Science Explore Skin Care with Cannabis

Cannabis now in beauty market

San Francisco has fully embraced the 420 lifestyle since California’s legalization of marijuana in November 2016. It’s now normal to see businessmen with briefcase in one hand and vaporizer in the other. With this mindful entrance into the conscious social scene, beauty market has also been infiltrated by cannabis products.

Benefits of Cannabis beauty products for your skin

Your cannabis beauty products won’t get you high. The difference between cannabis and cannabidiol can be unclear to a new user, but cannabidiol (CBD) is a cannabis compound without the characteristic psychoactive effects.

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The products instead provides relief from pain, anxiety, and inflammation. Research has shown that CBD is effective treatment for multiple conditions, including schizophrenia, psoriasis, depression, epilepsy, and others.

CBD also works wonders when applied topically. According to research, CBD oil can have anti-inflammatory effects on the skin and can be effective for dry skin and acne.

It may also have anti-aging potential when combined with hemp seed oil, which is included in many topical CBD products. Usual skin care treatments include either vitamin C, E, A, and omega-3 fatty acids. Hemp seed oil contains all of these properties. Also, studies on animal found CBD to be a powerful antioxidant.

 

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