Brand story

SAHAJAN

WHO

Lisa Mattam

WHAT

Derived from the Hindi word for “intuitive”—and formulated hand in hand with leading Ayurvedic doctors—Sahajan is an evidence-based skincare line that merges ancient science with powerful plant ingredients.

WHEN

2015

WHERE

Toronto, Ontario

WHY

It all started with a question Lisa asked herself: “Why am I willing to put something on my skin that I wouldn’t want on my child’s?” Designed to inspire mindful living, Sahajan offers the best of both worlds: safe, sophisticated formulas that support harmonious, healthy skin.

Q&A

Hometown?

Toronto, Ontario.

Caffeine fix?

Oat milk latte—hands down!

Myers-Briggs type?

ENFJ.

Most-used app?

WhatsApp.

Go-to condiment?

Homemade green chutney. I put it on everything.

Favorite city?

Paris.

Podcast rec?

You’re Wrong About.

On your nightstand?

Water, lip balm, and books.

Autobiography title?

She Chose Her Own Adventure.

Feel-good ritual?

Turmeric latte, Netflix, and a long sleep.

Creative outlet?

Dancing.

Happy place?

My dad’s childhood home in Kerala, India.

Biggest comfort?

My family.

Genie wish?

To bring peace to others.

Life advice?

Syed Balkhi said it best: “Kindness is the new cool.”