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

SAGE Leaves, Extract

  • Clarifying Intensive Treatment (age 25+)
  • Deodorising Foot Cream
  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalising Body Milk
  • Quince Hydrating Body Milk
  • Sage Mint Deodorant
  • Sage Mouthwash
  • Soothing Lip Care
Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Leaf Extract The leaves of the vigorous, evergreen sage hold a warming, regulating power. Sage nurtures the skin and regulates sweating, is antimicrobial and fortifying. Dr.Hauschka Skin Care products use sage leaf extracts prepared by our own special rhythmic processes.

SAGE Leaves, Dry extract

  • Blush Duo 01-03
  • Blush Duo 04 (Look 2019/2)
  • Bronzing Powder 01
  • Silk Body Powder
Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Leaf Extract The leaves of the vigorous, evergreen sage hold a warming, regulating power. Sage nurtures the skin and regulates sweating, is antimicrobial and fortifying.

SAGE OIL Essential Oil

  • Sage Mint Deodorant
  • Sage Purifying Bath Essence
Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Oil Natural sage essential oil has a pungent, camphor-like fragrance and antibacterial properties. It regulates blood flow, relaxes the muscles and helps improve blemished skin. In aromatherapy it is valued for its clarifying and cell-renewing powers and for its ability to improve concentration.

SANDALWOOD OIL Australian

  • Lavender Sandalwood Calming Body Cream
  • Lavender Sandalwood Calming Body Wash
Fusanus Spicatus Wood Oil The essential oil has nutty woody smell

SANDALWOOD WATER

  • Regenerating Intensive Treatment
Santalum Album (Sandalwood) Wood Water Anyone travelling to Asia will regularly encounter the scent of sandalwood. Sandalwood water is a rarity. It contains the water-loving portion of the distillate and gives the skin tone and vitality.

SCARLET PIMPERNEL Extract

  • Soothing Intensive Treatment
Anagallis Arvensis Extract The scarlet pimpernel belongs to the primrose family, although it differs greatly in appearance from the familiar primroses we find growing in spring. It is a small plant with square, twiggy, usually prostrate stems. With its small, ovate green leaves and small, orange-red, star-shaped flowers it appears very vulnerable. Nevertheless it is able to grow in poor conditions on waste ground. Anagallis is exemplary for fluid circulation.

SEA ALGAE Extract

  • Brow & Lash Gel 00
  • Daily Hydrating Eye Cream
  • Firming Mask
  • Ice Plant Body Care Lotion
  • Ice Plant Face Cream
  • Ice Plant Hand Cream
  • Lavender Sandalwood Calming Body Cream
  • Liquid Eyeliner 01&02
  • Mint Refreshing Toothpaste
  • Moor Lavender Calming Bath Essence
  • Night Serum
  • Regenerating Day Cream
  • Regenerating Day Cream Complexion
  • Regenerating Eye Cream
  • Regenerating Hand Cream
  • Regenerating Neck and Décolleté Cream
  • Rose Nurturing Bath Essence
  • Sage Mouthwash
  • Saltwater Sensitive Toothpaste
Chondrus Crispus Extract Chondrus crispus (carrageen) is a natural thickening agent which is obtained from purified red algae. It gives creams their smooth, even consistency.

SEA BUCKTHORN BERRIES Extract

  • Almond Soothing Body Cream
  • Daily Revitalizing Eye Cream
Hippophae Rhamnoides Fruit Extract An extract of the vitamin-rich, fruity, orange-coloured berries of the sea buckthorn bush has nurturing and protecting properties. It restores freshness, particularly to dry skin.

SEA BUCKTHORN FRUIT PULP OIL

  • Daily Hydrating Eye Cream
  • Lip Gloss 01-06
  • Regenerating Eye Cream
Hippophae Rhamnoides Fruit Oil The greasy oil obtained from the flesh of the sea buckthorn berry is rich in vitamins and unsaturated fatty acids. Its combination of vitamin E and provitamin A binds free radicals and protects the skin against the influences of sun, dry air and wind. The oil aids regeneration of the skin – a property that combats the process of skin ageing.

SEA SALT

  • Saltwater Sensitive Toothpaste
  • Stone Pine Seasalt Cleansing Gel
Sea Salt (Maris Sal) Natural, unrefined sea salt contains not only sodium chloride but also many other minerals and trace elements such as magnesium, potassium, calcium and selenium. In combination with Bad Dürrenberg brine it stimulates salivation and remineralisation.

SESAME OIL

  • Eye Make-up Remover
  • Ice Plant Hand Cream
  • Ice Plant Intensive Cream
  • Potentilla Soothing Cream
  • Regenerating Body Cream
  • Regenerating Eye Cream
  • Regenerating Neck and Décolleté Cream
  • Rose Day Cream Light
Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil Sesame is an old cultivated plant which is grown particularly in the tropical zones of East Africa and Asia. It is an erect annual that can grow to a height of up to 1.20 metres and is similar in appearance to our foxglove. It needs a lot of warmth. Sesame oil is the classic oil used for Ayurveda treatments. The same substances which make it such a stable oil can also protect our skin against premature ageing.

SHEABUTTER

  • After Sun
  • Almond Soothing Body Cream
  • Concealer 01-03
  • Daily Hydrating Eye Cream
  • Eye Definer 00-06
  • Eye Definer 08 (Look 2019/2)
  • Firming Mask
  • Foundation 01-07
  • Ice Plant Body Care Lotion
  • Ice Plant Face Cream
  • Ice Plant Intensive Cream
  • Lavender Sandalwood Calming Body Cream
  • Light Reflecting Concealer 00
  • Lip Care Stick
  • Lip Line Definer 00
  • Lip Liner 01-05
  • Moor Lavender Calming Body Oil
  • Potentilla Soothing Cream
  • Quince Day Cream
  • Regenerating Day Cream
  • Regenerating Day Cream Complexion
  • Regenerating Eye Cream
  • Regenerating Hand Cream
  • Regenerating Neck and Décolleté Cream
  • Rose Day Cream
  • Rose Day Cream Light
  • Rose Nurturing Body Cream
  • Soothing Mask
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter Shea butter is obtained from the nuts of the karite tree, which is a native of Africa. This soft plant fat has many skin-nurturing properties. It helps the skin to preserve moisture. The shea butter used in Dr.Hauschka Skin Care products is obtained from a special cultivation project in Burkina Faso.Shea butter is obtained from the nuts of the karite tree, which is a native of Africa. This soft plant fat has many skin-nurturing properties. It helps the skin to preserve moisture. The shea butter used in Dr.Hauschka Skin Care products is obtained from a special cultivation project in Burkina Faso.

SILICA

  • Blush Duo 01-03
  • Blush Duo 04 (Look 2019/2)
  • Bronzing Powder 01
  • Colour Correcting Powder 00
  • Compact Powder 01-03
  • Eye & Brow Palette 01
  • Eye Definer 00-06
  • Eye Definer 08 (Look 2019/2)
  • Eyeshadow 01-05
  • Eyeshadowpalette Duo 01 (Look 2019/2)
  • Eyeshadow Trio 01-04
  • Lip Line Definer 00
  • Lip Liner 01-05
  • Loose Powder 00
  • Mint Refreshing Toothpaste
  • Saltwater Sensitive Toothpaste
  • Silk Body Powder
  • Tinted Day Cream
Diatomaceous Earth (Solum Diatomeae) In the primeval seas lived diatomaceous algae whose silicic acid skeletons sank to the seabed when they died. These skeletons formed the diatomaceous deposits found today. From diatomaceous earth we obtain a powder base which is rich in silicon dioxide and strengthens hair and skin. Diatomaceous earth is also used as a cleansing agent in toothpastes.

SILICA ACID

  • Blush Duo 01-03
  • Blush Duo 04 (Look 2019/2)
  • Bronzing Powder 01
  • Colour Correcting Powder 00
  • Compact Powder 01-03
  • Concealer 01-03
  • Coverstick 01-02
  • Defining Mascara 01_x001F_-03
  • Eye & Brow Palette 01
  • Eyeshadow 01-05
  • Eyeshadowpalette Duo 01 (Look 2019/2)
  • Eyeshadow Trio 01-04
  • Foundation 01-07
  • Light Reflecting Concealer 00
  • Lip Gloss 00-03,05,06
  • Lip Line Definer 00
  • Lipstick 02,03,06-08,10,11,13,14,16-18
  • Lipstick 20 (Look 2019/2)
  • Liquid Eyeliner 01&02
  • Loose Powder 00
  • Mint Refreshing Toothpaste
  • Quince Hydrating Body Milk
  • Regenerating Day Cream Complexion
  • Sheer Lipstick 01-06
  • Silk Body Powder
  • Translucent Bronzing Tint
  • Volume Mascara 01-03
  • Volume Mascara 05 (Look 2019/2)
Silica, Hydrated Silica Silicic acid obtained from quartz sand is used in powders or, on account of its viscosity regulating properties, as a thickening agent in cosmetics. As a natural component of connective tissue it can firm and strengthen the skin. Water-rich hydrated silica gently cleanses the teeth.

SILICA GEL

  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalising Body Milk
  • Saltwater Sensitive Toothpaste
Hydrated Silica Water-rich hydrated silica gently cleanses the teeth. Silica is involved in many of the strengthening and firming processes in the human body.

SILK POWDER

  • Blush Duo 01-03
  • Blush Duo 04 (Look 2019/2)
  • Bronzing Powder 01
  • Brow & Lash Gel 00
  • Colour Correcting Powder 00
  • Compact Powder 01-03
  • Deodorising Foot Cream
  • Eye Balm
  • Eye & Brow Palette 01
  • Eyeshadow 01-05
  • Eyeshadowpalette Duo 01 (Look 2019/2)
  • Eyeshadow Trio 01-04
  • Lip Balm
  • Loose Powder 00
  • Silk Body Powder
  • Volume Mascara 01-03
  • Volume Mascara 05 (Look 2019/2)
Silk (Serica) Powder Silk powder consists of the finely ground silk threads of the silkworm caterpillar. The silkworm larva spins its cocoon with a very long protein thread. This thread is reeled from the cocoon and cleaned. The result is a silk thread which, once ground to the finest powder, readily takes up moisture. It nurtures and smoothes the skin.

SILVER

  • Clarifying Intensive Treatment (up to age 25)
  • Renewing Night Conditioner
Silver Silver is one of the few metals which occurs in the ground in solid form. It was realised early on that silver can reflect light on Earth in the same way as the moon reflects sunlight in the sky. It has an inner connection with all regenerative processes.

SILVER GLANCE Argentite

  • Intensive Treatment for Menopausal Skin
Argentite The name argentite comes from the Latin word for silver, argentum. Argentite is also known as silver glance or acanthite. It is a lead-grey to black silver sulphide with a metallic sheen. The crystals are usually small. It stimulates regenerative powers.

SODIUM CHLORIDE

  • Eye Make-up Remover
  • Hydrating Cream Mask
  • Night Serum
  • Renewing Night Conditioner
  • Sensitive Care Conditioner
  • Tinted Day Cream
Sodium Chloride Rock salt obtained from mines can be used to prepare a saline solution with a salt content corresponding to that of the body's own cells. In saline solution, plant substances are readily taken up by the skin.

SODIUM CITRATE

  • Eye Make-up Remover
Sodium Citrate The sodium salt of citric acid is used to regulate the pH value.

SODIUM POTASSIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE

  • Colour Correcting Powder 00
  • Light Reflecting Concealer 00
  • Eyeshadow 01
Sodium Potassium Aluminum Silicate Nepheline is a natural deposit of Sodium Potassium Aluminum Silicate.

SODIUM SILICATE

  • Mint Refreshing Toothpaste
  • Sage Mint Deodorant
  • Sage Mouthwash
Sodium Silicate Silicates enhance the firmness of the connective tissue and gums. They also provide moisture and stabilise emulsions.

SORBITOL

  • Brow & Lash Gel 00
  • Defining Mascara 01-03
  • Hydrating Cream Mask
  • Liquid Eyeliner 01&02
  • Mint Refreshing Toothpaste
  • Nourishing Hair Conditioner
  • Regenerating Hand Cream
  • Sage Mouthwash
  • Saltwater Sensitive Toothpaste
  • Tinted Day Cream
  • Volume Mascara 01-03
  • Volume Mascara 05 (Look 2019/2)
Sorbitol Sorbitol is a sugar alcohol that occurs naturally in fruit. In the food industry sorbitol is used as sweetener which does not cause tooth decay. In cosmetics sorbitol is valued for its nurturing action and its characteristics as a hydrating substance.

SPRING FLOWER HONEY

  • Renewing Night Conditioner
Honey (Mel) Honey produced by bees in spring is rich in minerals and enzymes. It transmits the vitalising power of spring plants. Organic beekeeping is essential to contribute to the protection and survival of honeybees, which are essential for the ecosystem and biodiversity on earth. For that reason we support regional and national projects like HOBOSPhere, Mellifera and Deutschland summt.

SPRUCE OIL Essential Oil

  • Wind and Weather Bath Essence
Picea Abies Leaf Oil The natural essential oil from spruce needles has a woody-fresh fragrance redolent of pine forests. It has warming and invigorating properties and strengthens the nerves. It clears the airways and helps unwind.

STEARIC ACID

  • Daily Hydrating Eye Cream
  • Firming Mask
  • Ice Plant Body Care Lotion
  • Regenerating Day Cream
  • Regenerating Day Cream Complexion
  • Regenerating Neck and Décolleté Cream
Stearic Acid Stearic acid is a plant fatty acid and is used as natural texturiser and emulsifier.

STINING NETTLE Extract

  • Birch Arnica Energising Body Oil
  • Nourishing Hair Conditioner
  • Revitalising Hair & Scalp Tonic
  • Soothing Intensive Treatment
Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Extract, Urtica Urens Leaf Extract The intensively green, silica-rich nettle strengthens the skin and scalp and conditions the hair. It is known as a detoxifying plant. The nettle extracts in Dr.Hauschka Skin Care products are prepared using our own special processes.

ST.JOHN'S WORT Extract

  • Almond Soothing Body Cream
  • Blackthorn Toning Body Oil
  • Clarifying Day Oil
  • Cleansing Cream
  • Eye Balm
  • Hydrating Foot Cream
  • Lip Balm
  • Revitalising Day Cream
  • Rose Day Cream
  • Tinted Day Cream
Hypericum Perforatum Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract St. John's wort flowers during the longest days of the year, when it absorbs the sunlight intensively. It produces deep red dyes and essential oil. The red oily extract obtained from St. John's wort has a soothing, regenerating and strengthening action on the skin. It soothes skin reddened by the sun. In cosmetic concentrations St. John's wort oil does not make the skin more sensitive to sunlight.

STONESEED Extract

  • Firming Mask
Lithospermum Officinale Root Extract Common gromwell, or European stoneseed, is a member of the borage family (Boraginaceae). An extract from its roots has been used in Asia for centuries for its soothing and skin-nurturing properties. It protects the skin and has anti-inflammatory action.

SUGAR FATTY ACID ESTERS

  • Almond Soothing Body Cream
  • Hydrating Cream Mask
  • Ice Plant Body Care Lotion
  • Ice Plant Hand Cream
  • Lavender Sandalwood Calming Body Cream
  • Liquid Eyeliner 01&02
  • Moor Lavender Calming Body Oil
  • Potentilla Soothing Cream
  • Regenerating Body Cream
  • Regenerating Day Cream
  • Regenerating Day Cream Complexion
  • Regenerating Eye Cream
  • Regenerating Hand Cream
  • Regenerating Serum
  • Rose Day Cream
  • Sage Mint Deodorant
  • Tinted Day Cream
Sucrose Stearate, Sucrose Distearate, Sucrose Polystearate, Sucrose Laurate, Sorbitan Olivate Sugars and fatty acids of coconut oil are connected to skin-friendly emulsifying compounds.

SUGAR TENSIDES

  • Hayflower Cardamom Cleansing Lotion
  • Lavender Sandalwood Calming Body Wash
  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalizing Body Wash
  • Moor Lavender Calming Bath Essence
  • Rose Nurturing Bath Essence
  • Rose Nurturing Body Wash
  • Shower Cream
  • Stone Pine Seasalt Cleansing Gel
Coco-Glucoside, Decyl Glucoside Sugar tensides are mild surfactant substances made of sugars and plant fats which make it possible for natural cosmetics to do without conventional tensides such as sodium lauryl sulfate. They are biodegradable.

SUNFLOWER Extract

  • Renewing Night Conditioner
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Extract An extract of the erect, radiant sunflower enhances the skin’s lipid/moisture balance. We manufacture this extract ourselves, using a special rhythmic process.

SUNFLOWER OIL

  • Almond Soothing Body Cream
  • Birch Arnica Energising Body Oil
  • Blackthorn Toning Body Oil
  • Blush Duo 04 (Look 2019/2)
  • Clarifying Day Oil
  • Cleansing Cream
  • Coverstick 01-02
  • Eye Definer 00-06
  • Eye Definer 08 (Look 2019/2)
  • Eye Make-up Remover
  • Eyeshadowpalette Duo 01 (Look 2019/2)
  • Hayflower Cardamom Cleansing Lotion
  • Hydrating Cream Mask
  • Ice Plant Hand Cream
  • Lavender Sandalwood Calming Body Cream
  • Lavender Sandalwood Calming Body Wash
  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalising Bath Essence
  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalising Body Milk
  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalising Body Oil
  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalizing Body Wash
  • Lip Balm
  • Lip Line Definer 00
  • Lip Liner 01-05
  • Lipstick 20 (Look 2019/2)
  • Melissa Day Cream
  • Regenerating Body Cream
  • Regenerating Eye Cream
  • Regenerating Neck and Décolleté Cream
  • Revitalising Day Cream
  • Rose Day Cream Light
  • Rose Nurturing Body Oil
  • Rose Nurturing Body Wash
  • Shower Cream
  • Soothing Mask
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil

SWISS STONE PINE OIL essential oil

  • Stone Pine Seasalt Cleansing Gel
Pinus Cembra Leaf/Twig Oil Swiss stone pine essential oil has a resinous and green scent.