Emu Oil Des Moines IA

Rich in both omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, the emu oil from this Australian bird offers an anti-inflammatory, cell-regenerating solution for treating any skin condition—psoriasis, eczema, rosacea, burns, wounds, or scars—just got easier.

Sephora
(515) 457-1200
101 Jordan Creek Parkway
West Des Moines, IA
Hours
Monday-Saturday:10am-9pm
Sunday:11am-6pm

Shear Madness Hair Madness
(515) 274-2502
1239 73rd St
Windsor Heights, IA

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Mid K Beauty Supply
(515) 244-0372
1251 University Ave
Des Moines, IA
 
Regis Hairstylists
(515) 974-4100
Jordan Creek Town Ctr
Des Moines, IA
 
All The Rage Salon
(515) 222-9845
908 42nd St
Des Moines, IA

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Bomb Shell Betties
(515) 274-1577
2312 University Ave
Des Moines, IA

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Blondies Beauty Parlor
(515) 243-1766
2718 Ingersoll Ave
Des Moines, IA

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Dorian's Inc
(515) 279-8886
3200 Ingersoll Ave
Des Moines, IA

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Salon Coiffure
(515) 279-2887
4712 University Ave
Des Moines, IA

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Cachet Cosmetics, LLC
(785) 764-6162
301 59th St
Des Moines, IA
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$25 trial, $50 application
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By Lindsay Wilson

Treating any skin condition—psoriasis, eczema, rosacea, burns, wounds, or scars—just got easier with the beauty world’s latest darling, emu oil. Rich in both omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, the oil from this Australian bird offers an anti-inflammatory, cell-regenerating solution. What makes emu oil so potent? It’s transdermal, which means it penetrates all layers of skin, instead of just the first couple like most of your regular lotions, potions, and oils. In addition, the fatty acid composition of emu oil is similar to that of the human body, so we absorb it readily.

Caveat: Make sure the emu oil you buy comes from birds fed a healthy vegetarian diet so you get the most benefit. “Research shows that emus fed soybeans have a higher level of healthy polyunsaturated fats compared to those fed beef tallow,” says Valori Treloar, a holistic dermatologist in Boston.

We like:
Thunder Ridge Emu; this company raises its own soy-fed emus without hormones or antibiotics and harvests them humanely. ($14, 2 oz oil; $30, 90 capsules; thunderridgeemu.com ). Or try Laid In Montana’s Refreshing Lotion and Fatty Acid supplements ($20, 8 oz oil; $29, 90 capsules; laidinmt.com ). —Lindsay Wilson

Author: Lindsay Wilson

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