Bare necessities is a zero waste personal care and home care brand and is also a hub for awareness on waste free living!
At Bare Necessities, we believe in creating products that care for the environment as much as they care for you. Powered by nourishing, body-loving bare ingredients, our products are formulated with purity in mind, so you can feel good about the products you use in more ways than one.
To make sure we always stick to our goal of sustainability, we only use organic, local and ethically sourced ingredients. If you’re like us, you’ll be happy to know all of our products are non-toxic, non-GMO, and cruelty-free. Plus, all of our packaging is recyclable, which means nothing ends up in a landfill. We handcraft each of our products with love in Bangalore, India. We are a completely women run enterprise, founded by a 26 year old who has been living a zero waste lifestyle for 2 years.
You know how they say you should never skip breakfast? It’s with good reason. Our Breakfast Scrub is a great way to kickstart your day and your beauty regime.
An all-natural exfoliate, oatmeal is full of antioxidants and boasts skin-soothing properties – perfect for moisturising dry skin. We’ve also added honey to it for its natural antibacterial and healing properties, which helps soothe and clarify skin. The blend of non-greasy almond and coconut oils cleans skin pores, and helps moisturize and nourish your skin – making it especially great for acne-prone skin. You Oat to Try it!
Ingredients: Organic oatmeal, organic honey, organic almond oil and organic coconut oil
Directions: Scrub gently on wet skin and rinse off. Optionally, leave on for 2 minutes and then give one last good scrub before washing it off. Use 2-3 times per week for best results.
Shelf Life & Storage: Use within 4 months of manufacturing. Store in a cool, dry place. To avoid any contamination, do not get unused product wet.
Sizes: (large)190 ml and (small) 30 ml
Let’s face it. As much as we’d like to lather-rinse-repeat every time our hairs gets grimy, we don’t always have the time. Which is why, this no-shampoo, shampoo is a lifesaver! Whether you’re running for an all-important work meeting straight after yoga or are just feeling lazy (hey, we all have our days), this dry shampoo will save you some precious minutes. All-natural and aerosol-free, it’s the perfect way to remove oil and dirt that camouflages well with our brown Indian hair. I’ll take a shampoo to-go, please!
Directions: Sprinkle onto oily hair with a powder brush or dab in with dry fingers, focussing on the roots. Dust in and comb through. Voila! You’re all set.
Ingredients: Organic cocoa powder and cornstarch.
Shelf Life: Use within 24 months of manufacturing. Store in a cool, dry place.
Size: 250 ml
There’s nothing quite as relaxing as a warm bath with our Lavender Bath Salt. Especially created to ease stress, improve sleep, relax sore muscles, reduce inflammation, and flush out toxins, it’s like nirvana in a jar. Gentle on the skin, the flowers used in these bath salts promote relaxation through their aromas.
Ingredients: Epsom salts, rock sea salt, organic coconut oil, lavender essential oil and lavender buds
Just soak, lie back and relax for 15-20 minutes.
Shelf Life & Storage: Use within 12 months of manufacturing. Store in a cool, dry place.
Size: 190 ml
Better knows as fuller’s earth, multani mitti makes for an excellent cleansing component. Abundant in minerals, it helps achieve flawless, smooth and glowing skin, naturally. When applied on skin, it hardens as it dries, and in the process, absorbs lifeless cells and excess oil, leaving skin feeling clean and moisturised.
Ingredients: Multani mitti, organic turmeric, rose water and cinnamon
Directions: Apply on face and neck and leave on for about 20 minutes (or till dry). Wash off with warm water.
Shelf Life: Use within 3 months of manufacturing.
Size: 30 ml
Zero Waste is a goal that is ethical, economical, efficient and visionary, to guide people in changing their lifestyles and practices to emulate sustainable natural cycles. The aims to reduce what we trash in landfills and incinerators to zero – and to rebuild our local economies in support of community health, sustainability, and justice.