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Why CBD for the Skin?

Apr 30, 2021 Why CBD for the Skin?

Yes, CBD is a wonderful natural compound to add to your daily routine to help you feel better everyday. But, did you know? Not all CBD products are ingested! You can also apply CBD right to your skin to address troubled areas and provide much needed nourishment.

A growing number of people have come to rely on CBD skin care products. But for those who are new to the hemp-derived compound, they can also be a great way to get started with a daily CBD routine. 

In this article, you’ll learn why so many people are turning to CBD skincare and CBD topical products, how CBD works on the skin, different ways to incorporate CBD into your skincare routine, as well as the types of CBD skin care products that are available.

Why CBD for the Skin?

Before diving into the benefits of CBD for your skin, let’s briefly review CBD and why it’s such a highly sought-after compound these days. CBD, short for cannabidiol, is one of the more than 100 all-natural cannabinoids that are found in hemp plants. 

CBD has become popular as a supplement in recent years because of its natural balance-promoting properties that can encourage more optimal functioning. Sharing a similar molecular structure to your body’s own cannabinoids, CBD is able to interact with and support your endocannabinoid system, an important signaling network responsible for keeping a long list of your body’s functions balanced and running optimally. This positive influence that CBD has on your endocannabinoid system also plays a role in naturally promoting the health and functioning of your skin. 

The skin is the largest organ of our bodies, covering a total area of roughly 2 square meters, and it’s the only organ that comes into contact with the rest of the world. You can thank your skin for protecting you from the elements and microbes, helping regulate your body temperature, and allowing you to sense touch, heat, and cold. 

Surely, your skin only deserves the best care!

That’s where CBD comes in. CBD’s support of the endocannabinoid system naturally encourages its efforts to keep your skin’s functions operating at their peak. Cosmetically, a better operating endocannabinoid system also leads to skin that’s protected and rejuvenated, and a complexion that is smoother and more lively.

How CBD Works on the Skin

It’s no surprise that CBD skin care products have grown in popularity in recent years, with the cannabinoid making its way into everything from facial moisturizers to body salves, and even hand sanitizers. But, what makes these types of topical CBD products so attractive?

While ingesting CBD supports the whole body, a CBD topical or skincare product allows you to target CBD right to where you need it! CBD salves and other skincare products are designed to be applied directly to your skin, and sometimes your hair.

When you apply CBD to your skin, the compound diffuses directly through the skin's epidermis and pores. It then interacts with cannabinoid receptors near your skin’s surface. It’s this interaction between CBD and the cannabinoid receptors on the skin’s sensory nerve fibres and subcutaneous tissue that stimulates your endocannabinoid system.

This is why CBD skincare or CBD topical products are unique to other types of CBD products available. They are made for you to target the balance-promoting benefits of CBD to a specific area.

Do you have troubled skin areas? The skincare benefits of CBD can be a natural solution for healthy and youthful looking skin. Feeling a little tense after a long, physically-strenuous day? CBD’s natural balancing properties also can help revitalize your overworked muscles and joints.

These topical CBD skincare products are best used daily, or even throughout the day whenever you feel the need to soothe or nourish your skin.

Ways to Use CBD in Your Skincare Regimen

If you’re looking to experience CBD’s balance-promoting benefits for your skin, or to introduce them to your customers, Kannaway has the perfect line-up of premium CBD personal and skin care products. Formulated to moisturize, rejuvenate, and protect your skin, our CBD skin care and CBD topical products blend hemp-derived CBD with other natural botanical ingredients that are recognized for their skin-promoting properties.


Address Troubled Skin Areas and Soothe Tired Muscles with Kannaway Salve

Perhaps our most sought-after product within the entire Kannaway product line is our topical Salve, with 50 mg of CBD to help you manage dry, rough and damaged skin and to support your tired muscles after a long day. 

Our Salve combines CBD derived from hemp with our Ancient Asian Herbal Formula to nourish and moisturize, no matter your skin type. You can also find our Salve in a handy 3 ml travel size, available as a single jar, 10-pack, 50-pack, and even 100-pack.


Make CBD a Pillar of Your Everyday Skincare Routine with Cannabis Beauty Defined 

Our Cannabis Beauty Defined line features five premium CBD-infused skincare products that work synergistically to cleanse, condition, nourish, and protect your skin. Each product blends hemp-derived CBD with our Ancient Asian herbal formula, made up of botanicals such as goji berry, dragon's blood, rose hips, astragalus root, and more, all working together synergistically for healthier, more noticeable skin.

The set of 5 premium CBD skincare products are available together in our Cannabis Beauty Defined Bundle.

  • Burdock & Hemp Cleanser: Designed to gently wash away dirt and oil while possessing powerful antibacterial properties that calm and soothe your skin.
  • Licorice & Hemp Exfoliator: A unique resurfacing formula made up of purifying herbal ingredients that polishes and balances the skin. 
  • Green Tea & Hemp Perfecting Mask: Known around the Kannaway office as a “facial in a bottle,” it purifies and hydrates your skin while improving its tone and texture.
  • White Peony & Hemp Serum (available as part of the Cannabis Beauty Defined Bundle only): An intensive, one-of-a-kind antioxidant and anti-aging serum formulated to diminish fine lines and wrinkles. 
  • Ginseng & Hemp Moisturizer (available as part of the Cannabis Beauty Defined Bundle only): Deeply nourishing, hydrating, and protecting to rejuvenate your skin while smoothing the appearance of fine lines. 


Shield Your Skin From Germs and Bacteria with Kannaway CBD Hand Sanitizer

Combining 50 mg of CBD and plant-sourced terpenes with an ethanol base, our CBD Hand Sanitizer keeps your hands both disinfected and soft. It comes in a handy 100 ml dispenser, and conveniently fits in any bag or pocket to keep your hands hygienically clean and refreshed while you’re out and about.


With CBD-infused facial cleansers and topical salves, your daily skin routine can benefit from the naturally nourishing and balancing properties of CBD! Plus, CBD skin care products are often the first point of contact for curious consumers who are new to CBD, so they’re a marvelous way to introduce the compound to new customers. 

You can view all of the Kannaway CBD Personal Care products that are available in our online shop

Looking for more in-depth information about our CBD skin care products? Visit our News Feed to find product spotlights inspecting our Burdock & Hemp Cleanser, Licorice & Hemp Exfoliator, Green Tea & Hemp Perfecting Mask, White Peony & Hemp Serum, and Ginseng & Hemp Moisturizer

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