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CBD SKIN CARE

CBD products are becoming more and more popular not just in the UK but in many countries around the world, and that is because of the potential benefits that people are experiencing from using them. You may have tried various, CBD products from e-liquid that you can vape to various food and drink products. But have you used it on your skin yet? CBD may be hugely popular, but it is still relatively new and scientists are only really just beginning to discover its benefits. But there is a lot of research out already that suggests it may have a positive effect on various skin conditions. So, what are the benefits? Here are some benefits that might be provided using CBD skin products.

1. Soothe Dry Skin

If you suffer from dry skin it can often be uncomfortable and may cause itching, Many people use different types of skincare products to help with this condition and it looks like CBD may also be able to help with this common problem. In a 2006 German study, scientists tested people with dry skin conditions and itchy skin like prurigo. The study found that in a selection of patients who used a cream containing a substance that stimulated the ECS, over 86 per cent of them saw a reduction in the amount of itching. And because the skin has its own ECS receptors, applying CBD skincare products topically may be very effective.

2. Tackle Acne

Oily skin can be a cause for concern for many people. It can be genetic or caused by hormones or even your diet. CBD may well be able to help with this. In a study conducted in 2014 by researchers in Hungary, from the University of Debrecen, found that CBD oil was effective in preventing sebaceous glands from producing too much sebum – the oil that produces a shiny appearance in skin. Acne is another common skin complaint with teenagers and adults alike. CBD may be effective here too. In another study by the same team, the conclusion was that CBD oil could end up being used as an efficient anti-acne solution.

3. Help to Soothe Sensitive Skin

CBD oil may have soothing properties too, which can help to calm the skin and reduce issues related to sensitive skin like redness. Skin is affected by environmental stressors every day, and CBD’s potentially soothing qualities could help to simply keep skin in a better condition. More research is needed in this area, but this is another reason why many people are using CBD skincare products.

4. Fight Wrinkles

The effects of ageing are natural, but they can be distressing as our skin loses its elasticity and more wrinkles start to appear. There are many anti-ageing products on the market, from skincare products to vitamins, claiming to slow down the effects of ageing, and new options are appearing all the time. It is now thought that CBD might be able to play a role in this by taking on wrinkles and fighting their appearance. CBD has antioxidant properties, and antioxidants help to protect the body from the damage caused by free radicals. The damage caused by free radicals in the skin can result in signs of ageing – and one of the most common of these is wrinkles. As a result, CBD may well be able to help if you want to assist keeping wrinkles at bay. Another potential benefit of CBD is that it could help to stimulate the growth of skin cells, according to a study that was published in 2011 in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology. The endocannabinoid system (ECS) produces cannabinoids that then bind to receptors and the study found that manipulating this can actually help to regulate basal skin cells life cycles. CBD may be able to have an influence on the body to encourage it to use more of its cannabinoids. The result of this is potentially skin that looks younger.

Other Potential Benefits

As you can see, there are many potential benefits of using CBD products on your skin, which scientists are only just beginning to discover. But while CBD looks like it could provide several benefits for a variety of skin problems, it is also used by many people for other reasons. For example some people find that it helps to soothe soreness and stiffness in their muscles, while others find that it can simply help them to relax and feel less stressed and anxious. The great thing is that there are many ways to enjoy CBD. CBD oil is found in everything from food, sweets and drinks to creams, drops sprays and e-liquid.

Make Sure You choose the correct CBD Products for you.

While CBD has many potential benefits for skin conditions, it’s important to choose the correct CBD products to make sure you take full advantage of any of these benefits. With the boom in the CBD market, there is now a lot of choice in the market however not all products are the same. Some products contain different types of CBD. These include full-spectrum CBD, which contains all the compounds in hemp, including small amounts of THC, and broad- spectrum CBD, which contains a wide range of cannabinoids from the hemp plant but no THC. They are all good options, but the most important thing to remember is to choose your CBD products from a trusted supplier. At CBD WORX UK, we only stock products from manufacturers and suppliers that have proven to provide the highest quality products. Mislabelling is a problem when it comes to less trustworthy manufacturers. For that reason, many of the products we stock are tested by third-party laboratories to ensure that what appears on the label is what you will find in the product.