Opuntia ficus-indica

Prickly Pear Seed Oil

Found in Regenerative Face Serum/ COSMOS Natural Revitalizing Eye Serum/ COSMOS Organic

Anti-Aging Shrinks Pores Brightening
Comedogenic Rating*
Skin Type
Great for all skin types. Excellent for mature skin.
Country of Origin** Morocco
Historically, Prickly Pear seed oil (also known as Barbary fig oil) has been used all over the world. The Aztecs extracted the milky juice from the plant and mixed it with honey and egg yolk to create an ointment for burn treatment. Due to the labor-intensive process extraction and its incredible skin benefits, prickly pear seed oil is considered one of the most valuable carrier oils.

Containing many anti-aging compounds including Vitamins E and C, as well as carotenoids and flavonoids, this oil is exceptional for anti-aging. Prickly pear seed oil is absorbed by the skin without leaving oily residue, it restores hydration and elasticity, tightens and shrinks the look of pores, and leaves the skin feeling soft and velvety. This oil contains high levels of vitamin K, which is known for its ability to brighten skin and reduce the appearance of under-eye circles, hyper-pigmentation, redness and dark spots. High levels of amino acids make prickly pear seed oil an ideal product for stimulating the production of collagen, promoting cell turnover and reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

*Comedogenic is the tendency for an ingredient to clog pores.

**Please note that the country of origin for our ingredients are subject to change due to environmental, economic, and/or social circumstances.

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