Your Rituals

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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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Soups for Cold Winter Days

  • By Mirjam Leslie-Pringle
  • Fri Jan 12 2018

Is there anything more comforting than a warm bowl of soup? Discover these four recipes that use fresh, seasonal ingredients. Hearty, healthy and perfect examples of  mindful cooking and eating.

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Embrace the Art of Soulful Living

  • By RITUALS
  • Mon Jan 08 2018
  • 3 min read

Chances are you’re already struggling with the resolutions you set for the New Year. Instead, why not create a new ritual to carry you through 2018? Introduce yourself to the concept of soulful living and you’ll find everything falling into place—here’s how.

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One World, One Heart

  • By RITUALS
  • Wed Nov 29 2017
  • 2 min read

“When we seek to discover the best in others, we somehow bring out the best in ourselves.” This Christmas, take these wise words to heart and get to know somebody who is different from you. It’s a gift you can give yourself—here’s how.

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Vegetarian Adventures: An Interview with Mirjam-Leslie Pringle

  • By RITUALS
  • 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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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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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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Indian Carrot Dip with Vegetables

  • By Mirjam Leslie-Pringle
  • Fri Sep 22 2017

Snacking is no longer a guilty pleasure thanks to this healthy and flavourful dip. Exotic yet easy to make, it’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser during your next Netflix marathon or family gathering. Serve with raw veggies to satisfy your crunchy snack craving.

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Vietnamese Rice Noodle Soup

  • By Mirjam Leslie-Pringle
  • Fri Sep 15 2017

Looking for an interesting twist on chicken noodle soup? This Vietnamese dish adds the surprising element of cucumber for a fresh and crispy bite. Tasty, original, and certain to please everybody at your table.

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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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The Rituals Philosophy

  • By RITUALS
  • Tue Aug 15 2017
  • 4 minutes

Rituals knows you’re busy with the day to day routines that make up life, and we want to help. The first brand to combine home and body cosmetics, we have designed collections that enrich these routines by infusing them with beauty. We do this by learning from what some may consider an unlikely source—read on to discover our unique philosophy and what inspires us.

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Veggie Bao Buns

  • By Mirjam Leslie-Pringle
  • Fri Aug 11 2017
  • 3 min read

There are plenty of things to love about street food, and bao buns are no exception. But with this delicious recipe for vegetarian bao, you can stay at home and enjoy them any time you want.

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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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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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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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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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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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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.