Meet the wellness industry’s newest obsession: CBD Oil. If you pay attention to skincare, spa, and beauty news, (or if you just read about our fabulous Spa Week treatments), you know about the latest ingredient sweeping the industry. But even if you’ve kept up with the trend, you may have some questions about CBD oil and how you can use it. We’re here to help.

 

What is it?

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CBD, or cannabidiol, is an oil that comes from resin glands on cannabis buds and flowers. It can also be extracted from hemp or THC.

 

What are the benefits?

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CBD is a strong pain reliever and a great anti-inflammatory ingredient, which is why it’s so popular in skincare products, especially for sensitive skin or redness-prone skin. It can also reduce anxiety, depression and control acne.

 

Is it safe?

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Yes. CBD won’t get you high – no matter how you use it. THC is the part of cannabis that has psychological effects – so CBD by itself can’t get you stoned.

 

Is it legal?

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It depends where you live. In the 29 states where medicinal or recreational marijuana is legal, CBD is legal. In 17 other states, there are specific laws about what CBD products can be used by who and for what. Check your local laws before making any purchases (most companies making CBD products will only ship to areas where their products is legal.)

How can I try it this Spa Week?

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We’re so glad you asked! This Spa Week, from October 15-21, tons of spas are offering treatments featuring CBD oil for only $50! Looking for an enhanced way to relax? Try a CBD Oil Massage. CBD can help relax and soothe muscles while a massage therapist works on relieving tension and eliminating knots. Want to see some of CBD’s skincare benefits in action? Try a CBD Facial! This treatment can help eliminate acne and calm irritated skin. Here are some of our favorite CBD offers this Spa Week:

45 Min Cannabis Massage with CBD Oil at Elan Salon & Day Spa in Brooklyn, New York

50 Min Cannabis CBD Oil Massage at Orange Skye Body & Beauty Bar in Valley Stream, New York

50 Min Aromatic Hot Stone Cannabis Oil Massage at Cinema Wellness in Los Angeles, California

60 Min Healing Cannabis Facial at Harlem Skin & Laser Clinic in New York, New York

50 Min Cannabis Massage with CBD Oil at Elle Marie Spa in Torrance, California

50 Min CBD Facial and 50 Min CBD Massage at The Body Serene Day Spa at Skippack in Skippack, Pennsylvania

60 Min Stress Relieving Back Treatment with CBD Oil Back Massage at Bliss Spa & Salon in North Andover, Massachusetts

70 Min CBD Pumpkin Spice Relaxation Massage with Pumpkin Spice Foot at Sonoran Serenity Spa in Tempe, Arizona

60 Min HB Hot Stone or Pre/Post Natal Massage with Seasonal CBD Hand Treatment at CloudMover Day Spa in Huntington Beach, California

What products should I try?

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We’re so glad you asked! Right now, we’re loving:

 

CBD for Life Pure CBD Eye Serum $32: Eyes need some extra TLC? Treat them with CBD! This magical ingredient is perfect for the sensitive area near your eyes. This formula is gentle and super moisturizing.

Endoca Hemp Whipped Body Butter $82: We could not love this body butter more if we tried. It’s moisturizing, relaxing, soothing, and a great way to unwind after a long day at work.

CBD for Life Pure CBD Hand and Body Massage Lotion $22: In our office, hand cream is key. All day long we’re reapplying and moisturizing our dry hands. That’s why we absolutely love this lotion from CBD for life. It’s moisturizing and has a nice, subtle scent–perfect for everyday use.

Herb Essntls Lip Balm $12: Revive your lips with this delicious lip balm! Cannabis helps your lips prevent moisture loss and keep them hydrated, while the other ingredients in this balm (peppermint, beeswax, and honey) keep your lifts soft and smooth all day long. This is a great lip balm to carry in your bag whenever you need a pick me up.

CBD for Life Pure CBD Face & Body Cleanser $17: This cleanser is gentle, effective, and delightful. We love the way it’s a multi-use option that we can keep in the shower for a great all-around cleanse.

Endoca Hemp Salve $64: Looking for a I-do-it-all product? This salve is the choice for you. The thick balm protects your skin from irritation and can help treat itchy, red, irritated skin. It’s safe to use anywhere on your body and on anyone in your family, so this multi-purpose product is a great choice for everyone!

Herb Essntls Perfume Oil $60: Perfume might not be the first thing you think of when you think of cannabis, but we love the way this oil smells and feels on our skin. Citrus and bergamot notes are the most dominating scents, and you’ll smell fresh and fruity with this perfume.

CBD for Life Pure CBD Foot Cream $20: This foot cream might be our new favorite product. The CBD feels perfect on our feet after long walks– especially when our feet are sore. The product smells wonderful and is a great moisturizer!

 

Have you tried any CBD products? Which were your favorites? Let us know in the comments below.

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