Are you curious about hemp cosmetics? Have you been seeing CBD makeup products everywhere but aren’t sure what they are or even where to start? 

Since CBD became legal, hemp products have been popping up everywhere, and the beauty industry is no different. There are many benefits to using hemp cosmetics, and it’s easy to incorporate them into your daily routine.

Keep reading to learn all about the magical qualities of hemp beauty products and why you should try them today. 

What Are Hemp Cosmetics? 

First, what is considered a hemp cosmetic product? If beauty products contain CBD or hemp seed oil, they are hemp cosmetics. 

Hemp differs from marijuana in that it contains very little to no THC content, which is the compound in the cannabis plant that has psychoactive features. CBD is a compound found in the cannabis plant that does not have psychoactive qualities and can be found in both hemp and marijuana. 

So, hemp cosmetics will not get you “high,” and they are safe to use. In fact, they have many benefits, which will be explored below. 

You can find hemp makeup such as mascara, eyeliner, eye shadow, blush, and foundation, hemp lotion, hemp balms, hemp soap, hemp shampoo, and many, many more products. 

Benefits of Hemp and CBD Oil 

CBD has changed the game for cannabis products because of its anti-inflammatory, anti-anxiety, and anti-stress properties. It also contains vitamins A, D, and E, and has essential fatty acids. 

It is also known to help treat dry skin, increase collagen production, and reduce acne. When put in beauty products, it can help keep your skin firm, moisturized, and reduce inflammation. 

Because it has such benefits, using hemp makeup products can help keep your skin healthy, while traditional makeup may cause breakouts and oily or dry skin. 

If you have chronic pain, using hemp lotions and CBD oils can benefit your skin while also providing pain relief. It’s a natural way to enhance your beauty routine, and more and more companies are incorporating hemp. 

As you choose your hemp products, make sure you do your research and select companies that produce high-quality products. This is especially important for beauty products. Browse through various private label hemp cosmetics, and make sure to see a complete list of ingredients and lab test results to ensure the highest quality. 

Full-Spectrum Versus Isolate

When you first begin your search for CBD beauty products, you’ll most likely run into the terms “full-spectrum” and “isolate.” To find the cosmetic products that are right for you, you must first understand what you’re looking for. 

A CBD isolate is essentially what it sounds like: CBD isolated from the rest of the compounds found in the hemp plant, such as CBN, CBG, and THC. A beauty product that contains CBD isolate means that it has CBD, and only CBD, in your product. 

This may be preferred to ensure that you aren’t using or being affected by other cannabis compounds. While hemp only contains 0.4% of THC at most, if you’d prefer to stay away from it altogether, a CBD isolate could work for you.

A beauty product that contains full-spectrum CBD means that it includes all of the different compounds. There is something known as the “entourage effect,” which is a thought that CBD works best when combined with the different cannabis compounds. 

Its anti-inflammatory properties may be enhanced when combined with CBN and THC, compared to when it is isolated by itself. 

Depending on what you’re looking for and what you’re comfortable with, both CBD isolate and full-spectrum beauty products contain an abundance of benefits. 

What Are Terpenes?

You are bound to run into this term when researching hemp products: terpenes. Basically, terpenes are essential oils that are extracted from the cannabis plant. 

They give the different strains their distinct flavor and aroma. When combined with the different compounds, terpenes are also supposed to enhance the effects that you experience. 

If you find a hemp product that you enjoy because of its aroma, you may want to discover which terpenes are used in that product. You can also find specific terpenes that can better aid in chronic pain and inflammation. 

The Legality of Hemp 

Before purchasing hemp cosmetics, you may want to know the exact laws surrounding hemp and CBD. The truth is, cannabis laws are constantly changing, and it is always wise to research your particular state, city, and county. 

In 2018, hemp and CBD became federally legal through the Farm Bill. Hemp is legal if it contains less than that 0.4% of THC. Through federal law, you can now purchase and use hemp and CBD, including full-spectrum. 

However, some states have not changed their laws, and all cannabis products are still illegal. While you are protected federally, you could get in trouble with your state. Before purchasing, check out your local laws to be safe. 

Reap the Benefits of Hemp Cosmetics Today 

As you can see, hemp cosmetics truly are magical makeup. There are so many different reasons to try them out, whether you suffer from inflammation, dry skin, or just want to change up your skincare routine. 

Remember to do your research to find the best products for you, and you can start to reap the benefits that hemp has to offer in no time!

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Patricia Ann Cole has been writing stories since she was a child. Most of those stories were of a paranormal nature. In her adult life she earned a BA in mathematics and taught elementary math for many years. She loves to read, particularly romance novels. She can talk for hours about a TV series. She adores her cat, Sonic. She loves spending time with family and friends, especially her nieces and nephew. She is an avid traveler and enjoys the more exotic adventures.
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