PRECIOUS OIL. FACE, BODY, HAIR AND NAILS. ALL SKIN TYPES. DRY SKINS. MATURE SKINS. SUN DAMAGED, SQUAMES, HARD AND ROUGHT SKINS. SKIN SOFTENING, HYDRATING, NOURISHING. IMPROVE THE APPEARANCE OF SCARS, WRINKLES, FINE LINES. DARK SPOTS, DARK CIRCLES, UNDER EYES BAGS. HYPER PIGMENTATION, UNEVEN SKIN TONES. DAMAGED, FRAGILE, DRY HAIR. FRAGILE NAILS.
INCI name: Opuntia ficus-indica (Prickly pear) seed oil.
CAS number: 90082-21-6
EXTRACTION METHOD: Cold pressed.
PARTS USED: Seeds.
COMMON NAMES: Barbary fig oil, Cactus seed oil, Nopal oil.
APPEARANCE: Pale yellow to green-yellow liquid oil. Light oil.
ODOUR NOTE: characteristic nutty, hay-like odour.
QUALITY: 100 % pure and natural, organic carrier oil. For cosmetic and personal care direct uses and formulations.
STORAGE CONDITION; keep tightly closed and store in a cool, dry place, away from sunlight.
COMPOSITION: 61.40% LINOLEIC ACID (OMEGA-6), 19.90% OLEIC ACID (OMEGA-9), 12.20% PALMITIC ACID, Vit. A, E and K.
Info and interesting facts:
Native to Mexico, Prickly pear cactus plant find themselves at home in the many arid and semi-arid regions of the world, where it is cultivated both for its rich fruits and for the oil cold pressed from the seeds. Along with the famous Argan oil, Prickly pear seed oil has been a favourite of traditional Moroccan hammam hygiene and skin care for centuries. The Barbary fig seed oil as it is often called, is now recognized for its outstanding bioactive properties, and included extensively in luxurious cosmeceutical brand formulas. Our prickly pear oil, cold pressed from the seeds (and not the flowers as it is often the case!) is highly concentrated in vit. E and K, both important actors of the good regeneration of our skin and healthy blood circulation processes. Perfect to create dark circles or under-eyes bags circulatory and decongesting serums, The prickly pear seed oil is ideal in the daily care of fragile maturing and mature skins.