Eye Creams on a Budget

When I turned 18, one of the best beauty secrets I ever received was that from my grandmother, and consisted of but two words: Eye Cream. Ever since, I’ve been rather obsessed with the stuff (yes, I sometimes slather it all over my face and neck) despite the occasional hefty price tag.

Here’s the thing: when you’ve dedicated yourself to a regime that you plan to last a lifetime, how’s a gal to budget? Pun aside, I always like to keep my eyes peeled for “bang for your buck” cosmetics—and here are my five favorite eye creams that won’t leave your wallet high and dry.

Eye Creams that Won’t Break the Bank


Aveeno Smart Essentials Roll on Eye Treatment, $10 from Drugstore.com


Eucerin Aquaporin, $22.95 from Amazon


Mario Badescu’s Herbal Ceramide Eye Cream, $18 from Nordstrom


NUXE NUXE Contour des Yeux Prodigieux Anti-Aging Eye Cream, $39.00 from Amazon


Olay Total Effects 7-in-1 Eye Transforming Cream, $17.99 from Walgreens



Sallie lives somewhere between the sun and the ocean in Santa Monica, CA. She fills her days with creativity, hard work, and deep thought. Sallie can be found eating, running, writing, and sharing about it all on her blog and newspaper column.

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