Pure nature

Should Skin Care Be Vegan?

As we enter a new year – many of us make lifestyle changes to better ourselves and the planet and Veganuary is a great way to do this. So in support of this excellent initiative, we at Dr. Hauschka want to shine a spotlight on what the labels and statements on your skin care products truly mean.

How does Dr. Hauschka define '100% natural' skin care?

At Dr. Hauschka, every single one of the ingredients in our products is 100% natural and, where possible, certified organic. This means all of our formulas are free from synthetic fragrances, dyes and preservatives, as well as mineral oils, silicones and PEGS. Our skin care and make-up range is NATRUE certified, meaning it is as natural as it can possibly be.

We believe nature has gifted us with all the ingredients we need to create effective and innovative products, meaning we don’t need to substitute anything with artificial chemicals or preservatives.

Why are some of our products not 'Vegan'?

The term “vegan” can be confusing when it comes to skin care as it is often associated with being ‘natural’, however this is not always the case. In the beauty industry, ‘vegan’ refers to products being ‘cruelty-free’ and free from any animal products, however it does not mean free from synthetic ingredients and chemicals that could have a damaging effect on the environment.

Here at Dr. Hauschka, we can proudly state we has always been and will forever be cruelty free. Additionally, we are proud of all the ingredients we use, for example our ethically sourced beeswax, a valuable, natural substance that we use throughout our skin care for its nourishing benefits. We use it because there is not a better alternative ingredient in our eyes that is not made in a laboratory.

What does this mean for you?

When purchasing Dr. Hauschka products, you can trust that each formula is 100% natural and NATRUE certified. This ensures that each one contains the very best botanical ingredients available.

Over 70% of our product range is vegan and is visibly marked on our website to make them easy to spot while you shop.

Learn more about our vegan skin care.

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Dr. Hauschka Cleansing Balm – facial cleanser with a refreshing gel-to-milk texture Cleansing Balm 75 ml
light gel-to-milk cleanser to thoroughly clean, refresh and care for the skin