How You Could Benefit

From Cannabis In Your Skin Care Products

Updated on June 28, 2022

The one product whose sales have always been on the rise is skincare products. With cannabis making a buzzword in the last year, it’s the ‘it’ thing to dominate your skincare products. Yes, cannabis-infused skincare is slated to be the next best thing in beauty regimes.
But cannabis-based skincare products are treading a thin line because though they have been legalized in most states, it’s still classified as a Schedule I drug.
Cannabis in Skin Care Products
Though cannabis has been mainstream for quite some time now, it’s of late that some new and top brands are coming up with cannabis-infused creams, moisturizers, and lotions.

Benefits

As we all know, there are two types of cannabis: Sativa and indica.

  • Among these, Hemp, which is a variation of sativa, is most often used in skincare. However, nowadays cannabis as a whole is making an appearance in the market.
  • Oils from the hemp plant are high in Vitamin A, C, and E and also in omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. These have anti-aging, antioxidant properties. These also act as skin conditioning agents.
  • CBD is the non-psychoactive substance in cannabis that relieves anxiety, pain, and stress. Both whole plant CBD and hemp-derived CBDs have anti-inflammatory properties. Hence they are ideal for the prevention of acne.
  • Besides CBD offers an effective cure for defeating signs of aging, fine lines, and wrinkles. Skin ailments like psoriasis are also cured.

How to achieve beauty with cannabis

A lot of research has been going on with regard to the use of cannabis in skincare products. Age, lifestyle, gender, impact on the skin are various factors to be considered. If you are apprehensive about using cannabis on your skin, you could always check with reliable dermatologists.

Most cannabis skincare products use either hemp or whole plant CBD. All the top companies which use cannabis ensure that the products are well tested before release in the market. When companies first used hemp-derived CBD extract without CBD, they were skeptical but now have found that customers derived great satisfaction from its usage.
Rest assured, these cannabis-infused products are good for your skincare regime. It’s great to hear, right?

A DIY simple weed face mask

While we are on the subject, here’s a simple face mask from weed you could try at home. Wherever legal you could try to procure some hemp oil that contains traces of THC, which are antioxidants and moisturize dull skin.

You Need

  • 1 ripe avocado
  • Hemp Oil ¼ cup
  • Spirulina powder – 2 tsp.
  • A makeup brush

Blend all ingredients together, apply on the face and remove after 20 minutes. Wash it off and you will be surprised by how good your complexion is. This way, you have given your skin a contact high and a great, natural addition to a permanent glow.

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