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Sustenance

Carter Were, Summer Series 02. Banana Bread

The key to delicious banana bread is, to quote Nigel Slater, "you must be fighting for your fruit with the wasps" — meaning, the riper, the better. Carter Were of Were Bros takes us through her tried-and-tested fail-safe Banana Bread recipe, made with the sweetest of fruits from local road-side stalls...

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Erica Chidi Cohen, Doula and Founder of LOOM

Aware of the fear, confusion, and physical demands motherhood can deliver, in-demand doula Erica Chidi Cohen has created LOOM: a safe, non-judgmental space that supports women through their journey from periods to fertility and pregnancy to parenting. Offering health & sex education, the practical and spiritual tools for pregnancy and delivery, Erica's approach to motherhood is simply to empower and to nurture...

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Sustenance

Carter Were, Summer Series 01. Garden Quiche

Living off the land on a lush property in Federal, New South Wales, Australia, Were Bros founder Carter Were tends to her garden, chooks, jersey cows, and the most recent addition to the family-her baby girl. With an emphasis on well grown ingredients, Carter's cooking celebrates sun-ripened produce that has been grown with loving enthusiasm and a tender hand, with no nasty sprays or chemicals...

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Sans Woman

Juliet Allen, Sex Therapist

Knowing very well the power in having a job title that raises a few eyebrows, Byron Bay-based Sex Therapist Juliet Allen is publicly dismantling the mythology around love making one open conversation at a time. Her approach to sexual pleasure avoids touching on anything too spiritual or overly romantic, instead Allen focuses on arming her audience with practical real-life tools so they can get the most out of their intimate relationships. Her conversation extend from bedroom intimacy between lovers into realms that include friendships and one's own self care and respect...

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Ask Lucy

Is vitamin A safe?

There is plenty of misinformation around vitamin A. We find out the truth on vitamin A and what it can do for your skin.

Tutorials

Relief is here...

Bathing is one of the most important treatments for eczema and dermatitis.

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Sustenance

Crudités + Horseradish Aioli

The perfect spread to bring your favourite people round the table. Simple and nourishing, grab what’s in season from your fridge and team it with our Horseradish Aioli.

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Sans Woman

Sasha Spielberg, Musician

We visit musician Sasha Spielberg at her home in Los Angeles to speak with her about the power of scent and story telling...

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Sustenance

Lacto-fermented Cauliflower

Sweet, sour & definitely crunchy, this Lacto-fermented Caulifower takes the hard work out of fermenting.

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Sustenance

Socca

From the streets of Nice comes Socca, a naturally gluten-free flatbread. Light, nutty and full flavoured, Socca comes together with only two simple ingredients and a whole host of nutrients. This simple savory flatbread will quickly become your go-to appetizer.

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Sustenance

Quinine Syrup

Cinchona bark [cin·cho·na]: hailing from Peru & known for its healing medicinal properties, forms the base of this delicious Quinine Syrup. Forget store-bought tonic, this aromatic syrup will upgrade any G&T thanks to its zesty, super-dose of vitamin C. Our kind of medicine.

View recipe

Sustenance

Berber Stew

From the land of souks and spices comes this moreish Berber Stew. A style of cooking drawn from Morocco's Atlas mountains and flavoured by the Berber tribes, it offers a palate of aromatic spices to nourish inside and out.

View recipe

Sans Woman

Lisa Cooper

Introducing the wonderful Sydney based artist Lisa Cooper –– author, Doctor of Philosophy & a self-confessed flower obsessive.

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Sans Woman

Jacqueline Lee

Introducing our newest Coven woman Jacqueline Lee, long time friend to Sans and owner of brilliant Palms Skin Studio.

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Sustenance

Kasundi

The Indian relish that delivers an almighty power boost.

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Sustenance

Roasted Tomatoes with Garlic + Balsamic

Rich, tasty and seriously moreish, our Roasted Tomatoes with Garlic + Balsamic are slow cooked to intensify texture and flavour while boosting their nutritional value.

View recipe

Sans Woman

Nitsa Citrine

Introducing: Nitsa Citrine, co-founder of Women with Super Powers and creative director at Sun Potion in L.A.

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Sustenance

Persian Gondi

Persian Gondi (go-n-dee): our version of penicillin in a bowl. Comforting, nourishing & with a super dose of spices, these dumplings are sure to bring joy inside & out.

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Sans Woman

Amanda Chantal Bacon

We meet Amanda Chantal Bacon –– World-traveling chef, mama, sustainable lifestyle leader, passionate food educator and creator of Moon Juice.

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Sans Woman

Ally Walsh

Ally Walsh, friend to Sans, co-founder of Canyon Coffee & our latest Coven woman.

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Sustenance

The Buddhist Lunch

A deliciously and healthy dose of digestion-promoting dal possessing a high amount of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

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Sans Woman

Poppy Lane

Poppy Lane is one half of Pop & Scott – a brilliant furniture, lighting and homewares company based in Melbourne, best known for creating beautiful homewares to be used every day and last a lifetime. Their approach to design combines quality craftsmanship and elegant forms. Here we share the rituals that shape Poppy's busy days...

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Sustenance

White Russian

This month marks the 20th anniversary of one of our favourite films — The Big Lebowski. To celebrate, we decided to upgrade the White Russian, an ode to ‘The Dude’ if he was vegan.

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Sustenance

Pink Grapefruit Crush

Delicious, zesty and not too sweet, our Pink Grapefruit Crush is a refreshing cocktail with a super dose of vitamin C, bringing you a whole lot of goodness with a tasty bitter kick.

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Sans Woman

Jess Hannah

Taking subtle cues from art, architecture and geography, we love talented jewellery designer Jess Hannah for her beautiful eye for detail & dedication to an entirely hand-made practice. We are thrilled to share a few of Jess's rituals for a life well lived...

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Sans Woman

Tara Mayer

Continuing in our Valentine's celebrations, we interview accomplished historian of objects, Tara Mayer to share her rituals for life, wellbeing and connection with loved ones...

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Sustenance

Spiced Chia Hot Chocolate

This luscious and warming Spiced Chia Hot Chocolate nourishes both body & soul. Loaded with goodness, our vegan take on this classic, provides a super dose of antioxidants and omegas to nourish & restore. Think of it as a hug in a mug.

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Sans Woman

Beatrice Valenzuela

To celebrate the launch of our Valentine's Tantric Bathing Kit, we interview wonderful Beatrice Valenzuela & share her rituals for making a meaningful connection this Valentine's Day.

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Sans Woman

Bonnie Wright

Talented actress, filmmaker & independent woman with values after our own heart, we interview dream woman Bonnie Wright.

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Sustenance

Spiced Pear & Lime Bircher

Sweet & sour with a hit of spice, this Spiced Pear & Lime Bircher is highly nutritious & seriously delicious.

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Sustenance

Super Tonic Bloody Mary

Need a post-celebration pick-me-up? We’ve got you covered. This little hair of the dog has been transformed into a super tonic. Spicy and full flavoured, our Bloody Mary cocktail is guaranteed to energise & revive.

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Sustenance

Green Tonics

Meet our superstar Tonics... The Anti-Everything juice, Rejuvenate & Breathe Easy and The Alkalizer. Boost your system with these tasty tonics, power-packed with nutrients to get you through to the New Year in high spirits.

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Aloe Gin + Tonic

A fresh take on the classic, our Aloe Gin + Tonic is refreshing & cooling with a delicious, bitter kick. Add a little goodness to your festivities this Christmas.

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Sans Woman

Kathleen Whitaker

Life + holiday rituals with jewellery designer & porcelain ceramicist, Kathleen Whitaker...

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Sustenance

Vegan Eggnog

Rich, velvety and packed with spice, our vegan Eggnog is a luscious, lighter take on the classic — the perfect drink to get in the spirit this Christmas.

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Sustenance

Nature's Voltaren

A zesty tonic with major healing & anti-inflammatory properties. Our power-packed version of Voltaren is full-flavoured and supremely refreshing –– created using pineapple, citrus, ginger, turmeric & more...

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Sans Woman

Julia Busuttil Nishimura

Continuing in our Sustenance month celebrations, we are excited to share the rituals of Julia Busuttil Nishimura, creator of the brilliant food blog & cookbook, OSTRO.

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Sans Woman

Camille Becerra, Chef

As part of our Sustenance celebrations this month, we interview Camille Becerra, legendary chef, mama to Paloma and all round magic woman.

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Sustenance

Danish Seed Bread

This aromatic and earthy Danish Seed Bread is densely nutritious and extremely satiating. Enjoy toasted with your favourite topping...

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Sans Woman

Hannah Henderson

Introducing Hannah Henderson –– founder of the iconic General Store Venice, a much loved space that offers the very best vintage and handcrafted clothing, accessories and housewares.

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Sans Woman

Amy Leeworthy, Potter

We visit the home studio of Melbourne-based potter & mama of two, Amy Leeworthy...

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Sans Woman

Jade Sarita Arnott, Designer

Jade Sarita Arnott first founded fashion label Arnsdorf in 2006, relocating it from Sydney to New York. It was a success, showing at fashion week, featuring in the pages of Vogue and worn by Cate Blanchett.

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Sans Woman

Daniella Rech, Photographer & Designer

Photographer Daniella Rech started her career as a model, and was encouraged to get behind the camera after shooting portraits of her first son. Now she spends her days capturing candid pictures for magazines and fashion labels in Australia and beyond.

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Sustenance

Buckwheat, Mushroom + Chestnut Risotto

This moreish take on risotto incorporates buckwheat and chestnut for a nutty, earthy flavour. Mushrooms, garlic and leek add a hit of umami, while butter and parmesan make this dish rich yet light, and oh so comforting. A quick, no-fuss dinner that's easily adaptable for one or a crowd.

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Sans Woman

Melissa Lee, Neuroscientist & Creative

Melissa Lee first caught our eye for her beautifully-curated Instagram, peppered with interiors, plants, food, and occasional cats. But it’s her work in the field of neuroscience (something Sans founder Lucy loves to nerd out on) that made us want to get to know her even more.

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Sans Woman

Kai Avent de Leon

Kai Avent de Leon is the proprietor of Sincerely Tommy, a concept store and coffee shop in Brooklyn's blossoming Bed-Stuy neighborhood. Fostering a sense of community, Sincerely Tommy is a calm and beautifully curated hang-out spot...

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Sustenance

Cannelleni Bagna Cauda

An Italian classic with cannellini beans for extra oomph.

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Sans Woman

Courtney Adamo, Author + Mother

We visit the tranquil Byron Bay home of graceful mother of five, Courtney Adamo...

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Sans Woman

Jen Steele

Writer, photographer and filmmaker Jen Steele is a born storyteller. Moving fluidly through mediums, the common thread in her work is a sense of...

Sustenance

The Penicillin

Ready for a cocktail? Our versatile version of the Penicillin is refreshing in the summer and warming in the winter...

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Sans Woman

Mari Giudicelli

Shoe designer and model Mari Guidicelli grew up in Brazil with her mum and grandma, which inspired her love of handcrafts. She went to art school in Rio de Janeiro, and then packed her bags for New York...

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Sans Woman

Helen Levi

We visited ceramicist Helen Levi at her Red Hook, Brooklyn studio as the sun was going down. An incredible one-woman operation...

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Sustenance

Luscious Dark Chocolate Horchata

Horchata (orr-cha-ta) is a creamy drink with ancient origins that can be served warm straight from the pot or over ice for a refreshing brew....

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Sans Woman

Kimbra Audrey, Self Portrait

Paris-based photographer Kimbra Audrey (contributor to Vogue Italia) created a series of self portrait images for Sans [ceuticals]. After spending the past decade modelling, she decided to turn the camera on herself. To Kimbra, there is nothing more intimate and healing than taking self portraits.

See full feature

Sans Woman

Rajni Lucienne Jacques, Fashion Director + Painter

Teen Vogue fashion director, painter, mama...Rajni Lucienne Jacques is a woman of serious style and substance. Surrounded by high heels (she was formerly the PR at Christian Louboutin), her abstract-figurative paintings, and her husband David's skateboards, Ranji spent an evening with photographer Ana Kraš in their vibrant and welcoming sanctuary...

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Film

Film — A Quiet Observation

Celebrating character without filter, without judgement, with love.

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Sabrina de Sousa, Dimes

Sabrina de Sousa, co-founder of New York's flourishing food empire, Dimes, invited us into her Chinatown home, where she's created a constantly evolving sanctuary that inspires her creativity.

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Sans Woman

Lexie Smith, Artist + Baker

Driven to investigate the idea that the human digestive gut is a central hub for both societal and emotional cues, New York-based Lexie Smith realises her findings through a multitude of artistic outlets. By creating a combination of historical breads, delicately sculpted wooden tools and curating a space of culturally disturbing newspaper headlines, Lexie feeds her fascination with the relationship between our internal organs and our psychological state.

See full feature

Sans Woman

Su Wu, Writer + Art Critic

We visit Su Wu at her home, built over a decade ago by her partner Alma Allen, that borders the Joshua Tree National Park...

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Film

Sans [ceuticals] Daily Yoga

Busy lives deserve a little wind-down. Nikki Ralston of The Ralston Method beautifully demonstrates a series of gentle, meditative yoga poses for everyday use.

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Pamela Love, Jeweller

New York jeweller Pamela Love invited us into her Brooklyn home on a snowy morning, where we talked about the importance of doing things by hand and from the heart, even when your business becomes an international success story beyond your wildest dreams, as Love’s has...

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Sustenance

Lime + Ginger Zing

Balancing the bad with the good...

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Lauren Spencer King, Artist + Teacher

Los Angeles-based artist Lauren Spencer King looks to the earth's natural healing properties to nourish her daily craft.

Read interview

Sans Woman

Ophelia Mikkelson

The idea of personal rituals is at the heart of Sans [ceuticals]. Investigated by psychologists and widely documented by anthropologists, the roles rituals play connecting body and mind, enhancing creativity, and making us more effective in our everyday.

Read Article

Sustenance

Charred Eggplant + Salsa Verde

The secret to cooking great eggplant is to completely soften the flesh down until beautifully browned and caramelised…

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Tutorials

The French Twist + U Pin

An easy and elegant style for those rushing out the door.

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Claire Oswalt, Painter

A sense of relief comes to mind when one looks over a painting by Austin-based artist Claire Oswalt. Soft hues reminiscent of summer's dusk and a hazy horizon, remind and encourage us to pause and take a breath.

Read interview

Sustenance

Baby Root Vegetables with Sumac

Kick off a shared lunch with a simple and fresh seasonal offering that’s big on flavour, big on goodness and one hundred percent alkaline.

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Sans Woman

Jaclyn Hodes, Awave Awake Designer

Celebrating the grounded energy and warmth of Los Angeles-based designer Jaclyn Hodes...

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Sans Woman

Nastassia Bruckin, The Bathing Series

A celebration of self-care and bathing in nature...

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Sans Woman

Harriet Were, Photographer

Harriet has been part of our coven from the very beginning and is an endless source of inspiration to us. Here she is bathing and flower arranging at her Auckland-based home...

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Tutorials

Loose + Natural Curl

For curls that look effortless and natural

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Sustenance

Master Tonic

Give your system a kick with this immune-boosting, natural anti-viral and antibacterial master tonic.

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Sans Woman

Clare Grill, Artist

Master of colour and paint application, New York-based artist Clare Grill creates paintings that blur the line between the dark and the sweet.

Read interview

Sustenance

Green Garden Gnocchi

Gluten free and packed full of goodness, our Green Garden Gnocchi is a lovely light meal.

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Tutorials

The Low Circle Clip

A quick and easy solution for morning hair

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Sustenance

Parmesan & Cracked Pepper Chickpea Socca

I discovered this recipe through the amazing chef Shaun Bennett. When asked what his most memorable meal was, he said Socca.

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Sans Woman

Francis Upritchard, Artist

Working within forms and concepts that delve into the strange and slightly mystical, New Zealand artist Francis Upritchard is one of our favourite women.

Read interview

Sans Woman

Melanie Lynskey, Actress

New Zealand-born actress Melanie Lynskey is known for her disarmingly realistic portrayals of complex women.

Read interview

Sans Woman

Kate Newby, Artist

Kate Newby is a New Zealand artist known for her quiet, poetic and humorous installations that often respond to the conditions of every day life.

Read interview

Sustenance

Medicinal Goji and Chicken Broth

We have the perfect nourishing broth to give your immune system a much-needed power kick.

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Tutorials

The Fail-Proof Top Knot

For those days when you just want your hair out of the way...

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Sans Woman

Erica Chidi Cohen, Doula and Founder of LOOM

Aware of the fear, confusion, and physical demands motherhood can deliver, in-demand doula Erica Chidi Cohen has created LOOM: a safe, non-judgmental space that supports women through their journey from periods to fertility and pregnancy to parenting. Offering health & sex education, the practical and spiritual tools for pregnancy and delivery, Erica's approach to motherhood is simply to empower and to nurture...

View full feature

Sans Woman

Juliet Allen, Sex Therapist

Knowing very well the power in having a job title that raises a few eyebrows, Byron Bay-based Sex Therapist Juliet Allen is publicly dismantling the mythology around love making one open conversation at a time. Her approach to sexual pleasure avoids touching on anything too spiritual or overly romantic, instead Allen focuses on arming her audience with practical real-life tools so they can get the most out of their intimate relationships. Her conversation extend from bedroom intimacy between lovers into realms that include friendships and one's own self care and respect...

View full feature

Sans Woman

Sasha Spielberg, Musician

We visit musician Sasha Spielberg at her home in Los Angeles to speak with her about the power of scent and story telling...

View full feature

Sans Woman

Lisa Cooper

Introducing the wonderful Sydney based artist Lisa Cooper –– author, Doctor of Philosophy & a self-confessed flower obsessive.

View full feature

Sans Woman

Jacqueline Lee

Introducing our newest Coven woman Jacqueline Lee, long time friend to Sans and owner of brilliant Palms Skin Studio.

View full feature

Sans Woman

Nitsa Citrine

Introducing: Nitsa Citrine, co-founder of Women with Super Powers and creative director at Sun Potion in L.A.

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Sans Woman

Amanda Chantal Bacon

We meet Amanda Chantal Bacon –– World-traveling chef, mama, sustainable lifestyle leader, passionate food educator and creator of Moon Juice.

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Sans Woman

Ally Walsh

Ally Walsh, friend to Sans, co-founder of Canyon Coffee & our latest Coven woman.

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Sans Woman

Poppy Lane

Poppy Lane is one half of Pop & Scott – a brilliant furniture, lighting and homewares company based in Melbourne, best known for creating beautiful homewares to be used every day and last a lifetime. Their approach to design combines quality craftsmanship and elegant forms. Here we share the rituals that shape Poppy's busy days...

View full feature

Sans Woman

Jess Hannah

Taking subtle cues from art, architecture and geography, we love talented jewellery designer Jess Hannah for her beautiful eye for detail & dedication to an entirely hand-made practice. We are thrilled to share a few of Jess's rituals for a life well lived...

View full feature

Sans Woman

Tara Mayer

Continuing in our Valentine's celebrations, we interview accomplished historian of objects, Tara Mayer to share her rituals for life, wellbeing and connection with loved ones...

View full feature

Sans Woman

Beatrice Valenzuela

To celebrate the launch of our Valentine's Tantric Bathing Kit, we interview wonderful Beatrice Valenzuela & share her rituals for making a meaningful connection this Valentine's Day.

View full feature

Sans Woman

Bonnie Wright

Talented actress, filmmaker & independent woman with values after our own heart, we interview dream woman Bonnie Wright.

View full feature

Sans Woman

Kathleen Whitaker

Life + holiday rituals with jewellery designer & porcelain ceramicist, Kathleen Whitaker...

View full feature

Sans Woman

Julia Busuttil Nishimura

Continuing in our Sustenance month celebrations, we are excited to share the rituals of Julia Busuttil Nishimura, creator of the brilliant food blog & cookbook, OSTRO.

View full feature

Sans Woman

Camille Becerra, Chef

As part of our Sustenance celebrations this month, we interview Camille Becerra, legendary chef, mama to Paloma and all round magic woman.

View full feature

Sans Woman

Hannah Henderson

Introducing Hannah Henderson –– founder of the iconic General Store Venice, a much loved space that offers the very best vintage and handcrafted clothing, accessories and housewares.

View full feature

Sans Woman

Amy Leeworthy, Potter

We visit the home studio of Melbourne-based potter & mama of two, Amy Leeworthy...

View full feature

Sans Woman

Jade Sarita Arnott, Designer

Jade Sarita Arnott first founded fashion label Arnsdorf in 2006, relocating it from Sydney to New York. It was a success, showing at fashion week, featuring in the pages of Vogue and worn by Cate Blanchett.

View full feature

Sans Woman

Daniella Rech, Photographer & Designer

Photographer Daniella Rech started her career as a model, and was encouraged to get behind the camera after shooting portraits of her first son. Now she spends her days capturing candid pictures for magazines and fashion labels in Australia and beyond.

View full feature

Sans Woman

Melissa Lee, Neuroscientist & Creative

Melissa Lee first caught our eye for her beautifully-curated Instagram, peppered with interiors, plants, food, and occasional cats. But it’s her work in the field of neuroscience (something Sans founder Lucy loves to nerd out on) that made us want to get to know her even more.

View full feature

Sans Woman

Kai Avent de Leon

Kai Avent de Leon is the proprietor of Sincerely Tommy, a concept store and coffee shop in Brooklyn's blossoming Bed-Stuy neighborhood. Fostering a sense of community, Sincerely Tommy is a calm and beautifully curated hang-out spot...

View full feature

Sans Woman

Courtney Adamo, Author + Mother

We visit the tranquil Byron Bay home of graceful mother of five, Courtney Adamo...

See full feature

Sans Woman

Jen Steele

Writer, photographer and filmmaker Jen Steele is a born storyteller. Moving fluidly through mediums, the common thread in her work is a sense of...

Sans Woman

Mari Giudicelli

Shoe designer and model Mari Guidicelli grew up in Brazil with her mum and grandma, which inspired her love of handcrafts. She went to art school in Rio de Janeiro, and then packed her bags for New York...

View full feature

Sans Woman

Helen Levi

We visited ceramicist Helen Levi at her Red Hook, Brooklyn studio as the sun was going down. An incredible one-woman operation...

View full feature

Sans Woman

Kimbra Audrey, Self Portrait

Paris-based photographer Kimbra Audrey (contributor to Vogue Italia) created a series of self portrait images for Sans [ceuticals]. After spending the past decade modelling, she decided to turn the camera on herself. To Kimbra, there is nothing more intimate and healing than taking self portraits.

See full feature

Sans Woman

Rajni Lucienne Jacques, Fashion Director + Painter

Teen Vogue fashion director, painter, mama...Rajni Lucienne Jacques is a woman of serious style and substance. Surrounded by high heels (she was formerly the PR at Christian Louboutin), her abstract-figurative paintings, and her husband David's skateboards, Ranji spent an evening with photographer Ana Kraš in their vibrant and welcoming sanctuary...

See full feature

Sans Woman

Sabrina de Sousa, Dimes

Sabrina de Sousa, co-founder of New York's flourishing food empire, Dimes, invited us into her Chinatown home, where she's created a constantly evolving sanctuary that inspires her creativity.

Read Interview

Sans Woman

Lexie Smith, Artist + Baker

Driven to investigate the idea that the human digestive gut is a central hub for both societal and emotional cues, New York-based Lexie Smith realises her findings through a multitude of artistic outlets. By creating a combination of historical breads, delicately sculpted wooden tools and curating a space of culturally disturbing newspaper headlines, Lexie feeds her fascination with the relationship between our internal organs and our psychological state.

See full feature

Sans Woman

Su Wu, Writer + Art Critic

We visit Su Wu at her home, built over a decade ago by her partner Alma Allen, that borders the Joshua Tree National Park...

Read interview

Sans Woman

Pamela Love, Jeweller

New York jeweller Pamela Love invited us into her Brooklyn home on a snowy morning, where we talked about the importance of doing things by hand and from the heart, even when your business becomes an international success story beyond your wildest dreams, as Love’s has...

See full feature

Sans Woman

Lauren Spencer King, Artist + Teacher

Los Angeles-based artist Lauren Spencer King looks to the earth's natural healing properties to nourish her daily craft.

Read interview

Sans Woman

Ophelia Mikkelson

The idea of personal rituals is at the heart of Sans [ceuticals]. Investigated by psychologists and widely documented by anthropologists, the roles rituals play connecting body and mind, enhancing creativity, and making us more effective in our everyday.

Read Article

Sans Woman

Claire Oswalt, Painter

A sense of relief comes to mind when one looks over a painting by Austin-based artist Claire Oswalt. Soft hues reminiscent of summer's dusk and a hazy horizon, remind and encourage us to pause and take a breath.

Read interview

Sans Woman

Jaclyn Hodes, Awave Awake Designer

Celebrating the grounded energy and warmth of Los Angeles-based designer Jaclyn Hodes...

See full feature

Sans Woman

Nastassia Bruckin, The Bathing Series

A celebration of self-care and bathing in nature...

See full feature

Sans Woman

Harriet Were, Photographer

Harriet has been part of our coven from the very beginning and is an endless source of inspiration to us. Here she is bathing and flower arranging at her Auckland-based home...

See full feature

Sans Woman

Clare Grill, Artist

Master of colour and paint application, New York-based artist Clare Grill creates paintings that blur the line between the dark and the sweet.

Read interview

Sans Woman

Francis Upritchard, Artist

Working within forms and concepts that delve into the strange and slightly mystical, New Zealand artist Francis Upritchard is one of our favourite women.

Read interview

Sans Woman

Melanie Lynskey, Actress

New Zealand-born actress Melanie Lynskey is known for her disarmingly realistic portrayals of complex women.

Read interview

Sans Woman

Kate Newby, Artist

Kate Newby is a New Zealand artist known for her quiet, poetic and humorous installations that often respond to the conditions of every day life.

Read interview

Sustenance

Carter Were, Summer Series 02. Banana Bread

The key to delicious banana bread is, to quote Nigel Slater, "you must be fighting for your fruit with the wasps" — meaning, the riper, the better. Carter Were of Were Bros takes us through her tried-and-tested fail-safe Banana Bread recipe, made with the sweetest of fruits from local road-side stalls...

View full feature

Sustenance

Carter Were, Summer Series 01. Garden Quiche

Living off the land on a lush property in Federal, New South Wales, Australia, Were Bros founder Carter Were tends to her garden, chooks, jersey cows, and the most recent addition to the family-her baby girl. With an emphasis on well grown ingredients, Carter's cooking celebrates sun-ripened produce that has been grown with loving enthusiasm and a tender hand, with no nasty sprays or chemicals...

View full feature

Sustenance

Crudités + Horseradish Aioli

The perfect spread to bring your favourite people round the table. Simple and nourishing, grab what’s in season from your fridge and team it with our Horseradish Aioli.

View recipe

Sustenance

Lacto-fermented Cauliflower

Sweet, sour & definitely crunchy, this Lacto-fermented Caulifower takes the hard work out of fermenting.

View recipe

Sustenance

Socca

From the streets of Nice comes Socca, a naturally gluten-free flatbread. Light, nutty and full flavoured, Socca comes together with only two simple ingredients and a whole host of nutrients. This simple savory flatbread will quickly become your go-to appetizer.

View recipe

Sustenance

Quinine Syrup

Cinchona bark [cin·cho·na]: hailing from Peru & known for its healing medicinal properties, forms the base of this delicious Quinine Syrup. Forget store-bought tonic, this aromatic syrup will upgrade any G&T thanks to its zesty, super-dose of vitamin C. Our kind of medicine.

View recipe

Sustenance

Berber Stew

From the land of souks and spices comes this moreish Berber Stew. A style of cooking drawn from Morocco's Atlas mountains and flavoured by the Berber tribes, it offers a palate of aromatic spices to nourish inside and out.

View recipe

Sustenance

Kasundi

The Indian relish that delivers an almighty power boost.

View recipe

Sustenance

Roasted Tomatoes with Garlic + Balsamic

Rich, tasty and seriously moreish, our Roasted Tomatoes with Garlic + Balsamic are slow cooked to intensify texture and flavour while boosting their nutritional value.

View recipe

Sustenance

Persian Gondi

Persian Gondi (go-n-dee): our version of penicillin in a bowl. Comforting, nourishing & with a super dose of spices, these dumplings are sure to bring joy inside & out.

View recipe

Sustenance

The Buddhist Lunch

A deliciously and healthy dose of digestion-promoting dal possessing a high amount of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

View recipe

Sustenance

White Russian

This month marks the 20th anniversary of one of our favourite films — The Big Lebowski. To celebrate, we decided to upgrade the White Russian, an ode to ‘The Dude’ if he was vegan.

View recipe

Sustenance

Pink Grapefruit Crush

Delicious, zesty and not too sweet, our Pink Grapefruit Crush is a refreshing cocktail with a super dose of vitamin C, bringing you a whole lot of goodness with a tasty bitter kick.

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Sustenance

Spiced Chia Hot Chocolate

This luscious and warming Spiced Chia Hot Chocolate nourishes both body & soul. Loaded with goodness, our vegan take on this classic, provides a super dose of antioxidants and omegas to nourish & restore. Think of it as a hug in a mug.

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Sustenance

Spiced Pear & Lime Bircher

Sweet & sour with a hit of spice, this Spiced Pear & Lime Bircher is highly nutritious & seriously delicious.

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Sustenance

Super Tonic Bloody Mary

Need a post-celebration pick-me-up? We’ve got you covered. This little hair of the dog has been transformed into a super tonic. Spicy and full flavoured, our Bloody Mary cocktail is guaranteed to energise & revive.

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Sustenance

Green Tonics

Meet our superstar Tonics... The Anti-Everything juice, Rejuvenate & Breathe Easy and The Alkalizer. Boost your system with these tasty tonics, power-packed with nutrients to get you through to the New Year in high spirits.

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Sustenance

Aloe Gin + Tonic

A fresh take on the classic, our Aloe Gin + Tonic is refreshing & cooling with a delicious, bitter kick. Add a little goodness to your festivities this Christmas.

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Vegan Eggnog

Rich, velvety and packed with spice, our vegan Eggnog is a luscious, lighter take on the classic — the perfect drink to get in the spirit this Christmas.

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Sustenance

Nature's Voltaren

A zesty tonic with major healing & anti-inflammatory properties. Our power-packed version of Voltaren is full-flavoured and supremely refreshing –– created using pineapple, citrus, ginger, turmeric & more...

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Sustenance

Danish Seed Bread

This aromatic and earthy Danish Seed Bread is densely nutritious and extremely satiating. Enjoy toasted with your favourite topping...

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Sustenance

Buckwheat, Mushroom + Chestnut Risotto

This moreish take on risotto incorporates buckwheat and chestnut for a nutty, earthy flavour. Mushrooms, garlic and leek add a hit of umami, while butter and parmesan make this dish rich yet light, and oh so comforting. A quick, no-fuss dinner that's easily adaptable for one or a crowd.

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Sustenance

Cannelleni Bagna Cauda

An Italian classic with cannellini beans for extra oomph.

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Sustenance

The Penicillin

Ready for a cocktail? Our versatile version of the Penicillin is refreshing in the summer and warming in the winter...

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Luscious Dark Chocolate Horchata

Horchata (orr-cha-ta) is a creamy drink with ancient origins that can be served warm straight from the pot or over ice for a refreshing brew....

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Lime + Ginger Zing

Balancing the bad with the good...

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Sustenance

Charred Eggplant + Salsa Verde

The secret to cooking great eggplant is to completely soften the flesh down until beautifully browned and caramelised…

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Sustenance

Baby Root Vegetables with Sumac

Kick off a shared lunch with a simple and fresh seasonal offering that’s big on flavour, big on goodness and one hundred percent alkaline.

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Sustenance

Master Tonic

Give your system a kick with this immune-boosting, natural anti-viral and antibacterial master tonic.

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Green Garden Gnocchi

Gluten free and packed full of goodness, our Green Garden Gnocchi is a lovely light meal.

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Sustenance

Parmesan & Cracked Pepper Chickpea Socca

I discovered this recipe through the amazing chef Shaun Bennett. When asked what his most memorable meal was, he said Socca.

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Sustenance

Medicinal Goji and Chicken Broth

We have the perfect nourishing broth to give your immune system a much-needed power kick.

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Tutorials

Relief is here...

Bathing is one of the most important treatments for eczema and dermatitis.

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Tutorials

The French Twist + U Pin

An easy and elegant style for those rushing out the door.

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Tutorials

Loose + Natural Curl

For curls that look effortless and natural

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Tutorials

The Low Circle Clip

A quick and easy solution for morning hair

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Tutorials

The Fail-Proof Top Knot

For those days when you just want your hair out of the way...

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Film

Film — A Quiet Observation

Celebrating character without filter, without judgement, with love.

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Film

Sans [ceuticals] Daily Yoga

Busy lives deserve a little wind-down. Nikki Ralston of The Ralston Method beautifully demonstrates a series of gentle, meditative yoga poses for everyday use.

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Ask Lucy

Is vitamin A safe?

There is plenty of misinformation around vitamin A. We find out the truth on vitamin A and what it can do for your skin.

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