Could weed be the secret to perfect skin? HOLLY O’NEILL looks at the benefits of incorporating cannabis into your regime here, and below is the breakdown of the best cannabis and hemp derived products to add to your beauty routine.
Milk Makeup Kush High Volume Mascara, €24 at cultbeauty.co.uk
As a vegan and cruelty- free brand, Milk Makeup couldn’t use beeswax in its mascara, so chose hemp-derived cannabis seed oil for a creamy formula that hydrates lashes and makes mascara removal a tug-free process.
Kiehl’s Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil Herbal Concentrate, €44, launching in Arnotts, April 24
A calming facial oil formulated with only 13 ingredients for redness and those prone to spots that soothes, balances hydration, and strengthens the barrier of the skin.
Murad Revitalixir Recovery Serum, €92 at cloud10beauty.com
Oil-based spheres surrounded in a water-based gel create a concentrated formula of hydrating ingredients, including hemp seed oil to target dullness, dry skin, wrinkles, dark circles and dehydration.
Dr Bronner’s 18-in-1 Pure-Castile Soap, €3.95 at lifesgreat.ie
Made with organic and certified Fairtrade ingredients and packaged in a 100% post-consumer recycled bottle, this multi- purpose soap with no synthetic preservatives has hemp seed oil for a hydrating after-feel.
Ho Karan The High Oil, €24.90 at hokaran.com
Holistic French brand Ho Karan has a full range of cannabis sativa seed oil products, from a natural deodorant to The High Oil, made with vitamin E for soft, hydrated skin and a host of other uses. Their own CBD oil, Holy Flow, is launching soon.
The Inkey List Hemp Oil, €11.50 at Arnotts
Cult beauty brand The Inkey List, exclusively at Arnotts, cuts through technical jargon and brings you simplified, effective skincare that suits all budgets, like Hemp Oil, with soothing green tea and calming cannabis sativa seed oil.
MGC Derma CBD BB Concealer Repair Cream SPF 20, €35 at cultbeauty.co.uk
A real multi- tasker; SPF protection that evens skin tone with soothing CBD for dry, redness-prone skin.
This article originally appeared in the May issue of IMAGE Magazine, on sale nationwide now.
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