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 why 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 few skincare items on my way out, and that’s why the store is especially helpful.
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, told Byrdie, “Our goal is to carry the best natural skin care products on the market, and we’re always looking to elevate our standards,” she says. “We have strict standards for what we allow in every aisle of our store, but that’s especially true for our beauty department.”
Make the most of a trip down one of these aisles with the 13 Whole Foods skin care products we’d grab on an errand run—and you can make it even easier by picking them up online.
This vegan product works on all skin types to reduce fine lines and wrinkles, and it’s also sulfate- and paraben-free.
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: You can get clean on the go even if you don't have access to a shower.
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.
You'll love the intention contained in the name of this body scrub as much as what the organic rice bran and cherry blossom extract do for your skin.
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.
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.
The panthenol and glycerin in this gel can help soften, lighten, and eventually diminish the appearance of scars—including ones from acne.
This scar gel can also be used to soothe sunburns, calluses, and stretch marks.
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.
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.
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.
The hyaluronic acid in this gentle cleanser makes skin appear moisturized, clean, and dewy, which is exactly what you want it to do.
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.