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Choosing your Polarized Lens Tints and Mirror Finishes

Choosing your Polarized Lens Tints and Mirror Finishes 1024 503 Tajima Direct | Premium Lens Replacement

Ready for your next set of polarized lenses, but don’t know what lens color is right for you?

Let us introduce you to our current polarized lens tints and mirror finishes, and provide some context and guidance from our decades of development, use, and experience for how you might select your next set of lenses for your polarized lens replacement.

Sincerely,
Jacob and Steve
Co-Founders

Step 1:
Select your Lens Tint

Gray 15

For those who want to see the world in the same
natural, neutral colors we see with the naked eye,
but glare-free, sharp and detailed.
(Steve’s Personal Tint Preference)

Brown 15

For those who prefer added color and contrast
to their daily views or activities
(Jacob’s Personal Tint Preference)

Step 2:
Select your Finish

Gray 15 Base Tint
And Mirror Treatments
In Steve’s Words:

Gray 15 (no mirror):

A simple understated look – commonly found in fashion brands
and for those who dislike the “mirror look”
Perfect option for Persol replacement lenses,
Tom Ford lens replacement and Ray ban lens replacement
Visible Light Transmission: 15%

Gray 15 Black Mirror

Steve’s go-to finish for his everyday casual frames.
Subtle mirror aesthetic on the front that
shields your eyes from the outside.
Good selection for Oakley replacement lenses,
Kaenon and Maui Jim lens replacement
where mirrors are common, yet toned down.
Visible Light Transmission: 12-13%

Gray 15 Silver Mirror

A stronger reflective silver mirror that darkens the lens.
Great choice for bright conditions such as
open ocean, mountains, snow, desert and all high glare environments
An ideal option for sailors, fisherman, snow sports
and fashion applications.
Oakley and Maui Jim lens replacement,
& Revo and Costa replacement lenses
Visible Light Transmission: 11-12%

Gray 15 Blue Mirror

Steve’s go-to lens on the water.
Best polarized lens for sailing and fishing
in open ocean and high glare environments.
The blue mirror darkens the Gray base tint
while adding color enhancement and contrast.
A fun look and aesthetic.
Commonly found in Costa, Maui Jim, Kaenon,
Oakley, Ray ban, Revo and many other frame brands.
Visible Light Transmission: 11-12%

Brown 15 Base Tint
And Mirror Treatments
In Jacob’s Words:

Brown 15 (no mirror)

A simple understated look.
Great choice for those who dislike the “mirror look”.
An ideal option for Ray ban and Prada replacement lenses,
Persol, Tom Ford, and other designer brand sunglass lens replacement.
Visible Light Transmission: 15%

Brown 15 Black Mirror

Understated Elegance.
One of Jacob’s personal favorites.
Slightly darkens the brown lens and
shields your eyes from the outside world.
A beautiful aesthetic on black, brown, tortoise frame colors.
Persol, Tom Ford, Moscot, Dita, and other designer brand
sunglass owners will enjoy along with sportier frame brands.
Visible Light Transmission: 12-13%

Brown 15 Silver Mirror

A stronger reflective silver mirror
that darkens the lens.
Great choice for high glare environments.
A perfect option for Maui Jim and Revo lens replacements
and those who enjoy more contrast in high glare, bright environments.
Visible Light Transmission: 11-12%

Brown 15 Gold Mirror

Jacob’s favorite go-to lens.
Has a fun, yet elegant gold finish that pairs well
with any black, brown, tortoise, gold and earth tone frame colors.
Great choice for Maui Jim Bronze lens lovers
or anyone looking for a gold or bronze color aesthetic
Visible Light Transmission: 12-13%

Brown 15 Green Mirror

One of Steve’s favorite performance tints and finishes.
The best polarized lens for fishing and sailing
in inshore or shallow water environments.
The green mirror amplifies color
contrast and detail on the Brown 15 lens tint.
Commonly found in Costa, Kaenon, and active sunglass owners
looking to amp up performance or the fun factor.
Visible Light Transmission: 11-12%

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