Target is famous for offering various types of products in our need. They have so many that sometimes we even walk out of Target with few things that weren’t even in our minds. With so much good stuff at such a good bargain, it’s hard to resist!
In its characteristic of offering multiple products without a signature, there are actually few products that you can’t get anywhere else. So, which items should you be buying at Target and which ones should you stay away from? Since it’s so hard to decide, we’ve done the job for you.
Snacking on peanuts, almonds, or cashews is a great way to get some extra nutrition and Target offers bags of them at a great price. Target’s exclusive brand Archer Farm’s sells 30-ounces of cashews for just $14.99.
#2 Project 62 candles
Candles are a beautiful way to make your home smell amazing. They truly warm up a space. You should always be buying the Project 62 brand of candles at Target. They smell heavenly and “they’re a favorite buy for Jen Coleman and Laura Wiertzeman, the founders of @targetdoesitagain, a popular Instagram account that highlights eye-catching Target products,” says Business Insider.
#3 Threshold sheets
Target’s in-house brands are absolutely amazing. There’s just no doubt about it. Their Threshold brands sheets are no exception. Tons of reviewers have raved about how comfy, durable, and amazing they are. Get hotel-quality comfort starting at just $29.99 a set.
#4 Xhilaration Faux Fur Throw
Faux fur throw blankets, pillows, and rugs are all the rage right now. And they’re SO soft and comfy! Head over to Target and grab their faux fur throws. They’re just $16 and they’re perfect for the couch, guest bedrooms, bringing in the car on road trips, or wherever else want to cozy up!
#5 Anything with designer collaborations
Target likes to team up with famous and talented designers for some of their collections. Be sure to snag a few items each time you do because you won’t be able to find that type of quality and that low of a price point. That goes for decor, furniture, and clothing.
“Although a little spice could go a long way in some recipes, spices themselves are expensive pantry staples. Target, however, has lots of spices at great prices under their Market Pantry label. Staple seasonings like ground cinnamon, onion powder, and garlic powder are available for a little over $1—and the reviews are glowing,” says Reader’s Digest.
#7 Sparkling water
Sparkling water is another one of those items that seems to be a staple in everyone’s refrigerator these days. It’s delicious and a wonderful way to stay hydrated without having to drink plain, boring tap water. Target sells the well-known La Croix brand as well as their own brand for less than $3 for an 8-pack.
#8 Frozen fruits and veggies
Frozen fruits and veggies are always awesome to have stocked in the freezer. They’re great for easy-to-cook meals and adding to smoothies. Target’s Market Pantry brand is just as fresh-tasting and crisp as the more well-known Bird’s Eye brand.
Quality bras, panties, and lingerie can be pretty expensive, but not at Target! Their Auden line is gorgeous, comfortable, and nothing is more than $22.
#10 Seasonal candy
“This huge retailer often partners with big-name candy brands to offer exclusive varieties and flavors you won’t find anywhere else. Cookies & Screem M&Ms? Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Santa Hat Kisses? You can only find them at Target,” says Cheat Sheet.
Whether you just moved into a new home or need to upgrade your current one, Target has super adorable doormats at a steal. They’re a great way to add a little bit of decor and personality to the front stoop of your home.
#12 Smartly citrus-scented all-purpose cleaner
You can’t beat a value like this for an all-purpose cleaner. It also smells super good! Target sells their Smartly brand cleaner in a 32-ounce bottle for just $1.59. How amazing is that?!
Kethcup, mustard, mayonnaise, and every other condiment you could need should always be purchased at Target. Why? Because their Market Pantry brand is around 25% less expensive than other brands and tastes just as good.
#14 Paper towels
When it comes to houshold basics like paper towels, Target is always going to be your best bet because, once again, their in-house brand simply can’t be beat. Plus, their super absorbant and way less expensive than other big brand names.
#15 Toilet paper
Just like the Up and Up brand’s paper towels are awesome and inexpensive, so is their toilet paper. You can find packs of 36 rolls for just $13. What a steal!
#16 Smartly unscented facial-cleansing wipes
Here’s another Target Smartly’s brand product for the win! Face wipes are awesome at removing makeup on the go or when you just need a quick freshening up, but they can be expensive. Target sells 25-packs for just $4.49.
#17 Generic drugs
If you ever need to fill a prescription or pick up some cold meds, save your money and head right on over to the Target pharmacy area. Not only are their prescriptions usually much cheaper, but their Up and Up brand of ibuprofen is just $1.99 for 100-count. Compare that to $6.99 for Rite Aid’s brand.
Target’s Up and Up brand also makes diapers and if you’re a parent – these are the ones you’re going to want to buy. They’ve actually gained a bit of a cult-like following because of how absorbant and leak-resistent they are – and, of course, much cheaper than the competition.
Unwinding after a long, hard day with a glass of wine is always a relaxing way to spend an evening. Make sure to stock up on wine at Target because their in-house brand boxed wine is super affordable. Their Wine Cube comes in a 3-liter box that is equivalent to 4 bottles at less than $5 a bottle.
#20 Trail mix
Much like their Archer Farm’s brand offers nuts at a great price, Target’s trail mix is also a great snack to purchase. Their trail mix comes in lots of yummy flavors like peanut butter monster trail mix which is a popular fan favorite.
If you have little ones in the household or need to purchase a toy as a gift, Target has you covered. Sometimes, if you look for Target coupons on their app, you can find popular toys for up to 40-50% off regular price.
#22 Kid’s clothing
Target’s Cat & Jack kid’s clothing line isn’t just adorable, it’s also super affordable. “All the clothing and accessories from Cat & Jack are super cute, and they come with an amazing one-year guarantee,” Business Insider said. “If anything doesn’t hold up, you can return it up to one year later with your original receipt.”
Target offers a great selection of towels and they’re generally always have some sort of awesome sale going on. Their Fieldcrest and Threshold brands are known to be really soft and durable.
In need of a new necklace or bracelet? Or perhaps you’re looking for a nice gift. Target has really great jewelry for great prices. The Sugarfix by BaubleBar jewlery is some of the most popular.
#25 Coffee makers
You can find exclusive Black and Decker coffee makers at Target for great prices. You can usually find small appliances on sale or combine them with coupons through their app to really save big.Now…let’s get into the products that you should avoid buying at Target because you can find them elsewhere for cheaper or better quality…