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Even though many are inspired by the simple thought of being extremely beautiful, the actual attainment of flawless skin requires a lot of effort. Most commonly, young girls get entrapped by the modern standards of beauty. They try several products without prior knowledge about the effectiveness of that product. However, it should be kept in mind that not all skincare products are good for your skin. Be it a sunscreen or a moisturizer, you have to be careful about what you choose. So, what do you choose for your skin? Sunscreen I am sure, besides all the other skincare products. After all, we all know that protecting your skin from the UV rays is vital than applying make-up.
Not only this but also extended exposure to the sun can lead to skin damage, cause irritation, redness, and sunburns. Regular sunscreen will protect your skin from UV rays and according to the American Academy of Dermatology, everyone should use a water-resistant sunscreen with SPF 30 and above. While sunscreen might be adept at protecting your skin from the sun, there are thousands of them in the market, online, and in medical stores. CBD sunscreen is one of them. Let’s take a closer look at it and find the science behind CBD sunscreen
CBD topicals and the human body
In order to understand the physics and chemistry of CBD sunscreen, you need to first learn about CBD topicals and how they interact with your skin. CBD is one of the main components of the cannabis plant. Due to their molecular and structural similarities, they can successfully interact with the natural cannabinoids in the human body. This interaction ensures that the endocannabinoid system is working properly.
The endocannabinoid system manages an array of processes in the body. In turn, making sure that the body functions without any hurdles. The ECS also looks after the immune system, how the body endures pain, repair damaged cells, sleep cycle, etc. Now that you know all about how the CBD interacts with your system. Let’s talk a little about the CBD topicals.
CBD topicals enter the body through the layers of the skin and their effectiveness is quite evident. Especially in terms of how quickly they impact the skin. CBD topicals are instantly absorbed by the skin and they start showing results straight away. Another benefit of a CBD topical is that they will only work in the applied area. The rest of the body’s skin remains unaltered. This also means that you have complete control over the usage of CBD topicals.
What is a CBD sunscreen?
CBD sunscreen is a combination of two products – the traditional sunscreen and CBD oil. In fact, the type of CBD oil used in tandem with the sunscreen will help you identify its effectiveness. This also means that you have to choose a sunscreen from a good brand. In addition to this, there are two types of CBD sunscreen, full-spectrum and isolate. The only difference between the two is that CBD full spectrum contains several other compounds while CBD isolate goes through a rigorous filtering process making sure that cannabinoid is the only final product.
Choosing a full spectrum or an isolated CBD is a matter of personal choice. But you should go with the one that actually works for you. However, many believe that full-spectrum CBD works more effectively than isolates because of the entourage effect. In other words, full-spectrum CBD works efficiently because all the naturally present compounds of the marijuana plant work in tandem with each other to bring about a powerful effect. So, there are brands that prefer isolated CBD and some brands opt for full-spectrum CBD. When shopping for CBD sunscreen these are the factors that you should take into consideration.
What are the benefits of using CBD sunscreen?
Several studies show how CBD helps increase the rate of skin cell repair, including this one, published in the Journal of Molecules. This also means that if you have sunburn on your skin, they will get repaired instantly with the use of a CBD sunscreen. Another study found out that CBD also acts as an antioxidant. Suggesting that CBD sunscreen will definitely act as a friendly product for your skin.
Further, let’s take a look at the benefits of using a CBD sunscreen and how it is better than the regular ones. First and foremost, CBD sunscreen is infused with regular sunscreen and CBD oil. This means that applying CBD oil and sunscreen on your body will save you from the trouble of buying both of them separately. Also, the combination of both elements will have a unique effect on your skin. This is to say that each time you head out in the sun you don’t have to worry about applying two products. Just one CBD sunscreen will do the job.
In addition to this, as I have discussed earlier, CBD sunscreen only works in the applied area and it will not hinder the internal processes. This means that you can choose where to apply the cream and then be the judge of its efficiency. CBD sunscreen will also not alter the interaction of other CBD products that you are consuming orally or taking with the help of tinctures and topicals.
The Bottom Line
There are lots of regular sunscreens out there but not all of them suit sensitive skin. This is where CBD comes in. So, why don’t you consult a medical professional or medical marijuana doctors to find out whether CBD works for your skin or not? After all, only the best products and also a healthy diet can work wonders for your skin.
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