Naturally good for
Moisturising and softening the skin
Minimise spider veins
Balancing oily and combination skin
Neutralise free radicals that may cause signs of ageing
Brighten under eye circles
100% Certified Organic by Ecocert (to COSMOS standard), cold pressed prickly pear seed oil from Agadir in Morocco.
Our single-origin prickly pear seed oil is from a small independent known producer whom we personally visit annually.
Of course, The PÜRE Collection works only with one cooperative that we know pays a fair wage to all its workers.
Our Prickly pear seed oil is not to be confused with the inferior Prickly Pear seed oil that comes from Mexico or the oil that comes from the flower or fruits of the Prickly pear cactus.
Anti-inflammatory, barrier boosting, hydrating
Prickly pear seed oil is extremely high in essential fatty acids, omega 6 and 9, and the natural antioxidant vitamin E which helps to calm down any inflammation and redness, especially for those prone to rosacea.
The oil is easily absorbed into skin and penetrates quickly without leaving any greasy residue.
It is also rich in amino acids, which which may help stimulate collagen production. Containing vitamin K, prickly pear seed oil helps to brighten hyperpigmentation areas such as dark spots as well as being of benefit for under-eye dark circles. Prickly Pears high level of betalains helps to protect skin against ageing.
This Oil contains high levels of linoleic acid (Omega 6) that replenish lost lipids within skin helping moisturise and restore elasticity.
Sufferers of acne may benefit from the use a non pore clogging oil such as Prickly Pear Seed oil, which helps prevent sebum from hardening and thus prevents blocked pores that could lead to acne.
Other benefits of prickly pear seed oil
Prickly pear seed oil is also an excellent conditioner for dry, dull and lacklustre hair.
Great for nail cuticles, Prickly pear seed oil works to strengthen nails making them less prone to breakage.
How to use
Use the pipette to allow 1 to 3 drops onto fingertips then rub together to warm to skin temperature, and then gently massage into face and neck skin using circular motions and allow to fully absorb.
As a hair treatment, use one or two drops and massage into the hair and leave in for 15 minutes before washing.
Organic Prickly Pear Oil
Antioxidant, nourishing and moisturising
Prickly pear seeds are cold pressed to retain the oil’s incredibly high level of antioxidant vitamin E which helps to defend skin from ageing free radical damage, and vitamin K helping to repair and soften skin, amongst a whole host of other incredible skin benefits. Prickly Pear contains the highest amount of betalains which are pigments found in plants, these super antioxidant pigments help to protect skin against ageing from various types of damaging radicals which could encourage ageing.
Prickly Pear Serum Ingredients
100% Certified Organic Cold Pressed Prickly Pear Seed (Opuntia ficus-indica) Oil
100% Natural Ingredients
Vegetarian. Vegan. Cruelty-Free.