Because sunglasses are a necessity all year long, we caught up with the experts from Baraka Fashion, and asked them to share with us tips to take care of our sunglasses. There's nothing worse than accidentally damaging your favorite pair of designer sunglasses, right?

If you’re currently hunting for a new pair of sunglasses, or you’ve already purchased the sunglasses that perfect your look, read on to find out the seven tips to care of your sunglasses by Baraka Fashion.

1. Prevent scratching.
There's nothing worse than scratching your new designer sunglasses. Don't you agree? So the best way to prevent scratching your new sunglasses, is to always keep it in its protective case while you're not wearing it.

2. Clean properly.
Another important tip to take care of your sunglasses, is to clean it properly. You'd think that cleaning the lenses with your shirt like you're used to do is okay, but it's not. Always use the microfiber cleaning cloth that comes with your sunglasses. It's there for a reason, and it will help you remove any dirt or smudges.

3. Don't wear your sunglasses on top of your head.
While wearing your designer sunglasses on top of your head might make you look ultra cool, this can totally damage it. Why? Because when you wear your sunglasses on top of your head, the screws holding up your sunglasses will loosen and it can easily fall off. This can also damage the nose-pads.

4. Handle with care.
It goes without saying that you should handle your sunglasses with care. Meaning, gently put on and off your sunglasses, and make sure you that you don't stretch or bend the arms/temples.

5. Avoid excessive heat.
That's a tip you shouldn't neglect to take care of your sunglasses, so never ever leave your sunglasses in the car during the day. Avoid exposing your sunglasses to excessive heat, as this can lead to a distortion its frame.

6. Use a hard case.
When you need to store your designer sunglasses, make sure to use a hard protective case. While they may not be suitable for everyday use, as they're quite large and might not fit in all your handbags, using hard protective cases is a must if you're packing or storing your sunglasses for a long period. 

7. Sunglasses and beach time.
In order to take care of your sunglasses at the beach, first you have to pick the right type of sunglasses to wear at the beach. Whether you're the type of person who goes to the beach to relax or play water sports, there's a right pair of sunglasses for you. Also, make sure to keep your sunglasses protected (inside your beach bag) while you're not wearing them, as the sand and sea water can cause major damages.

Now that you read the essential tips you should know to take care of your sunglasses, scroll down and check out some of our favorite picks from Baraka Fashion’s collection, to keep your sunglasses game on point.