Amy M. Spagnola


9 Best Natural Beauty Buys from Target

Target is known for being a place to grab Maybelline mascara, Colgate toothpaste and Secret deodorant. While it's convenient to reach for those commonplace grooming goodies--all the typical shelf products are not natural and are loaded with chemicals and questionable ingredients. Luckily, Target has listened to consumer cries for more eco-concious and natural bath and beauty supplies so even if you're dodging SLS, phthalates and parabens, you can still shop the aisles of your favorite big box store.

Here are 9 of the Best Natural Beauty Buys From Target:

1. Eclair Bar Soap, $4.99

Handmade, pure and natural, these beautiful soaps will be beloved by any houseguest or shower squatter. Natural and luxurious, this oatmeal and mint soap is filled with pure botanical extracts and will skin kissably soft and smooth. Don't miss the brand's fizzy bath cupcake bombs.

2. Seaweed Bath Co. Body Cream, $11.69

Containing over 65 vitamins and minerals from the sea, this organic, richly moisturizing and emollient body cream is a must-have in the dry winter months. Vegan and gluten-free as well as paraben, SLS and dye free, this aloe and argan infused post-bath body cream is like nourishing food for the skin.

3. SheaMoisture Peace Rose Oil Complex Cleansing Facial Wipes, $5.99
Perfect for travel, post-gym or after a long night on the town, the natural and organic ingredients in these calming towelettes will have you ditching your old Neutrogena makeup remover wipes in a hurry. Ideal for dry and irritated skin, alpine and musk rose water wipe away gunk and grime without copious amounts of chemicals.

This bright, pretty and oceanic-minded bottle barely lets on about the treasure inside. Behind the baby blue and tropical orange packing is an innovative, gentle and super easy toner-like dirt and makeup remover. Simply dab the cactus and jasmine water on a cotton round and wipe over the face for a refreshing pick-me-up or post-party micellar water makeup remover.

5. Alikay Lemongrass Leave-in Conditioner, $19.99

This top-rated leave-in conditioner has been dubbed 'liquid gold' for its hair healing properties. Especially effective on curly manes, this aloe, coconut and almond oil spiked hair detangler could replace It's a 10 in your post-shower routine. 

If you're like me and are forever on the search for a blemish busting, magical mask without a bunch of icky ingredients--the answer to the quest might be over. Enter PLANT Apothecary's kaolin and charcoal mask. With just three organic ingredients, this basil-infused powder mask will decongest and detoxify the skin with the power of plants. Mix this bad boy with a little neem powder and it's See Ya Later Spotty Skin. Bonus: try PLANT's inflammation calming and soothing Matcha Mask for a huge hit of antioxidants. 

Based in Brooklyn this all-natural-focused company uses extremely minimal ingredients in its impressive line of creams, serums, cleansers and lip balms. Perhaps one of its most alluring products is its coconut and sugar body scrub which has all of three ingredients and smells like sweet sugary bliss. And don't miss the Hibiscus Mask which contains just hibiscus, green clay and lavender. 

Much like LUSH, Obia Naturals strives to create moisturizing and natural shampoo bars which hydrate the hair sans sulfates and protect and repair the scalp with coconut oil. This long-lasting water-free bar is perfect for travel and will leave the hair feeling clean, conditioned and soft. Also try Obia Naturals Babassu Deep Conditioner for serious nourishment and repair. 

Reparative, balancing and beautifying, this rose, carrot seed and hazelnut oil gives the skin back a little life and lift. Plant essences and oils deliver deep hydration and skin becomes brighter, smoother and less dry. Don't miss the Charcoal Facial Cleanser to help battle breakouts and the coffee bean eye cream to make dark circles disappear. 

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