Contains Zinc and vitamin E and K. Its vitamins and minerals all help in skin cell and Collagen regeneration improving the Dermis health and skin cell renewal. Other benefits such as fading wrinkles, hydrating the skin, fading dark circles, and shrinking acne pores all combine to make an oil you would be crazy not to pick!
A very stable oil for one so expensive! With it being an extensive process to produce it takes over 10,000 seeds to produce 1 litre. Non comedogenic with a level 0 on the scale making sure this oil not only benefits your skin tremendously but will not clog your pores. Its rich content makes it an intensely hydrating oil.
We recommend this oil for oily, combination skin due to it being very rich in Linoleic acid helping to balance Sebum levels, its comedogenic level and mineral content makes Prickly pear oil a tempting opportunity for dry and Acne prone skin.
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Detailed benefits of Prickly pear oil see below
Concentration: up to 66%
A Polyunsaturated fatty acid (better known as Omega 6 or vitamin F). Our bodies can produce Linoleic acid, so we must get it primarily through food consumption. With its light texture and primarily concentrating on the Epidermis, it works to the skin’s Lipid barrier. This helps to lock in moisture while balancing Sebum levels. Linoleic acid is known to be good for most skin types, but its primary benefit is for oily skin due to its ability to balance Sebum levels usually caused by too high a concentration of Oleic acid.
An essential mineral for the skin primarily in skin healing, it has multiple benefits ranching from tightening pores helping to reduce them through to being anti-microbial which helps kill the bacteria that can cause some strains of acne, it also plays a role in hormonal imbalances which means it can help reduce sebum levels.
A fat-soluble vitamin primarily found in vegetables and dairy products. Known for being a potent antioxidant and being an essential vitamin in skin cell and collagen synthesis. Necessary for the renewal of healthy skin replacing damaged skin layers. Its anti-coagulant properties make it a perfect choice for dark eyes due to it helping strengthen blood vessels getting to the root of the cause of dark circles under the eyes.
A common vitamin found in many oils but in varying concentrations. It is primarily an Antioxidant that improves blood circulation while reducing the signs of ageing. It works well at cellular regeneration improving the cellular membranes of skin cells. An essential vitamin for healing scarred and blemished skin.