Brightening Eye Concealers

The longer days of the summer and late nights from parties can give you tired-looking eyes. Your regular concealer can cover up dark circles, but sometimes we’re looking for something more to give our skin that radiant finish. On those occasions, reach for a brightening concealer. They’ll still hide under eye bags, but they’ll also make you look wide awake—even if you don’t feel it.

Rimmel Wake Me Up Make Up Concealer

A good concealer wakes up your complexions and that is exactly what this one does. It’s a full coverage concealer complete with a vitamin complex and anti-fatigue effect. Use it every time your eye area needs a boost.

Priced at £5.49

BECCA Under Eye Brightening Corrector

This creamy concealer is infused with light-reflecting illuminators that take eyes from tired to dazzling with just a few swipes. Don’t worry, the formula smoothes fine lines and wrinkles as opposed to settling in them.

Priced at £21.00

Estee Lauder Perfectionist Youth-Infusing Brightening Serum + Concealer

You get a concealer and a serum in this handy two-in-one product. The concealer brightens and smoothes the eye area whilst the serum works to minimise the appearance of lines and wrinkles. Best of all, you have 10 natural-looking shades to choose from.

Priced at £28.50

L’Oreal Paris Lumi Magique Concealer  

Don’t let the sleek tube fool you, this concealer delivers mega results. It camouflages raccoon eyes whilst it brightens the eye area. After you’ve done your eyes, try adding a bit to your brow bones and cupid’s bow. 

Priced at £8.49

Sleek MakeUp Luminiare Highlighting Concealer

You can get a great brightening concealer for less than a tenner thanks to this one. In addition to concealing raccoon eyes, you can also use it on spots and to enhance your cheekbones. 

Priced at £6.99

Dior Dior Star Sculpting Brightening Concealer  

When they call this concealer a star, they’re not exaggerating. It has a stretch-effect finish that smoothes and illuminates the eye area. No invasive facial treatments necessary. 

Priced at £23.50

bareMinerals Stroke of Light Eye Brightener

It’s no exaggeration to call this concealer a stroke of light. Finely milled freshwater pearls, jade and amethyst create a concealer that disguises telltale dark circles whilst boosting radiance. 

Priced at £22.00

Trish McEvoy Brightening Line Minimising Concealer

This concealer packs a one-two punch. It diffuses the appearance of lines while it perks up tired eyes. Plus, the compact format is very chic. 

Priced at £18.00

Bourjois Radiance Reveal Concealer

This might look like a foundation, but make no mistake that it’s a concealer. It smoothes, conceals and moisturises your peepers for up to 24 hours.

Priced at £7.99

Smashbox Photo Op Under Eye Brightener

If you don’t want to give up your tried-and-true concealer, this is a brilliant option. You apply the product under your concealer so it can brighten skin. Think of it as your new under eye primer on days when you didn’t get enough sleep.

Priced at £18.00

Think of a brightening concealer as an espresso shot for your eyes. Stash a conealer in your makeup bag and you can say goodbye to tired-looking peepers.