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With the progression of cannabis into a semi-legal market, new uses and innovations for the plant are being introduced—including innovations for health and beauty. Packed with vitamins and antioxidants, hemp seed oil and other derivatives of cannabis are easily absorbed into the skin and able to soothe inflammation and redness and reduce signs of aging.

Here are 6 cannabis-infused beauty and health products that could change your life.

Apothecanna

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With various body lotions to help calm, soothe and treat the body and mind, Apothecanna is a natural apothecary featuring a non-psychoactive cannabis extract as a principal ingredient. According to their website, their formulations combine specific cannabinoids with other organic and wildcrafted botanical extracts to create highly functional topical treatments for pain and stress relief. Certain lines, such as the Calming creme line, alleviates redness, treats skin conditions and reduces stress and anxiety.

Cibaderm Shampoo and Body Wash

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Hemp oil shampoos are great for hair; this is because hemp is rich in omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, both of which promote healthy hair growth and shine. Hemp seed oil is quite common in shampoos because of those fatty acids and also because the levels of THC are low enough for legal sale. Cibaderm shampoo is said to bring out your hair’s natural luminescence while being free of harsh chemicals. Sign us up!

Dope Soap on a Rope

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Hemp seed oil is also excellent for the skin. The Body Shop carries a broad range of products with hemp seed oil, available legally within all of their stores. This clever product is a hemp seed oil soap that can be used on dry, sensitive skin. Plus the rope allows for keeping the soap clean in your shower (who knows what you do in there).

Foria

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Foria is a personal therapeutic lubrication for women with a coconut oil base and infused with purified pharmaceutical-grade cannabis oil. This lubrication is currently only available in Colorado and California because of its use of cannabis oil, which has a much higher THC rating than hemp seed oil. The addition of THC allows for unique sexual sensation, which many reviewers report enhancing their experience.

Malin and Goetz Perfume

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This perfume contains the “sexy, spicy, peppery notes of the cannabis plant” while containing no elements of the plant itself. This makes the product completely legal in all states. Sounds nice, but we can also think of other ways to smell like marijuana without buying a perfume.

Hemp Hand Protector

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This is one of The Body Shop’s best-selling items. Containing hemp seed oil, this cream helps soften and protect dry hands. The cream has had real dermatology testing unlike many cannabis beauty products and has outstanding reviews online from customers.

As it turns out, marijuana is good for more than just eating and smoking. But you already knew that, didn’t you?

 

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