We are no longer talking about the same product or the same nutritive potential for your skin and hair.
Indeed, the production methods for these two oils are different.
Specifically, the differences are in the part of the fruit used to obtain the oil. This will lead to differences in properties.
This is why we will discover in this article why prickly pear seed oil is an extremely precious and rare serum compared to prickly pear oil which is an oily macerate.
- Natural anti-ageing par excellence.
- Powerful anti-wrinkle.
- Fights against brown spots, scars, acne.
- Intense hydration of the skin.
- Record level of vitamin E (1000 mg/kg): powerful anti-oxidant.
- Rich in sterols.
- Rich in omega 6.
First of all, it takes no less than 1000 kg of prickly pear to produce 1 litre of totally pure oil.
Then the seeds are removed by hand and dried in the sun.
Only 30 kg of seeds are extracted from 1000 kg of prickly pear.
Once the previous steps have been completed, the most delicate part of the production process can begin. Namely the extraction of the oil contained in the seeds.
First of all, the prickly pear seed oil is extracted with the greatest delicacy, i.e. by first cold pressing.
As prickly pear seeds are very hard, it is therefore essential to use a powerful pressthat does not heat the oil during extraction.
If the oil is heated, it loses much of its vitamins and nutrients.
Each seed contains only 5% of oil.
To preserve all its virtues, in addition to scrupulously respecting the preceding stages, the prickly pear seed oil must be bottled immediately in opaque bottles.
In these conditions, it does not oxidise and its nutritional richness is preserved from contact with light.
Therefore, taking into account all its particularities to guarantee its exceptional richness, Maison Lila offers you a 100% pure and natural organic prickly pear seed oil.
It is therefore delivered to you in a case that totally protects it from light and oxidation
- Softens the skin.
- Rich in omega 6.
Fresh prickly pears are macerated in sunflower oil.
In this way, the fat-soluble active ingredients contained in the fruit and seeds are extracted.
The prickly pear oil macerate is then bottled.