If you’re like me, you are likely counting down the days until July 2018, the month when cannabis finally becomes legal in Canada. But until the happens, whether you smoke, vape, or eat cannabis, I’m fairly confident you’re going to be into this list we’ve curated for you today. You see, over here on the Edit Seven team we’re fairly serious about our skincare regime and lately we’ve become obsessed with makeup, hair, and skin-care products loaded with hemp oil and CBD. This budding (pun intended) segment of the beauty industry has been known to help ease dry skin, reduce inflammation and alleviate other skin issues. So get your pen and paper handy and get ready to stock your medicine cabinets up with our list of 6 of the best cannabis based beauty brands!
This new line, Herb Essntls was introduced to me by another pal, who said I would be obsessed with the brand’s packaging and dedication to skincare. This line, which launched in 2015 by Robert Lund and Ulrika Karlberg, a Swedish couple based out of New York City, uses all organic products including Cannabis sativa seed oil to help stimulate your skin’s natural oil production and keep your skin firm. So I know what you’re wondering? Does it work: yes, yes it does! Prices range from $12.00 (lip balm) to $60.00 (moisturizer) and is available for order via their website or found at one of their stockists.
Marley Natural Hemp Seed Body Care
The team behind the Marley Natural Hemp Seed Body Care line have attracted plenty of attention. The product list boasts lots of natural ingredients like rosemary, lavender and shea butter and includes everything from body lotion, hand cream and soap. The hemp seed oil sourced in all the products has been sourced directly from the islands of Jamaica and is cold pressed. This process involves extracting the oils from hemp seeds at low-temperatures, which helps keep the nutrients and vitamins in the oil. Prices from this skincare line range from $3.75 to $13.00 USD and can be ordered via their website.
Malin + Goetz: The Cannabis Collection
We are huge fans of the Malin + Goetz brand to begin with so imagine our surprise when we stumbled across their Cannabis collection, which includes a variety of lifestyle items. From perfume, body wash and candles – the items have a spicy black pepper smell mixed with a bit of patchouli for good measure. Items range from $18 to $165 and can be ordered online via their website or found at one of their stockists.
Named “sex product of the year” in a 2014 issue of GQ Magazine, FORIA Pleasure is a natural sensual-enhancement oil designed for female pleasure. With two products including Awaken (CBD oil is the main active ingredient) and Get Centered help to open the door to natural, euphoric pleasure. The products range in price from $28 to $54 and can be order via their website.
The Wonder Seed
Not only does the Wonder Seed product line use hemp seed oil, but it also touts itself as 100% vegan. So if you’re looking for something that is wholesome and great for your body and face, this is the product. Using a blend of virgin hemp seed oil, grape seed oil, organic aloe vera, organic green tea extract, organic cucumber extract – the product boasts that it can help with conditions ranging from eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, acne and flakey scalp. Products range from $14 to $17 and can be ordered via their website or find Wonder Seed on Amazon.
We’ve all heard about how restorative Epsom salt baths can be for our bodies. Well, just think about the same bath, but leveled up. I want to introduce you to Dixie Elixirs and their bath soak infused with pure CO2-extracted THC (10mg of THC per serving). It has a soft and soothing fragrance which is combined with rosemary, lavender, and cedar wood. Once you draw the bath and soak in, your body begins to feel a bit like jello. Right now this product is only in Colorado, Nevada but there are similar products on the market in the market in Canada from Van der Pop and Tokyo Smoke.
(Story by Contributing Editor, Ama Scriver)