Here’s How To Turn Your Day Look Into A Night Look In 3 Simple Steps

With over 25 years of experience as a hair and make-up artist, Carmen Zomers knows all about the beauty business. This time, she talks about how you can turn your summer day look into a summer night look quickly and easily.  Sometimes you want to go straight from work…

Learn About The Laughing Legend: 16 Facts About Buddha

A man of positivity, joy and a famous smile, Buddha did a lot to inspire the world. Learning more about him and his philosophy could even help add a touch of happiness to your own life. Read on to discover 16 facts you probably didn’t know. 1. Buddha believed…

How To Prepare For The Perfect Day At The Beach

You’ve got one foot out the door, sunglasses perched on your head and a tote bag full of beach essentials on your arm. But wait! If you want to be sure you’re protected and truly ready to soak up those rays, keep reading and discover a ritual that prepares…

Chill Out With The Coolest Dad

What do you get the world’s #1 dad? Make his day extra special with our Rituals Father’s Day playlist and chill out together. Containing songs by modern artists like Ben L’Oncle Soul as well as old favourites like Paul Simon, he’s sure to love this soundtrack for a lazy…

Say Cheese: Why Smiling Is Good For Your Health

As the classic song goes, “when you’re smiling, the whole world smiles with you.” A beautiful sentiment for sure, but as it turns out, there’s plenty of scientific evidence to back it up. In fact, not only does smiling positively influence those around you—it actually has a profound effect…

Explore the energy and joy of The Ritual of Happy Buddha

Did you know that the very act of smiling on the outside can make us happy on the inside? A smile triggers endorphins (the body’s natural feel-good chemicals) in our brain, which then lowers our stress levels and brings us joy one of the most infectious emotions of all….

Make-up artist Carmen Zomers shares her tips for cleaning your make-up brushes

You may not have thought about it before, but the cleaning of your make-up brushes can be a meticulous and important process. Nobody wants dirty brushes that shed their hairs—especially not Carmen Zomers, make-up artist to some of the Netherlands’ biggest stars for over 25 years. In other words:…

Treat Your Feet with a Home Pedicure in 6 Simple Steps

Your feet contain no less than 72,000 nerve endings, making them one of the most sensitive parts of your body. And they’re even more sensitive in summertime, thanks to them being more exposed in sandals or being bare on the beach. But if you’re short on time and resources,…

Discover the World of Umami with these 4 Recipes

Have you ever heard of umami? Otherwise known as the “fifth taste,” umami is something you hear a lot about in foodie circles. But unlike the other tastes—sweet, sour, salty and bitter—umami is a bit more difficult to describe. Join our food expert Mirjam on a culinary journey with…

These Tips from Successful CEOs Will Make You Even More Productive

If you line up a number of the world’s most successful people, they all appear to have one thing in common: they’re all very early birds. But what do they do every morning? What are their (morning) rituals for more productivity? We’ve selected a few for you, so that…