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The Ultimate Hemp Skin Care Guide

Could using hemp skin care help you?

People are increasingly turning to topicals for relief. From  nourishing CBD body creams to soothing hemp oils, there are a wide variety of products to suit your needs.

Only question is, with so much buzz about CBD, where do you start first?

Rest assured, you’ve come to the right place!

We break down what you need to know about topicals. Keep reading for our ultimate hemp skin care guide.


What is Hemp?

What is hemp and how will it help your skin?

Hemp is a variety of the cannabis sativa plant species. Not to be confused with marijuana, hemp plants contain less than 0.3% THC, the compound in cannabis responsible for the plant’s psychoactive effects.

While hemp has minimal THC content, it is rich in Cannabidiol, or CBD.

Why is this significant?

CBD has shown to offer relief for a wide range of conditions, from inflammation to chronic pain. Unlike so many other substances, Cannabidiol is a completely plant-based compound.

As a matter of fact, this is just one of many reasons why many people are turning to topicals.


How Do Hemp CBD Topicals Work?

Hemp topicals are unique in that they contain Cannabidiol.

CBD is a non-psychoactive compound with huge therapeutic potential! 

Here is just a quick glance of the incredible properties this substance possesses:

How could one compound offer relief for so many conditions?

The impressive therapeutic impact of CBD is thanks to the endocannabinoid system, or ECS.

The ECS is a biological system present in all vertebrate species. It is comprised of a series of receptors located throughout the body, primarily within our brain and nervous system.

Now, here’s where things get really interesting:

The main role of the endocannabinoid system is to maintain homeostasis. Simply put, the ECS helps keep our bodies in balance.

Research shows supplementing our ECS with cannabinoids like CBD may be key to fighting disease and supporting our health. 

This is what makes hemp topicals different from so many other personal care items, the power of CBD.

Will Topicals Make Me Feel High?

If you’re thinking about trying hemp skin care products, you might be curious, will using topicals make you feel high?

In short, no.

Here’s why:

First and foremost, Cannabidiol sourced from hemp only contains trace quantities of the psychoactive compound THC. Therefore, regardless of how much is consumed, you will not feel “high” consuming hemp CBD.

Secondly, topical application of hemp CBD does not produce psychoactive effects.

When THC is applied on the skin, it does not directly enter the bloodstream, a necessary step to producing the “high” marijuana is associated with.

While hemp doesn’t induce a psychoactive state, it is shown to soothe our skin.

Keep reading to learn why so many people are turning to CBD skin care for relief.

Why Use Hemp Skin Care?

Whether you’re suffering from dry skin or sore joints, hemp may help.

Thanks to the ECS, Cannabidiol interacts with our bodies to produce a wide range of effects. While CBD is certainly no cure-all, the potential impacts are eye-opening, to say the least.

Here are some of the most common reasons why people use CBD infused skin care:

  • Acne
  • Arthritis
  • Bug Bites
  • Burns
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cuts
  • Dry Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Psoriasis
  • Eczema
  • Rosacea
  • Skin Infections

Clearly, CBD may alleviate a wide range of conditions.

While more research is necessary to fully understand the implications of this complex compound, the number of positive personal testimonials about CBD for skin care are certainly exciting!

If you’re looking to enjoy all of the potential benefits hemp topicals have to offer, it’s important to understand the right products for your needs.

Top Types of CBD Topicals 

Today, you have a lot of choices when it comes to CBD skin care.

Some of the most popular products include:

Which option is best?

This depends on why you are using hemp topicals. 

For example, if you are battling dry skin, then we would recommend a moisturizing CBD lotion like our nourishing Coconut Hemp Body Cream.

On the other hand, if you are struggling with sore joints, then a soothing CBD infusion like our Ocean Surf Hemp Oil would be a better choice.

To reap the most benefits of any CBD topical, you will want to look for all-natural products.

After all, not all CBD topicals are created equally.

Some products do contain Cannabidiol but they also contain synthetic fragrances and other unwanted additives.

What you put on your skin impacts your whole body! 

Hence why it is so important to search for products made with natural ingredients.

Did we mention our hemp skin care line of body creams and essential oil blends are all natural, never tested on animals, vegan and environmentally friendly?


How to Use Cannabidiol for Skin Care

Once you’ve decided the best CBD topicals for your needs, it’s time to find relief!

Simply apply your hemp cream or oil directly over troubled spots. We recommend starting with a small amount and using more as necessary, especially with our hemp oils.

A little bit of product goes a long way! 

Keep in mind it may take 15-30 minutes before you notice any effects like decreased pain or inflammation.

Apply throughout the day for lasting relief. 


Where to Find Hemp Skin Care

Incorporate topicals into your daily routine with our CBD personal care line.  Our products are a natural alternatives designed to alleviate your ailments.

View Our Full Line of Hemp Body Creams Here


See Our Full Line of Scented Hemp Oils Here

Using only the highest quality ingredients, our products keep your skin feeling fresh, nourished, and invigorated.

But don’t just take it from us!

Try our hemp skin care for yourself.

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