Exploring the versatility of hemp oil in beauty products

Published: 9-Oct-2019

Beauty and personal care products using hemp oil and CBD are increasingly filling shelves thanks to their many skin benefits. But what exactly are these ingredients and what is all the hype about? Agne Baneviciute addresses the benefits and analyses some of the claims

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Hemp seed oil used in personal care is one of the most on-trend natural ingredients making headway across body, bath, shower and cosmetics product ranges. According to the Hemp Business Journal[1], US consumers spent US$181m on hemp-based personal care products in 2017 and this is projected to grow up to $260m by 2022.

Both hemp seed oil and cannabidiol (CBD) oils are very popular at the moment with the latter mostly known for its anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties. This has helped to position hemp seed oil as the ‘go-to’ ingredient for natural beauty and bath products, especially in skin care.

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