Firmoo Review: Through the Looking Glass

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Firmoo glasses review
There are few things I opt out of when it comes to buying online and usually you would think prescription glasses would be one of them. However, I broke my usual rule when I was recently contacted by Firmoo to try out their online, visual try and buy prescription lenses...

Firmoo online glasses
 I do trust my fellow bloggers but I'm always kind of suspicious when I know they've been gifted something to write about. I've been guilty of it myself and found myself over playing a gift and so when I saw Firmoo popping up all over the place I was unsure but thought I'd give them a go.
 It's always tricky when buying glasses online as you never know that they're going to suit, fit or even be the correct prescription. I did buy my Raybans online, having tried the style in store, and so usually play this kind of thing safe so you can imagine I was a little apprehensive when Firmoo got in touch. But I was pretty pleased and surprised by the range of vintage inspired styles. 

Firmoo blog review
 Sticking with the Ray-Ban-esk style, I thought I'd get myself a second pair but this time in a darker, tortoise shell frame*. Despite having a few teething problems, once I worked how to use the site it was pretty easy. You can upload a chosen photo of yourself and try the different glasses on virtually to give a better idea of the shapes and style to fit your face.
Offering both RX sunglasses and a range of reading and single vision lenses, you can attach a photo of your prescription or enter it manually (though I would recommend attaching a photo if you are unsure how to read your prescription). I made the mistake of entering mine incorrectly and now I have a pair I unfortunately can't wear. 

Firmoo glasses
Despite shipping from over-seas, the glasses came super quickly and with a few unexpected extras. The package came with...
  • A hardcase with a rather dashing map print
  • A cloth to clean the glasses 
  • And a glasses kit to adjust or tighten the frames. 
Overall, I'm pretty impressed with the service and the options which seem to be pretty much anything you can think of in terms of adding polaroid, thickness of lenses, the list is endless.

If you're a designer frame kinda gal then Firmoo are probably not for you but they do offer a wide range of low-value frames and lenses. I'm not quite sure if I'll get much wear out of these if I do choose to change the lenses but I think as a whole their service was good. I'm certainly up for seeing how I go with them and to see if they stand the test of time. Click HERE to get 15% off your first pair!

If you're blind like me, where do you get your glasses from? What do you think of Firmoo's glasses? I really should wear my glasses more and I unintentionally blank a lot of people in the street as a result of my blindness. I'm hoping these new babies will encourage me a little more! 

Until next time guys, 






*Disclaimer: These items were gifted to me for the purpose of review. All opinions are my own and do not reflect those of the brand. 
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    1. Thanks hun - was hard to choose which ones to get! X

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  2. These look super cute. I've not tried ordering glasses online yet but it does seem to be the way forward!

    Rachel | www.currentlyrachel.com

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    1. Definitely - I was pretty skeptical but I agree, it's probably how things will be in the future!

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  3. I don't know if it would suite me but I really like this one!

    -X-

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    1. They do all different styles and designs :) thanks x

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  4. I love these glasses, girl they are gorgeous. Great review •♡•

    Chloe Mary Davis | www.lovefromlucky.com

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    1. Thanks hun! Missing your posts already but hope you're enjoying the bloggers break! Can't wait to see pics of the flat! xx

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  5. Yours are lovely! So cute!
    fixmeinfortyfivex.blogspot.co.uk - A Beauty & Lifestyle Blog
    xx

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  6. You chose such a lovely pair! I was surprised at how good the quality of mine were for the price. It's a shame about your lenses though, hopefully you can get them sorted at some point!

    www.sophieslittlesecrets.blogspot.com

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    1. I was too! I wasn't expecting much to be honest but pretty pleased. Don't think I'll bother for now since I have my Raybans but might in the future if I fancy a new pair! Thanks for reading! xx

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  7. Nice post dear!

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  8. So other than the problem with not using a photocopy of your prescription, was the kit that came with it enough to make the glasses fit properly? I had laser surgery about ten years ago. The thing I remember most about the surgery was the smell of the tissue being ablated. I was pretty calm during the surgery and my surgeon knew what he was doing so it came out well for me. But before that, a had a strong prescription for nearsightedness.

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    1. Yeah they fit me fine. They ask for how far away your pupils are from each another anyway so they fit fine. I hardly ever wear my glasses anyway, though I should! Wow weird, never considered surgery as mine aren't really bad enough but I hear it does wonders

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  9. That's such a great idea that you can upload a picture of yourself and see which glasses suit you! I don't personally wear glasses, but I think this sounds like such a good service for people that do. Great post x

    emily x ❤ | emilyloula

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    1. It's pretty clever and surprisingly easy to use! They do non-prescription glasses too! Thanks for reading hun x

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  10. Pretty, love the classy style (:
    Nati xx
    www.simplyartdicted.com

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