Your cart
Close Alternative Icon
Please expect a delay in the dispatch and delivery of your orders due to the lockdown in major parts across the country.

In the press

  • World Environment Day 2021: Start-Ups That Are Working To Replace Single-use Plastic And Promote Sustainable Living

    World Environment Day 2021: Do you want to give up single-use plastic but don’t know from where to start? Here are some brands that can help you get started on the journey towards a zero waste and sustainable life.

    Read More
  • Sustainability Stars: Our chat with Bare Necessities


    Pinterest India celebrates Sustainability Month with a chat with Bare Necessities Zero Waste. Read on to find out more about loving the planet, eco-friendly production and why India's mindset needs to change towards sustainability.

    Read More
  • Sahar Mansoor Reminds People That Nature Should Not Be Taken For Granted

    Sahar Mansoor, founder of Bare Necessities shares her zero-waste journey.

    Read More
  • Change Makers in Sustainability

    Bare Necessities' online courses have been listed in India's very first verified directory of 'Change Makers', introduced by Brown Living on World Environment Day.

    Read More
  • TVOF Radar: Ten Things We Love

    From upcycled fashion and bamboo jewels to DIY kits and terracotta tableware, an edit of conscious brands and objects for World Environment Day 2021

    Read More
  • How You Can Incorporate Sustainability Into Your Daily Lifestyle

    Sahar Mansoor, founder of Bare Necessities shares her thoughts on living sustainably.

    Read More
  • Beauty Secrets, Courtesy ELLE Team’s Motherships

    Most of us now turn to our favourite influencers for beauty advice, but this Mother’s Day here’s a hat-tip to the original beauty advisors of our lives—our mother figures. As little girls and boys, we’ve seen our mothers, aunts, and grandmothers maintain their beauty and wellness, often with a little help from their kitchen cabinets. The ELLE editorial team takes a quick trip to their childhood to recall a beauty tip shared by their mothers. Head to the new beauty destination, TATA CLiQ, to stock up on the contemporary forms of these age-old beauty tips!

    Read More
  • Culture and enterprise: how these founders are finding sustainable growth opportunities in Indian heritage and arts

    Three growth-stage enterprises recently won awards for business potential in the culture space. Here are market insights from their founders.

    Read More
  • What’s New in Beauty: Scents and Shades of Summer

    Golden hour liquid soap, milky lip gloss and banana-tinted primer—a new serving of beauty products to choose from 

    Read More
  • In Search Of Green Living

    Sahar Mansoor, founder of Bare Necessities, shares easy tips on zero-waste living and how to lead a sustainable life.

    Read More
  • The Lead: Zero waste is the way to go

    In this episode of the Lead, Sahar Mansoor and Tim de Ridder talk about their book: 'Bare Necessities How to Live a Zero-Waste Life', what got them into zero waste, and more.

    Link to the podcast: https://anchor.fm/deccanherald/episodes/The-Lead-Zero-waste-is-the-way-to-go-ettvbt/a-a53sciq

    Read More
  • Zero Waste Solutions at Bare Necessities on #NICEStories

    Featuring Bare Necessities (BN) on NICE Stories. Bare Necessities won 1st place at the NICE Aarohana Business Plan Competition – Growth Stage. BN produces zero waste personal, lifestyle & home care products and offers educational workshops and online courses on sustainability.

    Read More
  • Sahar Mansoor : My Journey to Zero Waste

    In the March issue of Punch Magazine, Sahar speaks about her early journey into sustainability and what led to Bare Necessities.

    Read More
  • Green Touch

    Bengaluru’s zero-waste advocate Sahar Mansoor has brought out a guide book that provides personal insights and interactive activities to help the reader transition to a more sustainable lifestyle

    Read More
  • Women Led Businesses Back on Track

    Women entrepreneurs in Bengaluru are looking back on a year of pandemic challenges. Ahead of Womens Day, they speak about the many hurdles they have crossed in the past months.

    Read More
  • BWDialogue: Bare Necessities: How To Live A Zero-Waste Life

    Sahar Mansoor, Founder, “Bare Necessities”, Author, and Tim De Ridder, author 'Bare Necessities - How to Live a Zero Waste Life' speak to Dr. Annurag Batra, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief, BW Businessworld & exchange4media Group about living a minimum waste life, sustainability and the key ideas of their book

    Read More
  • Living zero waste with Sahar Mansoor

    Zero-waste living and sustainable consumption need not involve grim sacrifices but, indeed, can be a lot of fun, entrepreneur Sahar Mansoor argues in her new book

    Read More
  • Good Times: Puja Talwar 𝐈𝐧 𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐖𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐒𝐚𝐡𝐚𝐫 𝐌𝐚𝐧𝐬𝐨𝐨𝐫

    How to live a Zero waste life by #SaharMansoor and #TimDeRidder is a one-stop guide on how to move towards a more sustainable lifestyle in India. It is filled with activities, insights, recipes, tips and how-to guides and is a must-read for anyone wanting to make a positive change in their life and to the environment. In conversation with GOODTiMES, Sahar Mansoor discusses why Bare Necessities: How To Live A Zero Waste Life is a must-read.

    Read More
  • Going green: Embrace these sustainable lifestyle alternatives

    The pandemic taught us many things, the most of which was the need for going local when it comes to purchases. With borders shut and daily use products available in the market sparse, many took to the local route, opting for homegrown brands to fulfill their skincare needs. 

    Read More
  • Two vignettes from a book on zero waste life illustrate sustainable and unsustainable living

    An excerpt from ‘Bare Necessities: How To Live A Zero Waste Life’, by Sahar Mansoor and Tim de Ridder

    Read More
  • Bare Necessities: Book shows how to lead sustainable lifestyle in India

    A "one-stop guide" on how to move towards a more sustainable lifestyle in India, "Bare Necessities: How to Live a Zero Waste Life", published by Penguin, is written by environmentalist Sahar Mansoor and sustainability consultant Tim De Ridder.

    Read More
  • Shopify | 2020 The Year of Entrepreneurs

    Small businesses from around the world share the stories of hardship and hope they experienced throughout 2020. The challenges they faced, the way they improvised and adapted, and their resilience helped us through this year and will drive us into the next.

    Watch here
  • GGEF Eco Star of Asia 2020

    GGEF (Global Green Economic Forum) today announced the latest leading lights to be recognised as champions of sustainability and women’s empowerment in business, at their fourth annual awards ceremony. Michelle Wong of Rooftop Republic Urban Farming, Liz Wong Ying Tung of Growth Playground, Dr Noryawati Mulyono of PT Seaweedtama Biopac, and Sahar Mansoor of Bare Necessities Zero Waste Solutions, received the awards after demonstrating their commitment to tangible environmental and social impact.

    Read More
  • Meaningful business 100,2020

    Our founder Sahar Mansoor was named as one of the business leaders under Meaningful Business 100 2020 for combining profit and purpose with Bare Necessities.

    Read More
  • Shaping the Future- The Environment Issue

    As Generation X and xennials grapple with fully transitioning to conscious living, young millennials and Generation Z are leading the charge to reverse human-caused environmental damage. Sahar Mansoor, founder and CEO of the Bengaluru-based zero-waste social enterprise Bare Necessities,

    Read More
  • Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry FLO for the social entrepreneur of the year award, 2019

    So, here’s the news. Bare Necessities has emerged as winners for FICCI Flo Social Entrepreneurship Award of the year 2019, sponsored by Raw Mango, Amrapali and the Embassy group. It was a celebration to recognise the accomplishments of brilliant women from various fields. That’s not all. We have also been recognized winners at the Times She UntdLTD awards under the beauty category. An endeavour to honour women who embarked on the journey of entrepreneurship from home, to make their dreams come alive. It is a platform that celebrates the passions, ambitions and aspirations of women who have put everything on the line to build and grow their own businesses. 


    Read More
  • Al Jazeera- Zero waste: What does it take to become a 'tiny trash' household? | The Stream

    Our Founder Sahar Mansoor was invited to be part of Al Jazeera's panel on what it take sto become a Zero Waste household.

    Watch here
  • NDTV We the People: Will Plastic Ban solve the Problem?

    Our founder Sahar Mansoor was featured on NDTV's We the People panel on Plastic ban.

    On his Independence Day address, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for a movement to make India free of single-use plastic, beginning on Gandhi Jayanti, which falls on October 2. However, plastic is everywhere and shopkeepers and customers continue to depend on single-use plastic. Is the target of a full ban on single-use plastic too high, or it can be achieved? Across the country, responsible citizens are working on their individual capacity not to use such plastic and spread awareness. NDTV is one of the leaders in the production and broadcasting of un-biased and comprehensive news and entertainment programmes in India and abroad.

    Watch here
  • What is the blue beauty movement and how can you be a part of it to save the planet?

    It’s never too late to switch to sustainable choices in any and every aspect of your life. By making mindful moves on how you consume in your day-to-day activities, you can thrive alongside nature and save the planet's biodiversity, which is essential for its future as well as our own...

    Read More
  • Raising Hopes

    Bare's Zero Waste playing cards get featured!

    Read More
  • The Better India's Best of 2020-Noteworthy Businesses

    From composting millions of tonnes of garbage to creating livelihoods for farmers via organic farming and recycling plastic waste into useful, everyday essentials, here our are remarkable businesses of this year.

    Read More
  • Vogue India- 10 Cleansing bars you'll want to add to your shower-shelf now

    These small-batch, clean bar soaps have luxurious formulas, fresh scents, and are gentler on your skin (and the environment)

    Read More
  • Vogue India- 5 reusable products that will help you make sustainable switches

    Between tubes, creams and wipes, your beauty and wellness routine could be particularly harmful to the environment. Here's what you can use instead

    Read More
  • Sustainable Living with Bare Necessities

    As Indians, we're confronted with trash around us every day - on the streets, footpaths, open lands, etcetera. Overwhelmed by this trash problem, Sahar Mansoor, the founder of Bare Necessities, wanted to do something about all of it. ..

    Read More
  • More than child’s play

    If you’re tired of playing the same old board and card games, here’s some good news for you.

    Read More
  • Wedding Planner ensures an eco-friendly wedding

    Even on special occasions, India's middle-class displays environmental awareness. An innovative businesswoman in Bangalore has found there is a market for environmentally-friendly wedding celebrations

    Read More
  • Grazia: The Home grown brands you need to know of-Part 2.

    During this unprecedented time, it is important to remember that we are all in this together, and that we need to shift our energy and focus on unity, encouragement, and support of one another. So, we're shining the spotlight on local brands and businesses that are doing great work, are eco-conscious, and have winning business models to boot. Go on, show these enterprises a little bit of light in these dark times.

    Read More
  • Times of India-Catch expert CB Ram Kumar talk about sustainability

    Attendees can hear the author, speaker, trainer, consultant, an entrepreneur CB Ramkumar who is also an expert in applied sustainability talk about sustainable workspaces and college campuses in an online podcast. The expert who helps corporates convert to total sustainability while factoring in global norms like the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) of the United Nations can be heard talking about the subject with Sahar Mansoor who is the founder of Bare Necessities.

    Read More
  • Five Eco-friendly Entrepreneurs Who Are Helping Our Environment

    On world environment day 2020, we recognize the efforts of eco-friendly entrepreneurs across the country who worked selflessly and relentlessly to provide us with a healthy environment. These green entrepreneurs are changing the world and making it a better and greener place by saving our planet, lifting people and advancing growth.

    Read More
  • Zero-waste made easy by Bengaluru-based firm's e-book ‘DIY recipes’

    Face masks from items you have at home; a floor cleaner made with baking soda, white vinegar, essential oils and water; an epsom salt and water natural mosquito repellent..

    Read More
  • Brandversation with Sahar Mansoor, Founder, Bare Necessities | Never Too Small To Brand

    Brandversation is a series of interviews with successful young entrepreneurs, leaders, brand practitioners and owners, who share their perspectives, thoughts on how what are key aspects which goes into building great brands.

    Watch here
  • Clean Up Your Act

    As the beauty industry looks for ingenious solutions to its plastic waste problem...

    Read More
  • Chase 180, S2|E2 Sahar Mansoor

    Dreams can be a reality & Sahar Mansoor’s journey from a multicultural experience during her studies to a ground reality exposure of the ecosystem around us is a vivid example. Take a pause and watch this journey of her.

    Watch here
  • Green Heroes | Meet Sahar Mansoor, owner of Bare Necessities

    This Earth Month 2020, we will be lending our page to Green Heroes who have made impressive strides in generating interest and awareness on sustainable living.

    Today, Sahar Mansoor, owner of Bare Necessities – Zero Waste India pens down her thoughts on seeing the greener side of life.

    Read More
  • Meet the Brand Founder | Sahar Mansoor of Bare Necessities on Sustainable Beauty | By Sublime Life

    Kick starting a new series of Brand Founders of the Sublime Family is Sahar Mansoor of Bare Necessities.

    Watch here
  • #LockdownLessons Zero waster Sahar Mansoor’s guide to living sustainably

    If the Covid 19-triggered lockdown of 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that when push comes to shove, we humans beings...

    Read More
  • These Green Entrepreneurs Are Showing Us How To Live A Zero-Waste Life

    Sahar Mansoor was in her third year of college, when a video of Bea Johnson in one..

    Read More
  • Waste Not, Want Not

    If you’ve wondered, a bit guiltily sometimes, about your carbon footprint or simply the amount of waste you produce daily and wanted to do something about it you should invest some time in picking up the 

    Read More
  • The Positive Change

    This week we had the opportunity to learn from Sahar Mansoor, founder of Bare Necessities.

    Sahar has established herself through various initiatives..

    Read More
  • Women Power: These 8 Startups founded by Women Entrepreneurs in India are killing it in 2020

    Sahar Mansoor’s Bare Necessities is an initiative towards building conscious environmental products for their users. It eliminates the critical element.. 

    Read More
  • Zero-waste lifestyle made easy

    Leading a zero-waste lifestyle often comes with the notion that it is either too expensive or difficult..

    Read More
  • Bare Necessities & SDGs

    Through our production and education methods we are changing the rhetoric relating to plastic use and products containing.. 

    Watch here
  • SonderStories season 4!

    Episode 1: Sahar Mansoor (Founder of BareNecessities) in Conversation with Lathika Pai! 

    Watch here
  • Let's Talk Trash | Sahar Mansoor | TEDxBITSathy

    Let's Talk Trash | Sahar Mansoor | TEDxBITSathy

    Watch here

Other Press Mentions