Let's get our facts straight about cannabidiol, first of all. The cannabusiness is positively booming, thanks to the high street fanfare over hemp-based beauty products.
What exactly is CBD? Cannabidiol is a purified, non-psychoacative compound harvest from the cannabis plant, and NO it can't get you high. It can, however, give those who suffer from psoriasis, eczema and acne another choice for solving their skin problems.
CBD collaborates with your body, according to Roby Zomer, CEO of MGC Derma. She spoke to Elle, saying that cannabidiol works with your body's internal endocannabinoid system to give relief from inflammation.
Beauty brands are now creating products which don't embody the stereotypes surrounding cannabis, and are treating CBD like any other beauty product.
Celebrities from Gwyneth Paltrow to Jennifer Aniston swear by CBD oil, and it's fast become part of a global new trend striving to promote wellness.
Goop founder Gwyneth Paltrow told Into The Gloss;
"If I have a particularly stressful time, someone gave me some CBD oil in a little drop. It doesn't make you stoned or anything, just a little relaxed,
CBD skincare is essentially just skincare infused with short cannabidiol, which is the LEGAL, non-psychotropic component of marijuana known for relieving aches and pains.
From offering you a chilled-out feeling to reducing inflammation, we see why the hype has been curated. It doesn't contain tetrahydrocannabinol, found in weed, which is why it can't give you a high.
CBD and THC are sourced from two different parts of the marijuana plant, so it's perfectly legal and safe to use CBD skincare.
Why the fuss? Well, CBD-infused skincare is believed to have the ability to aid acne issues and skin sensitivity due to it's anti-inflammatory and soothing properties.
It's also thought to act as an anti-ageing product due to it's antioxidant features. The Holland & Barratt moisturiser (day cream) has been getting absolutely RAVE reviews, and we had to suss it out.
The CBD day cream is carefully formulated to give you the best hemp seed oils for your skin. The 100 percent natural product is antioxidant rich and is suitable for all skin types, vegetarians and vegans.
Both the CBD and Hemp oils work together to help regulate the skin's oil production, which gives you the right balance for your skin type.
It's believed to slow down the ageing process, reducing free-radicals and allowing your skin to appear firm and healthy. It's intensive moisturisation has created a fan frenzy around it.
Use the moisturiser every day after cleansing, and it's best used in combination with the Holland and Barrett CBD Serum and CBD Night Cream.
Test out the day cream and see if you agree with the fantastic reviews, it may just become your must-have beauty item. You'll be a cannaboss in no time.
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