Prickly Pear oil for Under Eye Circles

We all suffer from under eye circles no matter how many hours of sleep we get. We always tend to think that dark circles are due to lack of sleep but in fact you could be sleeping 8 hours daily and still have dark circles. Under eye circles tend to make us look tired, older or even unhealthy. We all want an effective immediate solution and we realise that many over - the counter treatments do not really work and if they do the result is only temporary. Sometimes all you need is a natural solution and Prickly Pear Seed Oil is one.

What causes under eye dark circles?

What deficiency causes dark circles? There are many causes of dark circles such as lack of sleep, allergies, hyper pigmentation, anemia, overexposure to sunlight, reduced level of fatty tissues around the eyes, dehydration, or aging.

What vitamins are good for under eye dark circles?

The 3 vitamins that help reduce dark circles are Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Vitamin E.

Vitamin K promotes healthy circulation and controls blood clotting. It lightens dark circles in the eye area. Vitamin C is one of the best ingredient for dark circles as it brightens and lightens the skin. Moreover as we age our skin around the eyes loses collagen and it becomes thinner and therefore under eye issues are more enhanced. Vitamin C is a collagen booster and therefore thickens the under eye area and helps with the discolouration in the under eye area. Vitamin E helps regenerate new skin cells, reduces signs of ageing and lightens your skin. Combining the 3 vitamins in your skincare regimen will reduce the appearance of under eye circle and will make your skin healthy.

What are the Vitamins In Prickly Pear Cactus Seed Oil?

Organic Prickly Pear Cactus Seed oil has a very high content of Vitamin E and also a high content of Vitamin K. Both of these two vitamins make the oil the perfect solution for your under eye concerns.

The prickly pear cactus seed oil also contains linoleum acid and polyphenol which help keep your skin hydrated and moisturised. Keeping your skin moisturised will keep your under eye circle at bay. 

How to use prickly pear cactus seed oil?

Prickly pear cactus seed oil can be used daily , preferably at night under the eyes and on your eye lids. 1 drop is generous enough to cover both of your under eyes and eye lids. use very gently so you do not cause any irritations. 

How to choose a prickly pear cactus seed oil ?

The best prickly pear cactus seed oil should be 100 % pure and organic. It shouldn't be mixed with any additive or other oil for it to be very effective. an Organic , good quality Prickly pear oil price tend to be between 50 usd to 100 usd for a 30 ml bottle. 

Will Prickly Prickly Pear Cactus Seed Oil clog my pores?

Prickly Pear cactus seed oil will not clog your pores as it is a non-comedogenic oil, the oil instantly penetrates your skin without clogging your pores or causing breakouts. The prickly pear seed oil composition makes the oil good for your skin and therefore it will only help treat your skin and give it a glow. 

What skin type is prickly pear oil suitable for?

Soul Sisters Morocco’s prickly pear seed oil is 100% cold pressed and organic. It is natural and thus is suitable for all skin types. Even those who have sensitive skin can still benefit from this non- comedogenic oil and they can be assured that it will not clog their pores. Moreover those with oily and acne prone skin can also benefit from the oil as its high content of linoleum acid can actually improve acne relief. For those who have dry skin, the oil’s high content of vitamin E can moisturise and smoothen their skin. Prickly Pear Seed oil is definitely a pick me up for all skin types.

How often can I apply Prickly Pear Cactus seed oil on my dark circles?

You can apply the Prickly Pear Seed oil up to two times a day to your dark circles, you can add it to your A.M and P.M routine after you cleanse and tone your skin.

How long till the results of prickly pear cactus seed oil are visible on my dark circles?

You should apply on a daily basis the prickly pear seed oil to your dark circles for 6 to 8 weeks to be able to see results. When you apply it make sure you do not rub too hard because our under eyes are very sensitive and we do not want to irritate them. Apply one drop and massage it slowly in a circular motion to make sure it is well absorbed.


Tips to get rid of under eye circles

1.Drink 2 litters of water daily
2. Use cucumber
3. Apply a cold compress
4. Get extra hours of sleep
5. Soak tea bags

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