15 Best Eye Brightening Pencils (Sticks) & Creams 2020 Products list

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The eyes are the window to the soul, so it is important to make the most out this feature. The use of eye creams and eye brightening pencils can help keep your eyes are their best and make them pop. We have compiled a list of the best pencils and creams available. All of the products featured in our lists are available for purchase on Amazon.

 

To get the best out of your eyes, you should use both an eye cream and an eye brightening pencil. With regular use, eye creams keep the skin around your eyes moisturised, firm and healthy, leading to younger looking skin and a more youthful appearance overall. Your eyes will also look their best even without make up on. For days when you do wear make-up, an eye brightening pencil with highlight your eyes and make them pop. Eye pencils are easy to use and make a big difference in your eye makeup. There are many factors to consider when purchasing an eye cream and pencil that are most suitable for you, but hopefully our list makes the process of finding your perfect beauty products as easy as possible!

1.) Drunk Elephant C-Tango Multivitamin Eye Cream

An high quality eye cream

 

Pros:

  • This product is gentle enough to use in the morning and at night as part of your skincare routine.
  • This restorative eye cream tackles loss of skin elasticity and wrinkles to create firmer and stronger looking skin.
  • Ingredients include eight peptides, five forms of vitamin C, and cucumber extract for brighter skin.
  • The average customer rating on Amazon for this product is an impressive 4.2 stars.

 

Cons:

  • This product is one of the most expensive on this list, definitely not suitable for those trying to limit their spending.

 

Available on Amazon:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/DRUNK-ELEPHANT-C-Tango-Multivitamin-Cream/dp/B07CNJPVXP/ref=rtpb_3/262-4433613-0501614?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B07CNJPVXP&pd_rd_r=c6f690c0-81b3-499c-9e9c-f2a319d7e39d&pd_rd_w=ImNr7&pd_rd_wg=SZPaf&pf_rd_p=f3b429bf-04f9-44c1-845e-fa18956e9ff0&pf_rd_r=J5W5DXNT677BBPX0VWS3&psc=1&refRID=J5W5DXNT677BBPX0VWS3

2.) Farmacy Dew It All Total Eye Cream

An eye cream that uses many natural ingredients to moisturise your skin to keep it looking its best.

 

Pros:

  • This cream is organic, not tested on animals, and is free from parabens, sulfates and artificial coloring.
  • Farmacy Dew It All looks after the whole area around the eye, keeping your skin soft and moisturised to keep your skin looking young.
  • This cream only uses high quality natural ingredients such as rosehip and chamomile extract and Baobab Fruit Oi
  • The Echinacea GreenEnvy helps protect your skin from ageing by inhibiting the enzymes that break down collagen.

 

Cons:

– Some Amazon reviewers say that while this product is quality and does moisturise, it is not worth the high price tag.

 

Available on Amazon:

https://www.amazon.com/Farmacy-Dew-All-Total-Cream/dp/B07CV4Z9D9/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Farmacy+Dew+It+All+Total+Eye+Cream&qid=1598591117&sr=8-1

3.) Kate Somerville + Retinol Firming Eye Cream

A luxury eye cream that contain Retinol for long term youthful skin.

 

Pros:

  • This cream visibly tightens your skin and brightens for a youthful glow.
  • It also hydrates your skin to keep it smooth and healthy.
  • The gold applicator on the tube makes it easy to apply the cream directly to the areas it’s needed most and allows you to massage it into your eye area.

 

Cons:

  • As with all products that contain Retinol it can make you more susceptible to the suns UV rays, so this might not be the best option for people who spend a lot of time outdoors.
  • This is one of the more expensive options available, not for those on a budget!

 

Available on Amazon:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Kate-Somerville-Retinol-Firming-Anti-Aging/dp/B01GIX95US/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Kate+Somerville+%2B+Retinol+Firming+Eye+Cream&qid=1598591170&s=beauty&sr=1-1

4.) Kiehl’s Creamy Eye Treatment With Avocado

A more affordable eye cream that is suitable for sensitive skin.

 

Pros:

  • This eye cream is suitable for all skin types, including sensitive skin.
  • Kiehl’s had this eye cream ophthalmologist- and dermatologist-tested for safety.
  • This cream gently moisturises to keep skin feeling healthy.
  • Kiehl’s Creamy Eye Treatment uses natural nice ingredients including Beta-Carotene, Shea Butter and Avocado Oil.
  • This cream can be used under your regular eye makeup.
  • One of the more affordable options on this list.

 

Cons:

– Does not increase firmness in your skin.

 

https://www.amazon.com/Creamy-Eye-Treatment-Avocado-Ounce/dp/B07ZZYMWDT/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Kiehl%E2%80%99s+Creamy+Eye+Treatment+With+Avocado&qid=1598591265&sr=8-1

5.) Skyn Iceland Eye Brightening Serum

A serum designed to be used before your eye cream to maximise the effects of the eye cream.

 

Pros:

Pencils ( Sticks)
6.)ANASTASIA BEVERLY HILLS HIGHLIGHTING DUO PENCIL,

A double sided pencil that has shimmer and matte finish options for highlighting your brow bone.

 

Pros:

  • You can choose between a matte finish and a shimmer finish with the two different options on one pencil.
  • This pencil will define and highlight your brow bone to make your arches pop.
  • This produce can be used to highlight the inner corners of your eye and your cupids bow (lip shape).

 

Cons:

  • One of the more expensive pencil options, this one is not for those on a budget.
  • Available in only one shade, this product may not be suitable for all skin tones.

 

Available on Amazon:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Anastasia-Beverly-Hills-Highlighting-Shimmer/dp/B00GI21R1K/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=ANASTASIA+BEVERLY+HILLS+HIGHLIGHTING+DUO+PENCIL&qid=1598591422&s=beauty&sr=1-1-catcorr

7.) Smashbox Color Correcting Stick

A color correcting stick that produces a natural look for a flawless complexion.

 

Pros:

  • There are four different colour options available.
  • There is a green shade that will reduce redness, a lavender stick to reduce yellowness, an orange stick to reduce the look of rosacea and a peach stick to even out skin concerns.
  • This stick is infused with vitamin E to moisturise your skin and reduce the appearance of unwanted fine lines.
  • It includes a free sharpener to get the most out of the pencil.

 

Cons:

  • Some Amazon reviewers say this product is not the best for those with oily skin.

 

Available on Amazon:

https://www.amazon.com/Smashbox-Color-Correcting-Stick-Peach/dp/B01DH40XDE/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Smashbox+Color+Correcting+Stick&qid=1598591454&sr=8-1

8.)Maybelline New York Lasting Drama Light Eyeliner

An incredibly affordable shimmery eye pencil that brightens your eyes.

 

Pros:

  • This is one of the most affordable options on this list, perfect for beauties on a budget.
  • The eyeliner is waterproof and smudge-proof for long-lasting wear.
  • There are five different shades available to suit different skin tones.
  • The pencil is self sharpening for easy application.
  • Maybelline’s Lasting Drama Eyeliner has an average customer review of 4.4 stars for over 1200 customers.

 

Cons:

  • This pencil has a shimmery effect to highlight your eyes, which is not great if you are trying to go for a natural look.

 

Available on Amazon:

https://www.amazon.com/Maybelline-Lasting-Drama-Eyeliner-Bronze/dp/B0756RPV7X/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Maybelline+New+York+Lasting+Drama+Light+Eyeliner&qid=1598591486&sr=8-1

9.) Benefit Cosmetics Eye Bright Pencil

A mid price eye pencil that brightens the eye with a touch of light pink.

 

Pros:

  • This mid price option is great for those wanting a quality product without spending too much money.
  • Your eyes will instantly appear brighter anymore radiant.
  • Benefit Cosmetics Eye Bright Pencil gentle blends onto the eye as the final step in your makeup routine.
  • This product has an impressive average star rating of 4.7 star from over 240 happy Amazon customers.
  • Benefit Cosmetics do not test their beauty products on animals.

 

Cons:

  • The Eye Bright pencil is only available in one shade.
  • This pencil is not waterproof.

 

Available on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Benefit-Cosmetics-Eye-Bright-Pencil/dp/B000FBF58G/ref=pd_sbs_194_2/147-9180420-8561343?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B000FBF58G&pd_rd_r=49eb4f56-383f-424e-94f7-fdd056544ccc&pd_rd_w=OBP10&pd_rd_wg=6oE6B&pf_rd_p=703f3758-d945-4136-8df6-a43d19d750d1&pf_rd_r=KED434107ZBDKEXKRHWS&psc=1&refRID=KED434107ZBDKEXKRHWS

 

  1. Golden Rose Miracle Pencil

A brightening eye liner that doubles as a contour pencil for your lips.

 

Pros:

  • This dual use product can be used to brighten up your eye or contour your lips.
  • This product is long lasting for full day coverage.
  • This eye brightener is super affordable.

Cons:

  • It is only available in one shade.
  • This product is not waterproof.

 

Available on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Golden-Rose-Miracle-Brighten-Eye-Look/dp/B07FXXRZG6/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=Brightener+Liner&qid=1598849873&sr=8-2

11.) Pixi Eye Bright Liner

A waterproof liner that is suitable for people with sensitive eyes.

 

Pros:

  • No sharpening is required for this twist-up pen, making it easy to apply a consistent width of product.
  • This liner is suitable for people with sensitive eyes.
  • Pixi Eye Bright Liner is waterproof for long-lasting wear.

 

Cons:

  • Available in only one shade, this eyeliner might not be suitable for all skin types and shades.

Available on Amazon:

https://www.amazon.com/Pixi-Bright-Liner-No-1-Nude/dp/B002IB4KGE/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=pixi+eyebright+liner&qid=1598591645&sr=8-1

12.) e.l.f. Brightening Eyeliner

An affordable eyeliner suitable for vegans.

 

Pros:

  • Like all e.l.f. products, this brightening eyeliner is suitable for vegans and 100% cruelty free.
  • The liner glides onto the lids smoothly without tugging at the skin.
  • l.f uses a safe, gentle formula for this liner, which is great for people who have sensitive skin.
  • Using this product will instantly make your eyes appear brighter and more defined.

 

Cons:

  • l.f. does not specify that is product is water or smudge-proof, leaving us to believe it might not be as long-lasting as other similar products.
  • There are not as many colour options as other brands.

 

Available on Amazon:

https://www.amazon.com/l-f-Brightening-Liner-Coffee-Pack/dp/B004J2QZZE/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=e.l.f.+Brightening+Eyeliner&qid=1598591673&sr=8-1

13.) Chantecaille Brightening Eye Kajal

A super soft eye pencil for big, bright eyes.

 

Pros:

  • This aloe vera enriched pencil is super soft and easy to apply.
  • It reduces redness and makes you look less tired with its brightening nude tone.
  • It helps reduce puffiness and dark circles around your eye area.
  • This long lasting liner stays put all day.

 

Cons:

  • Available in one bright “nude” colour, this product might not be suitable for some darker skin shades.
  • This is one of the more expensive eye pencils on our list.

 

Available on Amazon:

https://www.amazon.com/Chantecaille-Brightening-Eye-Kajal-Nude/dp/B06W9L6T8W/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Chantecaille+Brightening+Eye+Kajal&qid=1598591744&sr=8-1

14.) NYX Pro Faux Whites Eye Brightener Liner

An affordable eye pencil available in 7 different colours.

 

Pros:

  • This pencil is available in 7 different colours: pale blue, pastel lime green, lavender, peach, mint, pale pink with a blue undertone and beige with a peach undertone. Each colour is a white liner with a delicate hint of colour for an effect that is subtle but fun.
  • This product is suitable for vegans and is not tested on animals.
  • With a nice creamy texture, this pencil applies easily and is velvety soft.
  • This eyeliner comes at an affordable price.
  • The average customer rating of this liner is 4.2 stars, which is a great endorsement considering its budget price.

 

Cons:

  • This eyeliner is not waterproof.
  • NYX Pro Faux Whites Eye Brightener liners leave a matte, natural finish, so might not be the first option for those wanting a bold look.Available on Amazon:

https://www.amazon.com/NYX-Professional-Makeup-Whites-Brightener/dp/B01N6PKV58/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=NYX+Pro+Faux+Whites+Eye+Brightener+Liner&qid=1598591818&sr=8-1

15.) Thrive Causemetics Brilliant Eye Brightener

A mid priced highlighting stick available in 7 different shades that highlights your eyes while keeping your skin moisturised.

 

Pros:

  • There are 7 different natural looking shades on this eye brightener available, so this one is suitable for many different skin tones.
  • This product moisturises your skin while visibly smoothing out the look of unwanted lines.
  • Key ingredients in this stick include macadamia seed oil, meadowfoam seed oil, sunflower seed oil, mango seed oil, vitamin E and jojoba oil to keep your skin hydrated.
  • This product is vegan and cruelty free.
  • Thrive donates money to charities that help women with every purchase.

 

Cons:

  • Other than the above average price point, there is not much to dislike about the Thrive eye brightener!

 

Available on Amazon:

https://www.amazon.com/Thrive-Causemetics-Brilliant-Eye-Brightener/dp/B0721CH9YZ/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=Thrive+Causemetics+Brilliant+Eye+Brightener&qid=1598591840&sr=8-2

 

 

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