Skincare & Philosophy
The cosmetic industry has done well from the illusions created by advertising. Beautiful, young women are used in advertising campaigns, which suggest to the consumer that if you buy this product, you will look just as beautiful. Every fad creates new hope that a pivotal development in anti-ageing has been achieved, although these changing trends do not affect the needs of the skin.
The gorgeous containers which cosmetic products come in add a touch of luxury and elegance, but have nothing to do with the compatibility or effectiveness of the creams they contain – they only increase the price of the product. The same can be said for the packaging, which creates unnecessary mountains of waste, but cannot make the skin more beautiful.
Dr. Baumann’s Skincare lines take a completely different route and concentrate on the absolute essentials of beauty care. Therefore it was necessary to define and scientifically establish these crucial criteria for dermatological-based skincare
Ethical commitment to animal and environmental protection
An essential point in skincare is compatibility, namely lasting and sustainable compatibility. Most products are compatible at first, but users cannot depend on them. It is important for consumers that a product is lastingly compatible and doesn’t cause sensitization and thus an allergic reaction after a period of time. A scientifically-based selection of ingredients minimizes the likelihood of allergies and lays the foundation for exceptional compatibility. Certain perfumes and preservatives count as some of the most common allergens in cosmetics.
Dr. Baumann cosmetics do away with the common cosmetic allergens in form of synthetic perfumes, etheral oils, chemical preservatives and sunscreens. Only scientifically tested ingredients that are in compliance with the “Blue List” (dermatological textbook of cosmetic ingredients published by ECV) are utilized in creation of Dr. Baumann cosmetics. So you can be sure, that you are getting the highest quality of products created with the highest standards in mind.
The effect of a perfect skincare product should be to get the skin into the best possible condition within its individual genetic parameters. Dr. Baumann products achieve this through a harmonious composition of skin-friendly active substances and vitamins, together with valuable and important Multilamellar Liposomes which consist of lipids endemic to the skin.
Multilamellar liposomes display a wide range of beneficial effects on the skin. They are able to transport important active substances e.g. skin-friendly vitamins, into the skin and greatly boost the skin’s moisture content within a short period of time.
Dr. Baumann multilamellar liposomes are comprised of the same lipids as human skin cells. These lipids and the ceramides which we use are important components of the intercellular substance between the skin cells. With the Dr. Baumann liposome products you are treating your skin with exactly the same substances which occur in the skin naturally, and will therefore agree with the skin. It is however an important prerequisite that the liposome products do not contain preservatives or perfumes. Now you probably understand why our skincare products are so effective and compatible! The criteria for organic cosmetics which, for example, are permitted to contain chemical preservatives, are not acceptable to us. Our special quality requirements fall under the term “bionome skincare”.
Commitment to animal & environmental protection
For Dr. Baumann, being animal-friendly goes without saying, because as far as we are concerned there are no animal substances that cannot be replaced by plant-based ones. We achieve an environmentally friendly and price performing ratio through the use of practical, attractive containers without unnecessary outer packaging.
Bionome Skincare Principles
Bionome Skincare means:
100% free of all chemical preservatives
100% free of mineral oils
100% free of oxygen
100% free of perfume/fragrance
100% free of animal derived ingredients
100% free of chemical sunscreens (in skincare)
100% free of useless packaging (paper wrappers & boxes)
“BIONOMY” is the science of the laws of life. These laws are the basis of the development and production of the Dr. Baumann skincare products. This means that on the one hand Dr. Baumann takes into account the metabolic processes in the human body and skin, and on the other hand Dr. Baumann is concerned with the environmental aspects in the creation and usage of skincare.
An essential point in BIONOME skincare is compatibility, namely lasting and sustainable compatibility. Most products are compatible at first, but users cannot depend on them. It is important for consumers that a product is lastingly compatible and doesn’t cause sensitization and thus an allergic reaction after a period of time. The best possible way to avoid this is to dispense with the worst allergens. Scientists who work with allergies, such as dermatologists and allergists, know the compatibility of the various substances used in cosmetics. A glance at a dermatological textbook shows us that preservatives, fragrances and perfumes, rank amongst the most common allergens.
What Does Bionome Mean?
The effect of a skincare product should be to get the skin into the best possible condition within individual genetic parameters. We achieve this through a harmonious composition of skin-friendly active substances and vitamins, together with especially important multilamellar liposomes which consist of lipids endemic to the skin.
Multilamellar liposomes are outstandingly effective in dermatological and scientifically-based skincare. For Dr. Baumann, being animal-friendly goes without saying, because as far as we are concerned there are no animal substances which cannot be replaced by plant-based ones. We achieve an environmentally friendly and excellently priced cost-performance ratio through the use of practical and shapely containers without unnecessary outer packaging. The principles of Bionome skincare are:
Optimal compatibility through the application of dermatological and allergy knowledge in the choice of ingredients.
Targeted selection of ingredients whose effect has been described and documented and which are therefore beneficial to the skin.
Harmony between the ingredients and the skins physiology and anatomy. This is achieved when as many as possible of the ingredients are endemic to the skin i.e. which exist naturally in the skin.
Environmentally friendly through the avoidance of superfluous packaging.
Animal-friendly through the exclusion of animal substances.
The bionome quality standards for skin-friendly, animal-friendly and environmentally-friendly products reach a whole new level with SkinIdent.
Optimal safety from allergies and therefore an optimal effect, for a visibly beautiful skin:
1. SkinIdent exclusively contains ingredients and vitamins which occur naturally in the skin and body (as allergies are triggered by foreign substances)
2. SkinIdent contains no substances listed as allergens in the IVDK (Information Network of Departments of Dermatology) “Investigation into the prevalence of environmental contact allergies” commissioned by the National Environmental Agency in 2004.
– Free from preservatives
– Free from perfume, fragrances and essential oils
– Free from mineral oils
– Free from animal substances – vegan
– No wasteful packaging: No outer packaging
A new age of skin care begins
1. Foreign substances cause allergic skin reactions.
2. Substances endemic to the skin do not cause allergic reactions. (Exception: Certain autoimmune diseases)
3. Allergies are on the increase and are therefore creating problems for many people.
4. A skin care product can only be optimally effective if the best compatibility with the skin is achieved.
SkinIdent is the first and at the time (June 2006) also the only skin care line in the world which comprised exclusively of skin-identical ingredients and vitamins. Skin identical means that these ingredients exist naturally in one’s skin and are recognized by the immune system as endemic to the body. This new concept has advantages for you and your skin which can be directly seen and felt. Therefore, through the best possible compatibility, the effectiveness of your daily skin care routine will be guaranteed in the long-term and avoid the risks posed by allergenic substances. What was previously not predictable was which cosmetic ingredients triggered and caused allergic skin reactions. It is clear that foreign substances are responsible, therefore, the first logical step is to avoid dermatological allergy triggers such as perfume, essential oils, fragrance, preservatives and other allergenic foreign substances what was previously not predictable was which cosmetic ingredients would result in an allergic reaction in the skin; the Your SkinIdent cosmetologist, an expert on healthy skincare, will gladly advise you on cosmetic ingredients.
The importance of using the right products at home
SkinIdent products give you a whole new perspective on caring for your skin. During a consultation our trained cosmeticians are able to select the right SkinIdent products for you according to your skin’s need and the season. Dr. Baumann SkinIdent cosmeticians are experts on healthy and effective skincare.
The skilled personnel at your Dr. Baumann SkinIdent cosmetic institute are not only experts on the treatments offered at the institute, but are also experts especially on planning your home skincare regime. Consider that a 1-2 hour treatment at a cosmetic institute cannot correct what has been caused through incorrect skin care at home. Cosmetic treatments at the institute and home skincare must be coordinated in order to achieve the best success with your skin. Professional treatments are only the initial starting point from where skincare must be continued and perfected at home with the correct products.
Correct daily skincare at home is of crucial importance for the condition of your skin. When it comes to skincare at home, you can trust in the recommendations of your Dr. Baumann SkinIdent cosmetic institute and in SkinIdent.