September 30, 2018

Hitting New Beauty Highs

CBD and hemp oils are turning up in everything from lip balms to hair products. And they’re not just a gimmick—they contain powerful antioxidants, with significant beauty benefits. Here, a few of our favorites.
Photo by Robert Nelson

by Beth Landman

Veritas Farms Salves

Formulated by a pharmacist and shipped directly from the Colorado-based farm, these formulas relieve joint and muscle pain. Made without pesticides, they contain natural full-spectrum hemp oil (which means other beneficial hemp derivatives are present, not just CBD isolate) and organic beeswax, organic coconut oil and organic essential oils derived from flowers and leaves. Choose natural or camphor or lavender-eucalyptus scents. $39.99; theveritasfarms.com

Veritas Farms Lip Balms

Soybean oil, sunflower oil, cocoa butter, shea butter and aloe vera gel are added to the hemp oil in these balms, which will keep lips moisturized and youthful looking. Available in orange creme or French vanilla scents. $3.99; theveritasfarms.com

Ambika Herbals Hemp Bath Salts

You can almost smell the mountain-fresh air in these bath salts with piñon wood essential oil. Created by a Colorado-based apothecary, they contain full-spectrum hemp extract and magnesium chloride, which help soothe sore muscles. $45 at Rescue Spa; shoprescuespa.com

Mad Hippie Antioxidant Facial Oil

Pomegranate seed oil, blueberry extract, broccoli extract and hemp seed oil are among the 18 ingredients in this omega-fatty acid- and antioxidant-rich moisturizer. $24.99; madhippie.com

Emerginc Vitamin C, hemp, avocado + argan body lotion

Hemp seed oil is just one of the many high-grade ingredients in this hydrating, nourishing body lotion. Avocado oil, jojoba oil and vitamin C help improve uneven skin tone and texture. $45; emerginc.com

Sagely Naturals Relief & Recovery Headache Roll-On

CBD is an anti-inflammatory and pain reliever, so this roll-on formula helps alleviate headaches (just roll it on where it hurts). It also contains menthol and peppermint oils to cool; rosemary oil, which is said to improve cognitive function; and eucalyptus oil for a mental boost and to relieve pain. Keep it on hand for whenever headaches hit. $29.99; sagelynaturals.com

malin + Goetz hair pomade

This lightweight cream contains cannabis, meadowfoam and soybean to nourish and moisturize the hair, while fatty acids hydrate and help control stubborn locks and enhance texture. $24; malinandgoetz.com

CBD For Life Pure CBD Shampoo

This gently cleanses your mane and restores luster to tresses while CBD and hemp oils stimulate hair growth thanks to the omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids they contain. $25; cbdforlife.us