Everything You Need to Know About CBD Skincare

Originally published on goodhousekeeping.com
By Katie Berohn – Dec 29, 2020
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Everything You Need to Know About CBD Skincare

You’ve likely noticed that CBD — which stands for cannabidiol, a compound found in cannabis plants — has started to make its way into skincare, with the buzzy ingredient cropping up in everything from moisturizers to deodorant (yes, deodorant!). While once-niche CBD might be ubiquitous these days, chances are, you still have a lot of questions about it.

“Most CBD products are marketed for general relaxation purposes,” says DiAnne Davis, M.D., FAAD.. You’ve probably heard of CBD helping a wide variety of different ailments — so what’s it doing in your skincare? Dermatologists and our Good Housekeeping Beauty Lab scientists explain.

The full article is worth the read and covers topics like: what does CBD do for your skin?, are there side effects to CBD in skincare?, are CBD skincare products safe?, and how to understand CBD claims.

To read the full article visit goodhousekeeping.com

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