Opuntia Ficus Indica, known as Prickly Pear Seed Oil - this “Miracle Plant” is able to survive with very little water and still produce healthy fruit. The Prickly Pear Cactus contains small black seeds, from which the oil is extracted.
It takes nearly 30 kilograms of seed, or 8 tonne of the fruit, to produce just one litre of oil!
Seeds extracted by hand, then wash thoroughly before drying it in the North African sunshine.
Our cold pressed oil is 100% organic from Moroccan Prickly Pear.
This oil benefits the skin with it’s exceptional hydrating, and anti-aging properties.Oil contains the most Vitamin E of any beauty oil on the market (150 % more than Argan Oil), and the highest percentage of unsaturated fatty acids (88 %).
Prickly Pear contains the highest levels of Betalains of any known plant (more than Acai, Pomegranate, Blueberries, Gogi). Betalains are super antioxidants with powerful anti-aging effects. It also extremaly rich in vitamin K, which can lighten your dark spots and undereye circles.* restores elasticity and brightens the complexion
* reduces redness and hyper-pigmentation.
* nourishes, moisturizes and softens the skin
* tightens pores
* brightens dark spots
* lighten dark under-eye circles
* slows skin aging and prevent wrinkles
* ideal for sensitive skin
All in all Prickly Pear Oil is an excellent addition to your skin care routine.