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

PALM OIL

  • Coverstick 01-02
Elaeis Guineensis (Palm) Oil The fruit of the oil palm gives a smoothing and very stable oil which contains many important additional substances such as vitamin E and carotenoids.

PANSIES Extract

  • Firming Mask
Viola Tricolor Extract Traditionally, pansy extract is used to aid elimination processes via the skin. The pansy extract in Dr.Hauschka Skin Care products is prepared using our own special rhythmic process.

PEANUT OIL

  • Clarifying Day Oil
  • Cleansing Cream
  • Daily Hydrating Eye Cream
  • Daily Revitalizing Eye Cream
  • Eye Balm
  • Hydrating Foot Cream
  • Hydrating Hand Cream
  • Ice Plant Face Cream
  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalising Body Milk
  • Lip Balm
  • Melissa Day Cream
  • Neem Nail & Cuticle Oil
  • Neem Nail & Cuticle Pen
  • Quince Hydrating Body Milk
  • Revitalising Day Cream
  • Revitalising Mask
  • Rose Day Cream
  • Soothing Lip Care
  • Soothing Mask
  • Strengthening Hair Treatment
  • Tinted Day Cream
  • Translucent Bronzing Tint
  • Wind and Weather Bath Essence
Arachis Hypogaea (Peanut) Oil This is the oil made from peanuts. The peanut is one of the few plants which can actually produce a warmth- and light-giving oil underground. The oil helps the skin and makes it soft and supple. In the purified arachis oil we use in our products no more allergenic protein components are detectable. We prepare several plant extracts with peanut oil, using a special process. These extracts are incorporated into the formulas of Dr.Hauschka Skin Care products.

PEARL

  • Sensitive Care Conditioner
Pearl Powder This extract of finely ground freshwater pearls calms the skin and enhances its protective function.

PEPPERMINT OIL Essential oil

  • Mint Refreshing Toothpaste
  • Soothing Lip Care
Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil The essential oil of peppermint has a refreshing and liberating fragrance. In toothpastes its disinfecting and strengthening properties encourage healthy teeth and make the breath fresh. In aromatherapy peppermint essential oil is also valued for its cleansing and cell-renewing properties.

PERIDOT (OLIVINE)

  • Clarifying Intensive Treatment (age 25+)
Olivine Peridot is a magnesium iron silicate. It is also known as olivine and chrysolite. This stone is always green. In combination with the other components of a preparation, peridot helps the skin to cleanse itself.

PINEAPPLE Fruit, Extract

  • Daily Hydrating Eye Cream
Ananas Sativus (Pineapple) Fruit Extract Pineapple fruit extract is rich in vitamins and minerals. It gives moisture, lends the skin a pleasant, fresh feeling and smoothes fine lines and wrinkles. The pineapple extracts in Dr.Hauschka Skin Care products are prepared using our own special rhythmic processes.

POLYGLYCERIN FATTY ESTER

  • Hydrating Cream Mask
  • Rose Day Cream
  • Tinted Day Cream
Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate Vegetable glycerol (fat component) and natural fatty acids from castor oil form a skin-friendly emulsifier.

POMEGRANATE

  • Foundation 01-07
  • Regenerating Body Cream
  • Regenerating Neck and Décolleté Cream
Punica Granatum Fruit Extract The drought-resistant pomegranate tree stores a large amount of moisture and vitality in its fruit.

POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE

  • Defining Mascara 01-03
  • Liquid Eyeliner 01&02
  • Volume Mascara 01-03
  • Volume Mascara 05 (Look 2019/2)
Potassium hydroxide Potassium occurs in numerous minerals of the earth's crust. As potassium hydroxide, the inorganic base is used to adjust the pH value.

POTENTILLA ROOTS Extract

  • Potentilla Soothing Cream
  • Sage Mouthwash
Potentilla Erecta Root Extract The tormentil plant is also known as ‘bloodroot’. It is used to obtain a red, astringent extract which strengthens the gums and calms down irritated skin.

PROPOLIS

  • After Sun
  • Deodorising Foot Cream
  • Hydrating Cream Mask
  • Hydrating Foot Cream
  • Mint Refreshing Toothpaste
  • Revitalising Mask
  • Rose Nurturing Body Cream
  • Sage Mouthwash
Propolis Wax Propolis is the sticky resin used as 'glue' by honey bees. Bees collect resin from various types of trees. They make it into a sticky building material and use it to close gaps and cracks in the honeycombs. Propolis is known for its antibacterial and wound-healing action.