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CBD Skin Care Benefits - The Evolution of the Beauty Industry

In recent years, the beauty industry has undergone dramatic changes and countless innovative developments. Industry brands are continuously launching products that are friendly to the environment, cruelty-free, and made from natural ingredients. There is a new component standing out among the latest innovations in the industry. Enter CBD.

CBD has become a powerful ally of the beauty industry, despite its use in other sectors worldwide. Thanks to CBD's benefits on the skin, we can now see the cannabinoid pop up on different beauty product labels across the market landscape, from face serums to bath bombs and cosmetics. Chances are you are now able to find CBD in some of your favorite skincare products and brands. 

How can CBD help your skin? 

Let's be abundantly clear that there is no "getting high" with any CBD product. The only psychoactive component in cannabis identified to date is THC. There are also no psychoactive effects attached to the use of THC topicals (apart from transdermal patches), so we can assuredly promise that you won't experience any type of "high" while trying on CBD facial cream. 

CBD is just one of 112 non-psychoactive compounds found in the hemp plant- one that provides a handful of significant skin benefits without the mind-altering effects of THC. Up ahead, we've listed a few of the most important uses and benefits of CBD in the skincare and beauty industry.

Skin Hydration

Dermatologist and skin cancer surgeon, Dr. Nima Gharavi, says CBD may play a role in hydrating the skin. This is because most CBD-infused skincare products contain high amounts of essential fatty acids, such as omega 3, 6, and 9. These fatty acids help keep the skin hydrated while also preventing loss of moisture.

Antioxidant & Anti-inflammatory for the Skin

Like the scientific researcher, Ana María Borda, of the Khiron Life Sciences Company, some say that CBD's most significant benefit is its antioxidant power. Antioxidants protect the skin from free radicals and environmental threats such as UV rays and pollution, causing visible skin damage. The antioxidants found in CBD can help neutralize free radicals before sun damage.  

CBD is also known for its anti-inflammatory benefits, which can help soothe various skin issues such as acne, eczema, rosacea, and psoriasis. The anti-inflammatory properties found in CBD oil help reduce visible inflammation on the skin's surface. However, it benefits us to understand that these products should not be applied to open wounds unless specified by a licensed physician or the product's user instructions.

Beauty Sleep & Dark Eyes

Sleep deprivation makes individuals more prone to dark skin and visible blood vessels beneath the soft tissue under the eyes. The components of CBD can help promote sleep, acting as a mental and body de-stressor.  Ingest or apply CBD oil sublingually under the tongue to take advantage of these expected CBD benefits. You may also find great skincare products that will get rid of baggy eyes for you if applied to the skin directly. 

Anti-aging Benefits

CBD alleviates stress and improves blood circulation, which is why the beauty industry has included the renowned cannabinoid in so many of their product ingredient list. CBD beauty products are slowly becoming a powerhouse of the 'anti-aging' products because they are mixed with other functional ingredients like collagen. 

CBD beauty products help enhance products containing collagen and help the body produce more collagen naturally. Research conducted at Fusco found that CBD manages to retain moisture in the skin, helping keep it young and taut. 

Eliminates Stress

Stress is said to cause hair loss, high blood pressure, acne, early aging, and a variety of skin-related conditions. Including CBD products in your daily skincare routine could potentially help manage stress. By helping regulate and level stress levels, CBD could prove to be a valuable aid in preventing any of these symptoms.

Resource Center

Forbes: https://www.forbes.com/sites/nomanazish/2020/12/30/everything-you-need-to-know-about-cbd-skincare/#6428cce73abf

Self: https://www.self.com/story/cbd-skin-care

Enflower: https://tryenflower.com/beauty/cbd-oil-for-skin-care/

Orange Twist: https://orangetwist.com/cbd-and-skin-care/

CBD Women’s Lifestyle: https://cbdwomenslifestyle.com/2019/09/23/the-benefits-of-cbd-for-skin-care/

The ZOE Report: https://www.thezoereport.com/p/what-to-know-about-cbd-before-putting-it-on-your-skin-according-to-experts-17128564

Cedars Sinai: https://www.cedars-sinai.org/blog/cbd-beauty-products.html


Hemmfy articles and blogs are meant to entertain and educate. However, we are not medical professionals and do not intend to give medical advice through them.

The knowledge around CBD and other cannabis-derived products is growing and constantly changing, as does their legal status. Hence, we recommend checking with your local authorities and a licensed physician prior to consumption.

Alma Ortiz