Hemp Oil Benefits for the Skin
As hemp becomes better understood, old taboos are being erased and replaced by respect for the many benefits that hemp oil can provide.
One of the most popular uses for hemp oil is for it’s skin benefits. With the demand for hemp oil still rising now is your chance to take advantage of the benefits hemp can offer your skin.
What Is Hemp Oil?
For those of you that are new the world of hemp here’s a quick review of what hemp oil is. Hemp oil is oil derived from the seeds of the hemp plant. While the hemp plant is part of the cannabis plant family it is not marijuana. Hemp oil contains little to no THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) - the psychoactive chemical in marijuana that gets you high.
Hemp oil contains over 100+ different cannabinoids. Cannabinoids are chemicals that have healthful, therapeutic benefits. Full-spectrum hemp oil is hemp oil that contains the full spectrum of these cannabinoids - not just CBD (cannabidiol).
In recent years scientific research has proven what many have known for decades. Hemp oil provides a wide variety of health benefits like helping with chronic pain and inflammation. This promising research, along with the many other uses of the hemp plant, has started to open people’s minds to hemp. This new acceptance of hemp has extended to ecommerce giants like Amazon and Shopify where hemp oil sales are blowing up.
4 Skin Concerns Private Label Hemp Oil Can Help
Hemp oil can be ingested by adding the oil straight to your food or drink, taking gel capsules, or topically. It can even be infused in a lotion like we’ve done with our private label hemp lotion. All of these applications can actually have benefits for different skin conditions. Just like taking a hair, skin, and nails vitamin can make a difference from the inside out so can hemp oil.
Hemp oil is naturally calming and anti-inflammatory which makes it great for acne prone skin. Acne can cause irritation and redness that is only aggravated by harsh cleansers and moisturizers. The calming effect of hemp oil can soothe acne prone skin.
Hemp oil absorbs quickly and doesn’t clog pores making it a great moisturizer or oil cleanser. Cleansing your face with oil is a popular skin care trend because it removes makeup and draws dirt and oil out of pores while leaving your skin moisturized.
In addition, hemp oil contains linoleic acids necessary for regulating hormone levels. Taking a hemp oil supplement can potentially help to control hormonal acne flare ups. Your acne prone customers will love the chance to soothe their skin in a natural way for a healthy complexion.
Because hemp oil absorbs quickly and doesn’t clog pores, it’s often considered a great moisturizer for those with oily skin. It might seem like a contradiction to moisturize oily skin with oil, but one major cause for oily skin is dryness.
Cleansing, pollution and other everyday activities can strip the skin of important oils it needs to stay healthy. As a result skin can overcompensate for this dryness and become too oily.
Hemp oil is great because it can be used as a gentle cleanser or moisturizer that not only hydrates the skin but helps the skin build up it’s own barrier over time.
Hemp oil is rich in omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids both of which are necessary for health skin. One study found that taking hemp oil supplements helped to reduce the symptoms of eczema over time.
These nutrients can also be absorbed through the skin when applied as a moisturizer. It can also help to soothe and calm dry, itchy skin. Hemp oil is gentle and suitable for all skin types without known side effects making it great for treating irritated skin.
There are several factors of hemp oil that provide a great anti-aging benefit. Because hemp oil is so moisturizing it can instantly help to reduce the look of fine lines by helping to give the skin a plump, youthful glow.
Also the linoleic acid contained in hemp oil acts as an anti-inflammatory and encourages new cell growth. Many expensive anti-aging products can contain irritating chemicals with the goal of increasing cell generation and renewal, hemp oil does this naturally.
Lastly hemp oil is a an antioxidant which can help fight free-radicals that cause signs of aging like wrinkles and dark spots. Antioxidants are also known to give the skin an extra layer of protection from the sun too.
Hemp Oil Products for Skin Care
There are many ways to use hemp oil for better skin health. Whether it’s from the outside in or the inside out hemp oil can bring your customers the healthy, glowing skin their in search of.
Hemp Oil Extract
Our full-spectrum hemp oil extract is taken from hemp that is 100% organically grown here in the United States. It can be used orally or topically. It’s versatile product and a great addition to any natural product line.
Benefits of Hemp Oil Extract:
- Natural sleep aid
- Supports joint health
- Promotes healthy metabolism
Hemp Oil Lotion
Our hemp oil lotion helps to hydrate skin with the power of a lotion and nourish skin with the nutrients and benefits of hemp oil. This is a popular option for customers that would rather stick to a lotion moisturizer instead of using oil.
Benefits of Hemp Oil Lotion:
- Promotes moisture retention
- Anti-aging with vitamins and minerals
- Rejuvenates skin
Hemp Oil Extract Softgels
Hemp oil softgels are a convenient way for your customers to supplement their diet with hemp oil without having to directly ingest the oil. Some customers dislike the taste of hemp oil and prefer to simply take a softgel supplement.
Benefits of Hemp Oil Extract Softgels:
- Natural sleep aid
- Supports joint health
- Supports nerve health
- Promotes calm and relaxation
- Helps with healthy metabolism
Hemp oil has a long list of benefits for inflammation and chronic pain but it can also be used to help many common skin concerns from acne to anti-aging.