Ingredient Highlight: Jojoba Oil

Pronounced ho-ho-ba, (the J is silent) this well known oil features heavily in many skincare products and rightly so too. It possess numerous benefits for skin health including containing many important vitamins and minerals like; vitamin E and B complex, silicon, chromium, copper and zinc. It also has a very high percentage of iodine which gives this oil powerful healing qualities while also containing essential fatty acids.

Jojoba Oil, or its botanical name; Simmondsia Chinesis

What's more this oil is almost identical to the sebum secreted by human sebaceous glands. When sebum supplies decline as a result of age, pollutants, or environmental stresses, jojoba oil can be used to duplicate sebum oil. Which makes skincare that includes this ingredient highly effective given the skin readily accepts this oil as it's own.

It's also non-comedogenic, which means it doesn't clog pores and if you are trying to identify this ingredient on a skincare product you may see it listed as it's official botanical name Simmondsia Chinesis. It is also known and referred to as goat nut, deer nut, pignut, wild hazel, quinine nut, coffeeberry, and grey box bush. (But I've not seen any of these names featured on ingredient listing before).

Native Americans discovered and used this plant way back in the 18th century. Using a mortar and pestle they grinded the softened jojoba seeds into salves for skin and hair to condition.

While Jojoba is great for treating acne due to its healing properties and its ability to balance the oil production of the skin, other benefits include;
  • Moisturising
  • Anti-ageing
  • Keeps hair soft and glossy and makes a great scalp oil for dry scalp
  • Softens cracked heals
  • Heals and moisturisers chapped lips
  • Antibacterial
  • Prevents damage from free radicals
  • Ideal for treatment of psoriasis and eczema.

MISMO uses Jojoba Oil in Anti-Wrinkle Cream, ACE Vitamin C Serum and Nourishing Cream for its skin rejuvenating, softening and anti-ageing qualities.

Anti-Wrinkle Cream is a powerful anti-ageing moisturiser that also includes Vitamin C and Hyaluronic Acid.

While ACE Vitamin C Serum also contains Vitamins A, C & E together with Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, another very light oil containing essential fatty acids and absorbs quickly. This serum is also a concentrated anti-ageing treatment that offers much needed anti-oxidants for the skin.

Nourishing Cream is a mix of nut oils together with Jojoba Oil resulting in a moisturiser that offers vital skin health benefits.

Tip: During the cooler winter months why not add a drop of ACE Vitamin C to MISMO Hydrating Mask for an extra moisturising and nourishing treatment for your skin. Perfect if your skin is suffering from the harsh and drying winter winds. The addition of the ACE Vitamin C Serum and all of its ingredients including Jojoba Oil takes this treatment to a whole new level.

If you have any queries, we are happy to help you with your skincare journey. 😊

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MISMO MSM - 440g / Ultra-Pure Distilled - Pain Relief
MISMO MSM - Pain Relief
MISMO MSM - Pain Relief
MISMO MSM - 850g / Ultra-Pure Distilled - Pain Relief
MISMO MSM - Pain Relief
MISMO MSM - Pain Relief
MISMO MSM - Pain Relief


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MSM is known to be highly effective in joint health, muscle recovery, sports nutrition, immune support, and healthy ageing. 

What is MSM?

MSM (Methyl Sulphonyl Methane or Dimethyl Sulfone) is an organic sulphur compound found in all living organisms. It is the purest and most bio-available form of sulphur, one of the essential minerals crucial to life and the regeneration of cells. MSM has traditionally been taken as a food supplement to increase joint health for flexibility and mobility, as well as for strong hair and nails, beautiful skin, and other health conditions from leaky gut syndrome to mild arthritis, osteoporosis, and psoriasis. 

Why do we need to supplement with MSM?

Natural MSM is largely destroyed when our food is processed and can be lost entirely when foods and ingredients are stored for a long period of time. MSM bonds with moisture, so any food which undergoes any sort of dehydration will lack its natural MSM.

For these reasons, and because MSM is so critical for almost every athletic function in active bodies, it is important to consistently supplement with a quality MSM nutritional supplement 

How does MSM work at the cellular level?

Collagen is the principal structural protein holding the skin together and is largely responsible for the skin’s mechanical properties.  Sulphur is integral to the production of collagen and elastin, and MSM is a source of organic Sulphur. 

Approximately half of the body's sulphur content is found in the skin, muscles, cartilage and bones.

How can MSM benefit your skin, hair and nails?

  • Protecting collagen against collagen degrading enzymes
  • Reducing fine lines and wrinkles by boosting collagen and elastin production
  • Boosting the natural production of Glutathione, one of the body's key anti-oxidants ... as an anti-oxidant, MSM will boost the immune system and reduce pigmentation and cellular damage
  • Acting as an anti-inflammatory agent by reducing the production of cytokines (compounds that cause inflammation)
  • Maintaining skin cell membrane flexibility and permeability, promoting an efficient exchange of nutrients and waste products to help keep skin clear
  • Helping to maintaining the body's pH balance

How can MSM help with joint health and support? 

MSM has powerful anti-inflammatory properties and can be used as a natural alternative to help reduce pain from mild arthritis and osteoarthritis related symptoms.

How does MISMO MSM help with exercise recovery?

Our muscles, skin, bones, organs, and connective tissue all rely on sulphur and without it our bodies can not function properly.  MSM is an important nutritional supplement for anyone living an active lifestyle, as it delivers the sulphur and methyl nutrients which are key to the structure of healthy cells in muscle and connective tissue.

MSM is valued by bodybuilders, strength, and power athletes because it supports healthy and flexible cell structures and can help reduce the inflammation of muscle tissue and can offset muscle soreness and joint pain caused by inflammation.

Where is MSM found and how is it manufactured?

MSM is found in the fluid and tissue of all living organisms. It is present in a variety of foods including raw vegetables, eggs, milk and fish, but is lost through cooking and food processing. One of the richest natural supplies is pine trees and cabbage.

Although MSM is abundant in nature, even the richest natural sources only provide MSM in the level of several parts per million. Commercial extraction of MSM from trees is not possible so a process is undertaken which parallels the natural oxidation that occurs in the marine atmosphere and produces MSM that is chemically identical to that found in nature.

Click here for a detailed explanation of how MSM is manufactured.

How pure is MISMO MSM?

Every batch of our MSM is rigourously tested by an independent laboratory to ensure the highest quality, minimum 99.99% pure MSM.

    How much MISMO MSM should I be taking?

    An average dose is between 2 to 6 grams daily. Most people take a teaspoon (approx. 4 grams) daily. If more relief is needed, increase the dose slowly. Can be taken in water or juice after breakfast, although there are no rules as to when you should take MSM.

    A word of caution ... some people find if they take MSM late in the day, after 4 or 5pm, they do not sleep as well, as it energises them. This is not a general occurrence but worth mentioning.

    WARNINGS: If taking Warfarin or strong blood thinners, do not take MSM without your doctor's approval. Not to be taken by children without a health professional's advice.  MSM can also interfere with the accuracy of the blood test for liver enzymes by sometimes producing false positive results. It is recommended you cease taking MSM at least 4 days before these blood tests. You can resume after the test.

    Is MISMO MSM listed with the TGA (Therapeutic Goods Administration)?

    Yes, click here to view the TGA listing for MISMO MSM


      Customer Reviews

      Based on 152 reviews
      Barbara Ulanowski
      Cell Soother

      Leaves skin feeling soft and soothes blemishes

      Cathryn Heap

      Have been using the msm for a couple of years now and have been happy with the product. Will continue to use in future.

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      Expedient and good product.

      msm everyday

      Take a spoonful everyday with my morning juice.
      Makes a difference to the aches and pains of ageing.