Dr. Hauschka Skin Care

Ingredient Glossary

Please select a letter to obtain information about specific ingredients.

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

Zea Mays (Corn) Starch

Corn Starch
  • Clarifying Clay Mask
Corn starch (tested and certified Non-GMO) enhances the cleansing action of loess in Clarifying Clay Mask.

Zinc Oxide (CI 77947)

Zinc Oxide
  • Concealers
  • Coversticks
  • Light Reflecting Concealer 00
  • Melissa Day Cream
  • Hydrating Foot Cream
Zinc oxide is a white mineral pigment with skin soothing properties. It is also used to provide opaque coverage in natural cosmetics. This natural mineral is BDIH and NATRUE-approved.

Zinc Ricinoleate

Zinc Ricinoleate
  • Rose Deodorant
Zinc ricinoleate is a unique deodorizer. This natural complex actually grabs aromatic compounds and "extinguishes" smells before they become noticeable. Its soothing qualities also make it perfect for delicate underarm skin, keeping odor at bay without impeding natural skin functions.

Zinc Stearate

Zinc Stearate
  • Tinted Day Cream
  • Hydrating Cream Mask
Zinc compounds are very common in the earth's crust. Zinc is one of the micronutrients and is essential for the body. Zinc stearate helps to stabilize emulsions.

Zinc Sulfate

Zinc Sulfate
  • Rose Day Cream
  • Tinted Day Cream
Zinc is known as an essential trace element to the human body. Zinc sulfate stabilized emulsions.