Brighten & Tighten; Eye products for a ‘wide awake’ look

Friday 21st May 2021 |

The skin around the eyes is super delicate and prone to sagging and showing signs of ageing.

Look after your mince pies with these eye products, tighten brighten and get that wide awake look everyday.


Eye products for a ‘wide awake’ look – 30 Second MIRACLE™ Instant Eye Perfector

A remarkable temporary quick-fix that instantly tightens and smooth the appearance of cow’s feet, fine lines, puffiness and wrinkles for a refreshed, youthful appearance that lasts for hours.

Eye products for a ‘wide awake’ look – MONAT Eye Smooth™ Nourishing Eye Cream

An indulgent eye cream that uses peptide technology to tighten the delicate skin around the eye contours. Caffeine depuffs and brightens, moss plant stem cells strengthen and protect, whilst plant-derived squalene and REJUVENIQE S™ moisture and condition the orbital eye area. Dark circles, fine lines, wrinkles and puffiness are diminished, revealing a brighter, more youthful look.

Eye products for a ‘wide awake’ look – Organic Apoteke Rejuvenating Eye Cream

Recommended for normal to dry, sensitive skin, this smoothing and firming eye cream hydrates and treats the delicate eye area. Rich in anti-oxidants and regenerative oils, it is clinically shown to reduce fine lines and wrinkles, and lighten dark circles.

Key Ingredients include:

  • Pentapeptides – to smooth, firm and tone whilst building collagen and elastin
  • Bilberry extract – strengthens capillaries and rich in antioxidant
  • Eyebright extract –  reduces under-eye puffiness and brightens tired eyes

Eye products for a ‘wide awake’ look – BYONIK Pure Collagen Eye Pads £60.00

These eye pads refresh and care for the delicate eye area with pure, freeze dried collagen. The pads provide intensive moisturizing for the sensitive skin around the eyes, whilst reducing puffiness and effectively minimising the signs of tiredness and fine lines. Great to use after long days, lack of sleep, whilst travelling or before a special event. 

Eye products for a ‘wide awake’ look – Sepai Identity Mask, £22.50

Treat your skin to the brightening, replenishing and protective properties of the Sepai Identity Mask, a revolutionary eye mask that delivers SOS care to delicate skin around the eyes.

From the brand’s Urban line, which specialises in antioxidant protection, anti-pollution and deep hydration, the mask helps to counteract signs of a hectic lifestyle and lack of sleep. A 15-minute recharge treatment for the skin, it delivers hydrating and plumping benefits, effectively restoring moisture levels while reviving skin’s natural, radiant glow. It nourishes and conditions while blurring the appearance of expression lines and creating an invisible shield to protect against damaging external aggressors. Formulated with Neuropeptides, moisturising Ectoin and antioxidant Persian Silk Tree extract. Perfect used any time of the day or night. Expect illuminated skin plumped with hydration.

Eye products for a ‘wide awake’ look – Embryolisse Radiant Eye, £21

Eye products for a 'wide awake' look

This clever little eye brightening stick works wonders – whether you need to look wide awake in an instant, or are looking for something to gradually brighten your circles of darkness. Cooling upon application, this offers relief to gritty eyes and heavy lids, whilst relaxing wrinkles and optimising luminosity so those windows to your soul sparkle like they’ve just been squeegeed! Perfect under or over make-up –this will grip concealer so it stays put longer, as well as renewing its appearance as the day wears on. The French are renowned for their ‘fantastique’ pharmacy brands, and this little miracle is a prime example of what those Gallic geniuses do best – simple, effective, affordable skin care solutions. Et voila!

Eye products for a ‘wide awake’ look – Wake Eye Gel (£22.98) 

Wake is a Start-up business on a mission, to create products designed for ‘generation connected’. A brand born out of the frustrations of being glued to screens, working long hours and always being switched on. 

Key Features

  • Combats dark circles that result from late nights and early starts;
  • Hydrates your skin after spending long periods looking at screens;
  • Contains vitamins and antioxidants to reduce signs of premature ageing;
  • Protects the environment by using glass bottles to reduce plastic waste;
  • All ingredients have been carefully selected in order to create the best eye gel to get rid of dark circles under eyes.

Eye products for a ‘wide awake’ look – Medical grade eye masks from AlumierMD

Previously reserved for licenced skincare professionals for use during in-clinic treatments, AlumierMD’s soothing, cooling Eye Rescue Pads rejuvenate the eye area by restoring moisture to the skin and reducing the appearance of puffiness, fine lines and wrinkles.

The key ingredients in the Eye Rescue Pads include: 

  • Skincare superfoods – vitamins B3, B5 & E
  • The second most googled ingredient last year (pipped to the post by its vitamin cousin, C), niacinamide vitamin B3, increases ceramides and free fatty acids in the skin, which are key components of its protective lipid barrier. This nourishing skincare superfood locks in moisture, boosts hydration and brightens skin. 
  • An effective form of vitamin E for the skin, tocopheryl acetate is a highly moisturising vitamin and antioxidant. 
  • Vitamin B5, also referred to as pantothenic acid or panthenol, acts as a humectant, locking in moisture to hydrate skin. 
  • These super-vitamins plump, hydrate and soothe the skin while reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

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