Research has firmly established that acne is an inflammatory condition. Although multiple factors trigger acne, we know that anything you apply to skin that can reduce inflammation, is likely to visibly reduce breakouts, especially acne-related redness.
The nay range also contains Rose-hip Oil which hydrates, moisturises, boosts collagen and helps reduce inflammation. The Orange Blossom Body Oil contains Primrose Oil which is wonderful for overall skin health.
Pomegranate Oil, found in the Moonlight Massage Candle and the Orange Blossom Body Oil reduces inflammation and helps to reverse skin damage.
According to Lewis and Schroeder, (who fell in love with the ingredient during their previous jobs curating products for Goop), it’s “a potent antioxidant, highly anti-inflammatory, and has been shown in multiple studies to reduce lipid production from the sebaceous glands (overproduction of this sebum is possibly one component of what contributes to acne formation).”
Fans of Lord Jones’ best-selling Body Lotion ($40) will want to try this oil alternative, which contains 100mg of CBD and comes in rollerball form for easy application (not to mention built-in massage abilities). Plus, the light, floral scent is incredibly soothing.
Benefits of CBD for Skin
Type of ingredient: Antioxidant.
Engelman explains that more studies need to be done to verify the efficiency of CBD oil benefits for skin. That said, CBD has no known side effects.
How to Use It
So, what exactly is CBD? Shamban explains that it is a naturally-occurring chemical compound found in cannabis plants marijuana and hemp. "It's one of the two primary active ingredients of cannabis, the other one being THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), which is the active psychotropic," she says.