Besides food, there are some things a household cannot survive without. Whether it is the all-important toiletries or charcoal for those slab of ribs you've been dreaming about all week; we are constantly stocking up on the necessities.
Check out Nielsen's top shopping categories of non-edible items. Did your most purchased non-edible item make the list?
Top Shopping Categories (non-edible)
1) Ethnic hair & beauty care
A woman's hair is her crowning glory. From at-home relaxers, shampoos, conditioners and make-up, these items are a must-have for the woman of the house.
2) Feminine hygiene
Feminine hygiene products have evolved over the years. Everyone from the pre-teen to the mature woman has a wide variety of convenient and stylish products to choose from.
3) Greeting cards/party needs
Whether it's for the annual birthday party to the hopefully-not-so-often divorce party, these items are perfect for making fond memories.
4) Fresheners & deodorizers
Air freshener isn't just a can of industrialized spray. Today's fresheners come in a variety of scents from warm cookies baking in the oven to freshly-laundered bed linen. Spray it, burn it in a candle or just plug it in.
5) Personal soap & bath
Consumers have many choices when it comes to these items. From oil-scented soaps to moisturizing body washes, personal hygiene products can lift a mood and relax the mind.
6) Women fragrances
There's nothing like the perfect scent to complete the perfect outfit. Women's fragrances are popular items for consumers. Buy some for the woman in your life or for yourself.
Although it's not used year-round, charcoal makes Nielsen's list. Blame it on the Memorial Day Weekend celebrations, the summer cookout or the just-want-to-grill night.
8) Sanitary protection
These items are essential for the mature consumer and are convenient.
With such a wide array of choices in these products, there's no reason why a consumer can't find the perfect deodorant. Don't get caught without it.
10) Men’s toiletries
This line of products has also evolved to include more than just deodorant and after-shave. Men now have their choice of body washes and moisturizers.
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This Week’s Celebrity Instagrams (6/18-6/24)
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1. Me & the homie @jaleelwhite #RujohnFoundation Happy to be in Jamaica! Good times
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5. Good Morning. Early day in Detroit! Making press rounds for @thebossnetwork's Ladies That Lead Tour. Thank you @traycemadre and @colourbynumbr for my glam.
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6. POWER the best show on TV @djenvy, Queens we so big out here. #EFFENVODKA #FRIGO
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7. They said u lost a step, wasn't explosive as once was, the best days was in the real view, questioned your drive, your leadership, your commitment, you don't have killer instinct, going back home is the worst mistake in your career, he got the coach fired, players traded, won't work between him and Kyrie, Him and Kev won't work, love your teammates to much, there's no way he can deliver a championship in his hometown, etc etc etc.... But guess what THATS NONE OF MY BUSINESS #StriveForGreatness #ThisOneIsForTheLand #PutSomeRespeckOnMyName Hahahaha!!! Yes sir
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8. Oooooh weeee this man right here is responsible for at least three of our four babies!! #JOE ❤❤❤🎤 #rnb #king #voicelikebutter #ForPeetesSake
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9. Hanging with my @abcnetwork family! @abcunclebuck tonite y'all check us out ! @anthonyanderson @traceeellisross
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10. My broski ( @sayeedshahidi ) and I are on Top 5 Live on @go90 at 5 (which is super duper close)! Make sure to tune in :) #UncleBuck #Blackish
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11. Lights out💤 #GoodNight
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12. Late nights mornings
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13. Ran into the lovely talented @siedahgarrett on this brutiful favvuz deh!
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14. #halal #love #thedargans #kattwilliamsSHOW #mashallah when that Jennah piece HIT!! @sweetjennahcollection glasses by @baddieglamaccessories LIZ 😍 @dynamiteko top @dazzledmv and jeans @thevision414 and shoes: @louboutinworld
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15. Big Hair and Optical Illusions #OceanDrive #MiamiLiving #coverparty
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16. MAMA and THE SAVAGES ... ⚓️ #supportyourlocalgirlgang
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17. From the bottom of my ❤️, thank you new followers & old! & hello fellow night owls! #grateful #racheltrue #naturalhair #curlyhair #curlygirl #healthyhair
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18. I feel so grateful because I met these amazing young minds, visiting from Houston TX, during their college tour stop today at #usc.These students are ALL extraordinary and embody academic excellence so I'm humbled to have shared a few moments with them to applaud and celebrate their bright futures ahead! Thank you @EmergeFellows for inviting me to speak and blessing me with your love and attention this afternoon!
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19. Happy Fathers Day Pops. U taught me how to be a man. Lessons of love, hard work & gratefulness. Sorry the fishing didn't stick. LOL. I Love U!
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20. Sky Zone and Ice Cream! Best Fathers Day Ever!! Photo credit @mariahcarey
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21. Look what finally came in the mail 😎 #mtvmovieawards2016 💥+🌽! #straightouttacompton
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22. Claudia Jordan: ....
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23. 'Member that time I almost knocked a bajillion dollar camera off the car? Really? Yeah, me neither! #Greenleaf Episode 2 comin atcha!
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24. Full of love. #birthday #Cabo
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25. Oh hey! Look who just joined Snapchat
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