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Prohibited: Marnie Simpson's colored contact lens ads have been banned on Instagram for encouraging & # 39; unsafe & # 39; to buy

Geordie Shore star Marnie Simpson & # 39; s contact lenses with colored contact lenses are FORBIDDEN on Instagram to & # 39; unsafe & # 39; encourage buying

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The colored contact lens ads from Marnie Simpson have been banned on Instagram for encouraging & # 39; unsafe & # 39; to buy.

The former star of Geordie Shore, 27, regularly promoted the cosmetic lenses for iSpyEyes, which & # 39; zero-powered & # 39; and & # 39; are non-corrective, especially during Halloween.

Marnie regularly shares selfies with different colored eyes, adding the name of her colored contact lenses and the company.

Prohibited: Marnie Simpson's colored contact lens ads have been banned on Instagram for encouraging & # 39; unsafe & # 39; to buy

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Prohibited: Marnie Simpson's colored contact lens ads have been banned on Instagram for encouraging & # 39; unsafe & # 39; to buy

However, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has now confirmed a complaint that the lenses can only be sold under an optometrist, optician or doctor.

iSpyEyes backed the complaint and argued that colored contact lenses could be sold in the UK and the EU without the supervision of an eye care specialist.

They provided legal advice that the products were not covered by the 1989 Opticians Act because they were not intended to correct, correct or illuminate a field of vision.

Meanwhile, Marnie's reaction through her lawyers pointed to the FAQ section on the website, which said & # 39; you must visit your optician for lens mounting prior to purchase because all our lenses are one size & # 39 ;, adding that she did not encourage unsafe buying.

Promoting: The former star of Geordie Shore, 27, has regularly promoted the cosmetic lenses for iSpyEyes, which & # 39; zero-powered & # 39; and & # 39; are non-corrective, especially during Halloween

Promoting: The former star of Geordie Shore, 27, has regularly promoted the cosmetic lenses for iSpyEyes, which & # 39; zero-powered & # 39; and & # 39; are non-corrective, especially during Halloween

Promoting: The former star of Geordie Shore, 27, has regularly promoted the cosmetic lenses for iSpyEyes, which & # 39; zero-powered & # 39; and & # 39; are non-corrective, especially during Halloween

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However, the Advertising Standards Authority argued that fans and consumers would assume that contact lenses could be legally sold by the UK advertiser without transparency.

They also added that there were no safety risks associated with purchasing the product directly from the retailer.

While the ASA also pointed out that the charity of the Eyecare Trust has advised people that suitable lenses, long-term wear and poor hygiene habits can all lead to eye infections or even to loss of vision.

With the NHS, even people are encouraged not to wear & # 39; no contact lenses, including new ones, that don't fit well in your eyes & # 39 ;.

& # 39; Insecure & # 39 ;: Marnie regularly shares selfies with different colored eyes, and adds the name of her colored contact lenses and the company

& # 39; Insecure & # 39 ;: Marnie regularly shares selfies with different colored eyes, and adds the name of her colored contact lenses and the company

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& # 39; Insecure & # 39 ;: Marnie regularly shares selfies with different colored eyes, and adds the name of her colored contact lenses and the company

The General Optical Council (GOC) was also contacted, saying that the sale was illegal if it was not sold by or under the supervision of registered specialists.

The ASA said: “We had not seen any evidence that the lenses were sold by, or under the personal supervision of, a registered optometrist, registered dispenser-optician or registered physician.

& # 39; It was therefore illegal to sell them from the iSpyEyes.com website to UK consumers.

Complaint: the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has now confirmed a complaint that the lenses can only be sold under an optometrist, optician or doctor

Complaint: the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has now confirmed a complaint that the lenses can only be sold under an optometrist, optician or doctor

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Complaint: the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has now confirmed a complaint that the lenses can only be sold under an optometrist, optician or doctor

& # 39; We told iSpyEyes and Marnie Simpson not to encourage unsafe practice or to imply that they could legally sell zero-powered contact lenses in the UK. & # 39;

Meanwhile, Marnie's spokesperson said: & # 39; Marnie takes the concerns raised seriously and will properly address the ASA's ruling. & # 39;

Marnie is currently expecting her first child with her friend Casey Johnson and last week they discovered that they are having a baby boy during a raw sex-revealing party.

Personal life: Marnie is currently expecting her first child with friend Casey Johnson and last week they discovered that they have a baby boy during a raw sex-revealing party

Personal life: Marnie is currently expecting her first child with friend Casey Johnson and last week they discovered that they have a baby boy during a raw sex-revealing party

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Personal life: Marnie is currently expecting her first child with friend Casey Johnson and last week they discovered that they have a baby boy during a raw sex-revealing party

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