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    13 Multi-Purpose Beauty Products Minimalists Will Make The Most Of

    Many of these products are natural and suit the sensitive and allergy-prone too.

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    1. Liquid castile soap, which you can use as a face wash, body wash, hand wash, shampoo, detergent, pet wash, fruit and veggie wash, all-purpose house cleaner, and more!

    Vedi Liquid Castile Soap is 100% natural and 100% vegan, free of SLS, parabens, detergents, and other chemicals, non-GMO and bio-degradable. It's made in India using a recipe from Castile (in Spain) with organic ingredients like cold-pressed oils.

    Unscented - ₹439

    Lavender- ₹439

    2. Micellar water removes dirt and impurities without drying your skin, and can be used as a makeup remover, face cleanser, and moisturiser all in one.

    Bioderma Sensibio H2O Micellar Water - ₹660 suits all skin types, including sensitive skin.

    3. Ruby's Organics Creme Blush and Lip Stain in the versatile "Poppy Pink" colour suits every skin tone and can be used as a lip stain, blush, and even as eyeshadow.

    Made using organic and natural minerals. Vegetarian and cruelty free. Lightweight, blend-able texture.

    Price: ₹1,100.

    4. This witch hazel distillate is a 100% natural astringent that tones, cleanses and soothes all types of skin, including sensitive skin. It also fights acne and has anti-inflammatory properties.

    Nature's Tattva Witch Hazel Extract Distillate - ₹176 is suitable for the most sensitive skin, including baby skin.

    5. Activated charcoal powder can be used to treat burns, wounds, insect bites, to make hair and face masks, and can be included in food. It can also be used on your teeth while brushing.

    6. Essential oils, particularly tea tree and lavender are a natural, non-intrusive way to bring fragrance into your beauty routine. They can be used for aromatherapy or blended with a base oil (like coconut) or other ingredients to create skin and hair products, scrubs, massages, perfumes, and more.

    7. This 100% natural, virgin coconut oil extracted from fresh coconut milk can be used to moisturise skin, nourish nails, and condition your scalp and hair. It can also be used to strengthen teeth and gums through oil-pulling.

    8. Aloe vera gel can be used as moisturiser, pre-hair wash conditioner, eyebrow gel, shaving cream, and more! Being anti-bacterial and anti-fungal, it also soothes pimples, blemishes, and cuts.

    9. Aveeno daily moisturising lotion doubles up as face cream, lotion, and under-makeup primer.

    It's fragrance free, non-greasy, and moisturises skin for a full 24 hours.

    Price: ₹225.

    10. Aztec Secrets Indian Healing Clay is a huge hit amongst international readers because it "basically vacuums out your pores"

    Buy it on Amazon India for ₹459.

    11. Pure castor oil is particularly renowned for promoting hair growth on your scalp, brows, and lashes, and removing dandruff. You can also use it for overall skin care – as a moisturiser, makeup remover, reducing acne, scarring, wrinkles, and blemishes, and to even skin tone.

    100% pure. Contains no additives, mineral oil or silicones.

    WOW 100% pure and cold-pressed castor oil - ₹299.

    12. This list would be incomplete without pure petroleum jelly, which is magic for chapped lips, cracked heels, and dry skin.

    13. And finally, lots of good-quality cotton pads, that multitask to remove makeup and nail polish, cleanse and tone the skin, and so much more!

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