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Carrier Oils


Opuntia ficus indica

Precious and rare, the Prickly Pear is a Carrier Oil rich in vitamin E, Omega-6 and sterols, highly valued for its anti-oxidant, revitalizing, softening and moisturizing effects. Extracted by an artisanal process of cold pressing from seeds of Prickly Pear Cactus from Morocco, this beauty oil is a valuable ingredient for deeply nourishing and moisturizing skin, hair and nails.


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Ideal as a cosmetic care, the precious Prickly Pear Carrier Oil is suitable for all skin types, helping to preserve their vitality and elasticity. Moisturizing, antioxidant, regenerating, softening and with a dry texture, it penetrates the epidermis easily. Its virtues will be most beneficial for dry, dehydrated or mature skins, as well as dry or damaged hair.

Our Prickly Pear (Opuntia ficus indica) Carrier Oil is 100% natural and certified Cosmos Organic. It is extracted by an artisanal process of cold pressing from seeds of Prickly Pear Cactus from Morocco. 

Country of Origin


Method of Cultivation


Part of the Plant




Organic Ingredients

100 %

Natural Ingredients

100 %

Extraction Process

Cold-Pressed - Unrefined


Rather Dry

Botanical Name

Opuntia ficus indica

Product Usage

Cosmetic Product

Suitable for all skin types, ideal care for dry, dehydrated and mature skins.

Hair types: Dry, damaged.

Properties: Antioxidant, revitalizing, softening, moisturizing, toning, fortifying.

Beauty care ideas:

- Moisturizing and protective facial care, to apply on cleansed skin, morning and evening;

- Eye contour care, to apply in small touches to cleansed skin, morning and evening;

- Anti-wrinkle face cream, to use on cleansed skin, morning and evening;

- Anti-oxidant serum for the face, to be applied preferably daily in the evening on cleansed skin;

- Nourishing body milk, on cleansed skin, morning and evening;

- Moisturizing hair serum, to use daily on the ends of dry or wet hair;

- Nourishing and fortifying hair mask, to be left on from 20 minutes to several hours before rinsing.

For even more benefits, the organic Prickly Pear Carrier Oil blends perfectly with other oils and hydrosols with similar properties, such as the Geranium Rose, Damask Rose, Helichrysum Italian or Wild Carrot Essential Oils, the Frankincense or Damask Rose Hydrosols, as well as the Tsubaki - Camelia, Sweet Almond, Jojoba or Rose Hip Carrier Oils. 

Florihana does everything possible to offer you high quality products, controlled by our laboratory at every step of their production.

The analysis sheet includes information about fatty acids.

Fatty Acid Profile

Prickly Pear Organic

Palmitic acid

12 %

Stearic acid

3 %

Palmitoleic acid

1 %

Oleic acid

22 %

Linoleic acid

62 %