Boots botanics eye cream

Overall score: 77/100

Tested January 2019

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Infused with antioxidants, plant extracts and nourishing ingredients like sweet almond oil, this eye cream promotes a more moisturised, illuminated under-eye appearance. It also claims to help reduce the appearance of fine lines and dark circles. It’s available in a compact, squeezable 15ml tube, and it has a fresh green scent.


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Scoring a high 8/10 in our lab assessment for wrinkle reduction, testers were also impressed with this eye cream. 95% found the squeezable tube packaging easy to use and small enough to carry around in their handbags. They enjoyed the light, gel-like texture of the cream, which absorbed quickly into the skin leaving it feeling much softer and hydrated. 87% were also pleasantly surprised that it did not leave any greasy or sticky residue.


  • Ease of use: 4.5/5
  • Design: 5/5
  • Instruction: 5/5
  • Performance: 3.5/5


  • Absorbed very quickly
  • Light, pleasant texture
  • Skin felt more hydrated


  • Some testers commented that they did not notice a difference in dark circles
  • One tester found the product slightly greasy

All product information provided by the manufacturer is correct at time of publication.