Trilipiderm Ingredient 101: How Our Skin Cell Science Works

Trilipiderm Ingredient 101: How Our Skin Cell Science Works

At Trilipiderm, we believe nature knows best. That’s why all of our hydrating skincare formulas are created using Trilipiderm’s Skin Cell Science, advanced ingredient technology designed to emulate the organic structure of human skin cells. By using a unique blend of plant-based ingredients and cutting-edge science, we’ve created clean skincare staples that hydrate like nothing else on the market. 

Modeling our foundational ingredient list to mimic the composition of human skin cells also means that Trilipderm products are ideal for all skin types. Whether you have mature skin, acne-prone skin, or sensitive skin, Trilipiderm will hydrate and protect effectively and seamlessly. 

Curious to learn more about how Trilipiderm’s Skin Cell Science works? Continue reading below to get the facts on our hero ingredients and why they work so well to eliminate and alleviate dry, dehydrated skin for good. 




The hero ingredient found in many of the Trilipiderm skincare products is our proprietary Medasynnian Lipid Complex. This unique complex is a carefully balanced combination of two natural oils: meadowfoam seed oil and Abyssinian oil. 

Meadowfoam seed oil is derived from the seeds of the meadowfoam plant (Limnanthes alba), which is native to Oregon and California. Meadowfoam seed oil acts as an emollient, locking in hydration and forming a protective yet breathable barrier on the skin. Its unique molecular structure makes it one of the most stable oils in the cosmetic industry. And while more research is needed, scientific studies have even found preliminary evidence that meadowfoam seed oil can provide protection against UVB rays (although it should not be used as a replacement for SPF). 

Abyssinian oil is extracted from the seeds of Crambe abyssinica, a plant native to the Ethiopian Highlands. Like meadowfoam seed oil, it’s incredibly shelf-stable with excellent emollient properties. This oil’s hydrating benefits effectively nourishes and softens the skin while also reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It instantly gives dry, dull complexions a long-lasting, healthy-looking glow. 

 Both meadowfoam seed oil and Abyssinian oil are long-chain fatty acid oils with a high molecular weight. This unique structure is nearly identical to the structure of human skin’s sebum (its natural oil). The striking similarity allows our Medasynnian Lipid Complex to absorb deeply into the skin leaving no greasy residue left behind. 


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 In addition to long-chain fatty acids, lipids like esters, cholesterol, and ceramides are three unique raw materials that are essential for healthy, hydrated skin cells. As part of Trilipderm’s Skin Cell Science, we’ve carefully emulated these three actives in each and every one of our formulas. 

 Cholesterol is mimicked using phytosterols, cholesterol-like molecules found in certain plant-based foods (like sunflower seed oil and safflower seed oil). Phytosterols help to soothe irritated or damaged skin through their ability to hydrate and boost cell regeneration. These lipids are great for healing everything from eczema to irritated, wind-chapped skin. Phytosterols also come with potent anti-aging benefits that help protect against damaging environmental factors, keeping the skin supple and youthful-looking. 

 The skin’s natural esters are emulated in our formulas meadowfoam delta-lactone, an ester derived from the fatty acids of meadowfoam seed oil. When just a touch of this rare ingredient is incorporated into skincare products, it helps provide balanced hydration while also greatly improving the skin’s tone and texture, often giving it that super smooth, freshly moisturized look and feel. 

Finally, we’ve replicated moisture barrier-building ceramides with estolides, a unique substance derived from plant oil. Like ceramides, estolides fill in any microscopic hydration gaps in the skin, effectively locking in all of the formula’s hydrating benefits and boosting its efficacy overall. 

With these three lipids working in tandem with our Medasynnian Lipid Complex, Trilipiderm products dramatically hydrate the skin using clean, plant-based ingredients. You’ll never find additives like petrolatum, mineral oil, lanolin, or silicone in our formulas. It’s simple, mother nature-backed hydration that you can feel good about using every single day. 

Ready to experience your healthiest, most hydrated skin yet? Shop our online store to find your new go-to moisturizing product today.

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