Why Hemp Skincare?
You may be seeing the likes of Hemp skincare everywhere, and for a good reason, it is the new 'it' product. Hemp, in all its different forms, is an incredibly nourishing ingredient for all skin types, provides powerful antioxidants and omega fatty acids to the skin, and has numerous health benefits linked to its rich mixture of beneficial plant chemicals.
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What kind of Hemp is used in Skincare?
Both hemp oil and hemp seed oil have grown in popularity as natural products that can help the skin look vibrant and young, even as the body ages.
Although they come from the same plant, there are numerous differences between hemp oil and hemp seed oil. Typically in Skincare, we see the use of Hemp Seed oil or CBD oil (hemp oil); these two ingredients are derived from different parts of the plant, which is why they have different benefits for the skin.
Vela Days CannaComplex® range utilizes three key hemp-based ingredients to create the ultimate skin barrier protection base for all its products. Vela Days use Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil, 100% Active Cannabis Sativa Seed Extract and Hemp Stem Cells.
Why do Vela Days choose to use these Hemp ingredients?
Hemp-based ingredients hold so many benefits that we truly believe they are the future of Skincare. Some of the most potent benefits include:
1. Provides long-lasting moisture
Hemp Seed Oil is rich in fatty acids which moisturize your skin. Because it is non-comedogenic, it does this without clogging pores. This makes it an excellent moisturizer for all skin types - sensitive, dry, oily or normal.
2. Reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
Hemp Seed Extract and oil contain oleic and linoleic acids, which can improve the appearance of ageing skin. The acids have moisturizing properties which soften the skin and reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles, allowing your skin to glow.
3. Helps with skin inflammation
A 2014 study found that hemp seed oil may reduce types of inflammation such as acne, psoriasis, eczema and lichen planus due to its anti-inflammatory properties, omega 3 and omega 6, alongside its numerous antioxidants.
4. It's an all-rounder powerhouse
Hemp seed and our Hemp Stem cells are packed with skin-friendly vitamins such as Vitamin E, D, B1 and B2, and minerals such as potassium, magnesium, iron, zinc, calcium and phosphorus. These allow your skin to maintain a healthy barrier function and plump your skin's look.
Vela Days CannaComplex® range includes a suite of Hemp ingredients in all their products - making them the perfect inclusion in your daily routine.