Antioxidants

Topical antioxidants – vitamins A, C & E

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Acerola Cherry
Acerola Cherry is exceptionally high in vitamin C. Extracts of acerola are used for their antioxidant, skin-protecting and fortifying properties.

Found in: Cleansing Cream, Regenerating Body Cream, Regenerating Day Cream, Regenerating Eye Cream Regenerating Neck and Décolleté Cream

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Wild Carrot
From the wild carrot (daucus carota) we obtain an oily extract which is rich in provitamin A (carotenoids). This cares for the skin and makes it soft and supple. It gives skin care products a natural yellow colour.

Found in: After Sun, Bronzing Powder, Clarifying Day Oil, Concealer 01, 02, 03, Coverstick 01-03, Eye Balm, Foundation 01-05, Hydrating Hand Cream, Lemon Lemongrass Vitalising Body Milk, Lip Balm, Lip Care Stick, Lipstick 01, 03, 04 07, 09, 13, 15, 16, Lipstick Novum 04, 09, 10, 12, Melissa Day Cream, Quince Day Cream, Quince Hydrating Body Milk, Revitalising Day Cream, Revitalising Mask

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Rose Hips
Dog rose (Rosa canina), a vigorous relative of the hybrid tea rose, bears red, vitamin C rich fruits: the rose hips. Rose hip extract strengthens and cares for the skin. Dr.Hauschka uses extracts prepared using our own special rhythmic processes.

Found in: After Sun, Lip Care Stick, Lipstick 01, 03, 04, 07, 09, 13, 15, 16, Lipstick Novum 04, 09, 10, 12, Rose Day Cream, Rose Day Cream Light, Rose Nurturing Body Cream, Sensitive Care Conditioner

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Raspberry Seed Oil
The raspberry is a relative of the rose. A fruity, fine oil with a high Vitamin E content is obtained from its seeds, which preserves the youthfulness of the skin. About 10 kilograms of these small, light seeds are needed to obtain a kilogram of this expensive seed oil.

Found in: Regenerating Day Cream

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Wheat Germ
Wheat germ produces a light, vitamin E rich oil which stimulates the skin’s restorative powers.

Found in: Clarifying Day Oil, Cleansing Cream, Hydrating Hand Cream, Lip Balm, Revitalising Mask, Strengthening Hair Treatment

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Eating your antioxidants

The three major antioxidant vitamins are beta-carotene (provitamin A), vitamin C, and vitamin E. You’ll find them in colourful fruits and vegetables, especially those with purple, blue, red, orange and yellow hues.

Beta-carotene and other carotenoids: apricots, asparagus, beetroot, broccoli, rock melon, carrots, corn, capsicum, kale, mangoes, turnip, cabbage, nectarines, peaches, pink grapefruit, pumpkin, squash, spinach, sweet potato, tangerines, tomatoes, and watermelon

Vitamin C: berries, cherries, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, rock melon, cauliflower, grapefruit, honeydew, kale, kiwi, mango, nectarine, orange, papaya, snow peas, sweet potato, strawberries, tomatoes, and red, green or yellow capsicum

Vitamin E: broccoli, carrots, cherries, silver beet, mustard and turnip greens, mangoes, nuts, papaya, pumpkin, red capsicum, spinach and sunflower seeds

These foods are also rich in antioxidants:

Prunes, apples, raisins, plums, red grapes, alfalfa sprouts, onions, eggplant and beans.

Other antioxidants that can help keep you healthy include:

Zinc: oysters, red meat, poultry, beans, nuts, seafood, whole grains, fortified cereals and dairy products

Selenium : Brazil nuts, tuna, beef, poultry, fortified breads and other grain products

Cooking tip: To get the biggest benefits of antioxidants, eat these foods raw or lightly steamed. Don’t overcook or boil them.

BTW: I’ve just discovered I can eat Brussel sprouts, chopped finely and in a coleslaw with apple and carrot, who knew! I’ve never been able to stomach them cooked.

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Plant Profile: Anthyllis

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Scientific Name: Anthyllis vulneraria L.
Family: Pea family (Leguminosae/Fabaceae)
AKA: Woundwort, Kidney Vetch

Habitat
Anthyllis is a native of Southern Europe but is now found throughout the whole of Europe, Western Asia, North Africa and America.

Constituents
Small amounts of saponins and tannins, xanthophyll, organic pigments.

Description
From the distance you think you are looking at a sea of yellowish-orange flowerheads hovering over richly green pinnate leaf rosettes. A closer look reveals that the flowers are actually yellow and turn orange-brown as they fade. Anthyllis can reach a height of 15 to 35 cm (6 to 14 inches). The stems are frequently prostrate but also often raise themselves upwards presenting to the onlooker the dense clusters of yellow papillonaceous flowers which can be seen from April to June. A striking feature of the plant is that all parts are softly hairy. The chalk-loving plant is found on untilled fields and clover fields, by the wayside and on sunny slopes but never where the soil is overfertilized. A special feature of Anthyllis is the marked variability of its appearance depending on the site, an expression of its pronounced adaptability.

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Uses
As the specific name vulneraria (Vulnus = wound) indicates, Anthyllis is used in traditional medicine for the treatment of wounds. It is also sometimes used in cough-relieving teas, in the treatment of frostbite and sore throat and for blood cleansing. It generally promotes the elimination processes of the body.

Interesting Facts
The scientific name of the plant is derived from its appearance and use: anthos = flower, ioulos = down and vulnus = wound together give a softly hairy flowering plant used for the treatment of wounds. The common name derives from the fact that the plant was also used for the treatment of kidney troubles.

Anthyllis probably only gained significance in Germany in the course of the 16th century and was valued in traditional medicine for the treatment of wounds.

The plant from another perspective
The vigorous upward and spreading growth of Anthyllis is the expression of its strong vegetative power. It is this power that strengthens the injured human organism. However, Anthyllis does not grow rampant but with refined culture. The power that fortifies the wound healing process is therefore not uncontrolled, but balanced and finely regulating. The plant’s polymorphism is also an expression of its regulating power.

In the same way as it adapts itself to different external circumstances, Anthyllis also helps different skin conditions to develop in the direction of a balanced, healthy skin. The balanced growth of the plant, which is at the same time an expression of the balance between building-up and breaking-down processes, is transferred to the skin, strengthening its resistance to destructive environmental influences and slowing down the ageing process. The balancing of the building-up and breaking-down processes in the stratum corneum (outermost layer of the skin) also refines the skin and makes it noticeably softer.

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The plant in our products
On account of its positive influence on the skin, Anthyllis is one of the key plants in Dr.Hauschka Skin Care and is contained in many of the face care products and make-up products. In summary, it provides a balanced combination of two important components of skin function:

A form-giving, firming and perfusion-promoting component and
a gland-strengthening component

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MiNDFOOD Magazine – NEW Night Serum

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Tender is the Night

The nocturnal activity of the skin is crucial for protection, repair and regeneration, and one new product is embracing the ethos of letting things happen naturally.

Words by Liz Hancock, MiNDFOOD Magazine

In myths and folklore, night is the time when magic happens. Fairies come out to make mischief, the Sandman sprinkles enchanted dust into the eyes of sleepers to bring them good dreams and charmed underworlds materialise to tempt princesses to dance with strangers.

In the plant kingdom, florae utilise night-time to process nutrients absorbed and created during the day and begin the activity of new growth, according to Germany’s Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology.

Night is also a time of magic for the skin. In general, the body and mind process the day’s activity – tissues grow and repair, growth hormones are released, body and mind are energised, nutrients and waste are processed.

Equally, the skin repairs and energises itself as we slumber. Cell production speeds up, metabolic waste is shed, proteins heal damage and tissues are repaired. This is why night beauty products have become an increasing focus for the industry.

But one brand takes a truly unique approach to evening care. A founding principle of German natural beauty brand Dr. Hauschka is to leave the skin free at night, so it can rest and breathe easily in order to regenerate.

Because protection against the likes of sun, wind and pollution aren’t an issue while you sleep, the company has always left the skin unburdened by oils and moisturisers, with a two-step bedtime routine that involves gentle cleansing and then toning to stimulate the skin.

“During the day, your skin can use the protection and nourishment offered by your skincare products,” explains Annette Greco, head of galenic development at Dr. Hauschka. “At night, on the other hand, your skin needs something different: support for the natural processes rather than more substances.”

Now Dr. Hauschka is launching Night Serum, a light, oil-free product with new botanical ingredients to aid skin renewal while you sleep. Dr. Hauschka Night Serum contains rose apple blossom and fruit extracts, and is said to boost the skin’s natural activity, helping it to maintain its own moisture levels, leaving it smooth, radiant and fresh.

Rich in symbolism, the apple is association with Venus, the Roman goddess of love, beauty and fertility. Apples are high in vitamins A and C, which are regenerating and repairing on the skin. A sweet dream indeed.

Plant Portrait – Apple

Apple Blossom
Apple Blossom

Apple Synonyms: cultivated apple tree
Scientific name: Malus domestica Borkh.
Family: Rosaceae (rose family)

Description

At the height of spring, apple trees are exuberantly covered in delicate apple blossom. The effect of these flowers is particularly magnificent on naturally growing trees, which tower to heights of up to 15 metres and are topped with broad crowns. As the season wears on, the pollinated blooms lose their white or pink-tinged petals, which float to the ground, covering it like a layer of fresh snow. For a full harvest, fruit only needs to develop from five percent of the tree’s blossoms. The apple tree draws on all of life and is a key source of nectar for bees. From a botanical perspective, the apple is not a fruit but an accessory fruit; it grows from the receptacle that surrounds the ovary rather than from the ovary itself. The dried structures on the base of the apple, opposite the stem, are the remains of the flower. Like with all members of the rose family, these are five-petalled. When sliced in two, the apple also reveals a five-part core, created from the five carpels that bear the ovules. From a botanical perspective, the parchment-like core chambers or skins make up the fruit, or more accurately, the aggregate fruit.

Habitat

Central or Western Asia

Constituents

Rich in vitamins, especially provitamin A and vitamins B1, B2, B6, C and E; minerals such as potassium, iron, calcium and zinc; trace elements, fibre, antioxidants, polyphenols, flavonoids and organic acids, 75% of theses substances are found in or directly beneath the apple skin.

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Uses

Polyphenols and flavonoids, both of which are found in abundance in apple skin, are anti-inflammatory, neutralise free radicals and protect against cell damage. Apples can also help prevent damage to nerve cells, lower cholesterol levels and regulate blood sugar levels. Laboratory tests have shown that oligosaccharide from apples is effective at killing cancer cells.

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Apple Harvest

Interesting facts

The scientific name ‘malus’ is derived from the Greek ‘malon’, meaning apple, although the origins of this term are still unknown. The term ‘domestica’ (from the Latin ‘domesticus’ = home, indigenous) is added to the name of fruit trees cultivated in close proximity to homes. The apple is one of the oldest cultivated plants: not only have apples been found among the burial items in the tombs of pharaohs, but apple trees seem to have been grown in Kazakhstan since 10,000 B.C. The name of the country’s largest city, Almaty, even translates as ‘apple city’. Ancient manuscripts show that in the 8th century B.C., the Babylonians planted apple trees in the medicinal plant garden of King Marduk-apla-iddina (8th to 7th century B.C.) for medicinal purposes. The Romans brought the domesticated apple to Northern Europe from Asia via Greece. In all Eurasian cultures, the apple is a symbol of love, sexuality, fertility and the nourishing value of a mother’s milk, and is associated with certain deities. For the Babylonians, this was the planetary goddess Ishtar, who embodied Venus. For the Greeks it was Aphrodite and for the Teutons, Idun, the goddess of youth and immortality. Like the Greek nymphs known as the Hesperides, Idun guarded over golden apples in her garden. These provided eternal youth and immortality. Apple trees or apples on pictures of Mary, Joseph and Jesus represent Mary’s great fertility. However, eating an apple is also associated with the bringing of knowledge and change. Adam and Eve were evicted from the Garden of Eden after taking a bite from an apple from the tree of knowledge. In ancient portrayals of the Last Judgement, those who have been absolved of all sins hold an apple in their hand as a symbol of their re-acceptance into Paradise. When Mary hands Jesus an apple in ancient paintings, Christ takes on the sins of this world. In handing him the apple, Mary gives him the strength he needs to do this. On biting a poisoned apple, Snow White falls into a deep sleep. In both this fairy tale and Mother Hulda by the Brothers Grimm, where the apple tree calls “Oh, shake me, shake me, we apples are all ripe”, the apples represent the confrontation with female sexuality. In these cases, they are once again symbols of love. But to return to the Romans… These first started carefully growing apple trees in Central Europe, passing on the art of grafting. They knew that when trees were grown from the seeds of cultivated apple trees, their apples did not have the same properties as those of the mother tree. In scientific terms, apples are not homozygous. To reproduce the best varieties, the Romans therefore grafted cuttings to strong root systems. From around 100 B.C., they passed on the knowledge of this technique to their northern provinces where they planted up to 1,000 apple varieties. The present form of the cultivated apple tree is thought to have resulted from the natural crossbreeding between the Asian wild apple (Malus sieversii) and the Oriental apple (Malus orientalis). The apples from the first crossbreeds were still small and extremely bitter. Over thousands of years, 20,000 to 25,000 apple varieties have been created through crossbreeding and selection. The German names of these reflect their many different shapes and sizes; apples can be divided into the several different species: Klapperäpfel (schlotters), Gulderlinge (gulderlings), Rosenäpfel (Rosen apples), Pfundäpfel (rambours), Renetten (reinettes), Streiflinge (stripelings), Spitzäpfel (pointlings) and Plattäpfel (flat apples). Only around 30 varieties are found in today’s shops; the others are not considered profitable. In the 1960s, the EC even encouraged apple growers in Germany to fell their trees, offering 50 pfennig per tree (at the time, this equated to the purchase price of two and a half eggs or 100 g beef). Five million trees fell victim to the campaign, which aimed to promote the Golden Delicious as the standard apple. Fortunately, not everyone got on board with the campaign and apple-loving scientists known as pomologists have been able to record 2,000 different apple varieties that still exist in Germany and make an important contribution to the country’s biodiversity. Retaining the varieties will require constant attention and propagation as apple trees only live for about 100 years.

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Apples in Dr. Hauschka skin care

Night Serum is the first Dr. Hauschka skin care product to use apples. The apple tree is a plant that remains with us all year round and is so much a part of everyday life that we can trust it with our eyes closed. As a cultivated plant, there have always been close ties between people and apples. In Night Serum, apple blossom invites the skin to open up and facilitates the nighttime renewal processes. As a fruit, the apple abounds with health and freshness – we desire its radiance and want to see this reflected in the mirror each morning. In formulating Night Serum, Dr. Hauschka selected Berner Rose Apple, a variety that reveals the full beauty and diversity of the fruit. The apples needed to be crunchy, juicy and as soft, rosy and full of vitality as your skin after a good night’s sleep. There also needed to be a balance between sweetness and acidity, as well as a protective yet delicate skin. We obtain the apples from German apple growers who use controlled organic farming methods. The freshly harvested blossoms and fruits are prepared using a proprietary production process – the apple blossoms as a rhythmitised extract and the fruit as apple water.

Apple Tree
Apple Tree

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7 Ways to Revive a Dull Skin

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As we mature we lose colour from our complexion, resulting in a pallid/dull skin.

7 Ways to Revive a Dull Skin

  1. Fresh and nutritious food, fruit and vegetables contain pigments called carotenoids, which give carrots their orange colour, tomatoes their red colour etc. When we eat them, these pigments show in our skin, contributing to a glowing complexion. Adequate sleep, plenty of water (hydration is plumping as well), less coffee and alcohol, fresh air and exercise.
  2. Use Dr. Hauschka Revitalising Day Cream. This product is our lightest in texture yet our most activating. It supports sebaceous activity and key ingredient Anthyllis guides your skin to a healthy, radiant state.
  3. Definitely do not use night cream or eye cream at night, they impede overnight functions, and we want to support a healthy functioning, radiant skin with water based botanical extract products. Try Night Serum.
  4. Revitalising Mask treatment twice a week.
  5. Mix Translucent Bronzing Tint with your Revitalising Day Cream to bring warm tones into your skin.
  6. After your Foundation always, always put the colour back in! Use our matte Bronzing Powder (see tips below) and Rouge Powder, Blushing Rose to the ‘apples’ of the cheeks. Think of a child’s skin with naturally rosy cheeks.
  7. Use Eyeshadow Solo Ivory 09 with a Powder Brush to highlight cheekbones. Also a little at the cupid’s bow of your lips and under brow, these areas of highlighting bring radiance to your look.

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Bronzing Powder Application Tips:

To get that natural, sun-kissed look, apply bronzer with a light hand, using Powder Brush, building it up in sheer layers. A little goes a long way. Focus on the areas that the sun would naturally hit, including forehead, chin and jaw line, and the tops of cheeks, the tip of nose, using sweeping motions on top of your brow bone and circular motions on your cheeks and chin.

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Recommended Daily Skin Regime for a Dull/Pallid Skin

Morning:
Cleansing Cream
Facial Toner
Revitalising Day Cream mixed with Translucent Bronzing Tint
Foundation, Bronzing Powder and Rouge Powder

Evening:
Soothing Cleansing Milk
Facial Toner
Night Serum

Once a week:
Clarifying Steam Bath, Clarifying Clay Mask followed by Revitalising Mask
Once a week:
A second Revitalising Mask treatment, if your skin is dry/dehydrated then use Hydrating Mask on the other night of the week.

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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 process 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 PEG
  • Dermatologically tested for sensitive skin
  • We do not test on animals, we test on happy to help out human volunteers
  • Wherever possible, all raw materials come from controlled organic or Demeter cultivation and are recovered under fair conditions

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Intensive Treatments – for night and day

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Intensive Treatments Use:

Skin cells are renewed every 28 days. Mirroring this same regenerative cycle, Intensive Treatments should be used for 28 days, morning and night, in place of Toner. Intensive Treatments work most effectively when used four times a year as a stimulus guiding your skin to a balanced state.

Use: After morning and evening cleansing, mist 4-5 pumps onto the face, neck and décolleté then gently press into the skin. One bottle is a full 28-day course application.

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Clarifying Intensive Treatment (< 25)
Specialised care for blemished skin
For very oily or blemished teenage skin

Clarifying Intensive Treatment (up to age 25) offers intensive care for skin prone to pimples during puberty.

Formulation: Rhythmitised dilutions of daisy and nasturtium with the gemstone rhodochrosite act quickly to balance the skin. Witch hazel and rhythmitised silver balance moisture content and stabilise skin, minimising the appearance of breakouts.

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Clarifying Intensive Treatment (age 25+)
Specialised care for blemished skin
For very oily or blemished adult skin.

Clarifying Intensive Treatment (age 25+) is formulated for adult skin prone to inflammation and blemishes.

Formulation: Rhythmitised dilutions of sage and mercurialis with the gemstone peridot act quickly to balance the skin. Witch hazel and rhythmitised chicory balance moisture content and stabilise skin, minimising the appearance of breakouts. Intensive Clarifying Intensive Treatment (age 25+) gives adult skin the power to re-discover a fine-pored, clear complexion.

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Soothing Intensive Treatment
Specialised care for hypersensitive skin
For hypersensitive, reactive and stressed skin

Soothing Intensive Treatment works quickly to calm and fortify irritated, reactive skin, minimising the appearance of stress related blemishes and fortifying the skin’s natural resilience.

Formulation: Rhythmitised dilutions of botanical extracts of anthyllis and bryophyllum work with gemstone black tourmaline to calm, soften and stabilise stressed, reactive skin.

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Regenerating Intensive Treatment
Specialised care to support a maturing skin
For mature skin

Dr. Hauschka Intensive Treatments are formulated for skin that has lost its natural balance and requires focused care. Regenerating Intensive Treatment is an activating intensive care product for skin prone to wrinkles and dryness.

Formulation: Rhythmitised dilutions of madonna lily, gingko and hawthorn work with gemstones blue tourmaline, amber and gold to support your skin’s natural processes of renewal.

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Intensive Treatment for Menopausal Skin
Specialised care for skin during menopause

Dr. Hauschka Intensive Treatments are formulated for skin that has lost its natural balance and requires focused care. Intensive Treatment for Menopausal Skin balances hormonally related skin changes while supporting your skin’s natural processes of renewal. The appearance of blotchiness and spots is diminished for a calm, even complexion.

Formulation: Rhythmitised dilutions of daisy and rose work with gemstones argentite, ruby powder and black cohosh to revitalise dull, lifeless skin and reduce the appearance of redness and irregular pigmentation.

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Cream Masks for a skin boost

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Masks that make a difference!

Cream Mask Tips: 

a) With all Dr. Hauschka Cream Masks you may wish to cleanse and tone early in the evening, applying Cream Mask and leave on to absorb all evening, removing with a warm, moist cloth prior to bedtime.
b) All Cream Masks may also be used by mixing a little in with your usual Dr. Hauschka Day Care for a one month skin boost.
c) Make sure you include mask application to eye contour area too, as an eye mask.
d) We recommend use of Cream Masks once or twice a week.

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Revitalising Mask
For all skin conditions, our most versatile cream mask
Soothes, enlivens and refines all skin conditions

In just 30 minutes, Rejuvenating Mask offers soothing care and deep renewal for all skin conditions. The appearance of redness or blemishes diminished, pores are visibly refined and skin appears more even and toned. Skin glows with a healthy radiance. Love this mask!

Tip: Revitalising Mask is absolutely the mask you choose to use before a special event.

Formulation: Quince seed, anthyllis and chamomile extracts rapidly support the skin’s processes of renewal, helping to maintain moisture, visibly minimise pores and calm the appearance of redness and irritation. Nurturing jojoba, apricot kernel and wheat germ oils clarify and smooth skin. Rich in vitamin E wheat germ oil and rich in provitamin A carrot root extract. Formulation also includes borage, think cooling blue and calming of redness. Applying this mask will help you to feel pampered and offer your skin a sense of well-being.

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Hydrating Mask
For dry, sensitive and mature skin
Moisturises and replenishes dry and/or dehydrated skin

Offers your skin a sense of safety and security.  It imparts moisture-retaining qualities to dry, sensitive and mature skin. The blend of botanicals soothes, protects and revitalises while sealing in moisture, leaving skin feeling smooth and supple. Applying this mask offers rich protection for your skin.

Formulation: Quince seed extract replenishes and helps dry skin to retain moisture. Nourishing almond, avocado and jojoba oils hydrate the outer layer of skin while rose wax and organic shea butter soothe and protect.

Tips:
a) For a super nourishing and uplifting Mask treatment after cleansing apply Regenerating Serum generously then apply Hydrating Mask and leave to absorb as long as possible. Make sure you include eye contour area too as an eye mask.
b) For a ‘parched’ dry and/or dehydrated skin use Hydrating Mask as your day cream for a month as a boost.

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Firming Mask
For mature skin
Visibly minimises fine lines and wrinkles

As we age, the skin’s natural processes of cellular renewal slow and it loses elasticity and resilience. Firming Mask protects and fortifies, minimising the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles while nurturing and hydrating for smooth, supple, enlivened skin.

Formulation: Rose, marsh mallow and pansy support the skin’s natural processes of renewal. Rose petal extract, rose wax, rose essential oil and avocado and almond oils support elasticity as they pamper and enrich the skin. Mango butter and beeswax enliven and replenish. Applying this mask supports your skin feeling stronger and smoother.

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Soothing Mask
For sensitive, hypersensitive, irritated and stressed skin
Calming and soothing

Soothing Mask calms and balances sensitive, reddened and irritated skin, guiding it to comfort and radiance.

Formulation: Alchemilla, borage, buckwheat and mullein combine to calm and fortify skin, helping skin to strengthen and become less reactive. Quince seed extract and witch hazel help retain moisture while nourishing shea butter joins macadamia nut and coconut oils to provide protection. Anthyllis soothes and balances redness and irritation. Applying this mask helps to revive your skin and supports an even complexion.

Tip: To help manage the skin condition, rosacea (inflammation of the capillaries) we recommend Soothing Mask be used as a Day Cream as well as a Mask Treatment once to twice a week.

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Dr. Hauschka Quality

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

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