The surprising benefits of prickly pear oil

The surprising benefits of prickly pear oil

 

Rare and precious, the Oil extracted from the seeds of Prickly Pear is a blessing for the skin. Powerful anti-aging, it reduces wrinkles and premature aging of the epidermis, but Prickly Pear Oil has many other virtues as incredible as they were unsuspected!

Your anti-aging ally

Prickly Pear Oil is an extraordinary anti-aging ally!

Thanks to its strong antioxidant power, it reduces the effects of aging and acts as a barrier against premature aging of the epidermis. Rich in sterol and Vitamin E, Prickly Pear Oil protects the skin from dehydration. It also contains a high content of Omega 6 which promotes the natural repair process of the skin.

In daily care, Prickly Pear Oil will restore firmness and elasticity. You can apply it on your wrinkles, fine lines or around the eyes. Thanks to its light texture, it quickly penetrates the skin.


The unsuspected ally for oily or acne-prone skin

As surprising as it may seem, Prickly Pear Oil is an essential ally for young or oily skin. In fact, prickly pear oil is sebum-regulating, that is to say it will regulate excess sebum, so it has a direct effect on acne linked to this sebum production. Prickly pear oil will also promote healing and restore tone to your skin.

DID YOU KNOW ?

Prickly Pear Oil acts naturally against scars and stretch marks!

Natural healing Prickly Pear Oil, will do wonders for your stretch marks, cuts and does not apply only to the face but also to the whole body!

HOW TO APPLY IT:

Our Beauty Tip for more efficiency: Apply it in the evening before going to sleep because the cell renewal process is activated during the night.

OUR PRICKLY PEAR OIL:

The challenge of a 100% pure, 100% organic and 100% fair trade oil!

Due to the many thorns and the imposing size of this cactus, the picking of prickly pears is carried out by hand, a laborious and precise work, each prickly pear contains in its pulp many small seeds, extracted by hand. hand by rural communities of Moroccan women.

ARGANDIA has chosen to work with a young Moroccan entrepreneur involved in the social and environmental development of Morocco: groups of women tackle this task each year, carrying out one by one all the stages of the preparation of the precious Fig Oil of Barbarity :

→ washing the harvested fruits

→ peeling and removing the pulp

→ collecting the seeds by hand

→ sorting them

→ cleaning them

→ then drying them in the sun

Too hard to then be crushed manually, they require the use of expensive machines suitable for extracting oil.

Since the seeds only contain 5% oil, many growers also use a solvent in order to increase their yield. ARGANDIA guarantees gentle mechanical extraction, without the use of chemical solvents, for a unique, 100% pure and organic Prickly Pear Oil.

Argandia's involvement involves promoting the prickly pear, beyond its traditional food use, thus slowing the rural exodus by creating jobs in desert and very poor regions. The income of working women is thus increased and this approach helps to maintain activity in small villages.

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