Xerophile: Cactus Photographs from Expeditions of the Obsessed

From LA-based creative collective Cactus Store, an updated version of the original Xerophile: Cactus Photographs from Expeditions of the Obsessed includes new archival imagery, that spans 80 years, alongside expanded notes. Cacti surviving the snow-capped mountains of Bolivia, succulents that grow in lava in the Galapagos Islands, a two-leaf plant that has lived for a millennia: these fascinating photos and more complete this stunning collection.

The Vast Potential of The Prickly Pear Cactus

Like bread fruit, the resilient, versatile and sustainable prickly pear cactus (also known as nopal) has potential to become a more widely used crop for many current and future needs. The drought-resistant plant grows mostly in Central America, but also as far north as Connecticut and as far south as Argentina and can live for 20 years, all the while improving soil quality. It’s already …

Nopalera’s Premium Bath and Body Line, Powered By Cacti

The Mexican botanical-based brand on a mission to decolonize the bath and body industry

In the world of beauty, bath products often take a second seat to cleansers, face masks and makeup but soaps and skincare are essential—and that has become even more apparent in recent years. In fact, it was during these times that Nopalera, a premium bath and body line inspired by Mexico, came to fruition. Having just partnered with Free People this month, Nopalera blends nopal …