Have sensitive skin? Try a cactus! A counterintuitive but scientifically proven solution. Prickly pear is a cactus native to Mexico. Its oil and its extract have shown multiple benefits when used in skincare — it is antibacterial and anti-inflammatory. But the best thing about it is that it’s one of the best carriers for active substances — you can have the positive effect of the most irritating components without having their side effects!