Prickly pear

"Over the years, I have searched for the best natural ingredients to keep my skin healthy and beautiful.
One day I discovered the incredible virtues of prickly-pear oil"

Prickly Pear Oil

Prickly Pear Oil is one of the costliest and precious skin care healer. 

It takes up to a ton of Prickly Pear fruit to yield one liter of the regenerative oil! There is an intensive labour process essential to producing the purest beauty oil.

After harvesting in Morocco, Prickly Pear fruit seeds destined to Marisa Berenson’s products, are manually removed from the pulp and dried. The oil is extracted from the seeds with a very specific cold pressing process by a french laboratory.

The result : the finest, most luxurious Prickly Pear Oil offering a deeply efficient skin repair support, leaving skin irresistibly smooth, soft and luminous.

Prickly Pear Oil Active Ingredients

With a higher concentration of vitamin E (Tocopheryl) compared to other beauty oil available on the market, Prickly Pear Oil provides powerful antioxidant protection against skin damaging free radicals, key to slowing down skin aging. 

A powerhouse of anti-aging benefits, Vitamin E also help to maintain elasticity and hydration, boosts microcirculation to keep skin glowing and fends off the effects of inflammation due to exposure to the elements, stress and pollution that can otherwise accelerate skin aging. 

Prickly Pear Oil is rich in Linoleic Acid, a polyusaturated fatty acid essential to the renewal and optimum function of healthy skin cells, maintaining the integrity of cell membranes, and to the synthesis of lipids needed for smooth and well hydrated skin. Linoleic Acid also provides exceptional anti-inflammatory benefits.

The Prickly Pear Oil that goes to Marisa Berenson Sublime Care line maintains the highest concentration of anti-aging proprieties.

 Prickly Pear Fruit

The Prickly Pear (also known as the Barbary Fig) is found in Mexico and around the Mediterranean, and was long revered by the ancient civilizations of India and Aztecs.

Prickly Pear (Opuntia-Ficus indica in latin) cactus plant thrives, resisting the ravages of time and the semi-arid heat of the region. 

Known as the miracle plant for its incomparable ability to renew and endure, even though extreme drought conditions, the Prickly Pear yields a precious oil that has been a mainstay of the beauty rituals practised throughout the ages by the Berber women of North Africa.

This fruit is Renowned for its remarkable powers of regeneration. The key is to extract this incredible power and transmit it to the oil and then to the skin…