Given the rapid appearance changes actors, and musicians go through during their careers, its hard to tell which ones genuinely need corrective lenses and the ones that are joining in on the color contact fad. A handful wear glasses privately or for specific roles in films or music videos, but many celebrities do need corrective lenses for both their day to day life and performances. Whether to counteract nearsightedness or enhance their already lovely eyes with engaging colors, here are 5 celebrities who regularly wear contact lenses.
The extremely talented singer Selena Gomez occasionally sports wireframes, but generally shows offer her unobstructed eyes when in front of the camera. However, she has admitted to being near-sighted since a young age and often wears contacts for public appearances. Not only does Selena use correct lenses, she also experiment with color contacts, such as wearing hazel lenses for the American Music Awards in 2015.
Blink and you’ll miss it, but Nicki Minaj has been onboard the color contact trend for ages. Her music video for Super Bass is the best video to spot her eye color change, featuring a close up of her gray contacts before subtly shifting to a wide shot of deep brown eyes. Other videos like Your Love and Moment 4 Life showcase light blue, green, and hazel contacts, each of which plays nicely off her natural color.
Taylor Swift sports glasses pretty often in her videos, but that mostly plays to her girl-next-door persona. For concerts and interviews, the musician is regularly plain faced. She’s state in interviews that she’s nearly blind without her contact lenses, wearing them for events, on-camera interviews, and some music videos.
The renowned actress and producer Jennifer Garner jumped back onto the screen this past year with the teen romcom Love Simon, playing the title character’s mother. Her role showed off her natural brown eyes, but she has worn blue contacts for other roles, such as Elektra in the superhero film Daredevil. Surprisingly enough, she wears corrective lenses in her everyday life and has been spotted with expensive glasses in the past.
Not even the Wolverine can escape the aging effect on our eyes. Though he does showcase a pair of spectacles in Logan, Hugh Jackman generally shows off his natural light brown when on stage, whether its a blockbuster film or cable interview. But, as you guessed it, he is actually near-sighted, wearing glasses in private and contact lenses for public appearances.