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Prickly Pear Jam: Lush Cosmetics

When life gives prickly pears, make jam.

Opuntia (known as Prickly Pear) is an invasive species of cacti that spreads rapidly, wiping out grazing land and harming livestock in the arid region of Laikipia, Northern Kenya. Reece was sent to film the controversy and opportunities surrounding the ingredient, alongside his work on Aloe Vera. You can see more on the Laikipia Permaculture Centre here.