Founded by two young South Africans, be.bare life was born out of a desire to empower others & equally ourselves to make greener, more ethically-minded choices in our daily personal care regimes.

Starting with the launch of our innovative haircare bars, we’ve set our sights on ridding the modern bathroom of the scourge of single-use plastic to minimise the catastrophic impact this material is wreaking on our planet.

We are firm believers in the idea that business should be a force for good in society, and particularly that companies should be conscious of & accountable for the full lifecycle of the products & packaging they put out into the world.

Holding ourselves to high environmental standards hasn’t made our journey easy, but we definitely believe it’s worth it & wouldn’t have it any other way.


When you ditch the bottle & switch to solid haircare, you’re not only reducing your plastic footprint but also helping to save our most precious resource. Water is life, and with the increasing scarcity of this liquid gold posing a threat to many parts of the world, it doesn’t make sense for it to comprise as much as 90% of the average bottled shampoo & conditioner when water is already available in your shower.

To avoid this wastage, changing the status quo of haircare from bottled liquids to solid bars is a vision we plan to make a reality.

We are proud to say that our formulas naturally do not contain any water as an ingredient (nor does it form any part of our manufacturing process) & we aim to keep it that way for all be.bare products to come. We don’t add the water, you do!

Our mission is simple:

to create amazing, natural beauty products that are:

• 100% plastic-free
• made without water
• vegan & cruelty-free
• kind to you & our planet
• a delight to use
• safe & gentle
• incredibly effective &
• on par with, if not superior to, their conventional bottled counterparts


Our range of four shampoos – including our Top To Toe that doubles up as a shaving bar – are packed with wonderful, natural ingredients like coconut & castor oil and cacao & coconut butters to gently cleanse & care for your hair for a healthy mane & happy scalp.

Lightweight & liquid-free compared to their bottled counterparts, our solid shampoos (and conditioners!) also make the ideal travelling partners for great hair on the go. No more bothersome liquid restrictions to worry about when you fly!

• Free of SLS/SLES, parabens, petroleum, phthalates & synthetic fragrance
• Gentle yet effective, pH-balanced & colour-safe
• Quick-foaming bars that create a rich & creamy lather
• Subtly scented with organic & wildcrafted essential oils
• Non-irritating & nurturing for hair, scalp & skin


Our conditioner bars boast detangling superpowers that will soften & smooth even the most damaged, dry & knotted hair within seconds, leaving your locks beautifully silky, nourished & manageable without weighing them down.

• Free of silicones, mineral oils, parabens & synthetic fragrance
• pH-balanced & safe for colour-treated hair
• Long-lasting, fast-acting bars packed with hydrating ingredients
• Delicately scented with organic & wildcrafted essential oils
• Can also be used as a highly effective in-shower moisturiser


Both designed & handmade in South Africa exclusively for be.bare life, our bamboo soap dish combines beautiful simplicity with one of the most eco-friendly & sustainable materials on the planet to make for a stunning addition to your bathroom & the perfect home for your bars between use.

• Made from renewable, fast-growing bamboo
• Keeps your bars in tip-top condition
• Functional & aesthetically pleasing
• Natural, compostable & biodegradable

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