CBD is a compound found in cannabis plants. It has been said to have many health benefits and unlike THC, another compound derived from cannabis plants, CBD is completely non-psychoactive and will not cause users to experience a high. There has been a lot of excitement surrounding CBD and the potential benefits associated with it, from better sleep to pain relief. For this article, we’ll be focusing on the ways in which CBD has been linked to skin renewal. So, if you’re wondering whether CBD might be something to work into your skincare routine, keep reading.
What the Studies Show
In order to learn about how CBD can impact skin cell renewal, let’s take a look at some studies.
In 2019 a review recognized that cannabinoids have proven to be important, and that they can influence a variety of different physiological processes throughout the body. Knowing this, the review aimed to give an overview of all the cannabinoid literature and highlight the ways in which cannabinoids can impact skin. In the review, it was revealed that CBD can potentially be a support for barrier formation and skin cell regeneration.
In addition to the previous study, CBD has also been announced to possibly help with cell generation by Awais Spall, a formulation chemist and cannabis researcher. Spall said, “CBD can also be effective in moisturizing dry skin, improving cell regeneration by upregulating cell-turnover”.
How Can I Use CBD in My Routine
You’ve seen the research regarding how CBD can benefit your skin, now let’s discuss how you can incorporate it into your skincare routine. CBD is extracted from cannabis plants and then most commonly infused into a carrier oil like hemp or coconut. CBD has been infused into countless different skincare products such as serums, balms, gels and lotions. This means that there’s plenty of options to choose from when it comes to picking out the right skincare product for you.
You can start by experimenting with a product and making sure to follow the instructions. If you like the results, keep using it and you can always work in more CBD based products as needed. Enjoy!
*Disclaimer: These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.