My friends and I decided to do a CBD class together a few weeks ago. We had NO idea what kind of a response we would get. We had thousands in our online class with literally thousands adding themselves every day! We knew that it was a big deal, but we had no idea HOW big.
Over the course of the next week, I had messages rolling in left and right with nothing short of miraculous stories. People shared with me their experience with this plant based power tool.
As I walked into church, I had a friend grab me and tell me that she had been using CBD on her face and that she was immediately having results. That got me thinking…what if I could create a serum with CBD, powerful essential oils and skin soothing base oils. Hmmmmmmm.
Here are some of the questions that I dove into to try and create this CBD infused face serum!
Why use CBD for the skin?
For the full lowdown of the endocannabinoid system, hop on over HERE. Researching the ECS is one of the coolest things you’ll ever do! The endocannabinoid system has two kinds of receptors which cover the whole body. CB1 is predominantly the nervous system while the CB2 takes on the immune system. Both CB1 and CB2 receptors have been found throughout the skin which means that it can help with cell growth and regulation from all directions in the largest organ of our body!
CBD extracts have been used historically for thousands (yes thousands of years!) to soothe and nourish the skin.
While CBD may seem like a fairly new breakthrough in science and medicine, the history of CBD, and cannabis dates back as far as 5000 years ago. It was then that use of cannabis recreationally, medicinally and in religious ceremonies was first recorded.
The Ancient Egyptians mention using hemp to reduce pain and inflammation. Even Queen Victoria famously showed her fondness for cannabis as a treatment for menstrual cramps.
At one time, dried cannabis leaves, seeds, and stems were considered one of the 5 Sacred Plants of India. They were used medicinally and also used as an offering to Shiva.
While being used throughout the world, it wasn’t until much later that the CBDs specific cannabinoid structure was identified. Chemist Roger Adams is credited with discovering the structure but, even then, the magnitude of what he had identified was not known. Years later, his research was recognized and expanded on.
Since then, there have been numerous studies that have explored CBD’s structure and its uses. CBD has recently re-emerged and is making a big splash for supporting health!
WHY ADD ESSENTIAL OILS?
Pure essential oils are one of the most effective health tools for supporting skin integrity, balancing the microbiome of the skin and soothing discomforts. It creates a full spectrum CBD that can impact the systems more!
Oils like lavender, rose, myrrh, geranium and sandalwood are some definite favorites.
So I thought, what if I combined these two incredible powerhouses into a CBD infused face serum? And the results were WOW.
Just like my friend, my skin felt brighter, smoother and more nourished than ever before. I am going to share my recipe with you below.
CBD INFUSED FACE SERUM RECIPE
- 1 teaspoon argan oil
- 1 teaspoon jojoba oil
- 1/2 teaspoon rosehip oil
- 1/4 teaspoon vitamin E
- 10 drops Lavender
- 10 drops Frankincense
- 5 drops Geranium
- 5ml CBD
- Mix all ingredients together in a 1 oz dropper bottle and gently mix together after the top is on tight.
- Wash face and apply after gently drying face
- Massage into the skin with gentle motions
- Depending on skin type, you might want to use your regular moisturizer after or this may be enough on its own!
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Hello, the recipe calls for 5 ml CBD, I n what form is it calling for? CBD isolates, CBD oil, CBD hemp oil? there are many options as CBD comes in many forms. powder, infused liquid, thick paste like. Thank you
Hi Diane! I use a liquid form from Young Living. There are a lot of options and this is what I’m most comfortable using!