Prickly Pear oil: the new beauty elixir 17 oktober 2012 – Posted in: Prickly Pear

cactusvijg opengesnedenArgan oil has already gathered some fame in the last few years. In the Netherlands it’s also known that this  Moroccan gold works miracles for your skin and hair.
If Argan oil is Moroccan gold, we can name Prickly Pear oil the platinum when it comes to beauty products and skincare. This extremely rare oil is very rich of vitamin E and is renowned as a natural antioxidant.

The Prickly Pear oil makes sure your skin recovers from daily free radicals and works like no other oil as effective in rejuvenating and firming the skin. The natural cell renewal system is stimulated so the skin firms and gets a beautiful natural shine.


The secret of Prickly Pear oil is the unique composition. Prickly Pear oil is very rich of vitamin E (Tocoferol), fatty acids (linoleic 65%) en sterols (Beta-sitosterol 79%). Vitamin E, a fat-soluble vitamin, plays a role in producing red blood cells and in maintaining muscle and other tissues. It also helps to improve the immune system. Vitamin E is an antioxidant: it protects the body cells from free radicals.

The amount of vitamin E in Prickly Pear oil is approximately 1000mg/ kg. For comparison: Argan oil contains 620 mg/ kg.

What Prickly Pear oil can do for you

Prickly Pear oil helps to prevent and reduce wrinkles because of the skin renewing effect. The number and depth of wrinkles and lines are being reduced and dark circles under the eyes fade. Prickly Pear oil strengthens and recovers your skin, hair and nails.

  • The healing effect of Prickly Pear oil has a regenerative effect on scars and stretch marks.
  • Prickly Pear oil stimulates the regenerating  of the skin, hydrates and gives flexibility.
  • Your hair gets firmer, nurtured and hydrated. Prickly Pear oil gives shine and flexibility. It also helps to reduce hair loss.
  • Prickly Pear oil helps to cure problematic skin like acne and eczema.