Hemp (Cannabis Sativa), the magical green ingredient
FUNCTIONS: hydrating, anti-aging, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory
Hemp is a variety of Cannabis sativa plant which is one of the fastest growing plants on earth and it is possibly one of the earlier plants to be cultivated.
Pressed from the seeds of the Cannabis sativa plant, Hemp is an extraordinary extract for cosmetics and has numerous benefits for the skin and hair: Anti-aging, regenerating, revitalizing thanks to its essential fatty acids, the virtues of hemp are endless; at ROWSE, hemp is part of many of our recipes!
WHAT CAN HEMP OIL DO FOR SKIN & OVERALL HEALTH
Hemp oil is rich in omega-3, omega-6 and omega-9 and is one of the vegetable oils with the richest fatty acid composition. Loaded in linoleic and and gamma-linoleic fatty acid, Hemp is ideal for dry, irritated, tired and dehydrated skin. For hair, the composition of hemp brings shine and vigour. This magical green oil serves as a great ingredient for DIY beauty recipes.
Its soothing properties reduce redness and skin irritation.
Highly emollient, it reduces water loss and protects the skin from dehydration.
Firming and softening, it helps maintain the elasticity and youth of your skin.
It moisturizes scalp and hair, stimulates hair growth while facilitating combing and preventing breakage.
HOW TO USE IT
Hemp oil can be found in creams, lotions, makeup & sun care products, ointments, bath oils, personal & baby care product. Raw or mixed with essential oils, Hemp is food for your skin and hair and one of our favourite ingredients.
Face: Use hemp oil as daily moisturizer after cleansing your face and patting it dry.
Make-up remover: Apply a few drops on a organic cotton pad and gently remove your make-up. Its ideal for acne prone skin due to its anti bacterial properties.
Body: Apply directly to your skin when you have an irritation or dry patches you want to soothe.
Massage oil: Hemp oil is very popular for massages since it absorbs quickly into the skin without leaving any oil residue.
Hair: Massage into your scalp and hair, leave in overnight and wash the next morning with regular shampoo for smooth and silky hair.
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