Prickly Pear Oil 15 ml

ACL2954318
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€41.58

Prickly pear seed oil is a recent discovery in natural and organic cosmetics. It is extremely valuable because of the huge amount of prickly pear needed to produce very small amounts of oil. This oil is highly coveted for its benefits to the skin and for its wonderful healing properties.

Prickly pear seed oil is a rare and precious dry oil, obtained by cold pressing, is a concentrate of essential fatty acids (linoleic acid, oleic acid, palmitic acid) but also of sterols and vitamin E (tocopherol) with antioxidant powers.

Anti-radical and anti-aging outstanding, the oil of prickly pear is considered a natural medicine to fight against aging.

It restores firmness and tone to the skin. The omega-6 it contains promotes the natural process of skin repair. Excellent emollient, it softens and protects the skin from dehydration.

Similar to argan oil in its composition, prickly pear seed oil has however higher concentrations of linoleic acid (omega 6) and tocopherol.

Certified EcoCert valuing our commitment to good environmental and social practices. 

INDICATIONS : 

Our 100% organic prickly pear seed oil is an anti-free radical agent that contains many health benefits for your skin and hair. The high antioxidant activity promotes cell renewal and reduces redness and hyper pigmentation. Prickly pear seed oil helps to

  • Moisturize the skin
  • Fight against medical skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis 
  • improve pigmentation and skin spots and freckles related to UV exposure
  • stimulate collagen production
  • fight against skin inflammations. 
  • fight against wrinkles, thanks to its antioxidant properties 

USE COUNCIL: 

You can use it day or night as a moisturiser, serum and eye cream. Gently dot the eye area to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and dark circles.

Apply 1-2 pumps morning and/or night to face, neck, and eye area while using circular motions.

STORAGE : 

Store in a dark, temperate place. 

INGREDIENTS : 

Opuntia Ficus Indica Seed Oil

WARNING :

  The allegations, indications as well as the modes of use come from books, sites and/or bibliographic research. All the information provided is purely indicative and in no way constitutes medical information, nor does it engage our responsibility. For any therapeutic use, consult a doctor.   

BIBLIOGRAPHY : 

·       M. Ramadan et J. Mörsel, « Oil cactus pear (Opuntia ficus-indica L.) », 2003, doi: 10.1016/S0308-8146(02)00550-2.

·       M. F. Ramadan et J.-T. Mörsel, « Recovered lipids from prickly pear [Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) Mill] peel: a good source of polyunsaturated fatty acids, natural antioxidant vitamins and sterols », Food Chem., vol. 83, no 3, p. 447456, nov. 2003, doi: 10.1016/S0308-8146(03)00128-6.

·       « Characterization of Opuntia ficus indica seed oil from Tunisia | SpringerLink ». https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10600-009-9448-1 (consulté le juin 28, 2021).

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2020-11-25
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