How to Try On Glasses at Home


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As we’re all aware, COVID-19 has been spreading vastly across the world and has become a major problem. To stop that, countries have applied social distancing, and that’s now a part of our everyday routine. Due to the pandemic, we’ve been instructed to stay at home, and hence, we’ve got much more free time at our disposal.

It’s the best time to shop online for some amazing accessories, and we’ve put together a guide to help you buy glasses online! Just keep reading to find out how easy our glasses online


  • Take a quick selfie video:

Make a video of your face from every angle; turning to every direction (straight, left, center, and right).

  • Start trying glasses on:

Visit the brand page of the glasses you wish to try on, and use “virtual try-on” to apply a filter to try them in special features. With that, you can try just about every glasses online, and all you have to do is visit the products’ website, and hit “selfie view”, and that’s all! It’s as simple as that.

If you’re ready, just go to our virtual try-on glasses tool, or if you want, continue reading to find out about our top picks, and what glasses suit what face type.


Once you’ve recorded the video, use the virtual try-on tool to find out what’s your face-type. Knowing that really helps to figure out what type of glasses are best for you, so that’s another cool feature that our try-on tool offers. For example, cat-eye frames go well with an oval-shaped face, while round or oval-shaped frames compliment square-shaped faces (round-shaped ones are better with rectangular frames).

If you have a heart-shaped face, try using wayfarer-shaped glasses. If you need further assistance, keep reading our guide, or watch our video below.


 Now that we’re done with the technical part, we’ll give you a few pointers on how to improve your selfie video. You do want the best one to try glasses online, right? Just follow the pointers mentioned below!

  • Good, natural lighting:

 Something that’s pretty obvious, and the most important; good and natural lighting. We’re referring to the natural sunlight you get by the window, avoiding any shadows on your face. Doing that is better than using artificial light; any natural lighting will do the trick!

  • Smile like you mean it:

Just mess around with angles a little to see what compliments your face the best. Virtual try-on includes some restrictions that you’ll need to follow when it comes to turning your head to every direction. Just tilt your camera down a little, and try taking a selfie video like that. Oh, and don’t forget to smile like you mean it!

  • Fluff up your hair:

That much is obvious, you are taking a selfie video. If you’re a female, try putting on some make-up, like some lipstick, and position your hair behind your shoulders and back front to get some good variations.


With SmartBuyGlasses you can shop more than 180 wayfarer- shaped glasses safely from the comfort of your couch at the absolute best prices. Take advantage of our virtual try-on to make shopping glasses online even easier!


So that’s just about it! We hope our article makes buying glasses online easier for you. Do give our virtual try-on tool a try for the easiest experience possible! If you have any further queries, feel free to let us know!

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