Do Men Look in the Mirror? (When it’s a High-Tech, 3-D Mirror from They Sure Do)

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Try on eyeglasses from the comfort of your iPad. Part of the try on revolution. 

Ok, so this is the coolest. If you’re a techy, gadgety type guy, you are going to love the 3-D mirror from that allows you to try on eyeglasses virtually.

And what if you are just a guy? We think techies aren’t the only ones that will be as enamoured of this new mirror as we are. We talk a lot about men and body image, self-image, perceived attractiveness and stereotypes about men. The one thing we’ve found is that men, do, in fact care about how they look. So whether you are trying on ultra-cool top of the line sunglasses or glasses that simply make your vision better, the 3-D mirror from can help.

In fact, Venture Beat tells the story of how the founder of, Jonathan Coon, showed off the technology at an exhibit at the recent TED conference in Long Beach, Calif. Afterwards, nobody asked about the 3-D technology, which was very difficult to create. The most common question he got from people trying the app was, “Which of these final pairs is good for me?”Screen Shot 2013-05-22 at 12.02.00 PM

This revolutionary 3d virtual try on program will be rolling out soon and will be free to users at In fact, users can sign up right now, and receive $20 off your order. has long been known for innovative ways to help their customers try on glasses so they can have confidence in their purchase. They pioneered the idea of a free in-home try on service, where they will send you 5 frames to try on for up to 7 days.

Check out this video with the founder and a member of the Mashable team to see how the new 3-D mirror  actually works. And then try on glasses to your heart’s content, from the comfort of your iPad.


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