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Ingredients That Make A Difference: Prickly Pear Seed Oil

Why We Love It

Prickly Pear Seed Oil’s high concentration of Vitamin K addresses top skin concerns including dark under eye circles and visible skin capillaries, while it’s high Vitamin E and C content treats skin that has been exposed to the damaging effects of the sun and other UV rays, all while protecting and renewing your skin cells.  This oil is absorbed quickly and deeply into your skin, leaving your skin brightened and will make your pores appear tighter.

Found In Nature

Prickly Pear Seed Oil (Opuntia Ficus Indica) is a part of the cactus family and is also commonly referred to as Barbary Fig.  Found in various arid parts of the world most often the cosmetic grade oil is produced in Morocco where production is closely regulated.  Due to the delicate nature of the Prickly Pear fruits, they are often harvested by hand to ensure they are not damaged.  The fruits contain tiny black seeds that are manually pressed to remove the precious oil.  It can take as many as 66 pounds of seeds to gather just over one quart of oil.  Our oil is a organic, cold pressed virgin oil, meaning it is grown without harmful pesticides and no heat is applied to it during the extraction process, limiting the potential for the delicate properties to be impacted or damaged.

Properties

Antioxidants – such as polyphenols which help your body to heal and repair by fighting the free radicals that cause cell damage, this damage can lead to diminished collagen production and wrinkles

 

Prickly pear seed oil contains palmitic acid and more vitamin E than most known oils, these potent anti-aging components address signs of aging skin, such as wrinkles and UV damage

 

Vitamin K – broken capillaries are a common complaint, this vitamin can help to strengthen your capillaries acting as a preventative treatment, can speed up recovery, and treats dark circles under the eyes all while calming inflammation and redness

 

Linoleic Acid – work to strengthen your skin barrier and capillaries, limits water loss, and fights the collagen loss that can lead to wrinkles

 

Vitamins C and E – in studies these antioxidants have been shown to be more effective at addressing UV exposure and wrinkles when applied together than each vitamin on their own

 

Composition

The following depicts the majority proportions of the chemical composition of prickly pear seed oil, slight variances will occur based the unique makeup of each batch produced.  When God creates something in nature, He does not stick to a perfect formula.

Linoleic Acid (a polyunsaturated fatty acid) – 60-70%

Oleic Acid (monounsaturated fatty acid ) – 22-25%

Stearic Acid (a saturated fatty acid) – 1-3%

Palmitic Acid (a saturated fatty acid) – 11-13%

Vitamin K (potassium) 520 mg/kg

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