DIY Tips with Cactus Oil (Prickly Pear Seed Oil)

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3 Tips on How to Make a DIY skincare with Prickly Pear Seed Oil

Prickly pear oil is great for making natural and organic mask, but it is important to know how to make the perfect one. Here is a list of some of our most popular prickly pear oil mask that you can try!

1. The Perfect Organic Face Mask for Clarification:

This mask is ideal for people who want to clear up their skin and get a glow from within. It also helps fight acne and control oil production. This mask also includes burdock root, which has been proven to help eliminate toxins that clog pores on the surface of the skin:

Mix 3 to 5 drops of prickly pear oil to 2 tbsp of natural yogurt. Then stir it in 1 tbsp of corn starch to get a creamy texture. Apply the mask to a cleansed skin. Let it rest for 15 min and rinse. Repeat this treatment once a week.

This mask will hydrate and maintain skin elasticity. It will also purify sensitive skin and cleanse the epedermis from dead skin. It will soften the skin and have a mattifying effect that strenghten the elimination of excess skin oil.

2. Moisturizing and softening Mask for Hair :

Melt 1 tbsp of shea butter (you can place it in a pot over a hot / boiled water and wait until it is melt). Then add and mix 10 drops of prickly pear seed oil within the melt shea butter. Apply the mask to dry hair and leave it for 30 minutes. Wash with natural shampoo. Repeat it once a week. You can store the mixure shea butter / prickly pear seed oil in a refrigerator, but melt it soflty (beware of any burning !) before applying it on your hair.

This mask will restore the protective lipid film and reduce the risk of drying out. It will repair damaged, split and brittle hair. It will deeply moisturize and soften the hair, especially the hair ends. 

3. Body scrub :

Mix  3 tbsp of coffee ground with 1 tbsp of brown sugar and 3 tbsp of prickly pear seed oil. Mix until you get a consistent paste. Apply the paste to the part of your body you want to scrub. If you want a deeper action such as removing cellulite, then wrap the targeted part of cellophane for 20 minutes. Then rinse in hot water. 

This scrub will reduce stains and protect against external agresion. It will also drain and decongest in the tissues. It will activate blood circulation and promotes the burning of fat and orange peels. And it will provide a granular tissue.


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