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Skin Rejuvenating, Anti-Aging Cream...MSM with Topical Ester C®

MSM REJUVENATOR, MSM with Topical Ester C®

Product No. 945 Fill Size: 6 fl. oz.

      Ingredients: Stabilized aloe vera gel, methyl sulfonyl methane (MSM), glycerine, caprylic\capric triglycerides, stearyl alcohol, jojoba oil, polyquaternium-32 (colloidal polymers), methylglucose destearate, evening primrose oil, sorbitol, topical Ester-C® (calcium ascorbate), beta glucans, alpha tocopherol (vitamin E), extracts of: willow bark, calendula, green tea, cucumber, ginseng, chamomile, grapeseed, white lily, balm mint, soap bark, balm of Gilead and bee propolis; essential oils of: lemongrass, geranium, clary sage, chamomile and violet leaf; tetra-sodium EDTA, propylparaben, carbomer, FD&C yellow #5.

      ®Ester-C is a registered trademark of Inter-Cal Corp.

      Recommended Use: For facial use, apply morning and evening after cleansing.

      For body use, apply liberally to desired areas.

Topical Cream Contains Nutrients, Herbs and Essential Oils to Heal, Protect and Rejuvenate Skin

MSM Rejuvenator contains a therapeutic blend of MSM (methyl sufonyl methane), topical Ester C®, aloe vera, essential oils and herbal extracts that rejuvenate skin’s natural ability to protect itself against wrinkles and excessive dryness. It also provides prompt relief from irritation and damage caused by sun and wind.

MSM is an excellent source of useable organic sulfur, one of the most important raw materials for building healthy new cells. When MSM is used in combination with topical Ester C, new cells are more pliable and permeable. Fluids pass through the tissues more easily.(1) As damaged or aging cells are replaced with pliable, permeable new cells, the skin is restored and revitalized.

Organic Sulfur...Nature’s Beauty Mineral

Sulfur has been called "nature’s beauty mineral" because it is needed to keep the hair glossy and smooth, the complexion clear and youthful. It is necessary for synthesis of collagen and is prevalent in keratin, a tough protein substance that is essential to health and maintenance of skin, nails and hair.(1-4)

Sulfur is responsible for the flexible disulfide bonds between cells, including those that make up the skin. It blocks undesirable chemical and physical cross-linking or bonding of collagen which is associated with tough, aging skin. Consequently, MSM enhances tissue pliability and encourages repair of damaged skin. If there is insufficient sulfur in the body when new cells are being manufactured, the new cells will be rigid. This rigidity can contribute to cracking, wrinkling and unsightly scar tissue. When sufficient sulfur is present for new cells, the skin is softer, smoother and more flexible.(1) MSM provides the sulfur needed to rejuvenate skin.

Acne, including the severe acne rosacea, responds favorably to MSM. Adequate sulfur and vitamin C are also needed for healing. When the body is deficient in these nutrients, the new tissue produced will be elevated leaving an unattractive, raised scar. Because MSM makes the skin more permeable and pliant, it can also help prevent blistering and promote faster healing of sunburn or wind damage. Also, topical application of lotions containing sulfur have been recommended by dermatologists for seborrhea.(1,4)

A Truly Unique Property of MSM

MSM is licensed under nine U.S. patents and various foreign patents for both nutritional and cosmetic use, and its beneficial effects on the skin are seen both when taken internally and when applied to the skin externally.(2)

Skin is comprised of five layers. This multi-layered organ serves as a semi-permeable barrier to protect against efflux (inside to outside) and influx (outside to inside) movement of fluids and solutes. Because it has the ability to readily pass (efflux and influx) through the skin, MSM applied topically can improve pliability of even the deepest skin layers. MSM applied externally has been found in urine samples as much as 72 hours later. MSM taken internally is secreted in perspiration.(2)

Sulfur is also essential to maintenance of hair and nails. With MSM, whether taken internally or applied externally, nails show not only an increase in growth rate, but also increased toughness and resistance to chipping and cracking. This effect has been seen both in human nails and horses hoofs.(2)

Breakthrough in Skin Care with Ester-C® Topical

While vitamin C is an important skin nutrient, ordinary vitamin C is generally not effective for cosmetic use since it is unstable in water and prone to oxidation and decomposition. Ester-C® Topical is a liquid concentrate containing patented Ester-C® mineral ascorbates with C metabolites, dissolved in a specially formulated blend of polyglycols. It retains superior stability in oil/water emulsions typical of cosmetic formulations. It is also non-acidic, free of chemical derivatives and effectively penetrates deep down into the skin’s layers to help produce collagen and other support structures.

Vitamin C is an important skin nutrient because of its antioxidant properties which reduce free radical damage and because it is essential for collagen formation. Topically applied vitamin C has been shown to protect skin from sun damage. Unlike sun screens and sun blocks, it is equally effective against both UVA and UVB rays. When exposed to UV light, approximately 2/3 of the ascorbic acid in the skin is destroyed, leaving it defenseless. UVA and UVB rays produce oxidative damage to collagen, elastin, proteoglycans, cell membranes and nuclear constituents. Topical vitamin C can increase skin levels of vitamin C up to 20 times the normal skin level. This level could not be reached through diet and oral supplements.(5)

Vitamin C’s photoprotective effects appear to be the result of its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, not as a sun block. When it is absorbed into the skin, vitamin C seems to control the inflammatory response associated with UV exposure (ordinarily manifested as sunburn). If vitamin C levels are enhanced in the skin, the connective tissue breakdown that results in premature aging, wrinkles and even skin cancer may be prevented.(5)

Since vitamin C is absorbed into the skin, it is not washed off by water. Its protective effect against UV rays can last up to three days without being effected by bathing, exercise, clothing or make-up.(5)

Vitamin E, Herbal Extracts and Essential Oils

Many natural beauty products contain extra vitamin E for its smoothing and moisturizing properties. When added to cosmetics it provides protection against destructive chemical particles that compromise the integrity of skin. It is a natural moisturizer that promotes optimal water retention in the outer skin layer.(7)

Herbs and essential oils have a long history of use for skin health and beauty.

  • Aloe Vera is a remarkable antiseptic. It helps damaged skin tissue to heal and promotes the growth of healthy skin. It also helps clear blemishes without scarring.(7)

  • Jojoba Oil is used for acne, chapped skin, eczema, psoriasis, dry skin and wrinkles.(8)

  • Evening Primrose Oil gives added protection against skin irritations(8) and is a source of essential fatty acids.

  • Ginseng is used for age spots.(8)

  • Chamomile soothes skin irritations and promotes healing. It has a mildly astringent affect that cleans and tightens pores, while its natural glycosides (plant sugars) brighten the skin.(7)

  • Willow bark is a strong but benign antiseptic.(8)

  • Calendula is particularly good for very dry or chapped skin. It is also used to treat corns and calluses, athlete’s foot, non-viral verruca warts and other fungal infections.(7)

  • Sage is used to heal sores and skin eruptions.(8,9)

  • Japanese Green Tea polyphenols have been shown in animal studies to protect against multiple chemical tumor inducers and to cause partial regression of established skin papillomas.(6)

  • Cucumber is used for treating burns, chafing, or dry or flaking skin.(7)

  • Balm of Gilead is an excellent salve.(9)

  • Lemongrass has an astringent or tightening action.(8)

WARNING:   This publication and the product contained herein have not been approved or evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This publication, and the product contained herein are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. The product relates to nutritional support only.

References

1. Mindell, E., The MSM Miracle - Enhance your health with organic sulfur, Keats Good Health Guide, Keats Publishing, Inc., New Canaan, CT, 1997.

2. Herschler, R. J., Methylsulfonylmethane in Cosmetics, Cardinal Associates, Inc., 1984

3. Kirschmann, J.D., Dunne, L.J., Nutrition Almanac, Second Edition, McGraw-Hill, 1984.

4. Balch, J.F., Balch P.A., Prescription for Nutritional Healing, Avery Publishing, Garden City Park, NY, 1990.

5. Henson, D., et al. "Does Vitamin C Protect against UVA and UVB?" Patient Care, May 30, 1192;14,17/"Biological Functions in Relation to Cancer", Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 1991;83:847-50.

6. Mukhtar, Hasn, et al, "Green Tea and the Skin - Anticarcinogenic Effects", Journal of Investigative Dermatology, 1994;102:3-7.

7. Allardice, P., Natural Remedies A-Z, Harper Collins Publishers, 1995.

8 . Tenney, Louise, Today’s Herbal Health, Woodland Books, 1983.

9. Meyer, Joseph E., The Herbalist, Meyerbooks, 1986.

 

   


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