Written by: Marissa Date/ October 12, 2016
Methylsulfonylmethane or MSM is an ingredient that may sound overwhelming or intimidating to some at first. Traditionally it has been used to alleviate concerns relating to pain, joint inflammation, musculoskeletal problems, muscle cramps, scar tissue and stretch marks. MSM, is actually pure organic sulfur which occurs naturally in our bodies. It is a remarkable ingredient which can be found in high quality, effective skin care products, some of which cost hundreds of dollars.
Everybody has a desire for a beautiful, glowing and radiant complexion. In fact, human beings associate healthy skin with good overall physical health. MSM is one of many ingredients used in Clarity Essentials’ skin care products to achieve the glow of healthy skin. MSM is found in foods such as broccoli, brussels sprouts, and cabbage. It gives these foods a distinctively identifiable odor. The raw ingredient used in our products is a white, odorless and flaky substance with a coarse texture and an appearance that resembles kosher salt. It is dissolves easily in water, making it fairly simple to incorporate into …show more content…
It is also a building block of keratin (the sulfur bond in keratin gives it its tensile strength), both are important in helping skin to look youthful, radiant and glowing. Sulfur is also important for cellular respiration. According to a study from the University of Maryland, http://umm.edu/health/medical/altmed/supplement/sulfur MSM also helps form connecting tissue which is essential to the strength of our skin. Sulfur has also been used for hundreds of years to treat acne. It acts as a skin brightener and enhances melanin production. It helps the high performing (and more expensive) active ingredients in our products penetrate the skin, making them readily available to the skin’s tissues – this is key in all age management skincare