Cacti have been incredibly popular with the millennial generation lately, with cactus themed clothes, decorations and actual plants popping up all over Instagram! This trend shows no signs of letting up anytime soon and has now made a big splash in the beauty industry. And for good reason, as prickly pear oil has a host of amazing benefits for skin. Succulent skincare? We’re on board!
Prickly Pear Oil contains an extremely high amount of Vitamin E, boasting 150% more than Argan Oil, another fantastic facial oil. Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant that helps to prevent signs of ageing by neutralising free radicals, protects your skin from damaging UVB rays and keeps skin hydrated while fighting inflammation. The essential oils from cactus is a healthy moisturizing skin softening oil that also help in skin rejuvenation. The oil also has other antioxidants that brightens your skin and turns to be a rejuvenate skin care formula. The best thing about Prickly Pear oil is that it works best on all skin types. So, whether you have sensitive skin, dry skin or supple skin, it will definitely work wonders on your skin.
Also rich in fatty acids like omega 6 and 9, plus Vitamin K, Prickly Pear Facial Oil helps to brighten dark spots and under eye circles, while calming redness and inflammation. High amounts of amino acids help stimulate collagen production, promoting cell turnover in order to maintain the skin’s suppleness, elasticity and healthy appearance. Prickly Pear Oil can create magic for those who suffer from acne. It can be used as a skin treatment as it includes high linoleic acid content that helps prevent sebum from hardening and thus stops blocked pores which would further lead to acne and spots.
Prickly Pear Oil also have excellent effects on dry, dull and hair that lack lustre. You can simple use few drops of essential oil to massage your scalp every night to visible effects on your hair. If applied on nail cuticles it prevents breakage by strengthening the nails.
As powerfully potent as Prickly Pear Oil is, it remains completely non-comedogenic, meaning that it absorbs quickly into the skin without leaving a greasy residue or clogging pores. To reap the rewards of Prickly Pear Oil in your skincare routine, try our Mediterranean blend facial Oil from The O Range. It also contains Olive Oil and Almond Oil to reduce signs of premature ageing and provide moisture. The Mediterranean blend oil also promotes hydration, so the skin fills softer than ever.