Hyper Pigmentation affects many women and is often caused by sun exposure , acne or eczema. Usually it it caused by an over production of Melanin in your skin and results in an uneven skin tone. The Prickly Pear Seed Oil is an organic solution that helps reduce hyper pigmentation leaving the skin even and bright.
What is Prickly Pear Seed oil?
Prickly Pear Seed Oil or Barbary fig seed oil is a non greasy, fast absorbing oil with high content of Vitamin E and Vitamin K and is rich in essential fatty acids and antioxidants. The oil improves the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines and Hyper Pigmentation leaving the skin bright, glowing and soft. The prickly pear seed oil comedogenic rating is 0, which means it doesn’t clog pores.
How is Prickly Pear Seed oil Made?
The best Prickly Pear seed oil is sourced from the South of Morocco. The oil is pressed from the seeds of the Opuntia Ficus Indica Cactus. 900 kg of Cactus fruits are needed to extract 1 litter of Prickly Oil.
Soul Sisters Morocco’s Prickly Pear Seed oil is made in a women’s cooperative. The women harvest the ripe cactus fruits. The fruit is usually Greenish or yellowish, and the seeds are then separated from the fruit which gets dried and cold pressed to produce the organic and pure prickly pear seed oil.
Which skin type is Prickly Pear Oil suitable for?
Prickly Pear Seed oil is suitable for all skin types including sensitive skin. The oil is non comedogenic and non acnegenic. For people with oily and acne prone skin the oil is a superpower ingredient and for those with dry skin, the oil is nourishing and soothing.
How Does Prickly Pear Seed oil reduce Hyper Pigmentation?
The Prickly Pear Seed oil has been proven to reduce the appearance of hyper pigmentation. It should be used daily for few months for optimal results. The oil is very high in essential fatty acids and antioxidants which help fade the pigmentation. The Vitamin K found in the oil helps regulate skin coloration and also brightens age spots, freckles and under eye circles. The High content of Vitamin E found in the oil also helps brighten the hyper pigmentation. The Vitamin E is also a natural sun protector which together with sunscreen can protect you from UV rays. Additionally the linoleum acid found in the oil has been proven to brighten sun-induced hyper-pigmentation.
How to use the Prickly Pear Seed oil?
Apply one drop of prickly pear oil if you have oily skin and two drops if your skin is normal or dry onto your hand and then massage the oil into your skin in a slow and circular motion. Massaging your skin helps stimulate blood cells which can reduce inflammations caused by pigmentation.
How Often Can I Use the Prickly Pear Seed oil?
Prickly Pear Seed oil can be used up to two times a day. In the morning you can use it before you apply your sunscreen for extra sun protection and in the evening you can use it as moisturiser and for treatment.
DIY Recipe with Prickly Pear Seed oil for Hyper pigmentation
Directions: Combine 1 drop of Pure Vitamin C oil and 1 drop of Pure prickly Pear Seed oil and apply on your face in a circular motion. Use in the evening and finish up with your favourite moisturising cream. This Combination helps with treating hyper pigmentation and brightening your skin.