There comes a certain time in your life when you start to develop a close, personal relationship with your eye cream. Your love for lipstick, blush, and foundation won’t waver, but eye cream will grow from a casual fling to something you use every day—sometimes multiple times a day—and cling to desperately in times of emotional distress (i.e., when you wake up one day and notice crow’s feet for the first time). The bright side? Because of eye cream, your tired eyes and dark circles lighten up. The downside? So does your wallet.
With that in mind, we asked our friends at Rank & Style—a site that simplifies the shopping process by bringing you unbiased top-10 lists of the best fashion and beauty products—to compile the top-selling drugstore eye creams in the U.S. Using their unique algorithm, they’re sharing the eye creams that fly off the shelves and give stiff competition to their more expensive counterparts. Keep scrolling to see them all.
This eye cream, infused with blackberry complex and vitamins C and E, works to diminish the look of stubborn crow's feet and fight puffiness.
CeraVe's products are standbys for a reason. They're inexpensive, work for a range of skin types, and they moisturize like crazy. The brand's Eye Repair Cream is a stellar example of that, with ceramides to reduce puffiness and hyaluronic acid to moisturize. It's fragrance-free and non-comedogenic, so it likely won't cause breakouts, even for those with highly sensitive skin.
Not only does it contain caffeine (so it quite literally wakes up tired eyes), this product comes in a roller, helping to spur microcirculation as it's being applied. Tinted pigments mean that dark circles disappear pretty much instantly and lemon essence leads to further brightness.
This product is anti-wrinkle and firming, so it tightens while moisturizing the sensitive skin beneath the eyes. It's also formulated with retinol, a gold standard ingredient in the world of anti-aging skincare products.
Sun damage, dehydration, and other visible signs of aging are all targets of Olay's ProX line (featuring products created by leading dermatologists around the world). The eye cream utilizes amino peptides to lift and niacinamide to combat dullness and lack of moisture.