15 Things You Can Buy at Target for $7 or Less
Get ready to love Target even more. These fantastic finds are so inexpensive, you can’t afford to miss them.
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Target’s hidden gems
It’s hard not to love Target. After all, it’s a treasure trove of amazing bargains, and you can always find what you want—and what you had no idea you wanted until you saw it and suddenly had to have it. While you probably know that you can always get a great deal on certain Target products, sometimes the items are so inexpensive, you’ll do a double-take when you see them. We definitely did!
The beloved store has recently stepped up its design game to offer even more on-trend fashion, beauty, and home buys, along with reliable basics to stock your wardrobe and abode. But there’s no need to wander the aisles or search the website for hours on end to find them. We’ve rounded up the top picks in every category for you—and believe it or not, they’re all $7 or less. (Yes, you read that right!) Since you’ll be saving so much, you may also want to pick up a few of these under-$50 Target finds that only look expensive.
Note: Prices listed were accurate as of press time; pricing fluctuations may occur.
Faux-Fur Sleep Mask
Is there anything better than a good night’s sleep? For some, hitting the hay is a breeze, while others struggle to get quality shut-eye. If you fall into the latter category, try this faux-fur eye mask to block out light in the comfiest—and most stylish—way possible. The plush exterior, soft lining, and elastic band work together to make this lightweight eye cover fit snugly and comfortably. Love the idea of getting a more restful slumber? You might also want to pick up a few of these sleep products Amazon shoppers can’t stop buying.
Parker Lane Stoneware Mug
There’s something to be said for the power of positive thinking. Drink your morning joe from this Parker Lane mug emblazoned with “good things await!” and start your day with a pep in your step. This 15-ounce cup is microwave- and dishwater-safe for easy care and reheating, and the solid stoneware construction means it is certain to last. If savoring a morning cuppa is your favorite part of the day, be sure to check out these coffee-making secrets you’ll wish you knew all along.
Threshold Picture Frame
Our smartphone camera has become a convenient way to capture all of life’s great milestones, but most of the time, the pictures get stuck there. It’s high time to print one of your faves to display in this four-by-four-inch gold-accented frame. You can also use this pretty frame in an unexpected (and very clever) way: Slide out the glass and insert a piece of cloth or mesh, and then hook on earrings or add push pins and hang necklaces. Voilà—you now have a chic jewelry holder! Pro tip: If you see this tag on your favorite Target item, stock up now.
Opalhouse Monogram Candle
When it comes to little luxuries, a candle is a consistent top pick. With its flickering glow, it can set the mood and create a peaceful ambiance. Light up your home with this attractive and inexpensive soy wax monogram candle. It has a 40-hour burn time, and each letter features a different color combination. Bonus: The freesia scent is like having a fresh bouquet of flowers in your home year-round. Here’s how to get your candle to burn cleaner and longer.
Wet n Wild Eye Shadow Palette
Makeup may not be as much of a priority these days (hello, face masks), but remember: Your peepers are still on full display. This Wet n Wild 10-pan eye shadow palette comes with a mix of shimmer and matte finishes, letting you create a variety of looks. From errands to Zoom video conferences for work, the softer neutral hues are ideal for every day, while the richer shades are perfect for a night out (or FaceTiming with friends). To complete your look, check out the makeup secrets of women who always look put together.
Scünci Mini Scrunchies
After a decade out of the limelight, scrunchies are officially back in style, and here’s why women of all ages will want them: They’re better for your hair than traditional rubber bands. These soft, thick hair ties from Scünci are gentle on strands and won’t cause breakage or “dents” in your hair. Plus, they’re comfortable enough for all-day wear, and some fans even say they help to prevent headaches. This set of five mini scrunchies comes in a clear ornament, which doubles as a storage container. For more ways to keep your locks looking great, check out these easy five-minute hairstyles.
Vaseline Lip Therapy
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Unfortunately, it’s also the time of year that wreaks havoc on our lips. Vaseline, which has been healing skin for 150 years, can provide the protection this delicate area needs. This Lip Therapy tin, in the delicious-sounding Vanilla Crème Latte, soothes dry lips while giving them a natural, glossy finish. The non-sticky treatment locks in moisture, and the slight vanilla fragrance is an added bonus. Want to go the DIY route? Here are 7 remedies for dry and chapped lips you can whip up at home.
Zulay Kitchen Stainless Steel Straws
Plastic straws may be small, but they cause big problems for the environment. According to Ecocycle, Americans use more than 500 million straws daily, which is enough to fill 127 school buses each day, and they can’t be recycled. Do your part to enact positive change with these Zulay Kitchen stainless steel straws. Each pack includes two styles (one straight and one curved) and a brush for easy cleanup, though the straws are also dishwasher-safe. They are also BPA-free, won’t break or rust, and offer a lifetime guarantee.
Detox Delight Charcoal Sheet Mask
Face masks took on a whole new meaning in 2020. Get back to the original sense of the term with this skin-care essential that will do wonders for your face. Apply the mask to clean skin and relax for 10 to 20 minutes as the serum soaks in. This de-stressing treatment contains charcoal, which helps to draw out toxins from pores while also gently softening skin. Afterward, gently rub any excess serum into your skin to enjoy the mask’s full effects. An added bonus: This product is cruelty-free and made with clean ingredients. Here are more things you need for a relaxing spa day at home.
Opalhouse Melamine Cereal Bowl
Banish boring bowls from your kitchen and pick a style that makes you smile. This pretty blue bowl from Opalhouse will do the trick, and it’s perfect for cereal, soups, or snacks. We particularly love the gold-flecked interior, which adds an element of luxury and surprise. Plus, since this bowl made from melamine, it won’t chip or shatter, and it’s also dishwasher-safe for easy cleanup. Melamine dishware is just one of the things Reader’s Digest editors bought in 2020 and will buy again.
Jean Pierre Lavender and Chamomile Bath Salts
A trip to the spa may not be in cards right now, so bring the spa to you with these Jean Pierre bath salts. These prettily packaged salts are infused with lavender and chamomile to nourish and soothe, while the calming formula helps to keep your skin hydrated and happy. Scoop a heap in the tub and let your body unwind and de-stress. A spruced-up soak is also a great self-care gift to give a friend in need of pampering.
Room Essentials Fabric Storage Bin
Contain your clutter in style with this 11-inch storage solution, which is just the right size for hiding toys, books, gear, and more. Made from durable fabric in a cross-hatched pattern, this decorative cube will look great in any room of your house. Plus, the integrated metal handles provide easy portability, making it a cinch to lift and move around. Here are more of the best organization tools under $30.
Foil-Striped Disposable Napkins
Make any meal feel like a festive fete with these decorative paper napkins. Sold in a pack of 16, they feature shiny gold-foil stripes on a pretty mint background. Use them to spice up your everyday lunch or dinner, or to dazzle guests. Make sure you read up on what you should buy at Target vs. Walmart.
Ruby + Cash Makeup Pouch
Looking for a practical organizational tool to keep makeup and other loose ends tidy? A pouch will do the trick. This glittery “Rising and Shining” bag will keep beauty essentials at the ready on your vanity or in your bag. You can also choose from other cute designs that feature sayings like “I Was Not Made to Be Subtle,” “Espresso Then Prosecco,” and “Born to Sparkle.” Now that you have a new makeup bag, here are 9 genius ways to organize it, according to the pros.
Crayola 3D Foam Puzzle and Bath Bomb
Keep kids entertained during bath time with this fun Crayola creation. Drop the rainbow bath bomb into the tub and watch the water change color. Then play with the 3D foam puzzle to help your little ones develop their cognitive and fine-motor skills; the pieces stick to the bathroom wall when wet. A fruity Jazzberry Jam scent is a sweet addition. For even more savings, find out the secret markdown schedule Target follows every week.
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