The Rituals Philosophy

Happiness can be found in the smallest of things. We transform your everyday routines into moments of indulgence by means of beautiful and luxurious products. Enjoy a warm fragrant bath, a cup of speciality tea or do the dishes with a little more pleasure. That is what we are…

White Lotus and White Tea: the Ingredients that Make Karma Shine

The triumphant return of The Ritual of Karma is a scent celebration for fans everywhere. Previously a summer limited edition, the collection is now a permanent luxury, complete with the famous fragrance that can now be enjoyed all year long. Rituals customers were wondering both in stores and online…

Avoid a Holiday Hangover and Look on the Sunny Side of Life

We’ve all been there. Summer holiday, the one you spent the darkest and coldest months of the year planning, is over. You’re still feeling the residual effects of relaxation on your journey home, but you know that work, obligations and general malaise is waiting for you once your plane…

How Good Karma Can Inspire Your Best Summer Ever

Summer is right around the corner and with it comes the opportunity to be in nature, preferably with our friends and family. Time to slow down, bask in the sun and create some meaningful memories—and there’s no better way to have a pleasant summer than by making an effort…

How Ayurvedic Balance Can Beautify Your Skin

Ayurveda, the Indian health system renowned as the oldest one in the world, has many lessons to teach us. Perhaps the biggest one, however, is that being in balance is the secret to staving off disease.  When we aren’t in balance, everything suffers: we feel emotionally disconnected and physically…

10 Ways Yoga Can Reshape Your Health

It seems like everybody is turning to yoga these days to centre themselves and refocus their energy. And this makes sense—given the break-neck pace of modern life, we could all use a bit more meditation in our lives. Yoga has been practiced for 5,000 years, so its effects on…

Embrace Your Laugh Lines: An Interview with Skin Care Expert Louisa Maaldrink

Rituals’ resident skin care expert Louisa Maaldrink has been working in beauty product development for over 10 years—so she knows all about how to maintain a healthy, beautiful complexion. As Category Manager in the innovation team, she is responsible for developing skin care, hair care and men’s grooming products…

Books That Bring You Closer to the Soul

Reading is a wonderful way to travel without leaving the comfort of your own sofa. A good book has the power to transport us to another place, lead another life and learn things we could never know from our everyday experience. These four books lead you on a journey…

A PURIFYING CEREMONY

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? As well as being an ideal way…

Rediscover Antwerp and Have a Holiday at Home

In need of a break but low on travel time? No worries—Antwerp is a world city rich in places that inspire that relaxing, fun holiday feeling. Here are just a few examples of destinations that are close to your home– and soon, to your heart. Experience a bit of…