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…

PRACTICE GOOD KARMA AND ATTRACT MORE LOVE INTO YOUR LIFE

It’s summertime. We’re outside, soaking up the rays in sundresses or shorts, noticing that everybody seems to be in a better mood than normal. Those of us who are not already partnered up turn our attention to love more during this season than in any other—and why not? It’s…

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…

Have fun getting fit

Is the intention to exercise topping your New Year’s resolution list again this year? Working out is something we all know we should be doing, but making time for it is another matter. There’s no need to worry or to feel guilty: there are plenty of ways to sneak…

Five tips to slow down the pace of your life

Time flies by so fast. Days, weeks, months, years pass by in the blink of an eye. Do you find it hard to take it slow in a fast-paced world? Read on to find out how you can create stillness in your life. 1. Focus When you finally find…

5 ways to help you put down your phone once in a while

We all love our smartphones. They enrich our daily lives by helping us to be more productive, stay entertained and communicate effortlessly. But because of our smartphone we also tend to forget that life is actually happening around us. So let us help you to put down your phone…

The Ritual of Advent

The advent calendar is a childhood memory of many. Each of the 24 mornings leading up to Christmas you’d anxiously open another door to see what’s hiding behind it. But where does this yearly ritual come from? Let us take you through the history of Advent! The concept of…

10 Random acts of kindness to make the world a little brighter

In the days running up to Christmas, most of us try to find more kindness in our hearts and to express more grace. It’s also a time of reflecting on another year gone by and wonder: ‘Did we do well by others? Or could we have done more and…

The Way of Dao

Daoism is a life philosophy that originated thousands of years ago in China. Ask what Dao is precisely and you’ll encounter complicated concepts. Some practice it in a philosophical way, others consider it their religion. Lao Tze The first written text on Dao is dated somewhere around 550 BC…

Three Ways to Go Green

In today’s culture, we are seeing more and more people becoming concerned about the planet. And rightfully so. According to the Global Environment Outlook: Environment for the future we want (GEO-5)—a publication done every few years from the United Nations Environment Program—we are at a level of unprecedented consumption…