What is CBD?
Cannabidiol, also known as CBD, is found alongside more than 80 active cannabinoids (chemical compounds) in the Cannabis sativa plant. CBD is also in industrial hemp. With roots traced to 2700 B.C., CBD has been used for medicinal and natural remedy purposes for centuries. This is because of how the plant interacts with the endocannabinoid system—a modulatory system that balances the body during stress.
Unlike tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)—the other primary and most known cannabinoid in cannabis—CBD doesn’t alter your mind or cause a psychoactive reaction. In other words, using CBD won’t get you high.
BUMP UP the H E M P
The ever-popular hemp oil is the most talked-about beauty ingredients for good reason—hemp seed oil is known as “the most balanced seed oil” and rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and contains all known amino acids. Do not confuse it with CBD oil, which is extracted from the plant’s flowers, this amazing oil is made from cold-pressing hemp seeds and has no psychoactive properties. If you have Hemp gets your vibe: it’s antibacterial, doesn’t clog pores, calms redness in skin, and even includes some UV protectant. If that’s not screaming “unicorn beauty...