CBD For Dry Skin & Acne
In this video, I am talking about how my skin has been feeling and what I am using to ease the symptoms of dryness, itchiness, and inflammation.
My skin has been really bad and burning. I have Acne-Prone Skin that is dry and needs a little bit of love. I have been experimenting and I have been using this product on and off for about 2 months now.
The benefits of CBD for dry skin
No, your cannabis beauty products won’t get you high. The difference between cannabis and cannabidiol can be pretty unclear to a new user, but cannabidiol (CBD) is a cannabis compound without the typical psychoactive effects.
Instead, it provides relief from pain, anxiety, and inflammation. Research has shown that CBD can be an extremely effective treatment for multiple conditions, including psoriasis, schizophrenia, depression, epilepsy, and others.
But CBD isn’t just good inside of the body. It can be a wonder treatment when applied topically, too. Studies have found that 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. The hemp seed oil contains all of these properties, making it a quadruple whammy. To top it off, CBD was found to be a powerful antioxidant in studies on animals.
CBD is one of the many cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant. Another notable cannabinoid is delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). THC is the compound responsible for the “high” that people may associate with cannabis. CBD alone will not cause a person to feel high.
Different varieties of cannabis plants contain different levels of cannabinoids. Typically, hemp plants contain far more CBD and almost no THC, which is why most CBD oil comes from industrial hemp.
Usually, manufacturers will use heat to extract CBD from the cannabis plant and mix it with a carrier oil to produce CBD oil. Others may use alcohol to create a CBD tincture.
CBD oil comes in many different strengths, and people can utilize it in many different ways. For example, they can apply it directly to the skin, place a drop under their tongue, or add it to creams or lotions.
The human body contains a complex network of neurotransmitters and cannabinoid receptors known as the endocannabinoid receptor system (ECS). Research suggests that cannabinoids and the ECS may play a role in many bodily processes and that the skin contains cannabinoid receptors.
Research suggests that CBD oil may be beneficial for a number of different skin conditions. These may include:
Acne is the most common skin condition in humans. CBD contains many compounds with oil-reducing, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial properties that may help improve acne.
While sebum helps protect our skin, excessive sebum can also result in acne. The study indicates that CBD can prevent sebocytes from creating too much sebum.
A 2019 study suggests that CBD may also be beneficial for treating the appearance of acne scars.
Dryness and itching
A 2019 study notes that CBD may be useful for treating some common symptoms of skin conditions, such as dryness and itching. The anti-inflammatory properties of CBD may be particularly useful for reducing potential triggers of eczema, dermatitis, and psoriasis.
As CBD oil can help soothe skin and reduce the appearance of irritation, it may be useful for people with sensitive skin.
Aging and wrinkles
A 2017 study highlights the antioxidant properties of CBD. Oxidative stress can contribute to the aging process. Therefore, the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of CBD may help prevent the appearance of aging in the skin.
As the cannabis plant may contain antibacterial and antifungal properties, it may be useful for treating infections on the skin.
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It is also worth noting that CBD may interact with certain medications, so it is important that people who currently take prescription medications talk with their doctor before using any CBD products.
With any CBD product, it is important to follow the instructions on the label and packaging to determine how often to use the product, how much to use, and how to apply it.
People can apply CBD oil and beauty products containing CBD oil directly to the skin.
To take CBD oil orally, people can place a few drops under their tongue, where they can hold the oil for up to 1 minute before swallowing.
The dosage will vary depending on a person’s body weight and the potency of the CBD oil. People new to CBD should start with the lowest possible dosage. Once they know how their body reacts to CBD, they can gradually increase the dosage.
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Is CBD Legal? Hemp-derived CBD products (with less than 0.3 percent THC) are legal on the federal level but are still illegal under some state laws. Marijuana-derived CBD products are illegal on the federal level but are legal under some state laws. Check your state’s laws and those of anywhere you travel. Keep in mind that nonprescription CBD products are not FDA-approved, and may be inaccurately labeled.
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