Eye Illuminators

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An eye illuminator is a cosmetic product which is used to bring light to the eye area and improve its look. It's easy to use and can be applied in a variety of ways. They're also a great way to relax your eyes after a long day. Here are our favorites.


Still searching for the perfect eye cream to use on top....Awesome product, illuminating for eyes!...Illuminate the eyes...Great Eye Cream Primer

What it is: An oil-free, visibly brightening eye and lash serum that hydrates and nourishes for smoother, more luminous, younger-looking eyes.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines and Wrinkles, Dark Circles, and Puffiness

Formulation: Serum

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Bifidus Prebiotic 10%: Supports skin‘s moister barrier.
- Caffeine
- Vitamin E

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, and phthalates.

What Else You Need to Know: This lightweight, illuminating eye and lash serum is engineered with a cooling, flexible applicator to massage the hydrating serum onto dry under eyes.


I had very dark circles and puffy eyes always. It has been a week now and I've noticed my eyes more rested and illuminator....This eye cream beats all three and illuminates the eye instantly!

What it is: A rich eye cream that diminishes the look of under-eye circles, shadows, puffs, and fine lines.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dark Circles, Dryness, and Puffiness

Formulation: Rich Cream

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and phthalates.

What Else You Need to Know: This moisture-rich eye cream diminishes the look of under-eye circles, shadows, fine lines—instantly and over time. It de-puffs, calms with moisture, strengthens skin's moisture barrier against common irritants, and is ophthalmologist tested.


Best Eye Cream For Sensitive Eyes...I have extremely sensitive eyes and most eye creams just make me tear up. This eye cream is not only hydrating but extremely moisturizing....It is essentially a nice eye cream with botanicals and with a light dose of illuminators, which creates a slight flattering effect.

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A rich (but not greasy) daily eye cream that smooths, hydrates, brightens, fights visible signs of aging.

Solutions for:
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Loss of firmness and elasticity
- Crow’s feet

If you want to know more…
Maracuja C-Brighter™ Eye Treatment makes you look refreshed while providing skin superfoods that give long-term benefits. C-brighter™ complex of antioxidant plant extracts fights free radicals responsible for sagging, crow’s feet, and puffiness.


Best eye cream ever! It illuminates and moisturizes. ...Oh my goodness.. really am loving this eye correct cream and it does work perfectly around my eyes I do see the brightness and how it illuminates it

What it is: A visibly brightening, firming eye cream with caffeine, watermelon, and light-reflecting particles to improve the look of dark circles and eye bags.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines and Wrinkles, Dark Circles, and Puffiness

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Dark-Circle Complex (Caffeine, Brazilian Ginseng, Horse Chestnut, and Light-Reflecting Particles): An invigorating blend to visibly awaken tired-, fatigued-looking eyes by reducing the appearance of dark circles and puffiness for a brighter, more refined look.
- Watermelon Extract: Supports the eye area with hydration, smoothing the look of lines.


great for sensitive eyes...This cream is the only eye cream that didn’t bother my eyes....My eyes are very sensitive to eye creams and most will make my eyes water after several days of straight use.

What it is:

A twice-daily eye cream to help crinkly, fine dry lines around eyes virtually disappear.

What it is formulated to do:

When fragile skin around eyes shows crinkly dry lines and other unsightly flaws, a twice-daily dose of botanicals are just what the doctor ordered. Nature's highly recommended caretakers, including cooling cucumber, soothing rosemary, and energizing ginseng, rapidly make skin around eyes look and feel all better.

What else you need to know:

Green tea extract helps fight off free radical damage. This product shows perfect bedside manners, night or day, under makeup or alone. Ophthalmologist tested. Use with all skin types.


It’s nearly impossible to find an eye cream with SPF and I don’t know why, considering the skin around our eyes is so thin and most face SPF’s make your eyes water and sting. ...Love this eye cream + spf ! It illuminates dark circles, softens wrinkles and protects against sun damage !

What it is: A non-nano, 100 percent zinc oxide eye cream with SPF 40 that visibly brightens under-eyes and protects against UV rays.

Skin Type: Normal and Dry

Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines and Wrinkles, Dryness, and Dark Circles

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Zinc Oxide: Delivers gentle broad-spectrum protection.
- Wild Butterfly Ginger Flower: Protects skin from damage caused by blue light.
- Blend of Probiotics, Pomegranate, and Caffeine: Visibly brightens, reduces dark circles, and de-puffs.

OLEHENRIKSENBanana Bright+ Vitamin CC Eye Sticks

Size: Pumpkin .13 oz / 3.6 g·ITEM: 2648491

Color: Pumpkin

653 Reviews


OLEHENRIKSEN's Banana Bright™ Vitamin CC Sticks are like an eye cream in a stick that brighten under eyes and color correct dark circles. ...I received complimentary from:Olehenriksen:Banana Brigght Vitamin C C Stick :I Love Banana Bright Vitamin C Stick perfectly illuminates the area of ​​my dark circles and hydrates them, I love the Stick presentation, it is super practical and easy to carry in your bag.

What it is: A color-correcting eye-cream stick that diminishes the look of dark circles, visibly brightens, and hydrates.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines and Wrinkles, Dullness, and Dark Circles

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Two Forms of Enhanced Vitamin C (3-O-Ethyl Ascorbic Acid and Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate): Help brighten and fade the look of dark circles.

- Banana Powder-Inspired Pigments: Light-reflecting mineral pigments that illuminate the look of your complexion.

- Caffeine: Nurtures and supports skin.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, crue


I also found it interesting that there is a slight sparkle in this cream, so it really illuminates that area of my eyes. This is one of my first times using eye cream, so I did not really know what to expect from it but my experience was very pleasant. ...I would say this product definitely instantly illuminates your under-eye area as soon as you put it on.

What it is: This visibly de-puffing cream now has vitamin C and niacinamide to reduce the appearance of dark circles and promote a brighter-, more radiant-looking eye area.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Dark Circles, and Puffiness

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Vitamin C: Diminishes the look of dark circles.
- Niacinamide: Visibly brightens under eyes and energizes skin.
- Panax Ginseng and Caffeine: Support natural skin-cell energy, visibly reviving radiance.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.


the perfect eye cream for every brown girl...I absolutely LOVE the Superhue Brightening Eye Cream. Especially when I am doing a no make up day, using the cream with the applicator helps my eyes feel cool and bright! ...I didn’t think eye creams do anything. I can’t believe the difference as soon as I put this on my eyes are actually glowing.

What it is: An eye cream, made with hyperpigmentation-targeting actives like niacinamide, caffeine, and vitamin C, that calm and visibly firm.
Highlighted Ingredients:
- Niacinamide: Improves the look of uneven skin tone and support the skin barrier.
- Vitamin C: Visibly brightens uneven skin tone while supporting collagen production.
- Caffeine: Visibly firms skin and reduces the look of puffiness.

What Else You Need to Know: This formula works fast to visibly depuff and illuminate your under eyes after continued use. The active levels of niacinamide, vitamin C, and caffeine help reveal brighter-, more radiant-looking skin around the eyes.

Clinical Results: In a self-assessment of 32 users after 4 weeks:
- 94% agreed

Kiehl's Since 1851Eye Fuel

ITEM: 2075232

Size: 0.5 oz/ 15 mL

30 Reviews


Works good for puffiness and when applied I feel a relief under my eyes, and I can feel the lift; however, this does not really impact discoloration under eyes or under eye bags. ...I have a tendency to get contact dermatitis ONLY around my eyes. This gives me the complication of needing the extra moisture of an eye cream, but also having to be extremely careful about which eye cream bc most end up making my skin burn.

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A men’s eye gel that helps awaken tired-looking eyes.

Solutions for:
- Dark circles
- Puffiness

If you want to know more…
After a long flight or a late night, awaken tired-looking eyes with this cream specially formulated for men’s skin. Infused with caffeine and vitamin B3, this effective eye moisturizer is clinically-demonstrated to diminish the appearance of dark circles and puffiness.

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