SARISHA (Sah•Rih•Shah) was created to solve the problem of not finding affordable, natural, plant-based beauty and fragrance, that fit the aesthetic we love. Needing gentle formulas to use during trips abroad and while living a busy city life back home, we wanted to create products that are beautiful to look at, yet still made of pure and raw ingredients only.
SARISHA means charm and elegance in Sanskrit, a name that fits our brand and the feeling we aim to create. Both of my parents were born in India, so I grew up around these raw and natural ingredients. Always intrigued by beauty and skin care, even as a child, this has been a dream to work on and see come to fruition. As I work on SARISHA, I am also studying at the Institute of Holistic Nutrition in order to expand and deepen my knowledge of the human mind and body connection and how the ingredients we put on and inside our bodies have a direct impact on our overall well-being.
modern botanical beauty, inspired by the ancient apothecary
The process of creating and testing formulas began in 2016 and in 2018 the brand was finally shared with the world. Inspired by a fusion of my Indian roots and my time spent living in Paris, SARISHA offers formulas that are simple to understand and implement into one's daily routine. By using natural and plant-based ingredients that go back to ancient rituals, we aim to slow down time and offer a chance for customers to focus on their self-care, even if just for a few minutes.
Traditionally, in both French and Indian cultures, there is an importance placed upon the ingredients we put in and on the body, as well as the way we treat ourselves, in a holistic sense. Intentional beauty rituals are considered essential forms of self-care and one of the many positive lifestyle habits one should adopt. In both French and Indian traditions, natural remedies are used to treat and enhance the body.
Many of the ingredients we consider superfoods or adaptogens in North America, are ingredients that are commonly used in Indian households. Alongside proper skin care, in India, a large focus in placed upon one's hair care routine, using natural oils and raw materials. It is for this reason that we offer a collection of skin, body and hair care for a complete routine.
Art & Design
Through our love for travel, beauty, art and health, we have created a line of natural yet effective formulas that are easy to use and that are adaptable to different environments and climates. We strongly believe that natural formulas should still look and feel luxurious. Our graphic designers puts effort into creating beautiful designs that are minimalistic yet still incorporate our personal style. We try to collaborate with local artists when creating new projects.
All of the ingredients used in our formulas are plant-based and cruelty-free. We package our products in paper, never using plastic. We have even decided to make the switch from traditional plastic labels on our bottles, to fabric labels. We strongly believe that in order to achieve progress, one should not have to sacrifice their own health. Living a plant-based lifestyle is a huge part of who I am and this brand is an extension of my beliefs. I ensure that the ingredients I use are certified cruelty-free and sourced through sustainable circumstances. We have just launched our Sustainable Refill Program for repeat customers. For some of our products, you can save $5 on your order and receive a refill in a glass vial.