When bh member Illegallyblonde posted her plea for a great budget eye cream in the beautyheaven forums, we couldn’t help but step in.

She’s been on the hunt for a while for an affordable eye cream that can deal with dry skin, minimise fine lines and be easily absorbed into the delicate skin around her eyes – and she’s been coming up empty.

And so, thus began our mission to find the most marvellous eye creams for under $20. It wasn’t easy, but we’ve come up with a list of the top 10 anti-ageing, hydrating eye creams that will not only take proper care of your peepers but will also go easy on your purse strings.

Check out our pick of the best budget eye creams…

NIVEA Visage Anti-Wrinkle Q10Plus Refreshing Eye Roll-On

Natio Ageless Brightening Eye Cream

you, me & everybody® Derma Karma Arnica Cream 

Skinvitals Eye Brighten with Vitamin C + Licorice 

Olay Men Multi Solution Eye Gel

Aveeno Positively Radiant Eye Illuminator 

QV Face Revitalising Eye Cream

Avon Solutions Advanced Eye Perfector with Peptides 

ULittleBeauty Soothing Eye Balm

Puretopia Eye Rescue Refresh & Detoxifying Massage Roller

Don’t know if you should be using an eye cream? Quick answer: you should be! Find out why, here…

Which eye cream would you most like to try?