Natural Ingredient Spotlight Series: Benefits of Prickly Pear | Rêve En Vert
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What is prickly pear and why is it beneficial in skincare?

Prickly Pear is a remarkable ingredient that if you aren’t using, you may want to start exploring. Prickly pear is a member of the cactus family, By looking at it, you wouldn’t expect it to be so hydrating and full of anti-inflammatory properties, but it is. I love prickly pear because it contains a very strong version of vitamin E, which is a natural antioxidant and incredibly healing. I recommend vitamin E rich products to help fade scarring, dark spots and soften wrinkles and fine lines.

Along with being rich essential fatty acids, prickly pear also contains amino acids, which work to boost collagen and cell turnover – an essential combination for ageing skin. However, it is key (like with any ingredient) that you are using prickly pear that has been sustainably sourced and kept in it’s most natural state. 

 

Our Sustainable Prickly Pear Skincare Products

 

Cosmydor C/5 Anti-Wrinkle Cream with Prickly Pear & Ho Wood

There is a reason this product is award-winning. Cosmydor uses prickly pear as its main ingredient in this anti-wrinkle cream along with a high concentration of sesame seed oil, shea butter, coconut oil, beeswax, and jojoba oil to give the skin a super hydration boost. You’ll notice after daily use, that the texture of your skin will soften and skin will be plumper, helping to fade lines. The perfect daily anti-aging cream for mature skin or ultra-dry skin types that need a lot of moisture.

 

Irene Forte Prickly Pear Face Cream

Made from beautiful organic Sicilian plants and fruits, this prickly pear face cream is an absolute treat for the skin. A wonderful option for any skin type, this cream is formulated with plant-based peptides and vitamins along with prickly pear to brighten the skin and promote collagen production. Instead of using an eye cream alongside your moisturizer, pop some of this cream under your eyes for an instant brightening and smoothing effect.

 

 

Beauty, C/5 Anti-Wrinkle Cream with Prickly Pear & Ho Wood, £84

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Beauty, Prickly Pear Face Cream, £119

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Lost Explorer Prickly Pear Lightweight Moisturiser

The perfect daily moisturizer for oilier skin and acne-prone skin types. This product is formulated to feed the skin necessary hydration without leaving the skin greasy or easily clogged up. Organic prickly pear within this moisturizer helps to protect the skin from environmental stressors while turmeric works to detoxify pores and calm any redness. A beautiful combination of organic botanical ingredients that soothes irritated skin and won’t break out the skin.

 

BEAR Wonder Essential Daily Face Oil

This natural face oil is made of pure cold-pressed prickly pear seed oil, making it incredibly potent. A wonderful option to work into your skincare routine without worrying about adding too many ingredients into your regimen. This is amazing for all skin types, even oily and acne-prone skin types as it is an incredibly lightweight oil that won’t clog pores. For normal to dry skin types, it can easily be used on its own or simply add a few drops to your skin after moisturizing to lock in all that moisture. I recommend that acne-prone skin types use this oil a few times a week as an overnight treatment to help fade old acne scarring.

 

 

Beauty, Prickly Pear Lightweight Moisturiser, £38

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Beauty, Wonder Essential Daily Face Oil, £90

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