The vast majority of ingredients in our line of 100% natural skin care products are grown biodynamically, organically or ethically wild-harvested.

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Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499)

Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499)Derived from iron ore, iron oxides are the most important mineral pigments in natural decorative cosmetics. They occur in various shades, from yellow to red-brown to black. Three varieties of iron oxides, European Color Index numbers: 77491, 77492, and 77499, are used in Dr.Hauschka products.
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Kalanchoe Daigremontiana Leaf Extract

Kalanchoe Daigremontiana Leaf ExtractKalanchoe is a succulent plant with astringent and skin soothing properties. Large volumes of water are stored in the leaves and stem of this plant, while its waxy coating prevents the liquid from evaporating. It has a revitalizing and protective quality that softens, soothes and hydrates the skin.
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Kaolin

KaolinA white clay also known as China clay or porcelain clay. Helps bind emulsions and serves as a binder and base.
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Lactic Acid

Lactic acid is a component of the acid-mantle, the protective moisture-regulating system of the human skin. It is also found in fruit and we use a naturally occurring acid obtained from the fermentation of plant substances (not a milk source). Lactic acid has moisture-regulating and pH-stabilizing properties.
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Lactose

LactoseLactose is natural milk sugar obtained from whey. It helps the skin preserve moisture.
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Lanolin

Sheep protect themselves and their wool with the aid of natural wool fat, also known as lanolin or wool wax. Lanolin has moisture-preserving, replenishing and emulsifying properties. It is a natural substance very close in composition to our own sebum (oil). Though animal derived, it is humanely obtained.
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Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Water

Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower WaterDistillation of fresh lavender flowers creates a fragrant, soothing and calming lavender floral water.
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Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil

Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) OilThe pleasant fragrance of lavender essential oil has a balancing, soothing and relaxing effect. In aromatherapy, lavender essential oil is used to soothe and fortify skin and calm the mind.
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Lecithin

LecithinLecithin from soy beans (tested and certified Non-GMO) bind the oil and water components in creams, acting as a natural emulsifier. It has a smoothing and moisturizing effect on the skin. Lecithin is a component of all of the body's cell membranes, helping to form and stabilize them. Our Lecithin is derived from tested and certified non-GMO soy beans.
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Leptospermun Scoparium Branch/Leaf Oil

Leptospermun Scoparium Branch/Leaf OilManuka oil is the pungent-smelling essential oil distilled from the leaves of the manuka tree (bush). Manuca trees are native to New Zealand and belong to the myrtle family (Myrtaceae). Manuka oil has been valued by the Maoris for centuries and is used for the care of blemished skin. Its benefits are finding increasing recognition in Europe, too. Often called “tea tree” it is not botanically related to tea tree oil (Australian Melaleuca species), though has similar properties.
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Lilium Candidum Bulb Extract

Lilium Candidum Bulb ExtractWe use a rhythmitised dilution of white, or Madonna lily. The moisture- and mucilage-rich bulb of the white lily help the skin to maintain flexibility, support the normal process of exfoliation, as well as to hydrate the skin.
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Limonene

A naturally occurring essential oil compound that is part of the pure essential oil blend that makes up the scent of a formulation. Limonene is a natural component of essential oils such as those in the citrus family.
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Linalool

A naturally occurring essential oil compound that is part of the pure essential oil blend that makes up the scent of a formulation. Linalool is a natural component of essential oils such as lavender, rose wood, coriander and ho-tree.
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Lithospermum Officinale Root Extract

A root extract of European stoneseed or gromwell, a plant common in Chinese medicine used for its soothing and skin-nurturing properties. It protects the skin and has soothing action.
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Loess

LoessPure natural loess is a very fine mineral clay which is also known as ”Heilerde”. It is produced from rocks carried by glaciers in the ice age. Friction, crushing and weathering transformed this rock into fine particles in clay deposits. They are dried, ground and sieved. The deep-cleansing, clarifying action of this special clay gently clears blackheads and softens callus.
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Lysolecithin

LysolecithinLysolecithin is lecithin from soy beans (tested and certified Non-GMO) that has been broken down by enzymes. Lecithin bind the oil and water components in creams, acting as a natural emulsifier. Has a smoothing and moisturizing effect on the skin. Lecithin is a component of all of the body's cell membranes, helping to form and stabilize them. Our lecithin is derived from tested and certified non-GMO soy beans.
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Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil

Macadamia Ternifolia Seed OilA rich, non-greasy, replenishing oil pressed from the macadamia nut. Also known as “Queen of Nuts macadamia nut oil spreads easily on the skin and provides softness and protection.
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Magnesium Stearate

Magnesium StearateA mixture of magnesium salts and plant fatty acids, mainly stearic and palmitic acid derived from plant oils. Often used for the production of tablets, magnesium stearate is used in Dr.Hauschka pressed powders as a binder. It provides smooth, even coverage and adhesive qualities for pressed powders.
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Malachite

MalachiteA rhythmitised dilution of this green, copper-containing mineral, helps draw heat and redness from the skin.
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Malpighia Punicifolia (Acerola) Fruit Extract

Malpighia Punicifolia (Acerola) Fruit ExtractAcerola, also known as the West Indian cherry, is a native of the Mexican Yucatan peninsula. Its red, cherry-like fruits are rich in Vitamin C. Extracts of acerola are used for their antioxidant, skin-protecting and fortifying properties.