Feeling a bit sleep deprived? If you are anything like me, your eyes may be showing the effects not catching enough Zs. Dark circles, puffiness, and dullness can really put a damper on your day. Luckily, you can fake it ’til you make it by treating and illuminating tired eyes. Find out how to get brighter eyes with these 20 excellent products.
20 Brilliant Products for Brighter Eyes 1 of 21
Origins GinZing $30 2 of 21
Minimize the appearance of dark circles and puffiness with this illuminating eye cream with caffeine, ginseng, magnolia extract, and natural brighteners.
Available at Origins.
Almay Wake-Up Eye Liner + Highlighter $8.99 3 of 21
This ingenious product has a highlighter on one end and a rich liner on the other and is infused with cucumber, green tea, and caffeine.
Pick it up at Drugstore.
Smashbox Photo Op Under Eye Brightener $20 4 of 21
Disguise dark circles with this lightweight shimmery brightener. It works best when layered under a concealer.
Check it out at Sephora.
Rimmel Soft Kohl Kajal Eye Liner Pencil $3.67 5 of 21
Lining the waterline with a white pencil can make eyes look larger and more awake. Silver, beige, and pink liners work well too.
Found on Drugstore.
Pixi Eye Zone Brightener $23 6 of 21
This eye gel treats eye areas with lavender water, sodium hyaluronate, vitamin E, and aloe vera while is highlights and brightens.
Get it Target.
Smashbox Photo-Op Eye Brightening Mascara $20 7 of 21
This smart mascara has just a touch of blue tint, which makes the whites of your eyes look whiter for a more bright-eyed appearance.
Learn more at Smashbox.
GlamGlow Brightmud Eye Treatment $69 8 of 21
The bioactive mud in this new eye treatment fights puffiness, dark circles, and fine lines.
Learn more at Sephora.
Benefit Eye Bright $20 9 of 21
Try swiping this illuminating pencil along the inner and outer corners of your eyes for a wide awake look.
Available at Sephora.
Belli Eye Brightening Cream $29.60 10 of 21
Designed for the needs of pregnant women, this eye cream revives tired eyes with vitamin K, Saccharomyces Cerevisia extract, and rice and soybean extracts.
Pick it up at Drugstore.
Yes to Blueberries Brightening Eye Roller $19.99 11 of 21
Apply this serum with the convenient roller ball applicator underneath eyes to reduce dark circles and brighten eyes.
Found on Yes to Carrots.
Shiseido "The Makeup" Eyelash Curler $19 12 of 21
Curling your lashes makes eyes look more open and awake. Shiseido eyelash curlers are a longtime industry favorite.
Available at Nordstrom.
Sephora Instant Depuffing Eye Mask $6 13 of 21
This hydrogel mask reduces the appearance of puffiness, dark circles, and fine lines. They come individually wrapped so they are great to take on trips.
Pick them up at Sephora.
Tarte The Bright Side Double Ended Eye Brightener $20 14 of 21
This product comes with two brighteners in one a champagne highlighter for day and a shimmery pink to add at night.
Found at Sephora.
Clinique Even Better Eyes Dark Circle Corrector $39.50 15 of 21
Clinically proven to lighten dark circles in 12 weeks, this innovative product strengthens skin and contains optic brighteners for an immediate fix.
Available at Clinique.
Rohto Ice Cooling Eye Drops $5.79 16 of 21
These cooling drops soothe irritated, tired eyes, and reduce redness.
Pick them up at Drugstore.
Dream Essentials Solace Gel Soothing Eye Mask $5.95 17 of 21
A gel mask is an awesome treat for tired eyes. Store in the refrigerator and apply it to eyes whenever you need a lift. These masks are excellent for treating headaches as well.
Found at Dream Essentials.
Yves Saint Laurent Touche Eclat Radiant Touch $40 18 of 21
There is no doubt that you need a great concealer when you are sleep deprived. This light reflecting formula blends beautifully into skin to hide flaws and brighten shadows.
Get it at Nordstrom.
Covergirl Exact Eyelights Brightening Eyeliner $5.51 19 of 21
No matter what color your eyes are, Covergirl has a liner specifically designed to brighten your eyes.
Available at Drugstore.
Garnier Nutritioniste Skin Renew Eye-Roller $12.49 20 of 21
This treatment formulated with caffeine and pro-vitamin de-puffs under eye areas with the swipe of its convenient roller ball applicator.
Pick it up at Kmart.
T. N. Dickenson’s Witch Hazel Astringent $5.79 21 of 21
Multi-purpose witch hazel is a natural astringent that reduces inflammation and stimulates circulation. Apply it to tired eyes with cotton pads for 20 minutes for maximum benefits.
Found at Walgreens.