Ingredients Glossary

Please select a letter to obtain more information about the ingredients of Dr.Hauschka Skin Care products. In case of conflicting information the formulas stated on the packaging take precedence.

 

English name Contained in Declaration (INCI) Description

LACTIC ACID

  • Clarifying Toner
Lactic Acid Lactic acid is a component of the natural, moisture-regulating system of the human skin. It is also found in fruit. The lactic acid obtained from fermentation of plant substances, e.g. cane sugar, has moisture-regulating and pH-stabilising properties.

LACTIC ACID FATTY ACID ESTER

  • Daily Hydrating Eye Cream
  • Firming Mask
  • Ice Plant Body Care Lotion
  • Regenerating Day Cream
  • Regenerating Day Cream Complexion
  • Regenerating Neck and Décolleté Cream
Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate Lactic acid obtained by fermentation is combined with plant fatty acids. Lactic acid fatty esters help to bind water and oil components to form a creamy emulsion. They are used as emulsifiers for foods.

LADY'S MANTLE Extract

  • Soothing Mask
  • Rose Deodorant
Alchemilla Vulgaris Extract Lady's mantle is a sister of the rose although one would not know from its appearance. The lady's mantle extracts in Dr.Hauschka Skin Care products are prepared using our own special processes.

LARCH WOOD Extract

  • Nourishing Hair Conditioner
Galactoarabinan Using hot water an extract can be obtained from larch wood which will surround each hair with a protective coating but not make the hair sticky.

LAVENDER OIL Essentail oil

  • Lavender Sandalwood Calming Body Cream
  • Lavender Sandalwood Calming Body Wash
  • Moor Lavender Calming Bath Essence
  • Moor Lavender Calming Body Oil
Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil The pleasant fragrance of essential lavender oil has a balancing, soothing and relaxing effect. In aromatherapy, essential lavender oil is used for the treatment of burns, for fortification and to relieve cramps, and to combat depression.

LAVENDER WATER

  • Lavender Sandalwood Calming Body Cream
Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Water Distillation of fresh lavender flowers creates a fragrant, soothing and calming lavender floral water.

LECITHIN

  • After Sun
  • Almond Soothing Body Cream
  • Blackthorn Toning Body Oil
  • Clarifying Day Oil
  • Cleansing Cream
  • Daily Hydrating Eye Cream
  • Defining Mascara 01_x001F_-03
  • Eye Balm
  • Firming Mask
  • Hydrating Foot Cream
  • Hydrating Hand Cream
  • Ice Plant Body Care Lotion
  • Ice Plant Face Cream
  • Ice Plant Hand Cream
  • Ice Plant Intensive Cream
  • Lip Balm
  • Lip Care Stick
  • Lip Gloss 01-06
  • Lipstick 01-19
  • Lipstick 20 (Look 2019/2)
  • Liquid Eyeliner 01&02
  • Melissa Day Cream
  • Moor Lavender Calming Bath Essence
  • Nourishing Hair Conditioner
  • Quince Day Cream
  • Quince Hydrating Body Milk
  • Regenerating Body Cream
  • Regenerating Day Cream
  • Regenerating Day Cream Complexion
  • Regenerating Eye Cream
  • Regenerating Hand Cream
  • Regenerating Neck and Décolleté Cream
  • Revitalising Day Cream
  • Revitalising Mask
  • Rose Day Cream
  • Rose Day Cream Light
  • Rose Nurturing Bath Essence
  • Rose Nurturing Body Cream
  • Sheer Lipstick 01-06
  • Soothing Cleansing Milk
  • Soothing Lip Care
  • Soothing Mask
  • Strengthening Hair Treatment
  • Tinted Day Cream
  • Translucent Bronzing Tint
  • Volume Mascara 01-03
  • Volume Mascara 05 (Look 2019/2)
Lecithin, Lysolecithin, Hydrogenated Lecithin Lecithins from soy beans (GM free) bind the oil and water components in creams (natural emulsifier). They have a smoothing and moisturising action on the skin.

LEMON ACID Ester

  • Sage Mint Deodorant
Triethyl Citrate This is a compound formed from plant alcohol and natural citric acid. It stops the unpleasant odours associated with the decomposition of body sweat. The sweating process itself, which is necessary for the body, is not impaired.

LEMON BALM Extract

  • Lavender Sandalwood Calming Body Cream
  • Melissa Day Cream
Melissa Officinalis Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract Lemon balm, like rosemary and lavender, belongs to the labiate family. It is a harmonising plant which strengthens the centre. The extracts of lemon balm in Dr.Hauschka Skin Care products are prepared by a special process.

LEMON GRASS Extract

  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalising Bath Essence
  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalising Body Milk
  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalising Body Oil
Cymbopogon Citratus Extract Lemon grass is a tropical sweet grass which is used in Asian cooking as a stimulating spice and from which a toning essential oil is obtained. The lemon grass extracts in Dr.Hauschka Skin Care products are prepared using our own special processes.

LEMON GRASS OIL Essential Oil

  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalizing Body Wash
  • Shower Cream
Cymbopogon Flexuosus Oil Lemongrass is a tropical sweet grass, that is used as a stimulating herb in Asian cuisine and from which a tonic essential oil is extracted.

LEMON OIL Essential Oil

  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalising Bath Essence
  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalising Body Milk
  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalising Body Oil
  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalizing Body Wash
  • Saltwater Sensitive Toothpaste
  • Shower Cream
Lemon peel is cold pressed to obtain essential oil of lemon. The oil has a pleasant, strong lemon fragrance. In aromatherapy essential lemon oil is used for many things, including strengthening the walls of blood vessels. It is classified as emitting a light, fresh and vibrant fragrance.

LEMON PEEL Extract

  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalising Bath Essence
  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalising Body Oil
Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Extract Lemon peel is used to obtain the invigorating lemon oil. It also forms the elastic boundary between the inner moisture of the juice and the dry environment. The lemon peel extracts in Dr.Hauschka Skin Care products are prepared using our own special processes.

LIME Blossoms, Extract

  • Intensive Treatment for Menopausal Skin
Tilia Cordata/Platyphyllos Flower Extract The harmonising lime tree has been a feature of human settlements for centuries. It was often at the heart of village social life. Tea made from its leaves regulates the fluid processes. The lime blossom extract in Dr.Hauschka Skin Care products is prepared using our own special rhythmic process.

LIMONENE

  • Component of essential oils in Dr.Hauschka Skin Care
Limonene Limonene is a declarable fragrance that occurs in citrus fruits, for example. In Dr.Hauschka Skin Care limonene is never added as an isolated substance. Where present it is always as a component of natural essential oils.

LINALOOL

  • Component of essential oils in Dr.Hauschka Skin Care
Linalool Linalool is a declarable fragrance that occurs in lavender, rose wood and coriander, for example. In Dr.Hauschka Skin Care linalool is never added as an isolated substance. Where present it is always as a component of natural essential oils.