Weve all heard (probably) about the supposed benefits of CBD oil for our health and as a pain reliever but what about the aging process? Can CBD oil be used to stop wrinkles developing or even better, can it reverse the signs of ageing that we already have?
Endocannabinoids are said to be responsible for the production of oil which has led to the growth of CBD use in moisturisers and skin oils. It even helps to treat serious medical skin conditions including eczema and psoriasis. The anti-inflammatory effects of CBD are also helpful to make the skin more healthy looking and wrinkle free.
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Top European CBD manufacturers Cibdol, have released their very own CBD Anti-Aging Cream which claims to soothe and nourish the skin. Cibdol are giants within the CBD manufacturing industry, with over 5,000 plus reviews on Trustpilot and an excellent rating to boot, the Swiss brand are renowned for their product range.
CBD also has moisturising properties and it is widely known that the drying out of the skin is a huge factor in the ageing process. Drier skin shows more wrinkles and fine lines. CBD applied topically along with other important ingredients, helps the skin to produce vital oils to help retain its moisture and assists in providing a youthful glow.
The outward signs of aging can be very distressing to us in an increasingly visual society, where plastic surgery and Botox are more common than ever. Social media, the beauty industry, magazines and television all favour and promote youth, often to the detriment of the ageing population.
However, when compared to skin-care pillar ingredients like retinols and vitamin C, the research behind CBD's efficacy in skin care (especially beyond the realms of being a temporary topical pain reliever) is still relatively in its infancy. "There is limited data to suggest that CBD may decrease oil production when applied topically," says Joshua Zeichner, director of cosmetic and clinical research at Mount Sinai Hospital, who explains that unlike marijuana, which contains psychoactive THC, hemp seed oil is a common source of naturally anti-inflammatory cannabinoids — which is what ends up in all of those lotions and potions. "Hemp seed oil also acts as an emollient to smooth rough cells on the skin's surface and offers moisturizing benefits," he adds.
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Unless you've been tuned out to the beauty world these last few months, odds are you've heard of an ingredient called CBD (short for cannabidiol). The buzzy ingredient, which, no, won't get you high, even if ingested as an oral tincture or supplement, has now evolved into a bonafide skin-care trend, with brands offering a luxe spin on what used to be a highly niche category. "With an impressive and evergrowing number of studies finding CBD to be a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory among many other properties, it is now being used to treat pain, anxiety, spasms, and much more," New York City-based aesthetician Jeannel Astarita tells Allure.
So whether you love to slather your skin in serums or treat yourself to a 20-minute mask session, this trendy ingredient has found its way into virtually every step of our beauty regimens. Here, we present 17 CBD-infused skin-care products to add a hit of calm to your daily routine.
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