- When should I place my order?
- To receive your order in advance of Mother's Day, please place your order by end of day on Sunday, May 2.
- Can I include a personal note?
- We are not able to include notes in our packages at this time, but we are working hard to make this service available in the future. However, please rest assured that there will not be a receipt or any indication of price in the package.
- Do you sell gift cards or gift certificates?
- Yes, we do offer electronic gift cards. A personal message to the recipient can be included with the gift card at checkout. To purchase one, please visit our Gift Card page.
Giveaway Terms & Conditions+
- Nécessaire Influencer Giveaway April 2021
- NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN ONLY TO ELIGIBLE LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO, AS OF THE TIME OF ENTRY, ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD (or the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence if higher than 18).VOID IN PUERTO RICO AND ALL JURISDICTIONS OTHER THAN THOSE STATED ABOVE AND WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
- 1. Sponsor
- Nécessaire, Inc., 10 Arbolado Court, Manhattan Beach, California 90266.
- 2. Eligibility
- The Nécessaire Present Launch Instagram Giveaway (the “Giveaway”) is open only to individuals who (i) are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry and (ii) are legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia. Void in Puerto Rico and all jurisdictions other than those stated above and where prohibited or restricted by law. The following individuals are not eligible to enter or win a prize: employees, contractors, representatives, agents, directors, and officers of Nécessaire, Inc. (“Sponsor”), and its parents, subsidiaries, or affiliated companies, marketing agencies, and any other parties involved in the administration of the Giveaway (Sponsor, collectively with the foregoing, the “Giveaway Parties”) and each of the immediate family members of such excluded individuals (i.e., spouses, parents, children, siblings and the “steps” of each) and all persons living in the same household of each. By participating in this Giveaway, entrants agree to be bound by these official rules (“Official Rules”) and by the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final in all matters relating to the Giveaway.
- 3. Giveaway Entry Period
- The entry period for this Giveaway starts on APRIL 28, 2021 and ends on APRIL 30, 2021 at 11:59:59 PM PT (“Entry Period”). Sponsor’s computer is the official time keeping device for the Giveaway.
- 4. How to Enter
- NO PURCHASE NECESSARY AND NO ENTRY FEE, PAYMENT OR PROOF OF PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE.
- You may use the following method to enter the Giveaway.
Step 1: During the Entry Period, log on to your non-private Instagram account (or create a free account at www.instagram.com if you do not already have one). Step 2: Follow @Nécessaire and @chrisellelim.
Step 3: Look for the post on @chrisellelim’s Instagram account announcing this Giveaway and requesting comments to the post in order to enter the Giveaway, and (i) like the post and (ii) add a comment to the post that tags two (2) other Instagram users.
You may obtain a maximum of one (1) entry to participate in this Giveaway.
- Entries generated by script, macro, mechanical or other automated means are void. Multiple entries received from any person in excess of the stated limitation will be void. Compliance with the entry requirements will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Submissions that violate, as determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, these entry requirements will be disqualified from the Giveaway. This Giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram or Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Instagram. You agree to release Instagram from all claims arising out of, or in connection with, this Giveaway. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding this Giveaway should be directed to Sponsor and not to Instagram. Entrant must be the authorized account holder of the e-mail address registered to the Instagram account and/or Facebook account used to enter the Giveaway. The “authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person to whom the e-mail address is assigned by an internet service provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. In the event of a discrepancy between the identity of the authorized account holder, the “winner,” and the entrant, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to determine whether the entry is valid or to declare the entry invalid and select an alternate winner from a random drawing of all remaining eligible entries.
- 5. Odds of Winning
- Odds of winning depend on number of entries received.
- 6. Winner Selection and Notification
- On or about MAY 1, 2021, Five (5) winners will be randomly selected from among all eligible entries received during the Entry Period. Sponsor will notify the winners on or about MAY 1, 2021 via a private message to the winner’s Instagram account used to enter the Giveaway. If the winner does not respond to Sponsor’s first attempted notification within twenty-four (24) hours, Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify that winner and select an alternate winner from a random drawing of all remaining eligible entries.
- 7. Prizes and Prize Claims
- The total aggregate approximate retail value (“ARV”) for all prizes offered in the Giveaway is $2500.00. The prize descriptions, total number of prizes, and the ARV of each prize is set forth in the chart below.
Prize Number of Prizes Approximate Retail Value of Each Prize Any combination of SKUs available for purchase on necessaire.com as of May 1, 2021 that may total up to a maximum of $500.00 (before taxes) in the user’s shopping cart. 5 $500.00
- Sponsor has neither made nor is responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prizes, including but not limited to the quality, mechanical conditions, or fitness for a particular purpose. Entrants agree to look solely to the manufacturer for any such warranty, representation, or guarantee.
- As a condition of receiving the prize, each winner must provide Sponsor with a valid mailing address and such other information requested by Sponsor. Sponsor will pay for the cost of mailing the prize to each winner. The method of shipping and the carrier will be determined in the sole discretion of Sponsor. Sponsor is not responsible for any prizes that are lost, stolen, undeliverable, or returned.
- Each winner’s right to receive the prize is subject to verification of eligibility, including verification of age and residency.
- The right to receive a prize cannot be transferred, assigned or redeemed for cash. The prizes are non-transferable and no cash or other prize substitution is permitted, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. The prize is subject to availability and if the prize cannot be awarded for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute a prize with one of comparable or greater retail value.
- Each winner is solely responsible for all federal, state, local, or other applicable taxes associated with the acceptance and use of the prize.
- Prize winners agree to provide Sponsor with a valid social security number or any other information Sponsor may require in connection with applicable tax reporting or withholding requirements or other laws or regulations.
- All costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specifically provided here-in are the responsibility of the winner.
- If a winner (i) is determined to be ineligible or otherwise disqualified by Sponsor, (ii) fails to respond to Sponsor’s first winner notification message within 72 hours of notification or after two (2) attempts (whichever occurs first), or (iii) fails to provide a valid mailing address, the winner will be disqualified, and forfeit all interest in any prize and, if time permits, Sponsor will randomly select a substitute winner from the remaining eligible entries. Sponsor reserves the right to not issue a prize if no winner is selected for such prize or if the winner of a prize is disqualified.
- 8. Publicity
- Except where prohibited by law, by accepting a prize, the winner hereby grants Sponsor and its licensees a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive and sub-licensable right and license to use, distribute, and publicly display the winner’s name, hometown, and likeness in any way, at any time, in any and all media, including for use in advertising and marketing, without limitation, without any additional approval or consideration.
- 9. Limitations of Liability of Giveaway Parties
- The Giveaway Parties assume no liability and are not responsible for, and by entering the Giveaway or claiming or accepting any prize, you hereby waive and release the Giveaway Parties from, any actions, claims, damages, losses or injuries of any kind (collectively “Claims”) arising in connection with the Giveaway and/or the receipt, use or misuse of any prize, including without limitation, Claims relating to: (i) the malfunction of any computer, telephone, network, satellite, hardware, software or communications line; (ii) unauthorized human intervention; (iii) incorrect, delayed or inaccurate transmission, winner notifications, prize claims or other information or communications relating to the Giveaway, or the failure to capture or transmit any such information; (iv) damage to any person’s computer or mobile device; or (v) any errors in these Official Rules, winner notifications or other announcements or communications relating to the Giveaway. In the event of any ambiguity or error(s) in these Official Rules, Sponsor reserves the right to clarify or modify these Official Rules however it deems appropriate to correct any such ambiguity or error(s). If due to an error or for any other reason, more legitimate prize claims are received than the number of prizes stated in these Official Rules, Sponsor reserves the right to award only a maximum of five (5) prizes from a random drawing of all eligible entries. In no event will more than the maximum stated number of prizes (i.e., five (5) prizes) be awarded.
- LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT A PARTICIPANT, TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS GIVEAWAY IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND PURSUE ALL OTHER REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
- Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Giveaway or winning the prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Giveaway by cheating, deception, or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or any Giveaway Parties.
- 10. Sponsor’s Reservation of Rights
- If the Giveaway is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including without limitation, due to a force majeure event or infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, government orders, natural disasters, the effects of COVID-19 or any pandemic or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Giveaway, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, suspend, or cancel the Giveaway. In the event of cancellation, Sponsor reserves the right to select winners from a random drawing of all non-suspect, eligible entries submitted as of the time of cancellation.
- 11. Governing Law
- All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, the rights and obligations of entrants and winners, and the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Giveaway, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, and the forum and venue for any dispute relating to this Giveaway shall be in Los Angeles County, California. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision. If any provision of these Official Rules is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck, and the remaining provisions shall be enforced.
- 12. No Waiver/Severability/Right to Modify or Discontinue Giveaway
- Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision. If any provision of these Official Rules is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck, and the remaining provisions shall be enforced. Sponsor reserves the right to modify or discontinue the Giveaway at any time.
- 13. Privacy
- If provided by entrant, entrant’s e-mail address may be used to send entrant newsletters regarding Sponsor’s products and other information which may be of interest to entrant.
- 14. Winner's List
- For the name of the winners, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with “NÉCESSAIRE INFLUENCER GIVEAWAY APRIL 2021 Winners List” in the subject line. Requests must be received no later than sixty (60) days after the end of the Entry Period.
- Help Is Just An Email Away
- Please email us at email@example.com with any question, concern, or service with which we can assist you. Please allow 24-48 hours for a reply, Monday through Friday.
- How long will it take for me to receive my order?
- Once you place your order, it will take 3-4 business days to process. Orders placed after 12PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) will begin processing the next business day. You will receive a notification email with a link to tracking information when your package ships. For further information regarding cost of shipping and transit time, please see below under "Shipping".
- Do you include invoices and/or return slips?
- We do not include invoices and/or return slips in order to reduce packaging waste. You can reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org with your order number and they will be able to assist you.
- What forms of payment do you take?
- We accept all major credit cards, PayPal, and Apple Pay.
- Where is my order?
- You can check the status of your order in My Account. Please note that it can take some carriers up to 1 business day after an order has been shipped to show updates in tracking.
- Can I change or cancel my order?
- We do not have the ability to change or modify orders. Please email email@example.com with your order number as soon as possible if you wish to cancel your order, and a member of our customer support team will assist you.
- Can I change my shipping address?
- Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your order number and updated shipping address as soon as possible if you would like to change your shipping address. We are able to update your information for a short time before your order ships.
- Where do I enter my promo code?
- For Desktop: At any point during checkout, you can enter your promo code. On the right side of the page, below your itemized order summary, enter your code in the space that says "Promo Code" and click "Submit".
- For Mobile: Select "Show Order Summary & Promo Code" on your checkout page. When the section opens, enter your code in the space that says "Promo Code" and click "submit".
- Can I use multiple promo codes?
- Only one promo code can be used per order.
- Where do you ship?
- We ship to all 50 states in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. We also ship internationally to Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia. Please check out our International page for details.
- When will my order ship?
- Please allow 3-4 business days for us to receive and process your order. Orders received after 12PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) will begin processing the next business day.
- What types of shipping do you offer?
- For orders in the U.S. - Standard Shipping is Free on all Orders. Please allow up to 10 business days to complete delivery if Standard Shipping is chosen.
- The following upgraded shipping methods are also available.
Ground $6 3-Day $12 2-Day $20
- *Please allow for a few additional days in transit when the order is shipping to Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico.
- For orders to Canada, UK, Australia - we offer Standard (via DHL) and Expedited (via UPS) options. Transit time can vary depending on destination country and shipping method chosen. Please check out our International page for further details.
- Where can I find my tracking information?
- You can find tracking information of your order in My Account or in your shipping confirmation email.
- What is your return policy?
- We hope you will love your Nécessaire products, but in the event that you are unsatisfied, we accept returns within 30 days of purchase. Email email@example.com with your order number and the items you wish to return, and a member of our customer support team will assist you with your free return within the U.S. Please note that for international returns, the return shipping and any reverse duties & taxes are the responsibility of the customer.
- Can I return a product if I have already opened it?
- Yes, as long as you have used less than 1/4 of the product, we will happily accept your return.
- What if my item is damaged, defective, or incorrect?
- If any items are destroyed or damaged when you receive your order, email firstname.lastname@example.org with your order number and a photo of the items, and we will send you a replacement right away.
- My package arrived without a return slip? What do I do?
- Our packages do not include return slips. Email email@example.com with your order number and we will help you with your return.
- How are refunds processed?
- Please allow up to two weeks for refunds to be credited to your original form of payment. Please note: Original shipping charges will not be refunded.
- What does clean, effective skincare mean?
- We believe the body products you use every day should make a difference in your skin and support your skin health.
Clean: We believe in ethically made products and are committed to formulating with clean, compatible, and effective ingredients, and without a range of ingredients we believe are unsafe for the skin. In essence: what’s not in the product is as important as what is. Please find The No List here, providing an overview of all the ingredients we formulate without.
Effective: We believe in treating the body like the face. We use a high percentage of active ingredients to deliver results to the skin. We use select synthetic ingredients when they are scientifically proven to increase the effectiveness of our formulas and/or enhance their safety.
- Where can I find ingredient listings?
- Full ingredient listings are available on the individual product pages, under “Ingredients.” Where possible, we have included derived-from details. If you have a question about an ingredient, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. When you receive the product, you will also find a full ingredient list on the outer box.
- What skin types are Nécessaire products appropriate for?
- We do not formulate to specific skin types. All people, all skin types can use Nécessaire products.
- Which products are best for sensitive skin?
- We formulate with clean ingredients and exclude key skin-sensitizing culprits and controversial ingredients. All of our products are good for those with sensitive skin. We recommend The Body Wash in Fragrance-Free and The Body Lotion in Fragrance-Free, which are non-sensitizing and non-irritating. They do not contain any added fragrance.
Please check the ingredient listings if you have specific allergies, try a patch test, and, as always, consult your doctor before using our products if you have any major concerns.
- How long will my product last?
- We recommend using our products within six months after opening. For The Sex Gel, please refer to the directions, warnings, and expiration date on the label.
Extreme heat or cold for short periods of time should not impact efficacy, though formula texture or color may change slightly. These are clean products that are formulated without many of the synthetic dyes and additives typically used to maintain color and texture. It is normal for The Body Wash to vary slightly in color, especially the Eucalyptus and Sandalwood versions, which contain pure essential-oil blends. Pure essential oils can take on different tones depending on the crop, region, and timing of harvest.
- Are your products gluten-free?
- Nécessaire is not certified gluten-free. Though we avoid gluten-containing ingredients when possible, The Sex Gel contains a Sodium Hyaluronate naturally derived from wheat. Anyone with celiac disease or extreme gluten sensitivity should avoid The Sex Gel and/or consult a doctor regarding potential use.
- Are your products vegan?
- Our products do not contain any animal-derived ingredients, however Nécessaire is not certified vegan.
- Can I use The Sex Gel with condoms?
- Yes, The Sex Gel is compatible with latex, polyisoprene, and polyurethane condoms.
- Can I use The Sex Gel immediately after shaving or waxing?
- Do not use The Sex Gel on irritated or broken skin, including areas that have recently been waxed or shaved.
- How does The Body Wash cap work?
- The Body Wash has a twist cap that needs to be activated. First, twist cap clockwise firmly to lock in place. Then twist cap counter-clockwise gently to open. Flip bottle and gently squeeze to pour The Body Wash.