Petr 30. 08. 2023 Blog
The Unexpected Side Effects of Wearing White Contact Lenses on Halloween
Halloween, the day when everyone decides to dress up as their favorite ghoul, superhero, or meme from the past year. But among the sea of costumes, a new trend emerges: white contact lenses. Not the slightly off-white shade of our great-aunt Gertrude’s eyes, we're talking about an unnerving, can't-tell-if-you're-dead-or-just-forgot-to-sleep kind of white.
As with every trend, there are some unexpected side effects to hopping on the bandwagon. Here's what they don’t tell you when you purchase those white-as-snow peepers:
You Become a Walking Jump Scare Ever walked into a dimly lit room, glanced at the mirror, and scared yourself? Welcome to the world of white contact lenses. Beware: cats, small children, and occasionally your reflection might not react well to your new look.
Lost and Found Confusion Drop one in a sink, on the carpet, or - heaven forbid - in a bowl of mashed potatoes? Good luck finding it. With normal contacts, the subtle tint helps in spotting them. But white contacts? They blend right in with the horror that is realizing you might have just flushed $20 down the toilet.
Blinding Snowstorm Comparisons "Hey, you know you’ve got a blizzard in your eyes, right?" Yes, Karen, I’m well aware. With white contact lenses, you’re bound to get a flurry of snow-themed jokes. Just roll your eyes (even though no one will notice) and move on.
The Inevitable Twilight Reference "Are you a Cullen?" No, but thank you for reminding everyone of the vampire trend from the 2000s. Now, please move so I can stand next to the guy dressed as Sharknado.
Unintended Night Vision Unfortunately, these do not grant you the ability to see in the dark, even if you look like a creature that should. Wandering in the dark on Halloween? Tripping over things has never been spookier.
Increased Popularity Want to be the most popular person at the Halloween party? Wear white contacts. You'll be the main attraction, the go-to selfie partner, and the reason someone spills their drink. "It was her eyes, they just... took me by surprise!"
Awkward Eye Exams Try forgetting you’re wearing them when you go to the optometrist. "Um, you didn’t mention any vision changes, but I'm concerned..." Oops.
New Job Opportunities Considered a career as a jump scare in a haunted house? With your new eyes, you’re a shoo-in. Those teenage visitors don’t stand a chance against your unnerving stare.
Inadvertent Zombie Admiration Join a zombie walk and you're instantly their king or queen. No makeup required! Just your blindingly bright eyes leading the undead parade.
Sudden Attraction to Dark Surroundings Like the Phantom of the Opera, you might find dimly lit corners more appealing. Not for dramatic effect, but to give others' eyes a momentary break.
In conclusion, while white contact lenses might seem like a fun, spooky addition to your Halloween ensemble, be prepared for the onslaught of side effects. But hey, isn't that what Halloween is all about? Embracing the unexpected and giving people a good scare... or laugh. Happy Haunting! 🎃👻🤍