Target has earned itself a cult-following and a reputation for leaving many customers walking out with far more than they came for. So the next time you’re going to pick up some extra products on your shopping trip, make sure they’re all cruelty-free. This all-you-need-in-one store offers a wide array of all-natural and totally vegan beauty products that will have you glowing (without breaking the bank) in no time.
1. Love Good Chemistry’s Roll-on Perfumes ($13)
These essential oil-based fragrances are free from the harmful chemicals typically found in most commercial perfume products, and are entirely vegan. Choose between “Confident + Charming” or “Cool + Collected” depending on your mood, and expect tons of comments on how good you smell when wearing these scents.
2. Physicians Formula Butter Highlighter ($8.70)
This ultra-luxurious bronzer infused with Murumuru Butter gives your skin a goddess-like glow and will leave you feeling summer-ready. You’ll soon get that much sought after Instagrammable shine on your cheekbones with these shimmery compacts.
3. Love Beauty and Planet’s Dry Shampoo ($7)
Give your limp locks an instant lift with this spray-on dry shampoo featuring a delicate citrus scent. This cruelty-free brand is exclusively available on Target shelves and carries everything from body lotions to shampoos and conditioners, but we’re a big fan of these hair-saving, quick-fix dry shampoos.
4. Acure’s Moroccan Argan Oil ($12)
Spread this lightweight oil all over your face post-cleansing and before going to bed, and wake up with skin that’s positively glowing. This vitamin-enriched facial oil is made for all skin types and fights fine lines and wrinkles.
5. Ella + Mila’s Nail Polish ($10.50)
You can find shades in a wide array of colors from this 100-percent vegan beauty company at all Target locations, from pale pink to rich purple hues. Treat yourself to an at-home spa day and practice self-care by putting on a rom-com while getting your nails looking glam.
6. Pacifica Beauty’s Clay Face Mask ($6)
This Cosmic Clay face mask, infused with nourishing hemp oil, is perfect for when you just want a relaxing night-in with some vegan takeout and Netflix. You can also find everything from mascara to body wash from this vegan brand on Target shelves.
7. Raw Sugar’s Body Washes ($7)
Raw sugar cane and plant-based extracts such as coconut, lemon, and ginger extracts make up these super foamy, cleansing body washes from this So Cal-based company. The lids are made from bamboo and each bottle is filled with the nourishing qualities of botanical ingredients.
8. Yes to Carrots Facial Wipes ($6)
When you’re feeling too lazy to wash your face or when you’re traveling and have limited resources, these facial wipes make it super easy to remove all your makeup. Use it on the plane, in the Uber to your hotel, or even right before bed when jet lag hits. Plus once you’ve used this wipe, toss it in the compost bin! Yup, it’s compostable.
9. Eco Tools Makeup Brushes ($5-10)
These brushes are made from synthetic fibers so no need to worry about animal hair hiding in your makeup tools. Find a variety of brush sizes hanging in the aisles at Target, with special lines developed for those with sensitive skin.
10. Thayers Witch Hazel Toner ($10)
This skin-saving product tones and cleanses your face, tightening your pores, while nourishing and protecting your skin. It’s completely alcohol-free and uses soothing aloe vera to leave your skin feeling hydrated and fresh.
11. Zuzu Luxe Eyeliner Pencil ($14)
This made-in-Germany brand uses soothing jojoba oil for an easy application, which also keeps the skin around your eyes hydrated. Available in shades such as white and Indigo, you can achieve everything from an everyday look to a scene-stealing night look.
12. The Lip Bar Matte Lipstick ($13)
This black woman-owned vegan company has made waves in the cosmetic industry by providing a wide range of liquid matte lipsticks and other beauty products for women of all skin tones. Plus, its long-lasting formula is smear-resistant and looks super fab!
13. Derma-E Cleanser ($10)
These super gentle, lightly foaming cleansers wash away the days wear and tear and leave you feeling fresher than ever. It employs healing, anti-aging acids like hyaluronic and glycolic acid that reduces wrinkles and fine lines, while making your skin squeaky clean.
14. Petal Fresh’s Coconut Milk Shampoo & Conditioner ($7)
Coconut milk, vitamin E, and almond oil are combined to create incredibly nourishing and deeply hydrating formulas for dull or dry hair. With certified organic ingredients, that are color-safe and sulfate-free, you can feel good about washing out your locks with these hair superfoods.
15. e.l.f. Rose Gold Eyeshadow Palette ($10)
This 10-color palette is a mix of shimmer and matte finishes to help take your look from day to night effortlessly. Each warm and deep sunset shade is ultra-pigmented to create the bold eye look of your dreams.
16. Versed Silk Slip Conditioning Lip Oil ($10)
This lip oil utilizes conditioning jojoba, camellia, sesame, and sunflower seed oils which absorb slowly, so the moisturizing effects last long after application. Put on a few swipes to keep your lips soft under the harsh sun.
Sarah McLaughlin is the New Products Editor at VegNews who loves trying out any and all vegan beauty products.
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