THE MAGIC OF PRICKLY PEAR SEED OIL

 

there’s nothing we love more than a good, do-it-all oil and that’s exactly what describes the prickly pear seed oil, which is  a potentially highly moisturizing, skin-softening oil derived from a cactus.

 

WHAT IS IT ?

Opuntia Ficus Indica is the Latin name for the prickly pear  plant. A member of the cactus family, it can thrive through long droughts, producing delicious fruit .

Inside the fruits of this plant , there are small black seeds. It is these seeds from which the finest quality, precious oil is extracted.

The production of premium Prickly Pear Seed Oil is incredibly labour intensive and time consuming — it takes nearly 1 tonne of the fruit, to produce just one litre of oil!

 

PRICKLY PEAR SEED OIL FOR SKIN

PACKED WITH ANTIOXIDANTS & ESSENTIAL FATTY ACIDS :

The Prickly pear seed oil is rich in Antioxidants which are well known to prevent skin damage from sunlight, aging, and other stressors. Also it has a high content of essential fatty acids which helps calm down any inflammation and redness , repair skin and helps your pores tighten for a more flawless appearance..

FAST ABSORBING

The Prickly Pear Seed Oil is easily absorbed into skin and penetrates quickly without leaving any greasy residue. absorbs almost immediately leaves little or no residue. It is the facial oil for people who think they can't use face oils, thanks to the ultra-lightweight nature.

HIGH IN VITAMIN E

The Prickly Pear Seed Oil has nearly three times the amount found in Argan Oil of vitamin E which is known to help heal wounds faster and aid in skin regeneration and is a marvellous ingredient to have in your anti-ageing arsenal.

INCREDIBLE SKIN BRIGHTENING GIFTS

Thanks to the unique composition of the oil with its high levels of vitamin E and K and the natural antioxidants that stimulate collagen production. This precious oil is unparalleled in its ability to brighten under-eye circles and hyperpigmentation areas such as dark spots.

SUITABLE FOR ANY SKIN TYPE

The Prickly Pear Seed Oil is ideal for mature skin due to its exceptional hydrating and illuminating ability, it is effective with combination skin or those who struggle with acne too. For those wanting to tackle the signs of ageing before they happen, Prickly Pear Seed Oil is a must.

 

PRICKLY PEAR SEED OIL FOR HAIR

PERFECT HAIR MOISTURISER :

The Vitamin E content of prickly pear seed oil is the highest out of any other plant oil on the market, including argan oil. Actually, it’s vitamin E content is around three times higher than argan oil. All that vitamin E will work to moisturize dry hair and give your hair the hydration it needs.

GOOD FOR YOUR SCALP :

The fatty acids in prickly pear oil like Omega-6 and Omega-9 help the oil absorb easily into your scalp without leaving any unwanted residues behind. Once the oil is absorbed by your scalp, the antioxidants in prickly pear seed oil promote the stimulation of the collagen; this helps your scalp maintain its natural moisture and also helps tighten the pores and follicles on your head which reduces oil production without leaving your hair and scalp dry.

HAIR GROWTH STIMULATOR :

linoleic acid is another key ingredient in prickly pear seed oil. it has great regenerative properties for hair and skin that works to promote healthy scalp conditions. Having a healthy scalp promotes and stimulates hair growth and overall hair health.

 

HOW TO USE PRICKLY PEAR OIL

HOW TO USE PRICKLY PEAR OIL ON ITS OWN

To use undiluted prickly pear seed oil, splash seven to eight drops of prickly pear oil into your hand, and gently rub the oil into your skin.

 

HOW TO USE PRICKLY PEAR OIL AS A CARRIER

To use prickly pear seed oil as a carrier oil, mix the prickly pear oil with several drops of a selected essential oil. The amount of essential oil you add will determine the strength of the oil mixture.

For example:
Add 1 drop essential oil to 1 tsp. prickly pear oil to create a 1 percent essential oil solution.
Add 2 drops essential oil to 1 tsp. prickly pear oil to create a 2 percent essential oil solution.
Add 5 drops essential oil to 1 tsp. prickly pear oil to create a 5 percent essential oil solution.
To use prickly pear oil as a carrier oil, splash seven to eight drops of the mixture into your hands and gently rub into your skin.

 

HOW TO STORE PRICKLY PEAR OIL

When not in use, prickly pear seed oil is best stored in your refrigerator. For best results, use it within 1 to 2 years of the purchase date, or by the expiration date printed on the label.

 

 

 

 

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