Like most people, I'm a sucker for convenience. If there's a way that I can get all of my errands done as efficiently as possible without breaking any traffic laws, I'm going to be all for it. And that's whyВ Whole Foods can be so appealing. Sure, I can pick up groceries and maybe even get a bite to eat while I'm there. But I can also grab a fewВ skincare items on my way out, and that's why it can be especially effective.
The Whole Foods' Whole Body section is stocked with nontoxic, natural products that cover head-to-toe concerns, from inflammation and breakouts to hydration and smoothness. The array of covetable items on the shelves may even be surprising at first-after all, this is a place for organic tomatoes-but that's the point.
As Maren Giuliano, the head of beauty and wellness at Whole Foods, toldВ Byrdie earlier this year, вЂњOur goal is to carry the best natural skincare products on the market, and we're always looking to elevate our standards,вЂќ she says. вЂњWe have strict standards for what we allow in every aisle of our store, but that's especially true for our beauty department.вЂќ
So how can you make the most of a trip down one of these aisles? We found the 13 Whole Foods skincare products we'd grab on an errand run-and you can make it even easier by picking them up online.Acure Seriously Soothing Cleansing Creme $10Shop
This vegan product works on all skin types to reduce fine lines and wrinkles, and it's also sulfate- and paraben-free.Whole Foods Market 100% Essential Oil Eucalyptus $6Shop
Eucalyptus oil can help relieve muscle pain and congestion if ever you've worked out too hard or feel a cold coming on. It can also act as a skin cleanser and a way to keep hair clean.
This body wash won't leave a residue on your skin and promises to make it soft and smooth. Added bonus? The coconut scent isn't too overpowering, either.Derma E Hydrating Eye Cream with Hyaluronic Acid $16Shop
This gentle eye cream uses the power of hyaluronic acid to draw moisture to the delicate skin around the eye. Using eye cream early and often is a good strategy to ward off the appearance of fine lines.Pacha Whipped Soap + Scrub Charcoal Lemongrass $12Shop
If you're looking for a body scrub, this one will do the trick. Not only will it exfoliate your skin, but its charcoal powder acts as a detoxifying agent that helps clean away impurities from deep within your pores.
Keep this small bottle in your travel gear as a gentle cleanser with a soothing scent. Its rose and aloe vera properties will also help calm irritations, too.The Seaweed Bath Co. Body Wash, Citrus Vanilla $7Shop
This body wash employs 65 different vitamins and minerals to hydrate and smooth skin. It also features kukui, coconut, and olive oils for added moisture.Derma E Scar Gel $16Shop
The panthenol and glycerin in this gel can help soften, lighten, and eventually diminish the appearance of scars-including ones from acne. But it can also be used to soothe sunburns, calluses, and stretch marks.Egyptian Magic All Purpose Skin Cream $16Shop
A tub of Egyptian Magic can be used for multiple purposes, from a simple hand and face cream to an all-natural balm for burns, eczema, and cellulite.Alba Botanica Un-Petroleum Multi-Purpose Jelly $4Shop
We tend to think that there should be small tubes of this everywhere you might need it, like your purse, your car, and your carry-on. Not only will it keep hands and lips hydrated, but you can also use this paraben- and phthalate-free pick to easily remove makeup.Devita Natural Skin Care Sun Damage Repair Serum $29Shop
The copper peptides in this calming after-sun serum help boost collagen production and elasticity. Be sure to use it on your neck and chest, which are often overlooked in our skincare routines.Derma E Hydrating Cleanser with Hyaluronic Acid $12Shop
The hyaluronic acid in this gentle cleanser makes skin appear moisturized, clean, and dewy, which is exactly what you want it to do.Desert Essence Blemish Touch Stick, Set of 2 $14Shop
Got a pesky blemish that won't seem to go away? The nine natural extracts and essential oil-including potent tea tree oil-in this stick can treat it without irritation.