- China is the second-largest global cosmetics consumer, representing $30 billion annually
- Savvy industry veteran recruited for vast untapped CBD skin care market
- 100% of cannabis skin care product market in China up for grabs
It comes as little surprise that cannabidiol (CBD) likely possesses skin healing properties. Found in the marijuana plant, CBD is one of over 80 natural compounds in marijuana that have been used for centuries as natural medicines and therapeutics. Cannabis is a known anti-inflammatory, containing antioxidants and anti-aging elements, while hemp seed oil contains both omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids.
In spite of vast anecdotal evidence, science has not yet definitively settled on the positive effects of CBD skin care. However, the recent article “The Role of Cannabinoids in Dermatology,” published in the prestigious Journal of American Academy of Dermatology, suggests efficacy in CBD use for the treatment of several dermatologic conditions, including pruritus, inflammatory skin disease and skin cancer (http://cnw.fm/n0AXa). It’s likely that even more beneficial effects will be found.
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