Dr. Hauschka Skin Care
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Ingredient Glossary

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In case of conflicting information between an ingredient listing on packaging and the table below, the formulations stated on the packaging take precedence.

Ingredient English Name Contained in Description

Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate

Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate
  • Blush Duo 03
  • Eyeshadow 01-04
  • Lip Gloss 06
  • Sheer Lipstick 01, 02 & 06
Mineral pigment consisting essentially of calcium, silica and aluminum and boron oxides. It provides a glittery effect in Decorative Cosmetics.

Calcium Carbonate

Calcium Carbonate
  • Sensitive Saltwater Toothpaste
The soft cleansing agent in toothpastes is also familiar as chalk.

Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract

Calendula
  • Clarifying Day Oil
  • Clarifying Toner
  • Cleansing Cream
  • Concealers
  • Coversticks
  • Daily Hydrating Eye Cream
  • Eye Balm
  • Labimint Acute Lip Care
  • Light Reflecting Concealer 00
  • Lip Balm
  • Revitalizing Hair and Scalp Tonic
  • Revitalizing Day Cream
  • Sage Mouthwash
An important herb, calendula is high in carotenes, flavonoids, mucilage, saponins, tannins and essential oils. The sun-like pot marigold has soothing, astringent, and regenerating properties.

Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract

Black Tea
  • Eye Revive
  • Eye Definers
  • Bronzing Powder
  • Brow & Lash Gel 00
  • Colour Correcting Powder 00
  • Liquid Eyeliners
  • Loose Powder 00
  • Eye & Brow Palette 01
  • Eyeshadows
  • Eyeshadow Trios
  • Lip Line Definer 00
  • Lip Liners
  • Defining Mascaras
  • Blush Duos
  • Compact Powders
  • Volume Mascaras
An extract of black tea is rich in antioxidants and tannins with toning, skin-soothing, and fortifying properties.

Canola Oil

Canola Oil
  • Eye Definers
  • Lip Liners
  • Lip Line Definer 00
Canola oil is a vegetable oil with many skin caring unsaturated fatty acids. It is especially recommended for dry and scaly skin.

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
  • Eyeshadows
  • Blush Duos
  • Colour Correcting Power 00
  • Compact Powders
  • Eyeshadow Trios
  • Eye Definers
  • Lip Line Definer 00
  • Eye & Brow Palette 01
  • Foundations
  • Lip Liners
A fatty mixture of glycerides and fatty acids from plant oils. It has smoothing and replenishing properties and is used as an emulsifier, dispersing agent and carrier for active ingredients. Preserves and promotes smooth application in Dr. Hauschka Eyeliners and Lipliners.

Carmine (CI 75470)

Carmine
  • Liquid Eyeliner 02
  • Colour Correcting Power 00
  • Eye Definer 03 & 06
  • Eye & Brow Palette 01
  • Eyeshadow 03
  • EyeshadowTrio 02-04
  • Lip Glosses
  • Lip Liners
  • Lipsticks
  • Sheer Lipsticks
  • Defining Mascara 02
  • Blush Duos
  • Volume Mascara 02 & 03
A natural colorant that comes from the wings of the cactus louse beetle. Carmine is one of the only stable natural pigments that provide a bright red color.

Cetearyl Alcohol

Cetearyl Alcohol
  • Liquid Eyeliners
  • Acute Care Potentilla
  • Concealers
  • Ice Plant Face Cream
  • Intensive Ice Plant Cream
  • Labimint Acute Lip Care
  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalising Body Milk
  • Light Reflecting Concealer 00
  • Foundations
  • Hydrating Hand Cream
  • Defining Mascaras
  • Melissa Day Cream
  • Quince Day Cream
  • Revitalizing Mask
  • Rose Deodorant
  • Rose Nurturing Body Cream
  • Rose Day Cream Light
  • Soothing Cleansing Milk
  • Soothing Mask
  • Hydrating Foot Cream
  • Translucent Bronzing Tint
  • Volume Mascaras
A fatty alcohol derived from plant oils which has a firm, white, wax-like appearance with emulsifying properties. Helps bind the components of creams, hydrate the skin and make it soft and supple.

Cetyl Alcohol

Cetyl Alcohol
  • Regenerating Eye Cream
  • Lavender Sandalwood Calming Body Cream
  • Lip Care Stick
  • Lip Glosses
A fatty alcohol derived from plant oils which has a firm, white, wax-like appearance with emulsifying properties. Helps bind the components of creams, hydrate the skin and make it soft and supple.

Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract

Chamomile
  • Cleansing Cream
  • Eye Revive
  • Strengthening Hair Treatment
  • Neem Nail and Cuticle Oil
  • Neem Nail and Cuticle Pen
  • Revitalizing Mask
  • Sensitive Care Conditioner
  • Soothing Mask
Many people are familiar with matricaria, also known as German chamomile, as a traditional herbal tea. It is of particular benefit to delicate and sensitive skin because of its skin-soothing properties.

Chlorophyllin-Copper Complex (CI 75810)

Chlorophyll
  • Revitalizing Mask
  • Fortifying Mint Toothpaste
  • Spruce Warming Bath Essence
  • Translucent Bronzing Tint
The green color in plants is due to the compound chlorophyll. When combined with copper is used in cosmetics as a natural green pigment. The chlorophyll is extracted from the leaves of the stinging nettle plant.

Chondrus Crispus (Carrageenan) Extract

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

Cichorium Intybus (Chicory) Extract

Chicory
  • Clarifying Intensive Treatment (age 25+)
  • Soothing Intensive Treatment
Rhythmitised dilution of chicory stabilizes and cleanses the skin.

Cimicifuga Racemosa Root Extract

Black Cohosh
  • Intensive Treatment for Menopausal Skin
Black cohosh, also known as Fairy Candle, belongs to the Buttercup family. In flower, the shrub can grow to a height of 5-6 1/2 feet. Its rhizomes survive the winter, and it is these life-bearing rootstocks that are processed. They are much appreciated particularly during the changes surrounding menopause. Rhythmitised dilution of black cohosh has a naturally harmonizing effect on hormonal skin changes that occur during menopause, such as irregular pigmentation.

Cinnamal

Cinnamal
  • Component of Natural Essential Oils in Dr. Hauschka Skin Care
A naturally occurring essential oil compound that is part of the pure essential oil blend that makes up the scent of formulations. Cinnamal has calming and sedating properties and is naturally occurring in pure essential oils such as cassia and cinnamon bark..

Cinnamyl Alcohol

Cinnamyl Alcohol
  • Component of Natural Essential Oils in Dr. Hauschka Skin Care
Cinnamyl alcohol is a declarable fragrance which occurs in cinnamon, for example. In Dr. Hauschka Skin Care cinnamyl alcohol is never added as an isolated substance. Where present it is always as a component of natural essential oils.

Citral

Citral
  • Component of Natural Essential Oils in Dr. Hauschka Skin Care
A naturally occurring essential oil compound that is part of the pure essential oil blend that makes up the scent of a formulation. Citral has calming and sedating properties and is naturally occurring in pure essential oils such as lemon, cubeb, lemon grass, lemon balm and lemon verbena.

Citric Acid

Citric Acid
  • Almond Soothing Body Wash
  • Concealers
  • Fortifying Mint Toothpaste
  • Lavender Sandalwood Calming Body Wash
  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalizing Body Wash
  • Light Reflecting Concealer 00
  • Rose Nurturing Body Wash
  • Sage Mint Deodorant
Citric acid enhances the antioxidant properties of other plant ingredients and is used to optimize the pH of a formulation. Citric acid is one of the most widely used acids in the cosmetic and food industries.

Citronellol

Citronellol
  • Component of Natural Essential Oils in Dr. Hauschka Skin Care
A naturally occurring essential oil compound that is part of the pure essential oil blend that makes up the scent of a formulation. Citronellol has calming and sedating properties and is naturally occurring in pure essential oils such as rose and geranium.

Citrus Aurantium Amara (Bitter Orange) Flower Water

Orange Flower Water
  • Almond Soothing Body Cream
The fragrant and refreshing orange-flower water is produced during the distillation of neroli essential oil derived fresh bitter orange flower buds.

Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Oil

Orange Essential Oil
Orange peel is cold pressed to obtain essential oil of orange. The oil has a naturally fruity fragrance. In aromatherapy essential oil of orange is valued for its invigorating, relaxing and lightening abilities as well as its antibacterial action and its capacity to protect the skin, stimulate skin metabolism and stabilize connective tissue.

Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil

Grapefruit Essential Oil
  • Sensitive Saltwater Toothpaste
The natural essential oil of the grapefruit rounds off fragrance compositions with a fresh, fruity note. In aromatherapy it is valued for its powerful mood-lightening properties.

Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Extract

Lemon
  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalizing Body Oil
  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalizing Bath Essence
Lemons exhibit all parts of the flowering and fruiting process simultaneously — bud, flower and fruit. This growth pattern provides a picture of proper fluid balance and structure for the skin The leathery skin of the lemon protects its juicy interior, holding the moisture together and preventing it from flowing away. In skin care, this formative power demonstrates lemon’s ability to firm skin prone to cellulite and support the skin’s resiliency.

Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil

Lemon Essential Oil
  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalizing Body Milk
  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalizing Bath Essence
  • Sensitive Saltwater Toothpaste
  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalizing Body Wash
  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalizing Body Oil
Lemons exhibit all parts of the flowering and fruiting process simultaneously — bud, flower and fruit. This growth pattern provides a picture of proper fluid balance and structure for the skin The leathery skin of the lemon protects its juicy interior, holding the moisture together and preventing it from flowing away. In skin care, this formative power demonstrates lemon’s ability to firm skin prone to cellulite and support the skin’s resiliency.

Coco-Glucoside

Coco-Glucoside
  • Almond Soothing Body Wash
  • Lavender Sandalwood Calming Body Wash
  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalizing Body Wash
  • Melissa Day Cream
  • Moor Lavender Calming Bath Essence
  • Rose Nurturing Bath Essence
  • Rose Nurturing Body Wash
  • Lavender Sandalwood Calming Body Wash
  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalizing Body Wash
  • Rose Nurturing Body Wash
"Sugar" surfactants, detergents and emulsifiers made with plants oils and sugars, providing foaming and cleansing properties. One of the mildest cleansers, derived from natural and renewable sources, biodegradable, non-toxic, residue free and well-tolerated by even the most sensitive skin. Approved by both BDIH and NATRUE.

Coco-Glucoside

Coco-Glucoside
  • Almond Soothing Body Wash
  • Lavender Sandalwood Calming Body Wash
  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalizing Body Wash
  • Melissa Day Cream
  • Rose Deodorant
  • Moor Lavender Calming Bath Essence
  • Rose Nurturing Bath Essence
  • Rose Nurturing Body Wash
"Sugar" surfactants, detergents and emulsifiers made with plants oils and sugars, providing foaming and cleansing properties. One of the mildest cleansers, derived from natural and renewable sources; biodegradable, non-toxic, residue free and well-tolerated by even the most sensitive skins. Approved by both BDIH and NATRUE.

Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil

Coconut Oil
  • Foundations
  • Concealers
  • Light Reflecting Concealer 00
  • Melissa Day Cream
  • Regenerating Hand Cream
  • Regenerating Neck and Décolleté Cream
  • Soothing Mask
Coconut oil is a pure, natural product obtained from the fruits of the coconut palm. Consisting primarily of saturated fatty acids, it is markedly unique among plant oils, demonstrating great stability against oxidation. It is a pleasant-smelling oil that is often used in cosmetic and hair care products.

Commiphora Myrrha Extract

Myrrh
  • Sage Mouthwash
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.

Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax

Carnauba Wax
  • Coversticks
  • Eye Definers
  • Lip Care Stick
  • Lip Liners
  • Lip Line Definer 00
  • Lipsticks
  • Sheer Lipsticks
  • Rose Day Cream
This wax is obtained from the leaves of the carnauba palm which is native to Brazil. Carnauba wax is one of the hardest natural waxes. It gives the skin protection against environmental extremes and helps to make lipsticks less vulnerable to changes in temperature.

Coumarin

Coumarin
  • Component of Natural Essential Oils in Dr. Hauschka Skin Care
A naturally occurring essential oil compound that is part of the pure essential oil blend that makes up the scent of a formulation. Coumarin is best known for its fragrance, described as a vanilla-like odor or the aroma of freshly mowed hay. It also occurs in food plants such as strawberries, apricots, cherries and cinnamon.

Crataegus Monogyna Extract

Hawthorn
  • Regenerating Intensive Treatment
Rhythmitised dilution of hawthorn leaves and fruit. Hawthorn is a small tree belonging to the rose family and has a fortifying effect on the skin, supporting skin’s vitality and processes of renewal.

Cyamopsis Tetragonoloba (Guar) Gum

Guar Gum
  • Regenerating Serum
Guar gum powder is a powder made from the seeds of the Indian tree Cyamopsis tetragonoloba (guar bean). It stabilizes the viscosity of emulsions.

Cymbopogon Citratus (Lemongrass) Extract

Lemongrass
  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalizing Body Milk
  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalizing Body Oil
  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalizing Bath Essence
Lemongrass fortifies and firms skin prone to cellulite.

Cymbopogon Flexuosus Oil

Lemongrass Essential Oil
  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalizing Body Wash
Lemongrass fortifies and firms skin prone to cellulite.