Oil: Prickly Pear Unrefined, Certified Organically Grown

Price: $18.50
Oil: Prickly Pear Unrefined, Certified Organically Grown

Opuntia ficus indica Cold Pressed from the seeds in Morocca

History: Extracted from the seeds of Optunia Ficus Indica cactus, the Organic Prickly Pear Oil is also known as Barbary Fig Oil and has been the beauty secret of Berber women for many centuries.

Benefits: It is highly moisturizing and has many properties that are beneficial to the skin. High in Omega-6 Fatty Acids and naturally occurring Carotenoids, Vitamins C and E, and Flavonoids, this skin-toning oil contains powerful antioxidants. This nutrient-rich, fast absorbing oil is high in Linoleic Acid, which helps to maintain skin's supple look and brightens the complexion. Prickly Pear Carrier Oil penetrates deeply into the skin to provide intense hydration without clogging the pores.

Colour: Pale yellow to yellow with greenish hue

Aroma: Slight nutty scent

Common Uses: Prickly Pear Organic Carrier Oil contains Vitamin E and amino acids which help to nourishes, moisturizes, and softens the skin, preventing the look of mature skin and appearance of fine lines. This oil promotes elasticity and provides the skin a smoother, refined skin texture. When used as a night serum, it reduces the appearance of dark spots and dark circles, so the skin appears visibly younger. Its nutrient rich content promotes shiny, moisturized, rejuvenated hair, skin, and nails.

Consistency: Slightly viscous

Absorption: When this light oil is absorbed by skin, it leaves little to no oily residue.

Cautions: None known.

Storage: It is recommended that cold-pressed carrier oils be kept in a cool, dark place to maintain freshness and achieve maximum shelf life. If refrigerated, bring to room temperature before using.

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