Dr. Hauschka
Dr.Hauschka
Dr.Hauschka

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

MACADAMIA NUT OIL

  • Almond Soothing Body Cream
  • Concealer 01, 02, 03
  • Daily Hydrating Eye Cream
  • Foundation 01-05
  • Lavender Sandalwood Calming Body Cream
  • Nourishing Hair Conditioner
  • Regenerating Eye Cream
  • Regenerating Neck and Décolleté Cream
  • Soothing Mask
Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil The macadamia nut is also known as the ‘queen of nuts’. Its oil resembles important components of human skin oil and prevents skin ageing.

MADONNA LILY Extract

  • Regenerating Intensive Treatment
  • Renewing Night Conditioner
Lilium Candidum Bulb Extract The moisture-giving and mucilage-rich bulbs of the Madonna lily help to preserve the skin’s moisture. The plant is also able to dissolve callus and hardening of the connective tissue. The Madonna lily extracts in Dr.Hauschka Skin Care products are prepared using our own special rhythmic process.

MAGNESIUM STEARATE

  • Bronzing Powder
  • Eyeshadow Solo 01-09
  • Eyeshadowpalette 01 (Eyeshadows 01-04)
  • Eyeshadowpalette 02 (Look 2016/2, Colour 1-4)
  • Matte and Shimmer Blush Trio (Look 2016/2)
  • Rouge Powder 02-04
  • Translucent Face Powder compact
Magnesium Stearate Magnesium stearate is a compound of magnesium and plant stearic acid. It gives powders a smooth consistency and improves their covering properties.

MAIZE STARCH (Corn Starch)

  • Clarifying Clay Mask
Zea Mays (Corn) Starch Maize starch (GM free) enhances the cleansing action of medicinal clay.

MALACHITE

  • Sensitive Care Conditioner
Malachite Malachite is a natural, copper-containing, semiprecious stone. Copper is a trace element which is important for warmth regulation and stimulates various anabolic processes of the skin.

MALTODEXTRIN

  • Eyeliner liquid brown
  • Eyeshadow palette 01 (Eyeshadow 02)
  • Eyeshadowpalette 02 (Look 2016/2, Colour 4)
  • Kajal Eyeliner Duo (Look 2016/2) berry
  • Lip Gloss 06 (Look 2016/2)
  • Lipstick 03, 15
  • Lipstick Novum 12
  • Mascara brown
  • Rouge Powder 04
  • Volume Mascara 03
Maltodextrin Maltodextrin is a carbohydrate obtained from starch (GM free). It improves the spreadability of natural pigments.

MANGO BUTTER

  • Daily Hydrating Eye Cream
  • Firming Mask
  • Ice Plant Body Care Lotion
  • Ice Plant Face Cream
  • Intensive Ice Plant Cream
  • Lip Gloss 01, 04
  • Lip Gloss 06 (Look 2016/2)
Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter Skin-nurturing mango butter is obtained from the kernels of the mango fruit. It makes even stressed, rough skin soft and supple and prevents it from drying out.

MANUKA OIL

  • Coverstick 01-03
Leptospermum Scoparium Branch/Leaf Oil Manuka oil is the pungent-smelling essential oil distilled from the leaves of the manuka bush. In its native New Zealand manuka oil has been valued by the Maoris for centuries because of its antibacterial and antifungal properties and is used for the care of blemished skin. Its benefits are finding increasing recognition in Europe, too.

MARSHMALLOW Leaves, Extract

  • Almond Soothing Body Cream
  • Daily Hydrating Eye Cream
  • Nourishing Hair Conditioner
  • Quince Day Cream
  • Regenerating Body Cream
  • Regenerating Intensive Treatment
  • Regenerating Neck and Décolleté Cream
  • Renewing Night Conditioner
  • Sage Mouthwash
  • Soothing Intensive Treatment
Althaea Officinalis Leaf Extract Even in antiquity the hairy leaves and the roots of the marsh mallow plant were valued for their high mucilage content. This forms a protective layer on broken or inflamed skin, soothing it, giving it moisture and making it soft and supple. The marsh mallow extracts in Dr.Hauschka Skin Care products are prepared using our own special rhythmic processes.

MARSHMALLOW Root, Extract

  • Firming Mask
  • Hydrating Hand Cream
  • Regenerating Day Cream
  • Rose Day Cream
  • Rose Day Cream Light
Althaea Officinalis Root Extract The sweet known as marshmallow was once made from marsh mallow root extract. The root of the marsh mallow is particularly rich in mucilage which forms a protective layer on broken or inflamed areas of skin. It soothes the skin, gives it moisture and makes it soft and supple. The marsh mallow root extract we use is always freshly prepared.

MARULA OIL

  • Kajal Eyeliner 01, 02, 04, 05, 09
  • Kajal Eyeliner Duo 01
  • Kajal Eyeliner Duo (Look 2016/2) berry black
Sclerocarya Birrea Seed Oil From the seeds of the elephant tree derives a very nourishing oil.

MASTIX

  • Fortifying Mint Toothpaste
  • Sensitive Saltwater Toothpaste
Pistacia Lentiscus (Mastic) Gum Mastic is the natural dried resin of the evergreen, highly branched mastic bush (Pistacia lentiscus) which grows to a height of three to six metres. Mastic resin has antiseptic properties. It has been used in dental care for centuries. Its constituents help fight bad breath and inflammation of the mouth and gums.

MEDICINAL CLAY

  • Clarifying Clay Mask
Loess Pure natural loess is a very fine mineral clay which is also known as medicinal clay. It is produced from rocks carried by glaciers in the ice age. Friction, crushing and weathering transformed this rock into fine particles. They are dried, ground and sieved. The deep-cleansing, clarifying action of the medicinal clay gently clears blackheads and softens callus.

MICA

  • Bronzing Powder
  • Concealer 01, 02, 03
  • Eyeshadow Solo 01-09
  • Eyeshadowpalette 01 (Eyeshadows 01-04)
  • Eyeshadowpalette 02 (Look 2016/2, Colour 1-4)
  • Firming Mask
  • Foundation 01-05
  • Illuminating Powder (Look 2016/2)
  • Kajal Eyeliner 01, 02, 04, 05, 09
  • Kajal Eyeliner Duo 01
  • Kajal Eyeliner Duo (Look 2016/2) berry black
  • Lip Gloss 01, 04
  • Lip Gloss 06 (Look 2016/2)
  • Lipliner 03, 06
  • Lipstick 01, 03, 07, 09, 13, 15
  • Lipstick Novum 04, 09, 10, 12
  • Matte and Shimmer Blush Trio (Look 2016/2)
  • Renewing Night Conditioner
  • Rouge Powder 02-04
  • Translucent Face Powder compact
  • Translucent Face Powder loose
  • Volume Mascara 03-04
Mica Mica is a silvery silicate mineral. It is used as a powder base or together with mineral dyes as a colorant.

MILK PROTEIN hydrolysed

  • Nourishing Hair Conditioner
Hydrolyzed Milk Protein Using a special fractionating process milk is broken down into its protein components. The resulting 'hydrolysed milk protein' surrounds each hair with a light, protective film and prevents the hair from drying out.

MILK SUGAR

  • Clarifying Intensive Treatment (age 25+)
  • Clarifying Intensive Treatment (up to age 25)
  • Hydrating Foot Cream
  • Hydrating Hand Cream
  • Intensive Treatment for Menopausal Skin
  • Regenerating Intensive Treatment
  • Renewing Night Conditioner
  • Sensitive Care Conditioner
  • Tinted Day Cream
Lactose Lactose is natural milk sugar obtained from whey. It helps the skin preserve moisture.

MINT OIL (SPEARMINT) Essential oil

  • Sage Mint Deodorant
Mentha Viridis (Spearmint) Leaf Oil The essential oil has a refreshing but at the same time sweet-herbaceous scent and has antioxidative and antimicrrobial properties. In aromatherapy, essential oil is recommended for stomach and digestion problems and colds.

MISTLETOE Extract

  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalising Body Oil
Viscum Album (Mistletoe) Extract Mistletoe grows as an evergreen ball on various trees. It builds up substance itself through photosynthesis but also uses the water-carrying channels concealed beneath the bark of its host tree. It produces yellow flowers in summer and white berries in winter. People have recognized it as a special plant for centuries. Its uses are correspondingly diverse. The mistletoe extracts in Dr.Hauschka Skin Care products are prepared using our own special processes.

MOOR EXTRACT

  • Moor Lavender Calming Body Oil
  • Moor Lavender Calming Bath Essence
  • Sensitive Saltwater Toothpaste
Peat Moss Extract This extract of bog peat has preserving properties. It also forms a protective layer around the body which shields it from external influences. We manufacture this extract ourselves, using a special rhythmic process.

MULLEIN Extract

  • Soothing Mask
Verbascum Thapsus Extract In its second year the strong root of the mullein produces a metre-high erect stem which bears many yellow flowers. It is a centred plant, the extract of which binds radicals and helps prevent the visible processes of ageing.

MUSTARD OIL Fatty Oil

  • Birch Arnica Energising Body Oil
Brassica Alba Seed Extract Mechanical pressing of the seeds of the black mustard plant yields a greasy oil which stimulates blood flow.

MYRRHE Extract

  • Sage Mouthwash
Commiphora Myrrha Extract The natural resin of the myrrh bush has astringent and anti-inflammatory properties. In combination with rhatany and tormentil it strengthens and firms the gums.