Sulphur-rich MSM and healing oils combine to create a 2-in-1 exfoliant and moisturiser that leaves skin baby-soft and beautifully nourished. No wonder this little gem is ISN's cult bestseller.
How it works
The clever combination of MSM crystals and healing oils creates a gentle exfoliant to whisk away dead skin cells and reveal soft, radiant skin.
Add a little warm water and the crystals miraculously dissolve to become a nourishing skin gel to restore your skin's natural moisture balance.
MSM is a natural substance rich in organic sulphur, which may encourage healthy new skin cells and reduce the visible signs of ageing.
- Exfoliates and moisturisers
- Leaves skin silky-soft and glowing
- Encourages healthy new skin cells
- May reduce the appearance of fine lines and scarring
- Helps to dry and heal pimples
- Suitable for all skin types
MSM (methylsulfonylmethane), Cold-pressed extra virgin coconut oil*, Tamanu oil+, Mandarin essential oil*
*Certified organic, +Wild-harvested
MSM or Methylsulfonylmethane
A naturally occurring crystal-like powder and the star ingredient in our MSM Nourishing Exfoliant. MSM is a rich source of organic sulphur, which is found in every cell in the body. When it's used externally, MSM penetrates the skin where it encourages healthy new skin cells, helps improve circulation, supports the production of collagen and keratin, and may help to reduce scar tissue and the visibility of facial wisdom lines. MSM also helps pimples to dry and heal.
MSM is water-soluble, which is why it is suspended rather than dissolved in the healing oils contained in our Nourishing Exfoliant. By leaving the MSM crystals suspended, you can experience the benefits of MSM as an exfoliant and then simply add water to experience its nourishing benefits. Simply brilliant!
Cold-pressed Extra Virgin Coconut Oil
Extracted from fresh white coconut flesh with no chemicals used during the production process. The result is a pure, organic oil that retains all its natural goodness, including a fresh coconut essence, vitamin E and high levels of lauric acid. It's the lauric acid that gives coconut oil its antibacterial, antifungal and antimicrobial properties, making it suitable for all skin types, even pimple-prone skin.
Coconut oil is considered one of the healthiest oils on earth. It feels beautiful on your skin and helps to soothe and protect against free radical damage and premature ageing.
Traditionally used for centuries in the Pacific Islands for its skin healing properties. More recently, tamanu oil has been researched for its ability to help improve the appearance of scar tissue. Tamanu oil contains a unique fatty acid, antibiotic and anti-inflammatory ingredients. But it's tamanu oil's ability to encourage the regeneration of new skin tissue that we find most impressive — an effect called cicatrisation, which helps explain the oil's anti-ageing benefits.
Tamanu oil penetrates all three layers of your skin, helping to deliver the benefits of the oil and of other skincare ingredients.
As tamanu oil is extracted from a nut, this oil may not be suitable if you have a nut allergy.
Mandarin Essential Oil
Has a fresh citrus aroma that is both soothing and uplifting. It's considered one of the gentlest essential oils, and is often recommended for children and used in small amounts to give natural skincare a subtly delicious fragrance.
How to use
In cold weather, MSM Nourishing Exfoliant will be solid and easiest to remove from the jar using the supplied spatula.
In warmer weather, the oils may become liquid, so shake the jar well before using to mix the MSM particles evenly through the healing oils.
To use as a nourishing exfoliant Apply a small amount MSM Nourishing Exfoliant to your face, avoiding the delicate eye area. Gently massage in a circular motion, paying extra attention to areas where you have open pores, pimples or flaky skin.
Pat warm water onto your skin until the particles of MSM dissolve and turn to gel. Then smooth the oil-gel emulsion into your skin with your fingertips. Take a moment and be amazed by how soft and elastic your skin feels!
If your skin needs extra moisture, follow with ISN's Luscious Healing Oil or Night Caress.
MSM Nourishing Exfoliant isn't just for your face: use it to exfoliate any skin on your body that needs a bit of extra attention.
To use as a healing moisturiser To penetrate your skin, the MSM particles need to be dissolved in a small amount of water. You can do this either in the palm of your hand, or on the area of skin where you are applying it. Start with a small amount of the exfoliant and a small amount of warm water. Mix in your palm or on your skin until the MSM particles dissolve, and then smooth the emulsion into your skin with your fingertips.
You may need to experiment to get the ratio of exfoliant and water right for you. Not enough water may leave your skin feeling dry. If this happens, dab more warm water onto the area, or follow with ISN's Luscious Healing Oil or Night Caress.
Store below 30°C.
We recommend doing a patch test on the inside of your arm before using for the first time.
Do not use on broken skin. Contains tamanu nut oil and may not be suitable if you have a nut allergy.
This product can be made without essential oils upon request. Please contact us for further details.
Receive $1 off your next ISN purchase when you return your empty jar. If unable to return, please recycle.