Liposomes vs. Emu Oil

For twenty years or more the cosmetic industry has been touting a delivery or penetration system called “liposomes”. The theory is that these lipid balloons can be filled with therapeutic ingredients and then carried into the deep layers of skin for amazing results. While this theory has been vigorously vetted by scientist who had held hopes that this system would be available to carry medicine trans-dermally into our bodies, a study done in 2013 by the University of Southern Denmark showed that liposomes lose their cargo the moment they meet the skin’s surface. In 2016 the study was repeated using new methods and once again established that liposomes cannot penetrate the skin’s surface. 

The study is published in the journal PLOS One. The authors include postdoc Jes Dreier and Associate Professor Jonathan Brewer from the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Southern Denmark.

So what now? Well, emu oil is a fantastic option. It is hypoallergenic, won’t clog pores, is highly moisturizing, and penetrates into all seven layers of the skin. This ingredient is JOËLLE MARTINE’s point of difference, and it is a big one! We offer many luscious modern apothecary products with this amazing and extravagant oil. It is why we believe that it is one of the top-of-the-list ways you can enjoy better skin within just one week of use. 

Emu oil is much more than just a carrier. Its composition is mostly made up of omega fatty acids making it the bomb for rich moisturization and stimulation of collagen production, all to keep your skin elastic, plump, and smooth. We all have daily exposure to the sun, smog, and blue light radiation which makes the application of emu oil a must if only just for its neutralizing and repairing antioxidant properties.

Check out our emu oils paired with organic essential oils. It would be really hard to choose just one, but, if you want a really great one to start with, we recommend our Liquid Gold. We pair emu oil with organic frankincense oil. You will love the instant glow!

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