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Face cream with prickly pear extract - why it is important

What are the benefits of a face cream with prickly pear extract ? Certainly many. The prickly pear plant, especially the nectar extracted from its thorny blades, is truly an elixir of long life for the health of our facial skin.

During a trip a few years ago to Marrakech, Morocco, I came across a cosmetics manufacturer who made pure Argan Oil (also a very effective ingredient in the cosmetic field) the panacea for the skin of the people who visited it. However, he was prophetic in confessing to me how another plant represented the future of dermocosmetics on a global level : prickly pear extract.

The difficulty in finding this ingredient lies in the fact that prickly pear plants are not identifiable in every part of the world, but in the case of Heden we are lucky as it is a completely Made in Italy and specifically Sicilian company. This ingredient is very present in Sicily, and we use this organic raw material at km0.

The Benefits of Prickly Pear for the Face

Prickly pear is prized for its potential benefits for facial skin. However, it is important to note that individual responses may vary, and the following benefits are generally associated with the use of prickly pear on the skin:

  1. Skin hydration: Prickly pear contains a good amount of water, which can help hydrate the skin. Applying prickly pear products can help keep skin soft and hydrated.

  2. Antioxidants: Prickly pear is rich in antioxidants such as vitamin C and flavonoids. Antioxidants help fight free radicals, which can damage skin cells and contribute to premature aging.

  3. Anti-inflammatory: Some substances found in prickly pear have anti-inflammatory properties, which could help reduce skin inflammation and relieve any redness or irritation.

  4. Reduction of hyperpigmentation: The antioxidants found in prickly pear can also help reduce hyperpigmentation in the skin, helping to even out skin tone and reduce the appearance of dark spots.

  5. UV Protection: Some research suggests that prickly pear may offer some protection from UV damage. However, it does not replace the use of adequate sun protection.

  6. Anti-aging action: Thanks to its antioxidant and hydrating properties, prickly pear can help slow down the signs of aging on the skin, such as wrinkles and fine lines.

To enjoy the benefits of prickly pear on your facial skin, treat yourself to the pleasure of using HEVA - Moisturizing Facial Cream .

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