Prickly Pear Oil – for Sparkly Clean Skin!

Benefits of Prickly Pear In Skincare - Pestle & Mortar

We’ve all heard of the benefits of natural oils for better skin. But which oils to start with? What’s the hype about Prickly Pear oil?

Skincare experts are raving about the benefits of a new entrant in skincare – prickly pear oil. Find out the what’s, how’s and why’s of it with our Ingredient Spotlight!

What’s Prickly Pear Oil?

Prickly pear oil or Barbary Fig seed oil is a Moroccan oil with more Vitamin E than any other beauty oil. Its high levels of unsaturated fatty acids make it a powerhouse for skincare!

Prickly Pear Oil and Skincare?

While it is still new to the world of skincare, its super hydrating and anti-ageing properties make it a go-to guy for those in the know. A few revolutionary products like Pestle & Mortar’s Erase Cleansing balm already contain this skincare gem!

Top Skincare Benefits of Prickly Pear Oil

Bring back the Glow

The antioxidants in prickly pear oil trigger cell renewal and restore elasticity. It works on the dark spots and brightens the complexion, leaving behind fresh glowing skin.

Silky Smoooth!

The high amount of Linoleic acid in it helps it seep deep inside to instantly soothe and soften skin. It works well for all skin types and is suitable for even the most sensitive skin – reducing redness and hyper-pigmentation. It’s your perfect moisturizer to get that silky smooth skin you’ve always wanted!

Say Hello to Younger looking skin!

This wonder oil contains super antioxidants called Betelains that come loaded with anti-aging effects. It helps tighten those pores and adds firmness, yet the Vitamin E in it keeps skin moist and plump to fend off wrinkles.

And it does all this without clogging your pores (unlike many other oils that lead to breakouts). Isn’t any surprise then that this non-irritating, deeply moisturising oil is set to become the latest beauty favourite!


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