Dr.Hauschka Natural Skin Care: key facts that will change your skin
Dr.Hauschka Skin Care is definitely a pioneer in the field of natural & holistic beauty – it was introduced waaaay back in 1967 by German holistic pharmeceutical company WALA Heilmittel. WALA Heilmittel has been manufacturing homeopathic medicines for over 70 years and therefore were able to use their expertise and knowledge of holistic medicine to create a 100% natural skin care solution. The goal of Dr.Hauschka skin care is to restore balance to the skin allowing it to perform its natural functions without having to depend on products. This is certainly a brand unique in its approach to skin care; lets look at some of Dr.Hauschka’s key facts that are the basis of this approach.
Skip the night cream
- Since your skin is detoxifying and getting rid of impurities while you sleep, use of a night cream can actually interfere with this process.
- Most people are taught to use a rich cream at night which will slow the skin’s natural oil production causing the skin to become drier and eventually dependant on moisturizers.
- According to Dr.Hauschka’s principle, balanced skin (see Rhythmic Night Conditioner) needs nothing more than cleansing and toning before bed.
Like treats like
- It may seem strange to apply oil to an oily complexion, but it’s actually the most logical solution. The skin knows when it’s sufficiently hydrated, producing more of its own oil when skin is dry and less when it’s balanced.
- Drying, soap-based products and oil-free acne treatments rob the skin of its defenses, leaving it vulnerable and triggering even more oil to be produced.
- Normalizing Day Oil provides a light, clean layer of pure plant oils and botanical extracts that balance excessive oiliness while helping to soothe and minimize the appearance of blemishes and irritation.
Stop scrubbing your skin – it’s not the bathroom floor
- It’s so easy it to damage your skin by over-cleansing, scrubbing, or using harsh drying or exfoliating products. Soaps, scrubs and harsh exfoliants can strip your face of its natural protection, resulting in dry, irritated skin and premature signs of aging.
- Dr.Hauschka Cleansing Cream using our signature “Press and Roll” method gently exfoliates, removing excess dirt, oil and makeup without disturbing the skin’s natural line of defense.
Your skin is smart!
- Your skin has an amazing ability to care for itself! It needs just a little help along the way, like protection from overexposure to harsh elements, or support when it gets thrown out of balance.
- The key is to encourage and strengthen your skin’s natural processes.
The Dr.Hauschka holistic skin care system works best when part of healthy lifestyle supported by diet, exercise, and meditation (which has a profound effect on skin health & beauty!). Remember, beautiful skin isn’t always healthy—however healthy skin is always beautiful!
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