The nopal cactus is also known as the prickly pear cactus. It is native to Mexico and well known for its health benefits due to its high antioxidant, vitamin A, C and K, and mineral content. It contains a high level of electrolyte which can hydrate and protect the skin from UV damage. It can be used in skincare products to help prevent aging and collagen loss. Its antibacterial properties make it ideal for treating sensitive and acne prone skin.