Rituals Magazine

Explore the Spiritual Energy of Full and New Moons

  • By RITUALS
  • Mon Apr 23 2018
  • 3 min read

Most people benefit from a daily routine—and it’s no wonder, considering that mother nature runs on her own set of them. Perhaps the most magical is that of the moon, which influences the tides, animals and even humans. Read on to discover the spiritual meaning of both the full and new moons and how they can affect your energy.

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Meditate Your Way to More Self-Love

  • By Erica Jago
  • Sun Apr 22 2018

Do you find yourself struggling with self-doubt? It happens, but learning to treat yourself more kindly is the key to eliminating it. This meditation practice, designed and demonstrated in the following video by expert Erica, focuses on self-acceptance and even self-love.

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Add Radiance to Your Skin in Minutes with Face Reflexology

  • By RITUALS
  • Sat Apr 21 2018

Reflexology is a ritual that has been practiced since ancient times, both by the Chinese and the Egyptians. Face reflexology is a newer variety that also includes a luxurious facial massage. If you’re looking for a natural way to boost your energy levels while also infusing your skin with radiance, watch this exclusive how-to video.

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Recipes that Make Your Skin Great

  • By Mirjam Leslie-Pringle
  • Fri Apr 20 2018

You are what you eat, and the same goes for your skin. That’s why we teamed up with our food expert Mirjam Leslie-Pringle and new skincare ambassador Abigail James for exclusive recipes that give you that much-desired glow. Packed with ingredients that nourish the skin, these 4 delicious dishes take you from breakfast to dinner and keep you radiant from the inside out.

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Discover Beautiful Nature in Your Own Backyard

  • By RITUALS
  • Mon Apr 16 2018
  • 3 min read

Now that spring has officially sprung, we’re all thinking about spending more time outdoors. And we’ve got some great news: you don’t need to travel far to experience the best nature has to offer. Read on to explore 3 amazing destinations that don’t require a plane ticket or a passport.

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Enhance Your Radiance with Facial Yoga

  • By Erica Jago
  • Sun Apr 15 2018

Have you ever heard the words, “you look tense?” Then we have the perfect yoga ritual for you. Watch our exclusive video with expert Erica to learn a facial yoga routine that will have you looking brighter, clearer and more approachable to the people around you.

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Make Namasté Your New Way of Life

  • By RITUALS
  • Fri Apr 13 2018
  • 3 min read

Namasté is more than a greeting it’s a respectful, soulful approach to living. There’s a misperception that greeting someone with the word ‘namasté’ is religious. But embracing it fully in our daily lives helps us connect more with the world, with others and with ourselves.

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Start a Home Yoga Ritual with this Basic Exercise

  • By Erica Jago
  • Sun Apr 08 2018

New to the world of yoga? Then starting a simple practice in the comfort of your own home might be just what you need. In this video, our expert Erica demonstrates a very basic exercise she calls “hands to heart,” an easy way to set more loving intentions while you ease yourself into yoga.

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Get That Radiant Glow with Facial Yoga

  • By RITUALS
  • Sat Apr 07 2018

What if we told you there may be a natural way to hold onto that youthful complexion without expensive beauty treatments or procedures? Sounds amazing, right? Watch our exclusive how-to video on facial yoga and reap even more benefits from a regular yoga practice—and get the glow from the comfort of your own home.

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Discover Which Namasté Range Unveils Your Natural Beauty

  • By RITUALS
  • Fri Apr 06 2018
  • 3 min read

The Ritual of Namasté truly has an advanced and natural skincare solution for everybody, regardless of age, complexion or gender. Because nothing is better for the skin than the goodness that nature provides. Click to find out which range in the collection best suits your individual needs, based on the ingredients it contains.

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Yoga Exercises to do Behind Your Desk

  • By Laura van Ree
  • Sun Apr 01 2018

Does your after-work relaxation routine need a bit of an update? Put down the chocolate and stop that social media binge: we have a better way. Discover Yin yoga, a healthy way to destress after a busy work day as taught by our expert Laura.

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4 Healthy Recipes for a Delicious Detox

  • By Mirjam Leslie-Pringle
  • Fri Mar 30 2018

Detoxing is a healthy and effective ritual—we all know that. What you may not know, however, is that you don’t have to deprive your taste buds while doing it. These four recipes, designed exclusively for Rituals by our expert Mirjam, are low in calories but high in flavour: eating responsibly never tasted so good.

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Learn the Japanese Secret to a Long and Healthy Life

  • By RITUALS
  • Thu Mar 29 2018
  • 3 min read

Ever wonder why Japanese people have the longest life expectancy in the entire world? We believe it has something to do with ikigai, otherwise known as “the reason for being.” During those times in life where you feel like you’re lacking direction, searching for your ikigai could be the answer. Read on to discover how.

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5 Easy Steps for a More Mindful Life

  • By RITUALS
  • Wed Mar 28 2018
  • 3 min read

Mindfulness doesn’t have to be complicated—in fact, it’s better to keep it as simple as possible. With the following steps, you can introduce a form of mindfulness into your life that will create more balance and inner peace. It’s all about knowing how to SNACK.

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Set Your Pace with Our Soulful Running Playlist

  • By RITUALS
  • Mon Mar 26 2018
  • 3 min read

Running is a great cardio workout, but did you know it’s also good for the soul? Running outside in nature is particularly soothing, as it is also an excellent opportunity for meditation.  We’ve created a Spotify playlist that’s sure to become your ideal running companion, filled with tracks to that engage both body and mind.

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Strengthen Your Core with Vinyasa Yoga

  • By Laura van Ree
  • Sun Mar 25 2018
  • 3 min read

Abdominal crunches aren’t the only way to strengthen your core and develop your abdominal muscles. Twist and Flow Vinyasa yoga can do it as well, with the added benefit of detoxing your internal organs. Watch this video featuring our expert Laura to learn how this particular type of yoga can make you feel better on the inside and look amazing on the outside.

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Try These 5 Tips for a Smartphone-free Day

  • By RITUALS
  • Fri Mar 23 2018
  • 3 min read

Imagine recharging yourself the way you do to your smartphone each and every day. We spend a huge amount of time checking our phones, sometimes finding our online life more important than the real world around us. With these 5 tips, we help you create a new ritual: a day without your smartphone.

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3 Post-Workout Shakes Your Body Will Love

  • By Nigel Van Der Horst
  • Tue Mar 20 2018

We all know that working out regularly benefits mind, body and soul. But to get optimal results, you need to fuel your body properly. Chef, cookbook author and fitness model Nigel van der Horst shares some recipes for post-workout shakes that give you all the nutrients you need to make the most out of your workout.

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Here's How to Shave Like a Pro

  • By Miguel Gutierrez
  • Mon Mar 19 2018
  • 3 min read

In search of the perfect shave? We asked Miguel Gutierrez, founder and company director of Nomad Barber, for his grooming secrets. Learn the 7 essential steps to the ideal shaving experience and turn this daily routine into an effective and meaningful ritual: one that makes you look good on the outside and feel good on the inside.

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Create a Healthy Plate with These Tips

  • By Nigel Van Der Horst
  • Fri Mar 16 2018
  • 3 min read

Everybody has to eat to survive, but how conscious are you of what you’re eating? We asked chef, fitness model and author of the book Chef with Lef Nigel van der Horst about the most important things to consider when it comes to mealtime. Keep reading for some unmissable advice about building the perfect plate.

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Start Fresh with this Cool Down Meditation

  • By Deborah Quibell
  • Tue Mar 13 2018
  • 3 min read

A clean slate—who doesn’t need that every now and then? When you’re looking to change direction in life, having some tools to help you cool down and make that transition is key. Watch this video with expert Deborah to learn how meditation can help you let go of negative emotions so you can have a new beginning.

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Soak Up the Benefits of Drinking Water

  • By RITUALS
  • Mon Mar 12 2018
  • 3 min read

On average, our bodies need no less than 2,8 litres of water every day—but are you really drinking that much? We thought so. In order to ensure that you do, we share why water is so good for you and how you can meet that important target each and every day.

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Wake Up with this New Yoga Sequence

  • By Laura van Ree
  • Sun Mar 11 2018
  • 3 min read

Having trouble motivating yourself to get out of bed in the morning? We have the solution: and yes, you guessed it—it’s yoga! Let our expert Laura guide you through a morning Hatha yoga routine that will wake you up and energise you for the entire day.

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Matcha Recipes to Delight Your Mom

  • By Mirjam Leslie-Pringle
  • Sun Mar 11 2018

Want to surprise the best mom in the world? These delicious breakfast recipes feature Matcha tea, perfect for giving her a tasty treat that’s also good for her health. Because every mom deserves to wake up smiling on Mother’s Day.

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Eat Smart with These Professional Tips

  • By Nigel Van Der Horst
  • Thu Mar 08 2018
  • 3 min read

For your body to function optimally, it needs the best fuel. Chef, cookbook author and fitness model Nigel van der Horst shares some important advice about “intelligent eating,” and what it means for your daily life. Read on to discover his expert tips.

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Breathe Away Your Busyness with Yoga

  • By Erica Jago
  • Sun Mar 04 2018

We’re always looking for ways to help you slow down, and this yoga exercise is another great one. Expert Erica takes you through a practice she calls, “a breathing practice for busy people.” Watch her exclusive video and inhale a sense of inner calm.

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Listen to Rituals' Most Laidback Playlist Yet

  • By RITUALS
  • Wed Feb 28 2018

By now, you’re probably a fan of our Spotify playlists—what better way to add some more soul to your daily life? But this new one takes slowing down to a whole new level. Filled with chilled out tracks by popular artists like Air, Four Tet and Floating Points, our Super Slow playlist is the ultimate soundtrack to your lazy evenings and weekends.  

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Be Positive with This New Meditation Ritual

  • By Erica Jago
  • Sun Feb 25 2018

Positive thinking is a healthy habit, and meditation can help you turn it into a daily ritual. Erica Jago shows you a meditation exercise designed to help you set intentions through positive affirmations. Using cards from her book Art of Attention, she inspires you to, in her own words, “think bigger and better.” Watch the video to discover how.

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Sweet Matcha Recipes to Treat Your Soul

  • By Mirjam Leslie-Pringle
  • Fri Feb 23 2018

Matcha tea is the latest foodie trend—and if you haven’t tried it yet, these recipes are a great introduction to the ingredient. Packed with antioxidants, Matcha tea comes from Japan and has a pleasantly bitter taste. These 3 recipes are definite comfort food—not terribly healthy for the body, but amazing for the soul.

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Heal Yourself at Home with Massage

  • By RITUALS
  • Wed Feb 21 2018
  • 3 min read

There are few things more relaxing than a luxurious massage. But what if you don’t have the time or resources to book an appointment with a professional? No worries—you can take matters into your own hands at home. Read on to discover how.

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These Wellness Podcasts Will Change Your Life

  • By RITUALS
  • Mon Feb 19 2018
  • 3 min read

Podcasts are completely in right now, and we understand why. Listening to them is easy, it barely costs any (extra) time), and they’re available everywhere. Perhaps even more importantly, they’re jam-packed with tips and tricks to make the most out of life. That’s why we’re happy to share this special selection of podcasts with you.

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Embrace Silence with Meditation Expert Erica

  • By Erica Jago
  • Sun Feb 18 2018

In the hectic pace of modern life, silence is difficult to come by. But spending a few moments in silence each day is incredibly powerful, and benefits body, mind and soul in a variety of ways. Watch this video with expert Erica to learn how a silence meditation can make a major difference in your daily life.

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7 Reasons Why You Should Meditate Today

  • By RITUALS
  • Mon Feb 12 2018
  • 3 min read

We’re big believers in meditation as a way to positively impact mind, body and soul. And recent evidence suggests that scientists are just beginning to scratch the surface of how beneficial a regular meditation practice can be. Here are some surprising reasons why you should add meditation to your daily routine.

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Explore this Easy Guided Meditation

  • By Erica Jago
  • Sun Feb 11 2018

If you think meditation is too complicated and spacey for you, think again. This visualization practice designed by expert Erica can be added easily to your daily routine to help you slow down and clear your mind. Watch our exclusive video and get started.

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Your Beginner’s Guide to Meditation

  • By RITUALS
  • Thu Feb 08 2018
  • 3 min read

Are you new to the world of meditation and feeling a bit overwhelmed about how to start? We’re here to help. This ancient and extremely worthwhile practice comes in many surprising shapes and sizes—read on to discover which type of meditation is best for you.

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An Interview with Sleep Expert Dr. Els van der Helm

  • By RITUALS
  • Wed Feb 07 2018
  • 3 min read

We all know we should be getting between 7-9 hours of sleep per night, but how often do we actually hit this target? We talk with Dr. Els van der Helm, sleep expert and founder of the app Shleep, about why sleep is so important and how we can improve its overall quality. Read on for some practical advice from somebody who studies the science of sleep.

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Self-care is Just a Home Spa Away

  • By RITUALS
  • Sat Feb 03 2018
  • 3 min read

Everybody can benefit from more self-care on a daily basis. But most of us are too busy caring for others to make time for it. That’s why transforming your bathroom into a home spa with Rituals is so ideal—because it allows you to enjoy a moment of relaxation whenever you need it most.

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Your Personal Beginner’s Guide to Home Yoga

  • By Laura van Ree
  • Fri Feb 02 2018

Are you looking for a workout that is both convenient and effective?  You should try yoga—it not only unites body, mind and soul—it can be done in the ease and convenience of your own home! We’re happy to explain how and why starting a yoga practice at home is the ultimate wellness ritual.

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How to Improve Your Home’s Energy

  • By RITUALS
  • Wed Jan 31 2018
  • 3 min read

Looking around your home and thinking you’re ready for a major change? Before you start the long and complicated search for a brand new place, why not pause for a moment and visualise the potential of your current living space? Here are some easy, inspirational ways to transform the energy of your home.

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How to Boost Your Detox with Yin Yoga

  • By Laura van Ree
  • Sun Jan 28 2018

Have you found yourself indulging a bit too much lately? Now that the holidays are over, detoxing can reboot body and soul—and what better way to do that than with Yin yoga? In this exclusive video, our expert Laura takes you through a sequence dedicated to detoxifying your organs and clearing your mind.  

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Meditation Made Easy with Our Expert

  • By Deborah Quibell
  • Wed Jan 17 2018
  • 3 min read

Meditation is an excellent way to quiet your mind and slow down for a while. That’s why we asked expert Deborah to advise you on what you should know before starting your own practice. Read on for some practical tips to guide you down the right path.

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A Beginner’s Guide to the Lotus Pose

  • By Laura van Ree
  • Sun Jan 14 2018

There’s really only one thing you need to do to make 2018 a good year: slow down. As slowing down is a major part of yoga, this video is all about just one pose: The Lotus. Laura tells you everything about getting into this pose, helping you feel grounded, stable and aware.

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Yoga Warm-Up Sequence for Winter

  • By Laura van Ree
  • Sun Jan 07 2018

Especially in the cold winter months, warming up before a workout is essential. Yoga is no different, and in the following video, our expert Laura teaches you a warm up sequence that opens your hips and stretches out your abdomen and chest. Get your Vinyasa flow on to deepen those backbends and get the most out of your yoga routine.

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Create Rituals All Year Round

  • By RITUALS
  • Mon Jan 01 2018
  • 3 min read

It’s that time of year again. With Christmas behind us and the new year about to begin, we’re all thinking about what major changes we want to incorporate into our lives. But let us make it a bit simpler for you. There’s really only one thing you need to do to make 2018 the best year yet: slow down.

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Set Intentions with Meditation and Writing

  • By Erica Jago
  • Sun Dec 24 2017

With the new year approaching, a lot of us are focused on making resolutions. But what works much better is setting intentions to change your behavior. Meditation expert Erica leads you through a journaling exercise paired with meditation that will inspire you to be your best self in 2018.

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Why We Celebrate the Holidays with Family

  • By RITUALS
  • Wed Dec 20 2017
  • 3 min read

The holidays are about a lot of things: delicious food, exchanging gifts and festive parties, just to name a few. And what do all of these things have in common? We share them with friends and family. Commemorating special occasions with loved ones is a ritual dating back to ancient times—this is why.

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Meditate Your Way to Forgiveness

  • By Erica Jago
  • Sun Dec 17 2017

Having trouble letting go of past hurt? It happens to all of us, but this meditation practice designed to inspire forgiveness will teach you to how to release negative emotions and love yourself. In just 20 minutes, our expert Erica teaches you how to soak your heart in the beautiful energy of forgiveness.  

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Here's How to Slow Down with Yin Yoga

  • By Erica Jago
  • Sun Dec 10 2017

We can all benefit from slowing down the busy pace of our lives. Yin yoga is designed to do just that, thanks to its deliberate focus on breathing. Expert Erica helps you clear your mind and relax your body in this exclusive video introduction to Yin yoga.

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Ways to Open Your Heart This Season

  • By RITUALS
  • Fri Dec 08 2017
  • 3 min read

The holidays are just around the corner, bringing with them a sentiment of love and togetherness. We want to show others how much we care about them, but because we’re often so busy during this period, we also need to treat ourselves with compassion. Here are 7 ways you can open your heart and truly embrace the spirit of the season.

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Gift to You: Your New Holiday Make-up Look

  • By RITUALS
  • Mon Dec 04 2017
  • 3 min read

We love this festive time of year—twinkling lights, cosy winter nights and of course, holiday parties! Turn heads and dazzle every room you enter this season with our exclusive iconic look, designed with innovative, limited edition make-up from The Ritual of Cleopatra collection. Watch the video and learn how to let your inner beauty shine through for Christmas.

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Awaken Your Chakra System with Meditation

  • By Erica Jago
  • Sun Dec 03 2017

Do you want to take healing into your own hands? Your chakra system, containing seven energy centers, is here to help—all you need to do is awaken it. Our yoga expert Erica teaches you how to do this in an exclusive video that will help you achieve a better energy flow and in turn, give you the tools you need to fulfill your own needs.

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Discover The Ritual of Lighting Candles

  • By RITUALS
  • Fri Dec 01 2017
  • 3 min read

Ever wonder why candles seem to play an important role in certain rituals? We use them to mark many special occasions: birthdays, weddings and Advent, just to name a few. We shed some light on why this ancient practice still holds such special meaning in modern times.

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An Interview with Yoga and Chakra Expert Erica Jago

  • By Erica Jago
  • Mon Nov 27 2017
  • 3 min read

Teacher, designer and best-selling author Erica Jago is living proof that we can all benefit from living mindfully. As a yoga and chakra expert, Erica’s life is an inspirational how-to guide to living the best version of your story. We sit down with her to talk about what drives her, the important role yoga has played, and of course, her own personal rituals for wellness.

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Balance Your Chakras for Inner Harmony

  • By Deborah Quibell
  • Sat Nov 25 2017

Are your chakras in balance? Balancing these energetic fields is as important for your psychological well-being as balanced organs are for your physical health. In our exclusive video, expert Deborah teaches you a meditation practice that cleanses and energizes your chakras.

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Explore the World of Chakras

  • By RITUALS
  • Wed Nov 22 2017
  • 4 min read

If you’ve ever done yoga, then you’ve definitely heard of chakras. But what are they and how can they influence body and soul? Yoga and meditation expert Erica introduces you to this fascinating concept and teaches you how you can heal yourself using your chakra system.

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Veggie Adventures: An Interview with Mirjam-Leslie Pringle

  • By Mirjam Leslie-Pringle
  • Tue Nov 21 2017
  • 4 min read

Mirjam Leslie-Pringle is like so many of us: busy with work, family and trying to live her best life. A vegetarian cookbook author, photographer and mother of three, Mirjam spends her days on the beautiful island of Ibiza. There she cooks, writes, takes portraits and is preparing to open a store—in the following interview, she talks about how she combines all of this while still living a full and healthy life.

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Open Your Heart with The Ritual of Anahata

  • By RITUALS
  • Mon Nov 20 2017
  • 3 min read

The holidays are all about love—love for others and love for yourself. That’s why we devoted our new limited edition to Anahata—otherwise known as the heart chakra—to help you celebrate the season of compassion. With unique ingredients like rosewood and pine, The Ritual of Anahata helps you open your heart—here’s how.

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Nidra: Yogic Sleep for the Sweetest Dreams

  • By Deborah Quibell
  • Sat Nov 18 2017

Is it difficult for you to shut off your mind before sleep? You’re not alone, which is why we’ve asked yoga expert Deborah to give us a lesson in Nidra yoga. Otherwise known as “conscious relaxation,” this routine will ease you into relaxation mode and ensure a restful night’s sleep.

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Accentuate Your Natural Beauty with These Make-up Tips

  • By Stephanie Nickens
  • Mon Nov 13 2017
  • 3 min read

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have your make-up done by a professional make-up artist? Well, here’s your chance! Rituals’ beauty expert Stephanie Nickens gives you a step-by-step guide to applying a look that accentuates your natural beauty and makes a statement.

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Make Time for Slow Travelling in Japan

  • By RITUALS
  • Fri Nov 10 2017
  • 3 min read

Have you ever come back from holiday feeling more exhausted than when you left? The solution to this is simple: embrace the concept of slow travel. We’ve curated a list of places in Japan for you where internet connections are scarce and local living inspires you to slow down.

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10 Make-Up Tips Every Woman Should Know

  • By Stephanie Nickens
  • Wed Nov 08 2017
  • 3 min read

Make-up is a great tool to help you accentuate your natural beauty—if you know how to use it correctly. We’ve asked Rituals’ resident expert Stephanie Nickens for some unmissable tips that any woman could use during her make-up ritual. Read on to discover what the professionals know about perfecting that flawless look.

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Dry Brushing and Other Rituals for a Healthy Skin

  • By RITUALS
  • Fri Oct 20 2017
  • 3 min read

Want to know the secret to healthy, radiant skin? When you practice daily rituals such as dry brushing, you’re nourishing your skin and making yourself feel good inside and out. Read on to learn about this beauty trend along with more tips to give yourself a glowing complexion.

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Try Your Own Hand Care Ritual at Home

  • By RITUALS
  • Fri Oct 20 2017
  • 2 min read

Your hands reveal a lot about you, from your age to your emotions. All the more reason to start practicing a mindful hand care ritual. Explore how designing your own personal routine will nurture your hands while nourishing your soul.

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Discover These Recipes Inspired by India

  • By Mirjam Leslie-Pringle
  • Fri Oct 20 2017

Did you know that you can create more balance in your life by taking care of your body from the inside?  These five Ayurvedic recipes will not only treat your taste buds, they’ll also awaken inner harmony. For a stronger mind-body connection, get cooking.

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Discover the Magic of Abhyanga Massage

  • By RITUALS
  • Mon Sep 25 2017
  • 3 min read

We're all familiar with the saying 'take care of yourself before taking care of others’. So why not start right now? Self-massages with warm oils create a deep feeling of relaxation, confidence, and warmth. So sit back and let us show you how it's done!

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Restoring Your Balance with Yoga

  • By Laura van Ree
  • Sat Sep 23 2017

Yoga can be an empowering tool to help keep your body and soul in perfect harmony. In this video our yoga expert, Laura, will enlighten you about the yoga poses tailored specific to each type of dosha. Join in and recharge.

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Why Yoga is Essential to an Ayurvedic Lifestyle

  • By RITUALS
  • Sat Sep 23 2017
  • 3 min read

The ancient practice of Ayurveda is all about the perfect balance between our energies, or doshas. To bring our body and mind into balance, you can even tailor your yoga routines and meditation techniques to suit your dosha. So make yourself comfortable and we'll tell you all about it!

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How to Create Your Own Home Meditation Space

  • By RITUALS
  • Mon Sep 04 2017
  • 3 min read

You sleep in the bedroom, lounge in the living room and eat in the kitchen. All important activities that demand their own space, but where in your home do you meditate? Discover four simple ways to design your own meditation area and make the most of your daily mindfulness ritual.

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Baked Lima Bean Salad with Walnuts

  • By Mirjam Leslie-Pringle
  • Fri Sep 01 2017

If you want to introduce more nutrition into your diet but don’t want to skimp on flavour, this warm salad has you covered. Made with lima beans and walnuts, the dish takes very little time to prepare and the ginger gives it a unique and interesting kick.

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Meet Your New Morning Routine for More Energy

  • By RITUALS
  • Wed Aug 30 2017
  • 3 min read

Have you ever wondered how some people can be so energetic and happy first thing in the morning? They radiate positivity and appear cheerful when you’re still waiting for the second cup of coffee to kick in. Well, we know the secret behind their morning smile—and we want to share it with you.

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Invite Inner Peace with The Ritual of Dao

  • By RITUALS
  • Thu Aug 17 2017
  • 3 min read

With summer winding down, are you thinking about your to-do list? Getting back into the normal routine takes time, but The Ritual of Dao collection is here to help you rebalance after your holiday. Discover the unique blend of ingredients that adds inner peace and tranquility to your everyday life.

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Wonderful Ways to Use Our Body Mists

  • By RITUALS
  • Wed Jul 19 2017
  • 3 min read

Our bed & body mists are definitely a fan favourite, and with good reason. The gentle spritz of each ritual on your skin or in your surroundings gives you an immediate mood boost. But they can enhance your life in many other surprising ways: read on to discover some insider’s tips.

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Start Waking Up With Yoga

  • By Deborah Quibell
  • Fri Jun 30 2017

Do you find yourself having trouble getting energized in the morning? Skip the coffee and grab your yoga mat! Watch this video featuring Rituals’ yoga expert Deborah Quibell and learn a yoga routine that will leave you ready to take on a new day.

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Red Beet and Red Endive Salad

  • By Mirjam Leslie-Pringle
  • Fri Jun 30 2017

This salad, made with red beets and red endive is not only delicious, it’s also extremely good for your skin. Red and orange coloured fruit and vegetables fight the ageing of the skin and last but not least, it’s also a boost to your immune system. So start eating!  

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Get to know Evy Gruyaert

  • By RITUALS
  • Thu Jun 29 2017
  • 3 min read

Evy Gruyaert gained fame as a television presenter and a contributor to sport programmes like 'Start2Run'. You may also know her from her famous phrase 'Ik ben zo fier op u' (I'm so proud of you). These days, most people know her as a yoga guru. Her first introduction to the sport came after she suffered a serious knee injury that forced her to stop exercising.

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Scrub Test: Are You Salty or Sweet?

  • By RITUALS
  • Wed Jun 28 2017
  • 2 min read

Body and face scrubs should be a regular part of your beauty regimen, particularly when spending days in the sun. Scrubs remove old skin cells to make room for new ones, and that’s what gives your complexion a younger, healthier glow. Scrubs are based on one of two things: salt or sugar—but which one is right for you?

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This is Why You Should Be Reading Every Day

  • By RITUALS
  • Tue Jun 27 2017
  • 5 min read

Ready to hit the beach with that stack of books you’ve been collecting all year? That’s fine, but you’re doing yourself a real disservice by limiting your reading habits to a few weeks while on holiday. In fact, the benefits of reading a book every day can be life-changing—we’ll tell you how and share some titles to get you started.

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Discover the 5 Steps to Purification

  • By RITUALS
  • Tue Jun 20 2017
  • 3 min read
One of the most heavenly treats for body and soul is the hammam ceremony, where exfoliation and deep cleansing are followed by nurturing, softening and purifying. Why not create your own spa at home and celebrate this ritual for body and soul?

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Avocado and Dukkah on Toast

  • By Mirjam Leslie-Pringle
  • Fri Jun 16 2017

Dukkah is an Egyptian mix of roasted nuts, seeds and herbs that instantly adds a great Eastern twist to this simple breakfast. Once it’s made, you can keep the golden mixture in a closed, dry container for a long time to enjoy it again with this dish or other ones.

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Keep it Simple, Unclutter Your Life

  • By RITUALS
  • Fri Jun 16 2017
  • 3 min read

Have you ever looked around your house and felt overwhelmed at the sheer volume of the stuff you own? You’re not alone. Let us introduce you to Marie Kondo and her philosophy: “The question of what you want to own is actually the question of how you want to live your life.”

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Japan Knows How to Unwind

  • By RITUALS
  • Fri Jun 16 2017
  • 1 min read

We’re sure you could use a little more relaxation in your life, and that’s why we’re eager to share this amazing and natural way to unwind. Travel to Japan with us and we’ll reveal the ritual that keeps the locals happy and stress-free in both body and mind.

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Heal Body & Soul With a Bathing Ritual

  • By RITUALS
  • Thu Jun 15 2017
  • 2 min read

Do you wish you had time to trade in a shower for a long, relaxing bath? No more excuses—it’s not just about relaxing, it’s also about your physical and psychological health. Read on to discover evidence of how forgoing a quick shower in favour of a long soak can affect you in all sorts of positive ways.

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Discover The Purifying Power of Eucalyptus

  • By RITUALS
  • Wed Jun 14 2017
  • 2 min read

According to Rituals’ resident skin care expert, the most important thing you can do for your skin is ensuring that it’s properly cleansed. The renewed Ritual of Hammam collection is based on one of the oldest cleansing traditions in the world and is known for its intensely purifying effect. It provides the ultimate cleanse thanks to, among other ingredients, the eucalyptus plant.

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Personal Rituals of Yoga Expert Deborah

  • By Deborah Quibell
  • Mon Jun 05 2017
  • 4 min read

Rituals Magazine is proud to add another expert to advise our readers on how to live more soulfully. Deborah Quibell, PhD, is a writer, healer and yoga expert with a lot to say about connecting to essential parts of ourselves. In the following interview, we get to know Deborah and a bit about the various wisdoms she will share with us.

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Hammam: The History of the Hot Steam Bath

  • By RITUALS
  • Mon Jun 05 2017
  • 3 min read

The renewed Ritual of Hammam collection translates one of the oldest cleansing traditions in the world for modern times. The Turkish baths are now popular worldwide, and with good reason. Keep reading to learn how the wellness ceremony originated and about the authenticity of this purifying ritual.

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How To Start Meditating

  • By Deborah Quibell
  • Sat Jun 03 2017

Have you always been curious about meditation but don’t know how to begin? It’s actually much easier than you might think. Take a deep breath, relax and let Deborah explain the three most important things you need to think about when starting a meditation practice.

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Up Close with Rituals' CEO Raymond Cloosterman

  • By RITUALS
  • Fri Jun 02 2017
  • 5 min read

Meet Raymond Cloosterman, founder and CEO of Rituals. We talk with him about his inspiration, the journey that led to the company's worldwide success, and of course, his ultimate way to relax. Read on to learn about his personal rituals, his favourite things, how the Rituals philosophy was born and why it's so important.

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Your New Make-up Guru: Stephanie Nickens

  • By Stephanie Nickens
  • Tue May 30 2017

Our resident make-up expert Stephanie Nickens is both a colleague and a fan of Rituals. As Area Manager USA, she knows all about how Rituals can help you look and feel your best. We talked with Stephanie about her favorite products, essential make-up tips and how to create the look that looks best on you!

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Japanese Salad with Kale and Wakame

  • By Mirjam Leslie-Pringle
  • Fri May 26 2017

This tasty salad contains wakame, a brown seaweed or kelp that is common in Japanese, Korean and Chinese cuisines. It promotes good health in a variety of ways, including being a great source of calcium and iron. It’s also rich in vitamins A, C, E and K which are instrumental in maintaining beautiful skin.

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Be the Change You Want to See in the World

  • By RITUALS
  • Thu May 25 2017
  • 4 min read

How often do you take this quote by heart? The inspiring and famous line by Mahatma Gandhi might be the proof that change can start with an individual action. Find out all about Gandhi, who made it his mission to passively fight for justice and equality. He said it, you can do it: you can make a difference in the world.

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How to Prepare Your Skin for Summer

  • By RITUALS
  • Wed May 17 2017
  • 3 min read

Determined to get that even, gorgeous glow this summer? Then you should think ahead. To achieve that beautiful tan, you need to prepare your skin. Here are some things you should do before stepping out into the sun to get the most radiant summer skin ever.

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How to Avoid a Holiday Hangover

  • By RITUALS
  • Wed May 17 2017
  • 3 min read

We wait all year for summer holiday and then it always seems like it’s over before it’s started. Wouldn’t it be nice if we could hold on to that holiday feeling for the entire year? Here are some tips to keep those summer vibes of positivity going long after our planes have landed.  

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Good Deeds with The Ritual of Karma

  • By RITUALS
  • Sat May 06 2017
  • 3 min read

Last year’s summer limited edition is back and here to stay! The wildly popular Ritual of Karma body care collection is now permanent, and still contains your favourite fragrance. And just in time for the summer: Karma has been expanded to include the best sun care range available to protect and nourish your skin.

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Be Bold and Wear Bright Lipstick

  • By RITUALS
  • Fri May 05 2017
  • 2 min read

Summer is a great time to add bright lipstick to your make-up ritual. Don’t be shy—bold lip colour is something anybody can pull off, as long as it complements your skin tone. Read on for tips to find the shade that best works for you.

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10 Ways Yoga Can Reshape Your Health

  • By RITUALS
  • Fri May 05 2017
  • 3 min read

Chances are you or somebody you know practices yoga to help clear the mind and centre the soul. But did you know it also has amazing benefits for the body? Read on to discover how 10 ways practicing yoga on a regular basis can help keep you in peak physical condition.

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Just a Little Ritual

  • By RITUALS
  • Fri May 05 2017
  • 3 min read

A lot of things can disrupt your baby’s sleep pattern, including the shorter nights of summer. Just like the rest of us, babies benefit from a nightly ritual before bedtime. Our tips will not only help your little one sleep better, it will also create a stronger bond between you.

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Spring Cleaning Rituals

  • By RITUALS
  • Thu Mar 16 2017
  • 4 min read

We simply love the warmth and cosiness of wintertime, but there is something else that we anticipate at the end of winter even more: the start of spring. Our hearts fill with joy and positivity thanks to its rebirth, renewal and re-energising sentiment.

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The history of Make-up

  • By RITUALS
  • Fri Mar 10 2017
  • 5 min read

When you in front of your make-up mirror each morning, you’re probably thinking about a hundred things at once. One thing you’re probably not pondering while applying your make-up, however, is that you are taking part in a ritual that has existed for many millennia.

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The importance of Make-up Rituals

  • By RITUALS
  • Sun Feb 19 2017
  • 2 min read

Applying your make-up is just another chore to be completed during your busy day. This is a shame, however, because taking those ten or fifteen minutes to appreciate this daily ritual can have a positive effect on your entire day.

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5 ways to Use Sunglow

  • By RITUALS
  • Mon Feb 13 2017
  • 2 min read

In search of a new star for your make-up bag? Look no further. Our Sunglow is the most versatile product on the market—read on to learn how it can enhance your make-up routine.