What is hyaluronic acid?

Did you know Hyaluronic acid, also known as hyaluronan, is a clear, gooey substance that is naturally produced by your body! The largest amounts are found in your skin, eyes and connective tissue. Hyaluronic Acid has many uses. Some people take it as a supplement, use it in eye drops, or use it in skin care. The Hyaluronic Acid we use in MISMO skin care is a plant derived gel that beautifully re-hydrates the skin. Hyaluronic acid can hold up to 1,000 times its own weight which is why it plumps the skin so well. Hyaluronic acid is known as the king of the hydrators. Roughly half of the hyaluronic acid in your body is present in your skin, where it binds to water to help retain moisture. The ageing process, sun exposure, smoking and pollution can all decrease the amount of Hyaluronic Acid we have. Adding it to skin care can help reduce that decline and keep you looking more youthful. It can reduce wrinkles, redness and dermatitis.

What are the benefits of hyaluronic acid in skin care? Babies are born with large amounts of hyaluronic acid, as well as collagen and elastin in their skin. As we age the amounts of all these decrease. When the correct HA is used in serums or creams, in sufficient quantities, we can go a long way towards restoring our own hyaluronic acid.

How do I know if I'm using the best quality? A company that uses pharmaceutical grade will provide the best quality hyaluronic acid. MISMO not only uses pharmaceutical grade, but huge amounts. Most companies use cosmetic grade in small quantities. The reason is simple - hyaluronic acid is very expensive. Our philosophy is to formulate product to work, not to meet a price point.

How long does it take to work? HA is amazingly fast - within a day or so you will see the plumping of your skin as long as the serum or cream contains a high amount of best quality hyaluronic acid.

How often can you use hyaluronic acid Serum? Serums can be used twice a day. Mature skins will benefits from twice a day where once a day will suffice for younger skins

Can you buy cream with Hyaluronic Acid? MISMO has creams, lotions and gels containing hyaluronic acid. The creams are Anti Wrinkle Cream, New Age Moisturiser and Ultra Moisturising SPF Sunscreen. Lotions are Boost (an oil free moisturiser) and Blemish Gel; and Rejuvenating Serum - our premium anti ageing serum. Magnesium Gel Complex which is a pain control lotion also contains hyaluronic acid.

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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

MISMO MSM

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THE BEAUTY, HEALING AND RESTORATIVE MINERAL

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

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      Martin Bruekers
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      Expedient and good product.

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

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      Christine
      MSM is wonderful

      Since using MSM, I have found my joint and bone ailments have lessened and it has helped my skin and hair too. Thank you

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      Great service and great product. I know that feeling when I have run out of MSM, lethargic, physically, mentally and generally not my best self.