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Beauty Trend Alert: Everything You Should Know About CBD Oil

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CBD infused skin-care products have become one of the top beauty trends of 2019. The ingredient causing so much hype is seen in several beauty products spanning across the globe from North America, Europe, and beyond. 

According to the Hemp Business Journal, sales of CBD products exceeded $390 million in 2018 alone. And by 2022, the CBD market is projected to reach $22 billion in large part thanks to the Farm Bill which legalized hemp in the United States in 2018. 

CBD, short for the scientific name cannabidiol, is one of the 104 chemical compounds known as cannabinoids. CBD oil is extracted directly from the cannabis plant and contains zero traces of the chemical THC, which causes the sensation of getting “high”, commonly associated with marijuana.

Although CBD products are being marketed, many have not been tested to ensure safety and efficacy by The Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Due to this, rulings on how to regulate CBD products are still underway. These facts left many confused about the future of this billion-dollar industry after the first public hearing held on May 31. 

CBD has the opportunity to thrive in the billion-dollar beauty marketplace with the prime focus surrounding “clean beauty”. Because of its’ continuous momentum in the health and wellness world, beauty markets have decided to play. Huge beauty giants, like Estee Lauder Companies and Sephora, have started incorporating cannabinoid-infused skincare in their product assortments. Users of this buzzing beauty ingredient have reported remarkable results. Read on to find out about the benefits of CBD for your skin. 

 

Acne Prone Skin 

Anti-oil properties of CBD minimizes sebum production and normalizes an overactive sebaceous gland, making your face less oily. As a result, reducing the appearance of acne and pimples caused by clogged pores.

Sensitive Skin

Soothing properties of CBD reduces redness and calms the skin.

Dry Skin

Properties of CBD are filled with vitamin C, E, A, and omega-3 fatty acids. These ingredients are essential in promoting plump and radiant skin. 

Anti-Aging 

Prevents signs of anti-aging and promotes healthy skin cell growth – resulting in radiant and youthful looking skin. Combats the everyday environmental elements that contribute up to 90% of how our skin ages. 

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