A Definitive Ranking of the 10 Best Beauty Brands at Target

There's a reason why when you go to Target for one thing, you end up walking out with about 5+ other items that weren't on your checklist… because everything at Target is just so good!

The megastore has amped up their beauty aisle over the past few years, stocking it with a mix of cool indie brands, industry veterans and even trendier Korean beauty items. One stroll in the beauty section and you'll find hundreds of brands just waiting to be added to your cart—but which ones to choose?

Ahead, a definitive ranking of the 10 best beauty brands to shop at Target.

10. Kristin Ess

Kristin Ess has taken the hair world by storm! The incredible hairstylist's affordable namesake line has everything a girl needs for an enviable mane. From chic necessities like shampoos and hair masks, to styling products and most recently, a gorgeous new line of styling hot tools–Kristin Ess gets our vote as the best beauty brand at Target. And like everything at Target, it's reasonably priced, too!

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9. Versed Skincare

New to the Target fam is clean beauty line Versed, created by the women behind Who What Wear. Versed's colorful lineup includes acne-fighting products, overnight peels, a delightful gel cleanser, serums, boosters and lip and body products. Everything is under $20 and believe us, these products work. If you're looking for great skincare products at a good price, definitely pick up Versed on your next Target run.

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8. Quip

You can't have a gorgeous smile without clean teeth, right? This is why innovative toothbrush and toothpaste brand Quip ranks high on our list. Quip toothbrushes simplify your brushing. First off, they're battery powered so no need for a bulky charging stations, which also makes it super easy to travel with. And secondly, they have a built-in 30-second timer so you know when to move on to the next section. And to top it off, they're chic, sleek and make you actually want to brush your teeth.

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7. Pixi

Piki is a skin and makeup brand that's been around for years. They have a wide variety of products ranging from retinol and glow serums to Skintint foundation and pretty palettes. Not only are Piki products effective, they have tons of options and look like Tinkerbell made them!

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6. Sonia Kashuk

If you're in need of an awesome makeup brush, look no further than Sonia Kashuk. These brushes are amazing quality and will last you for years. You can get an entire set for about $40.

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5. Flamingo

A good razor can be hard to come by. That is, until we tried our first Flamingo. Not only are their razors incredible, they also have a body waxing kit, a face waxing kit and a shave set.

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4. La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay is a dermatologist favorite, recommended by over 90,000+ dermatologists across the country. This tried-and-true brand has something for every skin condition, including super sensitive types.


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3. Weleda

Weleda has been around since 1921 (omg!), and even though they have just four products, it's easy to see why they're still a hit in 2019. Weleda Skin Food is an incredible hydrating cream for dry skin types, and makes an incredible makeup base.

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2. CORSX

This K-beauty favorite is now at Target and we couldn't be more excited. Korean Beauty splashed on the beauty scene a few years back, and it's nice that you can now shop favorites from CORSX at your local Target. CORSX has amazing, active formulas that are great for acne-prone skin, including our fave BHA Blackhead Power Liquid.


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1. Honest Beauty

And at the very top of our list, Jessica Alba's Honest Beauty is an ultimate Target fave. This versatile clean beauty line has both skin and makeup products made with good-for-you ingredients. From pretty palettes and lipsticks to face oil and serums, there's enough Honest to go around. And while you're at Target, grab some of the amazing Honest home products, too.


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