Article by Carlie Beblin, Cannabis Life Network
Cannabis has healing properties that stand out in the wellness industry. But, did you know that cannabis for cosmetics is trending in the beauty industry too?
It’s the 21st century. Cannabis is no longer just a drug used by stoners to get high. These days cannabis is in the spotlight as it can help in endless areas promoting health and wellness; including beauty!
Why Cannabis-Infused Cosmetics?
So, what makes cannabis a hot item to add to your beauty regimen? Well, it has to do with the cannabinoid, CBD (cannabidiol); The non-psychoactive compound found in the cannabis plant. For those who are unfamiliar, it is THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) that gets you high. CBD on the other hand, will not get you high, but will enable you to reap the benefits of the cannabis plant!
CBD is perfect for cosmetics since it is safe to use for all skin types – Yes, all skin types! This makes it an especially good option for those with dry skin, sensitive skin, even acne-prone skin. CBD is also widely known for its anti-inflammatory properties which can help too. This is a saviour in the beauty industry for those who suffer from various inflammatory skin conditions.
“It’s got anti-inflammation properties, vitamins A, D, and E, and essential fatty acids. The public is starting to view it the way we do — more like a vitamin.” – Claudia Mata, cofounder of infused skincare line Vertly
Here are some serious benefits from using CBD cosmetics, according to the report done by Grand View Research, :
- CBD helps with the skin’s natural healing process, lowering the life span of breakouts and eczema flare-ups.
- CBD also showcases potential antioxidant properties that can help in counteracting signs of aging.
- It can even help in reducing pain caused by inflammatory skin conditions.
“With an impressive and evergrowing number of studies finding CBD to be a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory among many other properties”
– New York City-based aesthetician Jeannel Astarita
The cosmetic industry is certainly a booming industry! People will pay a lot of money to look and feel their best. Everyone has a daily routine with their favorite go-to products that they love. What if we told you, many can be infused with CBD…
Anything from serums and sunscreen, to chapsticks, creams, and cleansers, can be found as cannabis-infused products. They are popping up in beauty supply stores everywhere. It is the latest craze, and for a good reason.
Did you Know – CBD infused cosmetics is estimated to become a billion-dollar market in the next few years. For more information on this, click here.
Take a Look at Some CBD Beauty Products
Here are seven examples of everyday cosmetic products that are CBD-infused:
1. Nourishing Body Cream
Cannuka has released a very popular CBD body cream. What makes it so popular is the true testament of being nourishing for your body! This cream has ingredients such as manuka honey and hyaluronic acid to ensure your body feels baby-soft to the touch. Not to mention the CBD has anti-inflammatory benefits.
If you are in need of good body cream, click here!
2. Sativa Seed Oil Herbal Concentrate
Kiehl’s has curated a herbal concentrate to help clear skin imperfections. Instantly reduce redness and calm acne-prone skin by using only a few drops! No more harsh products that dry out your skin in the process. This concentrate is jam-packed with antioxidants and naturally occurring antiseptic properties found in cannabis and oregano oil.
Click here to be taken to Kiehl’s website.
3. Beauty Tone Down Facial Mist
FITISH has released an interesting cannabis-infused cosmetic product called Tone Down. This product is here to help smooth the skin and provide a soothing mist after a workout or a day in the sun! The Tone Down spray is infused with Aloe, peppermint, coffee, and cannabis for a refreshing pick-me-up.
To find out more, click here to be taken to their website.
4. CBD Cleansing Body Bar
Cannuka has quite a collection of skincare products. What sets them apart is the ingredients they use. The ingredients in this product include coconut, grapefruit, sunflower oils, hemp oil, and 50 milligrams of CBD isolate. The body bar will be sure to leave you feeling clean without stripping your body of its natural oils.
Click here to check out this product on their website.
5. Pure CBD Eye Serum
CBD For Life created this eye serum to minimize the appearance of fine lines and undereye puffiness. Ingredients from cannabis Sativa seed oil to reduce inflammation and hyaluronic acid to plump and nourish the skin, this light cream will brighten your eyes.