Nécessaire lives through a desire to create effective products for the body using the same ingredients and technology afforded to facial skin care.

Skincare = Bodycare

High Quality Formulations

Sticking to whats, "necessary"

With each item in their collection carefully crafted with clean, high-quality ingredients, Nécessaire firmly centres around the idea that personal care means more than just body wash and body lotion.

The Story

“Nick came from the world of editorial, I came from products, and we both had sort of landed in Los Angeles. We were drinking green juices, green matcha, everything LA, and we were obsessed with skincare,” co-founder Randi Christiansen recalls when asked about starting Necessaire with business partner Nick Axelrod, “and we were like: you know, there’s nothing for the body. Skin doesn’t stop at the neck.”

The attitude of simplicity and sticking to what is what is needed without adding any non-essentials tracks through the entire brand, which is all about swerving the superfluous, and focusing on what is indeed “necessary” in body care. “I like this idea of Nécessaire – the necessary – being a filter for everything we do. Is this product necessary? Is this ingredient necessary? Is the time we’re taking from our client necessary?” Christiansen says. “It’s become a backbone for the brand.”

The Body Retinol 150ml

The Body Retinol is a repair serum for the skin. This clinical serum-in-balm is infused with 0.1% Pure Retinol and 10% AHA to repair and prevent crepiness, lines, wrinkles, spots, scars, marks and bumps. Similar to facial retinols, this formula has a smell due to high % actives at first application.

Hypoallergenic. Dermatologist-Tested. Non-Comedogenic. The Body Retinol is packaged in our signature airless package for purity. The bottle and cap are made in France from 100% bio-resin.

The Body Wash 250ml

The Body Wash is a daily cleanse for skin. Infused with Glycerin, Niacinamide and Marula Oil rich in Vitamin C/E + Omega 6/9, The Body Wash replenishes skin with daily nutrients, delivers comforting moisture and softens skin on contact. This gel-oil hybrid is the ultimate in functional body cleanse.

Formula is pH-optimized. Ideal for all skins. Use for frequent showers and daily maintenance. Gentle Plant Surfactants. No SLS / SLES. No Silicones. No Phthalates. No Parabens. No PEGs.

The Body Serum 150ml

The Body Serum is a daily Hyaluronic Acid treatment for the skin. This fast-absorbing rehydrating serum is formulated with five (5) molecular weights of Hyaluronic Acid for multi-level hydration.

The Body Serum has been awarded the Seal Of Acceptance By The National Eczema Association. The Body Serum is packaged in an airless pack. The bottle and cap are made from 100% bio-resin (plant).

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