6 Organic Beauty Rules

Dr. Hauschka is a pioneer in the organic beauty world, promoting health, wellness and vitality alongside highly effective skin care solutions since 1967.

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Look for certification

It’s important for consumers to understand that buying NATRUE and/or BDIH certified products means you are buying truly authentic organic products. There’s no labelling laws around the use of ‘natural’ and ‘organic’ so certification is a must. Every one of our products goes through a formulation audit every second year. 

Your skin is your largest organ

Your skin can absorb much of what’s applied to it. We know how important it is to eat fresh, nutritious, high quality food – it’s the same for our skin. The higher quality the ingredients, the healthier your skin. Dr. Hauschka only uses whole ingredients, ingredients are not in isolated form, they’re full of antioxidants, vitamins and phytonutrients that our skin understands for healthy and radiant skin.

You know what you’re getting with natural ingredients

There’s a big difference between natural and organic skin care and make-up and conventional skin care and make-up. We use plant oils instead of petroleum, natures colours instead of artificial synthetic chemical dyes, rhythmic processing and natural antioxidants to preserve instead of synthetic chemical preservatives and our subtle product aromas come from natural and organic essential oils not synthetic chemical fragrances.

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Beauty and wellbeing are inextricably linked

Elisabeth Sigmund, co-founder of Dr. Hauschka said “We’ve always approached beauty from the inside because beauty is about being healthy; energy, vitality, a balanced mind and body. If your cells are healthy they can regenerate and stay healthy longer, leading to radiant skin and an energy that can’t be hidden – the kind of glow that people comment on.”

Organic, biodynamic and wild harvested ingredients are high in vitality, it’s this vitality we wish to pass onto your skin through the quality of our ingredients and our unique rhythmic processing.

Read your labels

The best advice is to read and understand your labels. Stay away from petrolatum, mineral oils (they’re occlusive to the skin) parabens, PEGs, phthalates and silicone.

We’re always happy to explain any ingredients in our products > feedback@drhauschka.com.au

It’s not just about your face

Your face is a relatively small area of skin, so also be very aware of products you’re applying to your body. Dr. Hauschka’s Body Oils and Body Moisturisers are nourishing for your skin and also provide aromatic benefits as well. Choose for your mood!

Hand harvested Echinacea in our biodynamic medicinal plant gardens
Hand harvested Echinacea in our biodynamic medicinal plant gardens

Elisabeth Sigmund discovery quote: 

“For me personally, in addition to the discovery of so many medicinal plants that affected the skin, there were two major things. Firstly, I discovered that skin care made purely from natural ingredients can do a great deal more for the skin than a conventional skin care made from chemical/synthetic substances.

The second key discovery for my treatment concept was that the skin regenerates more effectively at night if you do not use a night cream. It is far better to treat your skin with an aqueous solution containing medicinal plants that stimulate your skin’s natural activity. I am delighted to see that these discoveries still form the basis of Dr. Hauschka Skin Care.”

~ Elisabeth Sigmund, co-founder Dr. Hauschka Skin Care

Our biodynamic medicinal plant gardens
Our biodynamic medicinal plant gardens

Since 1967 Dr. Hauschka has been devoted to creating skin care formulations from Nature. Our efficacy is based on our unique skin care philosophy, unique rhythmic processes and the highest quality natural ingredients with a preference for biodynamic, organic or responsibly wild harvested sources. The result: healthy, balanced, strengthened and radiant skin!

Dr. Hauschka Quality

  • Truly natural and organic cosmetics, certified to NATRUE and/or BDIH standards
  • Free from synthetic fragrances, dyes and preservatives
  • Free from mineral oils, parabens, silicone, phthalates and PEGs
  • Dermatologically tested for sensitive skin
  • We do not test on animals, we test on happy to help out human volunteers > Animal Testing Statement
  • Wherever possible, all raw materials come from controlled organic or Demeter (biodynamic) cultivation and are recovered under fair conditions

Thanks for reading our Blog. x

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