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Reinvent Your Look With Natural Hemp Oil Facial Cream

It’s safe to say that CBD is the trending new ingredient in skincare. You’ll find CBD in prepared foods, drinks, and even sports balm. Simultaneously, the celebrity world is abuzz with rumors of A-list actress Kristen Bell launching a CBD skincare line in fall 2020. Meanwhile, the skincare industry is taking note of the buzz and paying more attention to products like Hemp Oil facial cream.
However, our focus isn’t the latest fad. Instead, we base manufacturing decisions on the best available data.
So, what are the facts? Is it worth adding Hemp Oil to your skincare routine? The first thing to know is that the science around Hemp Oil facial cream is still in its infancy. Researchers continue to document the results of using it topically. But, the jury is still out on the actual pathways that lead to positive results. Still, one of the thrilling things about science is its rational and objective nature.
In that light, we’ll share the best available information about Hemp Oil and its skincare benefits.

How Homeostasis Benefits the Skin

Although the use of hemp is being studied for its mood and immune system benefits, the overarching way it works is by interacting with the endocannabinoid system, which maintains homeostasis in the body.
Homeostasis is simply the regulation of physiological processes in the body. However, everything the body does can be “overdone.” For example, inflammation constitutes an immune response to harmful stimuli like tissue damage. Although such a scenario aids the healing process, inflammation can cause health issues when it becomes chronic in nature. However, have no fear. The body can maintain homeostasis through actions like reducing fluid loss during dehydration or modulating the cascade of processes that cause inflammation.
It turns out that the skin also has its own endocannabinoid system, as well. Similar to the rest of the body, problems arise when the cutaneous endocannabinoid system experiences a disruption. Acne, psoriasis, allergic dermatitis, scleroderma, and pigment disorders may occur as a result of an imbalanced cutaneous endocannabinoid system. 
However, just as Hemp Oil can help balance internal systems, it can also positively impact the endocannabinoid system. Below, we look at some ways Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil can help restore balance and soothe skin conditions.

Hemp Oil Facial Cream and Acne

There are three main ways hemp can help skin heal from acne. The first centers on its anti-inflammatory nature. Many acne treatments are harsh and can irritate the skin, leading to redness, swelling, and scarring. However, hemp decreases irritation, which then facilitates healing.
Another fascinating factor is the way hemp regulates sebum production. We know that excess oil manufactured by the skin is an important contributing factor to acne. This oil, known as sebum, builds up over time. And, it not only blocks pores but also gives bacteria a cozy hiding place to proliferate, leading to inflammation and infection.
However, hemp has been shown to normalize sebum production levels. One of the ways it does this is by inhibiting the overproduction of certain skin cells called sebocytes. These cells produce sebum, and people who have acne often have an over-abundance of them. Instead of a healthy level of sebocytes, the skin produces more than needed, leading to excessive amounts of sebum.

How Hemp's Antimicrobial Properties Help Dispel Acne

Hemp seems to reduce the over-production of these cells. However, it’s important to note that it won’t eradicate sebocytes altogether. After all, the skin needs to produce a certain amount of sebum to remain healthy. Destroying all the sebocytes will result in dry skin and other problems. Specifically, hemp helps by restoring balance so your skin can maintain a healthy level of sebum production.
Hemp has also been shown to contain substances that have antimicrobial properties. Unquestionably, bacteria is a huge contributor to acne. However, every part of the hemp plant can offer a defense against it. To be clear: a True Entourage Effect can only be experienced by leveraging all the beneficial compounds of the whole hemp plant. Using an isolated form of CBD won’t produce the same results.

Hemp Oil Facial Cream and Autoimmune Skin Conditions

An overactive immune system can cause skin disorders that damage the tissues of the body itself. One such autoimmune skin disorder is psoriasis. This is an inflammatory disease, causing redness, itching, and irritation. The skin also overproduces skin cells called keratinocytes, causing patches of thickened, flaky skin.
Many studies suggest that hemp has an anti-inflammatory effect, which may help reduce irritations from psoriasis. However, there’s also evidence that it may directly affect the proliferation of keratinocyte cell lines. Although it isn’t exactly clear how this happens, hemp appears to modulate this type of cell production. By tamping down on overproduction, the body can produce a normal level of keratinocytes.
This is one of the areas of hemp-based skincare that’s woefully understudied, possibly because of the complex nature of autoimmune disorders. At this stage, scientists will continue to gather information about hemp as a basis for further clinical trials.

Hemp's Regulation of Protein Expression in Cells That Produce Keratin

Meanwhile, a recent study tracked patients with a rare blistering disease called epidermolysis bullosa. These patients independently decided to use topical hemp oil and reported that it improved their condition in multiple ways. For example, they experienced faster wound healing, had fewer blisters, and felt less pain. In fact, some patients were even able to stop using the opioid pain medication they’d previously relied on.
Although there isn’t enough information to explain exactly how hemp affects autoimmune processes, we see rising evidence that it does.

Hemp Oil Facial Cream and Atopic Dermatitis

Also known as eczema, atopic dermatitis is a condition where the skin becomes prone to itchiness, redness, and roughness. It can be frustratingly resistant to treatment. Atopic dermatitis is also associated with allergies, which can be chronic in nature. In serious cases, doctors often treat patients with steroid creams, which are effective at reducing skin irritation. However, these creams can’t be used for very long because they lead to thinning of the skin over time.
Given hemp’s anti-inflammatory effects, it’s probably no surprise to hear that it may help reduce skin irritation. But, that’s not the only way it helps. By all appearances, hemp also repairs the skin’s barrier, often degraded in those with atopic dermatitis. The breakdown of the skin’s barrier is one of the factors that cause the skin to be extra sensitive to external stimuli.
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Hemp also seems to decrease histamine production and reduce the over-proliferation of immune-boosting mast cells. Reducing an over-active immune response is especially helpful for anyone whose atopic dermatitis is linked to allergies. Specifically, when an allergen triggers an immune response, it can exacerbate the skin condition. However, hemp can help impede immune system over-activity.

Hemp, Sebum, and Chronic Skin Disease

The regulation of sebum production mentioned earlier may be another benefit for those with atopic dermatitis, albeit with a twist. In this case, the skin tends to be too dry, with insufficient amounts of sebum. Thus, restoring balance may help soothe and heal the skin. While CBD can help reduce the over-production of sebum, other hemp cannabinoids like CBG and CBGV can help increase the skin’s production of oil when the skin isn’t making enough. Note, however, that these other cannabinoids aren’t present in skincare products labeled as CBD isolate.
Many of these cannabinoids also seem to reduce scarring, not just from the damage caused by atopic dermatitis but also from injury. All things considered, reducing inflammation and promoting healing will reduce the production of scar tissue. In addition, sufficient sebum production also keeps the skin moisturized. This helps prevent the formation of thicker scars.

Turning Back Time With Hemp Oil Facial Cream

Almost all of the above mentioned suggestions can help reduce the signs of aging. Decreasing inflammation, balancing sebum production, and promoting efficient healing are all important ways to keep skin luscious and resilient. When studying the effects of a hemp ointment on atopic dermatitis and scarring, researchers also found that study participants showed increased skin elasticity.
Hemp is a powerful antioxidant. One glance at the skincare aisle will tell you the important role antioxidants play in the battle against premature aging. All things considered, antioxidants offer restorative benefits, whether they’re taken internally or applied topically.
Yet, healing skin blemishes isn’t the only way to keep one’s youthful looks. Another way hemp helps reduce the signs of premature aging is by preventing UV damage. In fact, UV radiation breaks down collagen. However, studies show that hemp has a cytoprotective effect on the skin. It stimulates an antioxidant response, reduces inflammation, and also activates signaling pathways that work to protect skin cells.

The Hemp, the Whole Hemp, and Nothing but the Hemp

It’s vital to mention here that other compounds in the hemp plant may prove beneficial (other than CBD). The study that showed an increase in skin elasticity, for example, noted that it may be the result of other hemp-derived substances in the ointment, including essential fatty acids and phytosterols.
Meanwhile, another study explored the antioxidant properties of hemp by evaluating oils that were infused with it. Researchers say that antioxidant levels in hemp often don’t correspond to CBD levels. This is important because it shows that hemp’s antioxidant properties come from other substances besides CBD. Thus, we insist on the unique range of benefits afforded by Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil. CBD is a powerful compound, but it’s not the only one hemp has to offer. 

Replenish and Renew With Synchronicity Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil Facial Cream

The way CBD seems to interact with the skin is an excellent example of what we love about our Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil. It doesn’t just target a single symptom but supports the overall health of the skin. Simply reducing fine lines isn’t enough. We harness everything hemp has to offer to help you achieve enduring results.
For example, we perfected our unique hand-pressed LipidTrans™ Infusion Process to help you access all the beneficial compounds in hemp. This process gently extracts all of the phenolic compounds to deliver excellent bioavailability in every product you buy from us.
Our patented and gentle hand-pressed processing methods also make it possible for you to benefit from a wide range of phytonutrients. These naturally occurring nutrients include omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, terpenes, and cannabinoids. All of these beneficial nutrients in our Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil interact synergistically to deliver a True Entourage Effect™.
To see what hemp can do for your skin, we recommend customizing the products you already use with our Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil. Or, make it easy on yourself by choosing one of our carefully crafted topical Hemp Oil products. We truly believe in the benefits our products offer. So, if you have any questions or concerns, contact us. We’d be happy to provide answers.