I’ve been wearing glasses for almost exactly 2 years now. Even though I’m a complete and total grown up (at least in theory), I have NO idea how to take care of my glasses. I’ve improved in this area a bit, but I’m still always leaving them in random places. I also don’t know how to clean them. Tim has been very impressed (and not really in a good way) at just how filthy my lenses always seem to be. Mostly, I blame my beautiful daughter, who loves to touch mommy’s strange eye covers. But I’ve been known to touch my glasses with dirty hands and spend the next two hours with specks of debris or fingerprints on my glasses. Wish I was kidding! 🙂
Fortunately, it turns out that learning how to clean glasses isn’t as hard as I thought, as long as you have a quality product to use on them. I have been using Brilliant Lenses Eyeglass Cleaner and the microfiber cloth that comes with the cleaner for the past week. Wonder of wonders, this stuff actually cleans my glasses! It’s SO much better than what my breath and a t-shirt can do (uh, yeah, that is how I’ve been cleaning my glasses for the past 2 years). The microfiber cloth is really soft and very safe for lenses (more safe that cotton or whatever other fiber my clothes might be made of). The cleaner itself also adds a protective barrier to the lenses to resist scratches and soiling from water, sweat, dust and dirt. Oh heck yeah I needed this stuff!
Buy it!: Are your glasses gross? I bet they are! Help is on the way! You can pick up a set of 2 cleaners and a microfiber cloth for just $7.99. These are PERFECT stocking stuffers or holiday gifts for anyone in your life who wears glasses.
Win it!: Get Cleaners Online wants one lucky Stuff Parents Need reader to win your own glasses cleaner set! Woo hoo! The contest will run until October 23rd at 11:59pm EST when a winner will be selected using Random.org. The winner will have 48 hours to respond to the winning notification before the prize is forfeited and a new winner is selected. Open to residents of the United States. Limit one entrant per household, please.
Mandatory entry: Tell me about something that you really never have cleaned the right way, or learned how to clean properly much later than you should have (my answer would be that I never really knew how to have a fighting chance of getting stains out of clothes until about 1 1/2 years ago, thanks to being taught a few tricks by my mother-in-law!).
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