16 Fan-Favorite Trader Joe’s Products (That You Can’t Eat)

Add some great deals to your cart to spruce up your home and make you feel good.
Updated May 1, 2024
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You may love wandering the aisles of Trader Joe’s, stocking up on its famous mandarin orange chicken or affordable wines. 

What's best, the store also stocks some great non-food items you'll want to add to your cart to save even more money on everyday essentials.

Savvy shoppers will want to keep an eye out for these fan-fave items and stop wasting money on their next trip to the cult favorite supermarket.

Editor's note: prices are subject to change and may vary by location.

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Coconut body butter

Courtesy of Trader Joe's coconut body butter

Trader Joe’s take on body butter has been available since 2012 and features ingredients like coconut oil, aloe vera, and shea butter for a unique smell that also nourishes your skin.

Try the Coconut Body Butter for $5.99 for an 8-ounce container.

Reusable kitchen cloths

Courtesy of Trader Joe's reusable kitchen cloths

Kitchens get dirty — it’s just a fact of life. Spills and splatters happen, and Trader Joe’s kitchen cloths are the blend of durable, absorbent and affordable that you need to handle even the sloppiest spills.

So grab some Super Amazing Reusable Kitchen Cloths the next time you’re at Trader Joe’s for $2.99 and get your kitchen sparkling. And best of all? You can replace those wasteful paper towels.

Reusable produce bags

Courtesy of Trader Joe's reusable produce bags

Ditch those plastic produce bags and get some reusable options. Stick a few in your bag before you leave home, and you’re ready to bring home the bananas in eco-friendly fashion.

The Reusable Produce Bags come in a pack of two – one small and one large – for $1.99.

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Facial sunscreen SPF 40

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Warmer weather means you’ll be out in the sun more, so protect yourself with sunscreen every day.

Trader Joe’s Daily Facial Sunscreen SPF 40 is oil-free and fragrance-free and comes in a 1.7-ounce tube for $8.99.

Ultra-moisturizing hand cream

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Give your hands a break with Trader Joe’s Ultra Moisturizing Hand Cream to keep them protected and moisturized.

The hand cream, which features coconut oil, hemp seed oil, and shea butter, costs $4.99 for a 3-ounce tube.

Liquid dish soap

Courtesy of Trader Joe's liquid dish soap

Skip the typical dish soap for this light, citrusy version from Trader Joe’s.

The Liquid Dish Soap Citrus Scent, which contains no artificial colors or fragrances, is available in a 25-fluid-ounce bottle for $2.99.

Lip mask

Courtesy of Trader Joe's lip mask

Keep your lips feeling great during dry winter months or super hot summer days with a Vanilla Lip Mask.

The lip mask moisturizes your lips with shea butter, coconut oil, and other ingredients for $5.99 for a 0.7-ounce jar.

Shea butter and coconut oil hair mask

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Show some love to your locks with this hair mask that moisturizes and protects dry, damaged hair.

The Shea Butter & Coconut Oil Hair Mask is available in a 5.1-ounce tube for $3.99.

Pop-up sponges

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Make your kitchen, bathrooms, and other areas sparkle with Trader Joe’s Pop-Up Sponges.

They come in a package of 12 sponges for only $8.49. Just add water and watch them pop up so they’re ready for cleaning. And they’re completely compostable!

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Honey lemon cough drops

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Shake off that lingering winter cough with Trader Joe’s Honey Lemon Cough Drops. Chock full of menthol, honey, and citrus, these cough drops taste good as they work.

The Honey Lemon Cough Drops are available for $1.49 for a bag of 15.

Rose water facial toner

Courtesy of Trader Joe's rose water facial toner

Rose water can be a great way to refresh your skin and relax throughout the day. The Trader Joe’s Rose Water toner will give you that dewy look while tightening, brightening, and moisturizing, thanks to a blend of rose oil, witch hazel, and soapbark.

The Rose Water Facial Toner costs $3.99 for a 4-ounce bottle, which is the perfect size for your bathroom counter, purse, or gym bag for a little on-the-go pampering.

Grapefruit scented candle

Courtesy of Trader Joe's grapefruit scented candle

Fancy scented candles can get expensive, but Trader Joe’s has you covered.

Their Grapefruit Scented Candle, made with coconut and soy, comes in a 5.7-ounce tin for $3.99 and will keep your space smelling bright and citrusy for up to 55 hours.

Reusable lavender dryer bags

Courtesy of Trader Joe's reusable lavender dryer bags

Lavender is a relaxing scent and makes a great addition to the clothes you toss in your dryer.

The Reusable Lavender Dryer Bags at Trader Joe’s feature a fresh scent in four bags that can last for up to 40 dryer loads for $4.49.

Cut flowers

Courtesy of Trader Joe's cut-flowers

It’s always nice to have a fresh bouquet of cut flowers around, and Trader Joe's offers some affordable options.

Check out the store’s selection of seasonal bouquets at an affordable $12.99. Or, if you prefer to design your own bouquet, single stems of seasonal blooms are available for $2.99.

Mini canvas tote bag

Courtesy of Trader Joe's mini canvas tote bag

The Mini Canvas Tote Bag at Trader Joe’s is a cute and practical alternative to larger shopping bags when you only need to pick up a few items or head out for a small shopping trip.

The tote bag comes in one of four different colors for $2.99.

Grain-free dog treats

Courtesy of Trader Joe's grain free dog treats

Don’t forget about your four-legged friends! Trader Joe’s Grain-Free Dog Treats with Peanut Butter & Banana will make Fido roll over with joy.

The treats come in a 10.6-ounce box for $2.99, giving you an affordable and tasty option for your BFF.

Bottom line

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Trader Joe’s is a great place to shop and save money on groceries and non-groceries, so be sure to grab a few of these unique products and save a buck or two while you’re at it.

Next time you head to the supermarket, don’t forget to swing by Trader Joe’s and stock up on these inexpensive everyday essentials.

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