Dr. Hauschka Skin Care were developed based on the understanding that your skin is smart—and when it is guided and supported with the proper, natural skin care products, your skin can achieve a state of health and radiance. Their unique, ground-breaking products are made from organic, biodynamic and ethically wild-harvested plant and mineral ingredients, processed according to their signature methods of preparation and manufactured to pharmaceutical standards. Their unique preparations work cooperatively with your skin’s natural processes to achieve a glowing complexion and a lasting beauty that comes from within.
We had the opportunity to interview CEO Victor Morrison on what sets Dr. Hauschka apart from other lines on the market today; what beauty myths he’d like to bust; what his three wellness tips are (hint: drinking wine!) & more. Read on to discover the inner workings of a great company 50 years in the making!
If you were stranded on a desert island, what 3 (beauty & wellness) products could you not live without? (You have food and water)
Tough choice. I would certainly bring the Soothing Mask, Regenerating Serum and Facial Toner
What is your morning beauty routine? evening?
Morning: Soothing Cleansing Milk for face and also as alternative for shaving cream; Facial Toner for aftershave and then depending on the weather, Regen Serum and Quince Day Cream or Regen Serum and Regen Day Cream. Night: just water.
What 3 tips or tricks can you share for feeling and looking your best?
Proper hydration both inside and out and plenty of exercise.
What’s your favorite part about running Dr. Hauschka?
The people I work with and the people I get to meet every day.
What’s a trend in the beauty industry you’d like to see grow?
More natural products and increased awareness of the toxins present in so many products.
What beauty trend would you like to see disappear?
Dermabrasion. It seems abusive and intolerant of the skin’s natural rhythms.
Of the products you make, which is your favorite?
Soothing Mask. I am a skier and outdoors person. I often use the mask to protect my face in really cold and dry environments.
What sets Dr. Hauschka apart from other lines on the market today?
History and 50 years of experience in natural skin care.
We all know healthy beauty starts with what we put in our bodies. What 3 tips can you share about beauty from the inside out?
Black tea, red wine and food cooked at home
Serious stuff. Which ingredients do you avoid at all costs?
Anything that you don’t know what it does. Ultimately we are responsible for our bodies and our health, no one else.
What do you do to stay active and why?
Hike, ski, cycle. For physical health, stress reduction and connection with the natural world.
Not including your own brand, what are 3 of your must have beauty /wellness products?
MD Solar Sunscreen; Urban Moonshine Immune Tonic and Immune Zoom
Do you have a hero? If so, who and why?
Sir Edmund Hillary, he never gave up and once he succeeded he never gave up on the people who helped him achieve success.
What’s the hardest or most important life lesson you’ve learned?
That most people want to help, and you need to tell them so they can. There’s little point in being strong and silent.
Any beauty/wellness myth’s you’d like to bust?
Oily skin needs oil; not being dried out. You need to work with the skin not against it.