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10 Completely Respectable Grooming Products You Can Get At Trader Joe's

Even if you haven't divulged all of your favorite TJ's grooming products in a late-night confessional on YouTube, that doesn't mean you shouldn't get in on the action.
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By Megan Gustashaw for GQ.

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Trader Joe's household hauls are something of a tradition on the Internet, and for good reason: The store's cheap but quality soaps and lotions are like crack for domestic types who get high on restocking their shower caddies for under $20 (see: your mom). Even if you haven't divulged all of your favorite TJ's grooming products in a late-night confessional on YouTube, that doesn't mean you shouldn't get in on the action. Here's our take on which 10 products you should add to your cart the next time you're stocking up on cat cookies and beef taquitos.

1. Head to Toe Moisturizing Balm
Courtesy of Trader Joe's

This hydrating salve comes in a gym-bag-friendly size and can be used as lip balm, body lotion, or hair product in a pinch.

2. Tom's Deodorant
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This might not be your preferred brand, but having to make more than one stop during after-work errands is never fun.

3. Organic Virgin Coconut Oil
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Slather this stuff all over your ashy, dehydrated skin in a pinch. Then make an omelet!

4. Dr. Bronner's Peppermint Soap
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God bless this industrial-sized do-it-all hippie soap. Anything you can wash your kitchen floor and your ass with earns respect, in our book.

5. Tea Tree Face Wash
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If you aren't good about washing your face, this cheap, pump-tastic, tingly-feeling cleanser will help you be better about it.

6. Shea Butter Hand Cream
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Stash this travel-size lotion in your glove box to ward off that terrible feeling of being stuck in your car with suddenly dry-as-hell hands.

7. Antioxidant Facial Moisturizer
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For those who can't stomach spending $20 on the drugstore stuff, or who barely remember to use moisturizer in the first place.

8. Honey Mango Shave Cream
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Take your Thursday-night back-shaving routine on a vacation to paradise.

9. Lavender Salt Scrub
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Nothing says "me time" like a heavy-duty salt scrub and a tub of cookie-butter cups. Just saying.

10. SPF 50+ Sunscreen
Courtesy of Trader Joe's

We know you know that sunscreen expires after one year. This affordable swap will allow you to finally acknowledge it.

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