Back surface: Spherical
|% of Water||60%||55%|
|Colours||Aqua, blue, brown, dark blue, green, grey and hazel||Subtle: True Sapphire, Grey, Blue, Green, Pure Hazel, Brown, Amethyst, Turquoise|
Noticeable: Sterling Grey, Brilliant Blue, Gemstone Green, Honey
|Center Thickness||0.09 mm||0.08 mm|
|Oxygen Permeability||21 Dk/t||20 Dk/t|
|Benefits & Features|
|Packaging and Pricing|
|Packaging Details||1 lens per box||2 lenses per box|
|Price per box||€7.75||€15.95|
What are the similarities between Expressions Colors and FreshLook Colorblends
Expressions Colors and FreshLook Colorblends are both monthly disposable coloured contact lenses that provide a stylish colour update to your eyes. Both of these daily wear lenses must be replaced monthly. These lenses have almost identical water contents, both providing a hydrating lens wearing experience. Both of these lenses are available in prescription as well as zero prescription for cosmetic use. Both brands blend three different shades together for a natural and vibrant colour on the eyes.
What are the differences between Expressions Colors and FreshLook Colorblends?
Expressions have 1 lens per box and are available in a choice of 7 colours. FreshLook Colorblends have 2 lenses per box and have a wider colour selection, with 12 shades to choose from. Both of these lenses are excellent at keeping your eyes hydrated and comfortable throughout wear.
Which is better, Expressions Colors or FreshLook Colorblends?
Both of these lenses are similar in performance, comfort and wearing schedule. FreshLook has more colour options available which might make it a better option if you’re looking for a very specific colour. The Expressions lenses have a higher oxygen permeability, although both lenses are very comfortable and breathable throughout wear. Whether you require vision correction or not, both of these coloured lenses can be worn with or without prescription, making them perfect for everyday visual correction or just as a fashionable change to your eye colour.
Air Optix is a silicone hydrogel coloured lens, a great alternative to the Freshlook and the Expressions lenses. The more breathable material allows up to 6 times the amount of oxygen through the lens compared to standard hydrogel lenses, which is ideal for longer wear and less dry eye.
Expressions Colors vs FreshLook Colorblends reviews
Still unsure which colour contact lens to choose? Have a look at the reviews for both products below.