Studies have shown the potential of Anti-Seizure, Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Tumor properties of CBD can improve the health and appearance of the skin, hair, and nails when applied topically. CBD is a compound that is extracted from the hemp plant’s stalks and seeds which is infused into topical body care products like balms, salves, lotions, and oils.
CBD is a powerful antioxidant, protecting the skin from wrinkles and fine lines as well as help slow the effects of aging. The cannabinoid receptors have the capability of interacting with skin receptors improving many conditions related to the skin. ie. eczema, has been shown to improve after the use of CBD oil. In preventing acne CBD changes oil production in the skin and hair and slows skin cells lipid production. The British Journal of Pharmacology found that CBD can be used in treatment efforts for skin diseases like allergies or cancer. Hemp oil contains vitamins, minerals, proteins, and fatty acids, such as Vitamin A and D which are responsible for skin repair, supporting skin cell growth and encouraging it to keep skin soft and supple. Vitamins C and E are antioxidants and protect the skin’s collagen and elastin against damage from the sun and free radicals. B complex vitamins serve as part of the construction process for skin, hair, and nails to prevent dermatitis, hair loss, and other skin conditions maximizing the benefits of topicals used.
Topicals are applied right to trouble areas so that the CBD oil can work directly where it’s needed most. Applying CBD products orally will enter the bloodstream, which can take up to 2 hours or more to experience effects. CBD topicals, however, have onsite healing compound nutrients absorbing directly through your skin, targeting the affected area quickly within a timely manner.