Dr. Hauschka Skin Care

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

Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Root Extract

  • Clarifying Day Oil
  • Bronzing Powder
  • Concealers
  • Coversticks
  • Eye Balm
  • Foundations
  • Hydrating Hand Cream
  • Ice Plant Body Care Lotion
  • Intensive Ice Plant Cream
  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalizing Body Milk
  • Light Reflecting Concealer 00
  • Lip Balm
  • Lip Care Stick
  • Lipsticks
  • Sheer Lipsticks
  • Melissa Day Cream
  • Quince Hydrating Body Milk
  • Quince Day Cream
  • Revitalizing Day Cream
  • Revitalizing Mask
From the wild carrot also known as Queen Anne's lace, we obtain an oily extract which is rich in carotenoids and other flavonoids. This extract cares for the skin and makes it soft and supple. It gives cosmetic products a natural yellow color.

Decyl Glucoside

Decyl Glucoside
  • Almond Soothing 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.

Diatomaceous Earth (Solum Diatomeae)

Diatomaceous Earth
  • Silk Body Powder
  • Bronzing Powder
  • Colour Correcting Powder 00
  • Eye Definers
  • Eye & Brow Palette 01
  • Eyeshadows
  • Eyeshadow Trios
  • Fortifying Mint Toothpaste
  • Sensitive Saltwater Toothpaste
  • Lip Line Definer 00
  • Lip Liners
  • Blush Duos
  • Tinted Day Cream
  • Compact Powders
  • Loose Powder 00
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 silica, a component of hair and skin. Diatomaceous earth is also used as a cleansing agent in toothpastes.

Disodium Cocoyl Glutamate

Disodium Cocoyl Glutamate
  • Almond Soothing Body Wash
  • Lavender Sandalwood Calming Body Wash
  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalizing Body Wash
  • Rose Nurturing Body Wash
A surfactant made with plant fatty acids and glutamic acid, an amino acid from various vegetables. It has been proven mild and gentle to the skin in dermatological tests and is approved for use by both BDIH and NATRUE.