Try some of these easy, do-it-yourself CBD masks to calm your face and mind.
From countless beauty products to luxurious CBD spa treatments, CBD is becoming more and more integrated in the beauty product industry. It’s now the newest addition to healing lotions and ointments, massage oils, and even makeup. And the latest skin care product is the cannabis face mask.
But does it work? Most of the available evidence is anecdotal, as cannabis research is still in its early stages. There is still a lot we don’t know. With what little research there is, hardly any of it has involved human trials. However, scientists have been able to deduce a few things.
How CBD Skin Care May Help
So far, what we know is that CBD may help reduce redness, dryness and inflammation. It also has the potential to treat eczema and psoriasis. When extracted and infused into an oil, it may be beneficial for your skin. Using CBD daily may help keep inflammation at bay. This may prove to be a nice supplement or gentler alternative to topical steroid treatments.
CBD is not only a potential anti-inflammatory agent. It contains a healthy dose of vitamin D. A recent study in Clinical Therapeutics (2019) found that CBD infused ointment may significantly improve your skin. Researchers are discovering that it may hydrate the skin and increase elasticity.
Would you like to hear the best part? CBD isn’t going to do anything bad to your face. While its benefits still need more study, CBD isn’t harmful for your skin. That’s what makes it such an optimal additive to beauty products. It’s all natural, and cannot worsen skin diseases. If anything, this may really help.
Incorporating CBD Into Your Skin Care Routine
Now that CBD has been legalized in the U.S. through the 2018 Farm Bill, it’s easier than ever to get your hands on CBD-infused beauty products. It is just as easy to make your own. With some CBD oil, you can concoct lotions, ointments and creams in your home. You can also blend up ingredients from your kitchen to make your own simple face mask.
Try searching for a DIY face mask on the internet and you’ll come up with countless options. Which recipes are best for making a cannabis face mask? Basically, you can add CBD oil to any face mask recipe that is oil based.
But why stop there? You can also add CBD to milk based face masks. Yes, you can make CBD milk, through a very simple process. This recipe will get you started with minimal fuss. Once you have CBD milk at your disposal, you can use it to make your own healing mask that won’t dry you out.
Easy Recipes for Cannabis Face Masks
Ready to start making your own, natural CBD face masks at home? Here are a few recipes to get you started:
CBD Avocado Face Mask
Along with CBD, there are lots of other natural ingredients that can give your skin a healthy glow. Avocado is just one of many. Try this mask when your skin feels stressed or extra dry.
CBD Oatmeal Face Mask
It’s well-known that oatmeal is great for your skin. The oats naturally exfoliate the skin, while providing a healing tonic to a face that’s been sunburned or wind-burned.
CBD Milk Face Mask
Milk masks have long been known to do wonders for acne-prone skin. Plus, they’re incredibly hydrating. By incorporating CBD, you’re adding an ingredient rich in anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties.
CBD Lemon Scrub Face Mask
Sometimes your skin needs some gently exfoliation to really shine. With just a few ingredients you probably have lying around, you can make your own scrubbing mask.
- 1 Lemon
- 2 tbsp Brown sugar
- 2 tbsp Coconut or olive oil
- 4 drops CBD oil
- Mix brown sugar, lemon, and oil together.
- Add drops of CBD oil.
- Using a blender, mix the ingredients to take out rough sugar crystals.
- Apply to skin, exfoliating by rubbing it on gently. Use a circular motion to evenly distribute it on your face.
- Let the mixture sit for 5-10 minutes.
- Rinse with warm water.