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ABOUT DR. BARBARA STURM

Dr. Barbara Sturm’s unique, science-based products have achieved cult status with skincare devotees worldwide, and her philosophy of healing the skin has challenged both aggressive approaches and the conventional wisdom.

Dr. Barbara Sturm’s unique, science-based products have achieved cult status with skincare devotees worldwide, and her philosophy of healing the skin has challenged both aggressive approaches and the conventional wisdom.

Dr Barbara Sturm demonstrating a serum
Sturm family portrait
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Dr Barbara Sturm looking over her left shoulder

"WE ARE EXITING THE ERA OF MARKETING-BASED SKINCARE AND ENTERING THE ERA OF PERMORMACE-BASED SKINCARE. SKINCARE NEEDS TO EMBRACE THE INDIVIDUALITY AND DIVERSE SKINCARE SNEEDS OF EVERY CONSUMER"

- DR.BARBARA STURM

"WE ARE EXITING THE ERA OF MARKETING-BASED SKINCARE AND ENTERING THE ERA OF PERFORMANCE-BASED SKINCARE. SKINCARE NEEDS TO EMBRACE THE INDIVIDUALITY AND DIVERSE SKINCARE NEEDS OF EVERY CONSUMER"

– DR. BARBARA STURM

At Dr. Barbara Sturm, our ethos represents the credibility of innovation without the use of toxic, harmful or aggressive ingredients in our products. We use advanced science ingredients that are healthy, healing and safe, nurturing rather than attacking living skin.

Dr. Barbara Sturm products contain innovative, high concentration active ingredients adhering to Germany’s rigorous skincare ingredient laws. Our philosophy of skin healing also means we do not use substances and ingredients that are both unnecessary for the skin and may promote inflammation, including artificial fragrance, color, micro plastics and aggressive preservatives.

THE HISTORY OF THE BRAND

THE HISTORY OF THE BRAND

THE HISTORY OF THE BRAND

Dr. Barbara Sturm is a German aesthetics doctor, widely renowned for her anti-inflammatory philosophy and her non-surgical anti-aging skin treatments. Dr. Sturm began her medical career in orthopedics as part of the team that developed cutting-edge treatments for inflammatory conditions like osteoarthritis. Termed the “Kobe Procedure” after the late NBA basketball star Kobe Bryant, the treatment utilizes the patient’s own blood cells to produce proteins that reduce inflammation and stimulate the healing process.

Dr. Sturm then translated science from her clinical research and orthopedic practice into the field of aesthetics and opened her own medical clinic in Düsseldorf. As she continued to innovate and revolutionize the field, as she became one of the most sought-after beauty doctors in the world. In 2002, Dr. Sturm developed her famous “MC1," a bespoke plasma-based cream only available to Dr. Sturm’s patients. The potent cream harnesses the power of the body’s own proteins in a skin-healing formula to address the visible signs of inflammation.

Dr. Barbara Sturm is a German aesthetics doctor, widely renowned for her anti-inflammatory philosophy and her non-surgical anti-aging skin treatments. Dr. Sturm began her medical career in orthopedics as part of the team that developed cutting-edge treatments for inflammatory conditions like osteoarthritis. Termed the “Kobe Procedure” after the late NBA basketball star Kobe Bryant, the treatment utilizes the patient’s own blood cells to produce proteins that reduce inflammation and stimulate the healing process.

Dr. Sturm then translated science from her clinical research and orthopedic practice into the field of aesthetics and opened her own medical clinic in Düsseldorf. As she continued to innovate and revolutionize the field, as she became one of the most sought-after beauty doctors in the world. In 2002, Dr. Sturm developed her famous “MC1," a bespoke plasma-based cream only available to Dr. Sturm’s patients. The potent cream harnesses the power of the body’s own proteins in a skin-healing formula to address the visible signs of inflammation.

At Dr. Barbara Sturm, our ethos represents the credibility of innovation without the use of toxic, harmful or aggressive ingredients in our products. We use advanced science ingredients that are healthy, healing and safe, nurturing rather than attacking living skin.

Dr. Barbara Sturm products contain innovative, high concentration active ingredients adhering to Germany’s rigorous skincare ingredient laws. Our philosophy of skin healing also means we do not use substances and ingredients that are both unnecessary for the skin and may promote inflammation, including artificial fragrance, color, micro plastics and aggressive preservatives.

Building on her platform of product performance and innovation, Dr. Sturm launched a full skincare range in 2014. The complete Dr. Barbara Sturm Molecular Cosmetics line is formulated for those who yearn for an uncomplicated, yet highly effective skincare regime that provides hydration, nutrition and regeneration glow. Dr. Sturm’s skincare regimens are simple, but the products are not. Dr. Sturm created her Dr. Barbara Sturm Boutiques & Spas to not only deliver the famous #SturmGlow facials, but to also educate the public about her rigorous, ingredient science-approach and the anti-inflammatory lifestyle that she espouses.

Building on her platform of product performance and innovation, Dr. Sturm launched a full skincare range in 2014. The complete Dr. Barbara Sturm Molecular Cosmetics line is formulated for those who yearn for an uncomplicated, yet highly effective skincare regime that provides hydration, nutrition and regeneration glow. Dr. Sturm’s skincare regimens are simple, but the products are not. Dr. Sturm created her Dr. Barbara Sturm Boutiques & Spas to not only deliver the famous #SturmGlow facials, but to also educate the public about her rigorous, ingredient science-approach and the anti-inflammatory lifestyle that she espouses.

MEET DR. BARBARA STURM

MEET DR. BARBARA STURM

DOCTOR'S NOTES

BY DR. BARBARA STURM

SPOTLIGHT

5 POWERFUL
SKIN TRANSFORMATIONS

SOME OF OUR CLIENTS SHARE HOW ADOPTING A STURM SKINCARE ROUTINE HAS HAD A TRANSFORMATIVE EFFECT, NOT JUST ON THEIR SKIN, BUT THEIR CONFIDENCE TOO.

CONVERSATIONS

HOW TO TREAT
AND PREVENT BREAKOUTS?

JENNA RENNERT AND DR. BARBARA STURM TO DISCUSS HER TIPS TO TREAT ACNE-PRONE SKIN AND PREVENT BREAKOUTS AND BLEMISHES.

ASK DR. STURM

HOW DO I LAYER
MY SERUMS?

WHICH SERUM FORMULATIONS TO CHOOSE TO TARGET SPECIFIC CONCERNS AND HOW TO APPLY THEM FOR THE BEST EFFECT.

ASK DR. STURM

WHAT IS
SKIN pH?

DR. BARBARA STURM EXPLAINS THE SCIENCE BEHIND IT AND WHAT YOU CAN DO TO KEEP YOUR pH BALANCED.

ASK DR. STURM

HOW CAN I REDUCE
THE PORES ON MY FACE?

DR. BARBARA STURM DISCUSSES THE CAUSES OF ENLARGED PORES AND THE INGREDIENT SCIENCE THAT CAN HELP REFINE THEM.

ASK DR. STURM

HOW DO I GET RID
OF ACNE SCARS?

HOW TO PREVENT, TREAT AND HELP FADE ACNE SCARRING FOR CLEARER, MORE EVEN TONED AND HEALTHIER-LOOKING SKIN.

DOCTOR'S NOTES

BY DR. BARBARA STURM

SPOTLIGHT

5 POWERFUL SKIN TRANSFORMATION

SOME OF OUR CLIENTS SHARE HOW ADOPTING A STURM SKINCARE ROUTINE HAS HAD A TRANSFORMATIVE EFFECT, NOT JUST ON THEIR SKIN, BUT THEIR CONFIDENCE TOO.

ASK DR. STURM

HOW DO I
LAYER MY SERUMS?

WHICH SERUM FORMULATIONS TO CHOOSE TO TARGET SPECIFIC CONCERNS AND HOW TO APPLY THEM FOR THE BEST EFFECT.

ASK DR. STURM

HOW DO I GET
RID OF ACNE SCARS?

HOW TO PREVENT, TREAT AND HELP FADE ACNE SCARRING FOR CLEARER, MORE EVEN TONED AND HEALTHIER-LOOKING SKIN.

ASK DR. STURM

HOW CAN I REDUCE THE PORES ON MY FACE?

DR. BARBARA STURM DISCUSSES THE CAUSES OF ENLARGED PORES AND THE INGREDIENT SCIENCE THAT CAN HELP REFINE THEM.

ASK DR. STURM

WHAT IS SKIN pH?

DR. BARBARA STURM EXPLAINS THE SCIENCE BEHIND IT AND WHAT YOU CAN DO TO KEEP YOUR pH BALANCED.

CONVERSATIONS

HOW TO TREAT OR PREVENT BREAKOUTS?

JENNA RENNERT AND DR. BARBARA STURM TO DISCUSS HER TIPS TO TREAT ACNE-PRONE SKIN AND PREVENT BREAKOUTS AND BLEMISHES.