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The Green.Positive Week – No to Black Friday

As a continuum to the Friendly Thursday movement started in 2019, the team decided to take it one step further by extending it to the Green.Positive Week. The…

«Ou ena rayban polarize?» – RayBan slang for sunglasses in Mauritius

Proprietary eponyms are a real headache for brands, like for ours! We most certainly prefer if “Helios” is used to refer to “sunglasses” in our country *wink*.Just like…

The people behind Helios Eyewear

You have seen us at one point or the other, but do you really know the personalities behind Helios Eyewear? A brand that is engaged, authentic and unique…

Care for your polarized sunglasses and opticals

Helios Eyewear is certainly a brand that provides internationally recognized qualitative polarized sunglasses, 100% UV protected sunglasses and optical frames; but this does not mean that they are…

Why wear Polarized Sunglasses in Winter?

You may think that since it is not sunny and hot outside, that there is no need to wear sunglasses, but that is a common misconception. Below are…
Join the eco-responsible initiative and bring your old or broken eyewear to Helios Eyewear in exchange for a discount on a new pair

The See-cond Life project : Recycle used or broken eyewear for a discount at Helios stores

“The project aims to have Mauritians bring their old or broken eyewear (not only Helios Eyewear) to us in exchange for a discount on a new pair.” Ingrid…

We have moved – New Helios Eyewear showroom in Moka, your authentic sunglasses and optical frame brand

The brand has grown a lot over the past 10 years. We started the adventure with our sunglasses collection in 2010 in our showroom within our factory, Plastinax Eyewear.

How do polarized sunglasses work?

Living on a paradise island has its perks, but we are often constantly face to face with the tropical sunlight. The brightness and the glare affect our eyesight and causes us to strain our eyes.

What type of eyewear suits your face shape

Do you find it difficult to find the perfect eyewear for you? Well, maybe it’s because you currently do not know which type of eyewear (wayfarer, aviator, cat eye, etc.) is the best suited to your face shape (oval, round, square, etc.)! To help you out in choosing your perfect pair, below is the type of eyewear corresponding to your face shape and why.

Mo kontan li-net – The theme song of Helios Eyewear

Discover the theme song of Helios Eyewear – The only Eyewear brand made in Mauritius. Today we celebrate the 53rd year of independence for Mauritians…

No to plastic waste : New PET collection

Toujours à la recherche de nouvelles matières plus respectueuse de l’environnement…

10 years already – A brand with a new look

Cela fait 10 ans déjà qu’Hélios évolue dans le paysage Mauricien !…

SEE FRIENDLY. SEA HAPPY. – What happens behind the scenes

Ok, so yes, we do have a lot of fun and we are pretty much a young and wild team but when it comes to the environment and our planet

The Friendly Thursday movement

Mass consumption is as detrimental to the environment even though it has already become a norm within our society.

Plant a tree and care for humanity

At the end of 2018 and beginning of 2019, we started providing frames made out handmade bamboo, injected wooden fibres…

Climbing adventures

Meeting at Henrietta Bus Terminal at 09h00. Olivier Bourquin, from Otelair, is waiting for Jordan & Team…

Back to the roots

Back to the Roots!

Tamarind falls? Where is that?!

Seabob adventures

Just outside of the lagoon of Grand Baie, the Seabob team, along with Jordan Joumon, brand ambassador, await in their boat.

Flying trip

Hop with Jordan Joumon, brand ambassador, onto Born to Fly’s seaplane …

Discovering the Fat Bike

Rendez vous in the private reserve of Wolmar on the west coast of the island: Jordan and friends are perched on Fatbikes and are ready to ride into the reserve.

Underwater adventures: Swimming with dolphins

We met up at Tamarin at the crack of dawn. Sleep was more or less gone, the thoughts of actually swimming with bottlenose dolphins much more enticing than dreams of adventures.

Helios last trip: See Mauritius differently with Melina Le Court

This month, Helios went strolling through the Mariannes, perched on high grounds and offering…

Navin: Le marchand préféré de nos surfeurs mauriciens!

Rendez-vous dans l’ouest de l’ile, là où le sable est noir et la mer « vagueuse ».


This month, the Helios Team came across Zozef, a perky fisherman of Case Noyale.

Madame Pareo

The Helios team switched track this week; we went cruising in the North this time.

Jovani & his passion for fishing

The Helios crew went day tripping in the South once more…

Meet: Missié Coco

The team went exploring this week, ending up in the South, down Rochester Falls!