CBD is everywhere, but nowhere is it more popular than in skincare. It seems that every skincare company is producing at least one CBD-infused product, from CBD lip balms to CBD moisturizing masks — but just because a skincare product says it has CBD doesn’t mean that product is worth the price.
Unfortunately, because CBD remains relatively unregulated, plenty of companies are able to advertise using CBD without ensuring that their products are safe or effective. As a result, it is easy to accidentally buy a skincare product utterly bereft of CBD or, worse, buy a product that contains dangerous compounds in CBD’s place.
The good news is that there are some CBD products that contain a sufficient amount of CBD to provide positive effects — you just need to know which products work. Here’s a list of some of the best of the skincare industry’s CBD offerings.
Frigg Attuning Face Potion
This potion certainly feels like a magical elixir from the gods. Containing 300 milligrams of CBD, a bounty of antioxidants and lauded but rare skin-loving ingredients like sea buckthorn oil, the Attuning Face Potion works to even out texture, balance oil production and strengthen your skin’s natural defenses. Plus, its natural, all-plant ingredients impart a delightful, herbaceous aroma — no worries about chemical skunk here.
Saint Jane Luxury CBD Beauty Serum
If you are looking for a skin product that contains a whopping amount of active ingredients, you want to invest in a good serum. This serum from Saint Jane offers 500 milligrams of full-spectrum CBD, meaning it contains not only CBD but other skin-loving cannabis compounds, like CBC, CBG and various terpenes. Even better, this company sources its CBD from hemp plants grown in the U.S., and it evaluates the CBD a total of four times — way above industry standards — to ensure ultimate purity.
WLDKAT Mushroom and Moss CBD Gel Cream
A gel cream has a jiggly, slippery consistency and a lightweight texture, all the better for seeping quickly and efficiently into the skin and providing unparalleled hydration. This gel cream from WLDKAT is the ultimate moisturizer; though it contains just 150 milligrams of CBD — considerably less than other products on this list — the cannabinoid is just present enough to help control oil production and limit blemishes.
Sagely Brightening CBD Night Cream
The longer CBD can linger on your skin, the better, which is why investing in a quality CBD night cream like this one is a good idea. This product combines CBD hemp oil with other beneficial oils, like bakuchiol oil, to mimic the anti-aging effects of retinol — without the unsightly redness, dry skin and chemical burning sensation that retinol usually imparts.
Haoma Soothing Eye Cream With CBD
While you can apply almost any CBD lotion to your body and see positive effects, your under-eyes need a special type of topical treatment. This CBD eye cream is luxuriously thick, providing deep moisturization to the thin, sensitive skin around the eyes. With CBD as well as yarrow, carrot seed, nettle and other plant-based ingredients, this cream will improve skin elasticity and boost circulation to the area, which will slow the development of fine lines and wrinkles.
e.l.f. Cosmetics CBD Eye Cream
Not all CBD products worth the money will blow your beauty budget for the month. This eye cream from noted drugstore brand e.l.f. contains a modest 50 milligrams of CBD, but with a wealth of other skin-loving moisturizers like hyaluronic acid and peptides, it goes to work improving the look and feel of your skin. It helps to know that you can get a good CBD skin product without breaking the bank.
Undefined Beauty Glow Elixir CBD Beauty Oil
CBD is lauded for its ability to control oil production, but if you suffer from dry skin, you need some help in the oil department. Enter: this beauty oil, which helps to hydrate, brighten and balance your skin. Boasting 250 milligrams of CBD, this oil is going to give your skin a gorgeous glow.
You don’t need CBD in your skincare — but it certainly helps. Because you don’t want to waste your time or money on fake CBD or lousy products, you should invest in any of the above products to boost the power and potency of your skincare regimen.