The Best Beauty Buys From Whole Foods

Some argue that Whole Foods isn't just a shopping experience — it's a way of life. It's easy to get lost in its aisles, and not just when you're hunting around for dinner.
The beauty and skin-care department of this health emporium is a hub of amazingness, especially among our in-the-know readers. The market is a mini haven for anyone who's looking for a more conscious primping routine — or just wants to expand their repertoire.
Naturally, we were curious: What beautifying products do people toss into their shopping carts along with their organic produce and free-range chicken? To find out the chain's best-sellers, we went straight to the source.
The one caveat? Whole Foods doesn't offer e-commerce on beauty and skin-care goods unless you live in one of 15 major cities. So, we've found other sites where you can shop them, ASAP. Go on and get click-happy. You deserve it.
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This pure argan oil is USDA-certified organic. Use it just about anywhere you need extra moisture. Try rubbing it into your cuticles or on the ends of your hair, or enjoy it as a super hydrating nighttime treatment.

Acure Organics Argan Oil, $10.39, available at
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If you're looking for a topcoat that will last and last, go for Mineral Fusion. The best part? It's totally free of formaldehyde, toluene, camphor, or dibutyl phthalates. Translation: no harsh chemicals.

Mineral Fusion Nail Polish Top Coat, $7.99, available at Ulta.
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Is it just us, or does typical hand sanitizer smell awful? EO's spray, on the other hand (pun intended), is fantastic. It's scented with lavender — so it's basically a perfume.

EO Lavender Hand Sanitizer, $4.99, available at EO.
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The best thing about Dr. Bronner's soaps is that you can use them for everything. Shampoo? Done. Body wash? Yep. You can even add a dash to a glass of water and use it as a breath freshener. Seriously.

Dr. Bronner's Magic Soap, $17.99, available at GNC.
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People love this cream for its wrinkle-fighting abilities. It also helps strengthen skin's elasticity thanks to its megadose of peptides.

MyChelle Dermaceuticals Supreme Polypeptide Cream, $23.09, available at Amazon.
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Giovanni's shampoo and conditioner win top marks for helping fight frizz and add shine. Plus, they're sulfate-free, which is oh-so-good for your strands.

Giovanni 2Chic Ultra-Sleek Shampoo, $8.99, available at
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Believe it: Hair color can be healthier than the typical box dye. Naturtint is ammonia- and paraben-free, making it a smart choice for anyone who wants to experiment with dyeing their tresses, but is worried about allergies or scalp sensitivity.

Naturtint Chestnut Hair Color, $27.50, available at Walmart.
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If the winter gets your skin chafing and chapping, this is one lotion you want to get your hands on. It instantly relieves your dry skin. And, it's unscented, which is perfect for sensitive types.

Borage Therapy Dry Skin Lotion, $10.15, available at
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Plenty of people have touted Tom's for its natural properties. So, it's no surprise that the aluminum-free, fragrance-free stick is the top-selling deodorant at Whole Foods.

Tom's of Maine Original Care Deodorant, $5.39, available at Walgreens.
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As far as astringents go, Thayers is an old standby. We love that it's formulated with sweet-smelling rose and soothing aloe vera.

Thayers Rose Petal Witch Hazel, $9.95, available at GNC.
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Suds up in the shower with this coconut-chamomile scented body wash. It doubles as a shampoo, so you can smell delicious from head to toe.

Everyday Coconut Shampoo & Body Wash, $9.99, available at Everyday Shea.
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