Hola Sheds Light on Chronic Skin Conditions

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CBD has come to the rescue

CBD (cannabidiol) is a compound found in the cannabis plant that has recently shown to offer amazing benefits for our mental and physical health. One of those conditions for which CBD has been used is acne, but apparently it may alleviate other skin conditions, too. Moreover, CBD is a natural alternative that can be acquired in different presentations, not only for oral intake but also as topical product. 

In the case of acne, researchers found out that human skin reacts positively to CBD, which has anti-inflammatory properties and has been used to inhibit oil production. Not only does it prevent acne bacteria from developing, but it also improves the skin’s elasticity and hydration, enhancing its appearance and capability to regenerate. 

CBD is used to improve the skin’s elasticity and hydration, which may enhances its appearance and capability to regenerate.

And what about other skin issues? Amazingly, CBD may be helpful for people suffering from psoriasis or itchy skin thanks to the cannabinoid receptors found in our skin. On one hand, studies have shown that CBD has the potential to inhibit excess skin buildup, which would result in the reduction of psoriasis symptoms. On the other hand, 81% of people with itchy skin condition who have undergone hemodialysis and were treated with topical CBD got rid of symptoms, according to research. Scientists believe this happens because CBD appears to numb the nerves on the skin that send the itching signals to our brain.

How safe is CBD? You have nothing to worry about; experts have qualified CBD as a compound with a “favorable safety profile”.  

CBD may be helpful for people suffering from skin conditions thanks to the cannabinoid receptors found in our skin.

However, if you think you’re having an allergic reaction after applying topical CBD, carefully wash the product off of your skin. One way in which you can make sure you’re getting safe products is by reading the label and asking for third party tests to check its quality. CBD is definitely a great, natural alternative for those who want to keep their skin beautiful and healthy.

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