[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]The Prune Kernel Powder is obtained by grinding the shells of Ente plum stones, a variety of Prunus Domestica, which are cultivated in south west France to produce Pruneaux d’Agen (Agen prunes).

It is produced through micronisation, then sterilised by autoclave and vacuum packed for storage.

A natural and effective exfoliant

Prune kernel powder is classified according to three grain sizes:

  • <300µm
  • 300 to 500µm
  • 500 to 800µm.

Powder of a smaller grain size is more suitable for use in sensitive areas such as the face. Larger grains are reserved for use on the body, feet and hands for deep skin cleaning.

Outline of use for Perles de Gascogne kernel powder
  • Grinding of the Prunus Domestica stone by holding firm the kernel, followed by successive sifting to obtain the desired grain size.
  • Sterilisation by autoclave
  • No added chemicals
  • Brown and white powder
  • Fine or small-grained powder according to grain size
  • Characteristic aroma of plums and almonds
  • Cellulose
  • Lignin
Cosmetic properties
  • Gently abrasive
  • Smooths rough skin
  • Brightens skin tone
  • Face and body exfoliating treatments: gels, creams, oils, liquid and solid soap, lip balms…

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New to the cosmetics market, prune kernel powder is the product of a manufacturing process controlled exclusively by Perles de Gascogne.
No chemicals are added during its production.


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Prune kernel powder is a natural exfoliant that helps promote cell renewal, keeps the skin smooth and brightens skin tone.

It can be used in exfoliating treatments for the face, body, feet and hands:

  • gels
  • creams
  • oils
  • liquid soaps
  • solid soaps
  • lip balms…