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A Message from Babor…

All BABOR products are manufactured under strict cosmetic standards and comply with European guidelines. Our products at minimum contain 80% natural ingredients. Science and research are part of BABOR’s DNA: We conduct our own research at our company headquarters so that every product – from the original idea through to the finished jar – is made in Germany. Interdisciplinary teams of scientists and collaborations with renowned universities and other leading scientific institutions ensure that BABOR achieves groundbreaking research results and the highest active ingredient performance levels. We create sustainable products that are gentle on resources – with maximum respect for…

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Wait, that doesn’t sound natural!

In the world of beauty, ingredients often have complex and technical sounding names, tempting you to run and hide ratmher than try them out.  Take Polyglyceryl-5 Laurate, for example.  Breaking it down:  Poly = many + Glyceryl = glycerine (moisture binder).  Basically, “many glycerine molecules” joined together to result in a more moisturizing molecule.  Laurate = lauric (fatty acid).  Fatty acids contain long tails which are oil loving.  Marrying up both phases of your formulation Moisture + Fat = Emulsion.  All skin care creams are classified as emulsions. Doesn’t sound so “chemical” now, does it? You can make yourself crazy analyzing every…