If you're into wholesome, organic, good-for-you ingredients when it comes to pampering your body, Whole Foods Market can be your best friend. The reason why? This iconic supermarket chain maintains very high standards on everything it sells, and that includes beauty and body care products. The grocer's product integrity is so high, in fact, that there are more than 180 ingredients that are totally excluded from Whole Foods beauty and body product shelves—and that number continues to grow. The banned ingredients are names you may recognize in common beauty products, such as acetone, ammonia, nature-identical flavors, phthalates, parabens, and even mercury. So when it comes to Whole Foods Market's beauty trends for 2022, you know you're getting quality recommendations and the best of the best products.
To ring in Whole Foods Market's Beauty Week (which runs from March 16 to 22), experts on the company's Trends Council revealed their top beauty trend predictions for 2022. Let's just say, the predictions are strong. This list will make you want to update your beauty and skincare routine ASAP. Jen Coccaro, vice president of Whole Body Merchandising at Whole Foods Market says in the official press release, "Consumers continue to invest in beauty as we've adjusted to a new normal, and we're seeing a focus on conscious and at-home beauty treatments," adding, "Our customers are keeping a close eye on ingredients as they experiment with new items and come to us for our standards that go beyond typical 'clean beauty' claims."
Read on to learn all about Whole Foods Market's beauty trends for 2022 and the products you'll want to add to your shopping cart. During Beauty Week, shoppers will be able to snag these hot products at discounted rates, so be sure to mark the event on your calendar. And next up, check out The 6 Best Exercises for Strong and Toned Arms in 2022, Trainer Says.
Overnight hair care
When it comes to giving your strands the love and pampering they deserve, there are plenty of scrunchies, caps, masks, and leave-in conditioners out there. Shopping just the right ones to take part in Whole Foods Market's "style and snooze" trend is major. The grocer is shining a bright spotlight on how you can efficiently take your hair care dreams to the next level with fresh accessories and treatments you leave in your hair overnight.
Treat yourself to the following Kitsch products such as the Satin Sleep Cap or Sleep Scrunchies. Or perhaps the Camille Rose Honey Hydrate Leave-in Conditioner is what your strands need. Two other favorites include the 365 by Whole Foods Market Coconut Leave-In Conditioner and Beautiful Curls Curl Enhancing Leave-In Conditioner by Alaffia.
Ceramides are the fatty acids (lipids) in your skin that play a key role in preserving moisture and warding off germs from entering your body. They are a hot trend in skincare products from top brands like ACURE, which utilizes a lipid concentrate derived from veggies.
Check out these face products for some tender loving care. Some of the products Whole Foods Market rounded up include ACURE Ultra Hydrating Plant Ceramide Daily Facial Lotion; Undefined Beauty R&R Gel-Crème; Andalou Deep Hydration Revitalizing Sleeping Mask; and DERMA E: Ultra Hydrating Antioxidant Day Cream, Ultra Hydrating Advanced Repair Night Cream.
Sun protection that's kind to your skin and doesn't leave a residue
With summer weather heading our way, it's important to think about sun protection. At Whole Foods Market, you can find translucent non-nano zinc products that won't leave much of a residue when you're having fun in the sun. They won't include harsh ingredients like octinoxate or oxybenzone, either.
At Whole Foods Market, you can shop Undefined Beauty R&R Sun Serum; cocokind Daily SPF 32 Facial Sunscreen Lotion; Mad Hippie Hydrating Facial SPF 25+; DERMA E Vitamin C Weightless Moisturizer SPF 45; and ACURE Radically Rejuvenating Day Cream SPF 30.
One of the biggest skincare trends taking over 2022 is jelly. The moisturizers in these products are jelly-like, water-based, and without extra oil. Any one of these items will be such a treat for your skin: 365 by Whole Foods Market: Clarifying Seaweed, Nourishing Spirulina, Revitalizing Pomegranate Jelly Masks; Mad Hippie Jelly Cleanser; Pacifica Wake Up Beautiful Dream Jelly Face Wash; and ACURE Seriously Soothing Jelly Milk Makeup Remover.
Radiant skin + you = a perfect pear
Prickly pear fruit from cacti is an amazing ingredient. It contains vitamins E and K, in addition to amino acids, which are so helpful in promoting radiant skin that absolutely glows. Consider shopping these products at Whole Foods Market for your daily skincare routine: Karuna: Cleansing Oil, Sleeping Mask, Drench Sheet Mask; evanhealy: Organic Blue Cactus Beauty Elixir, Organic Blue Cactus Cooling Balm, Organic Blue Cactus Beauty Balm; and ACURE Ultra Hydrating Electrolyte Facial Moisturizer.
Beauty Bags filled with skincare goodies
What's not to love about a sweet goodie bag that's filled with a curated assortment of skincare products? Whole Foods Market is introducing their limited quantity Beauty Bags on March 18, which will be available to shop in stores.
There will be two trendy Queen Alaffia cosmetic bags to choose from—the Glow & Go bag and the Bright Ideas bag—which are handprinted by artists in Togo, West Africa. The goodies inside include mini and full-sized product brands, including ACURE, Karuna, evanhealy, Mad Hippie, HiBAR, and Facetory. Each bag style will sell for $25 each, but each is valued at over $120.