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Instant Brightening Eye Cream

About this eye cream

Brightens, hydrates and reduces the appearance of dark circles. Our lightweight cream, enhanced with a light reflecting pigment, leaves the entire eye area looking brighter and feeling hydrated, while reducing the appearance of dark circles.


Featuring smoothing horse chestnut flower extract to help revive the appearance of the eye contour, plus a naturally derived light reflecting pigment, so tired eyes appear visibly transformed. The formula is also enriched with British borage oil, rich in moisture replenishing GLA and soothing echinacea extract to deliver specialist, hydrating care.


(£1.63 per ml)
All skin types
In Stock
Instant Brightening Eye Cream
(£1.63 per ml)
15ml tube - £24.50

“Superb! I love this day eye cream as it visibly reduces the look of the dark circles under my eyes, at the same time as hydrating and nourishing.”

Lily, Lincoln

Why you will love this

  • Reduces the appearance of dark circles
  • Provides soothing hydration
  • Perfectly primes the eye area to help keep make up in place
  • Suitable for all skin types and tones
  • Ophthalmologically tested and fragrance free
  • Cruelty free and certified under the Leaping Bunny Program

For best results, apply every morning after using Eyebright™ Soothing Eye Lotion.

Instant Brightening Eye Cream

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Instant Brightening Eye Cream

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Horse Chestnut Flower

(Aesculus hippocastanum)

Our horse chestnut flower extract is grown on a cooperative organic plantation in the Ardeche Mountatins Regional Nature Park. The flowers are manually picked when they are fully open to avoid any damage.

Borage Seed Oil

(Borago officinalis)

Renowned for its fantastic moisturising properties, we source our borage from England, where the pure, GLA-rich oil is pressed from the shiny, dark brown seeds of the bright blue flower.

Echinacea Extract

(Echinacea angustifolia/purpurea)

Used for its toning and conditioning properties, Echinacea is native to North America. We source our skin-smoothing extract from within the United Kingdom, where the plant is harvested in July and August before the ingredient is extracted and micro-filtered from the flowers, leaves and stem.

Aqua (water), Glycerin, Diheptyl succinate, Propanediol, Polyglyceryl-6 distearate, Vitis vinifera (grape) seed oil, Prunus armeniaca (apricot) kernel oil, Borago officinalis seed oil, Cetearyl alcohol, Sodium polyacrylate, Echinacea purpurea flower/leaf/stem extract, Aesculus Hippocastanum (Horse Chestnut) Extract, Glycine soja (soybean) oil, Tocopherol (vitamin E), Fructose, Mica, Polysorbate 60, Jojoba esters, Caprylyl glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Cetyl alcohol, Polyglyceryl-3 beeswax, Xanthan gum, Capryloyl glycerin/sebacic acid copolymer, Hydrolyzed hyaluronic acid, Tetrasodium glutamate diacetate, Sodium hydroxide, Sodium glycerophosphate, Potassium sorbate, Citric acid, Sodium benzoate, CI 77491 (iron oxides), CI 77492 (iron oxides), CI 77499 (iron oxides), CI 77891 (titanium dioxide).

We're certified under the Cruelty Free International Leaping Bunny Program


FREE delivery for orders over £25

Orders £25 or more

  • Standard service – up to 5 working days – FREE*
  • Priority service – up to 4 working days – £5.25
  • Free returns within 60 days

Orders under £25

  • Standard service – up to 5 working days – £3.75
  • Priority service – up to 4 working days – £5.25
  • Free returns within 60 days

Customer Centre

Need help? Please visit our dedicated Contact Us page for all the ways you can get in touch. We look forward to hearing from you.

Opening Hours

Monday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday – Friday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday: Closed
Tel: 01983 813913

*Free delivery available when you spend £25 or more (excluding delivery and gift vouchers) through and our Customer Centre only. Free delivery is England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland standard delivery only and applies to your entire order. Ordering after 2pm could extend delivery by an extra working day.

**Ordering after 2pm could extend delivery by an extra working day.


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this eye brightening cream Used this for a couple of years and wouldn't be without it , really does make a difference , eyes def look brighter , the tube lasts a long time
Date published: 2023-03-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from only product that actually reduces dark circles! i’ve tried so many products for my dark circles and this is honestly the only product where i can see visible results, will deffo repurchase
Date published: 2023-02-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this Amazing product, gets rid of dark circles in seconds. 10/10.
Date published: 2023-01-28
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Get the superskin instead Gifted this as part of a set, the other products are good and I use Liz earle as my cleansing and moisturising regime. This product is does not hide dark circles but adds a strange orange slightly glittery area. If you're using it with makeup it comes off and is a waste of time. It's the only product I've tried this far I've been very disappointed in. I just wanted a light plain eye cream and was advised by customer service to get this and upsold the set. Not sure if it's possible to return now.
Date published: 2022-12-27
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Gutted I use to have this and love it but the colour is terrible addition. I’m v pale and it left yellow hue round my eyes with only the tiniest bit of product. Please go back to the original or do a white based cream or colour free version. Thanks
Date published: 2022-11-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nourishing veil This cream provides soothing, hydration at the same time as a brightening and discreet veil that adapts to my skin tone beautifully.
Date published: 2022-09-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing product I was having a problem with dryness and itchyness under my eyes. I started using this product and the difference is amazing. My eyes no longer itch and wrinkled under eye area much smoother.
Date published: 2022-08-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from BRIGHTENS UP YOUR EYES. I bought one tube from another well known shopping channel. At first I was going to send it back. I then tried the Brightening Eye Cream....WOW!! 'That looks really good on me'! So I went onto Liz Earle Site and got another one as there was a Sale. It's yellow when it comes out of the tube but once you have patted it around your eyes (especially underneath) the eye it really glows. Makes your whole face brighten. I don't wear makeup only suncream and blusher, so for me anything is an added bonus at 63!! Try it and see ;-)
Date published: 2022-08-15
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Should this be used in the daytime only as it is pigmented? Or can it be used in the evening before bed too? Does it contain make up? 

Asked by: Isa Wells
I use this day time only , it brightens up ur eyes. It has colour in it similar to foundation but more suttle
Answered by: Ria 13
Date published: 2022-06-18

Your video for this item, shows the model using the cleanse and polish, skin tonic, eye brightening cream and then a moisturiser. Should I apply this along with my other Superskin eye cream, or should it be used alone?

Asked by: Linniepins
Hi there, thanks for getting in touch. For best results, our Instant Brightening Eye Cream should be used alone, after cleansing and toning. Due to the naturally-derived, light reflecting pigment to instantly brighten the appearance of dark circles, we recommend using this product in the morning and using our Superskin Eye Cream during your evening skincare routine. We hope this helps, but if you require any further assistance then please do not hesitate to get in touch with our friendly customer centre team, on 01983 813 913. - The Liz Earle Beauty Co. Team.
Answered by: LizEarleBeautyCo
Date published: 2022-05-25

Is it ok to use the Brightening Eye Cream on eyelids? 

Asked by: Jane56
Thank you for your question. Our Instant Brightening Eye Cream is a very gentle versatile eye product and can be used on your eyelids, as well as under the eye area and under brow line. We hope this information is helpful, but please do not hesitate to contact our customer centre team on 01983 813913 if we can be of any further assistance. – Liz Earle Beauty Co.
Answered by: LizEarleBeautyCo
Date published: 2022-02-16

Do you have different shades of the tint, to accommodate different skin colours?

Asked by: Julie M
Hi, thanks for getting in touch! Our Instant Brightening Eye Cream is enhanced with a naturally-derived light reflecting pigment to instantly brighten dark circles, plus specially selected responsibly sourced naturally active ingredients to target the eye area improving overall skin quality. This is suitable for all skin types, as the pigment blends well with all skin tones. As with all our products, we would recommend that you carry out a patch test first. I hope this information helps however, if you do require any further assistance, please reach out to our Customer Centre by calling 01983 813913 or email
Answered by: LizEarleBeautyCo
Date published: 2021-09-21

I have dark circles not sure what eye cream to use  Do you send out samples to try 

Asked by: Kamy
Hello thank you for your message. We do not have samples to send, as we have such a generous returns policy. If for any reason your purchase is not suitable for your use or you do not like, we are happy to exchange or refund within 60 days of you receiving your order, even after you've tried it. We feel this is more beneficial to our customers than providing samples, as it gives you the opportunity to try the product for some time to decide if it is suitable for you before committing to your purchase. For dark circles, we would recommend our Instant Brightening Eye cream, as this lightweight eye cream leaves the entire eye area looking instantly brighter and feeling more hydrated, reducing the appearance of dark circles for a revitalised, wide-awake look. I hope this information is helpful, but please do not hesitate to contact us directly on 01983 813 913 if you require any further assistance. Best Wises - The Liz Earle Beauty Co Team
Answered by: LizEarleBeautyCo
Date published: 2021-12-27
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