Not to be confused with the fresh fruit, Prickly Pear Seed carrier oil comes from a desert cactus plant. One of the beautiful things about Prickly Pear Seed is its versatility. All skin types can benefit from using Prickly Pear Seed. It has been called the new "Coconut Oil" which gives you an idea of it's specialness.
The glistening oil is extracted from the seeds of Prickly Pear Cactus native to Mexico and naturalized to the Southwestern United States. Lore and legend for this oil extends back to ancient times and it is still praised for its bountiful support of skin, scalp, hair and nails.
Luxurious and soothing, it is a favored ingredient in body care lotions, crèmes and herbal balms created to soften the skin surface while pampering skin tone and elasticity. It makes an ideal addition to any carrier oil blend for facial care.