SOUTH DEERFIELD, Mass., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr.Hauschka Skin Care is one of only twelve natural beauty brands to receive the highest rating, a 10, on Kline & Company Inc.'s natural scale. The scale appears in their recently published report, "Natural Personal Care 2010: Global Market Analysis and Competitive Brand Assessment(1)."
"Dr.Hauschka Skin Care has been 100% natural for over 40 years and we are proud, yet not surprised, that the brand received the highest possible rating on Kline & Company Inc.'s natural scale," said Mirran Raphaely, CEO Dr.Hauschka Skin Care, Inc.
The complete list of brands to achieve a rating of 10 in the 2010 edition, based on their ingredients:
Dr.Hauschka Skin Care
Dr.Hauschka Skin Care products are free of parabens, Sodium Laureth Sulfate and synthetic fragrances, colors and dyes.
Throughout 2011, Dr.Hauschka Skin Care products will begin displaying the mark of NATRUE certification, a new, international standard for natural and organic skin care. NATRUE certification ensures that a product has met the strongest criteria available for natural ingredients in cosmetics, as verified by an independent certifier. NATRUE is a non-profit, international association founded by the pioneers of natural and organic cosmetics.
Dr.Hauschka Skin Care manufacturer WALA Heilmittel is proud to recognize the NATRUE seal as a major advancement in establishing a natural and organic cosmetic certification that is internationally recognized, transparent and whose criteria is readily available to consumers worldwide. www.natrue.org
Dr.Hauschka, a holistic skin care brand founded by Dr. Rudolf Hauschka and manufactured in Germany by WALA Heilmittel, still stands true to its original mission ingrained from the beginning—to Heal Humanity and the Earth. Dr.Hauschka Skin Care created a company powered by compassion, maintaining its interest of fostering well-being in the world, from ecologically sound methods of growing and sourcing ingredients to one-of-a-kind manufacturing processes and international fair trade initiatives. The brand's product offering encompasses an overarching message to consumers that their purity and efficacy are helping people to nurture their health and beauty as well as inspiring them to recognize and foster beauty and well-being in others.
About Kline & Company Inc.
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