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What exactly does CBD do for the skin?

CBD promotes many beneficial processes on healthy skin cells, it also works at fixing damaged skin cells.  Research on specific benefits of CBD is on specific outcomes are well documented.

 

  1. Anti-inflammatory:

The research on CBD shows that it is a powerful anti-inflammatory substance. Many studies have supported these claims, citing specific findings, including one from 2010 that found that CBD reduces inflammatory cytokines and chemokines.

What is the relationship with the skin? Essentially, everything from the daily irritation of the epidermis to real skin diseases is caused or aggravated by inflammation. CBD has great potential to  reduce the inflammatory response of your  skin – thereby soothing the affected skin areas.

 

The anti-inflammatory effects, of CBD on skin disorders such as eczema and psoriasis have just been brought to light as well very recently. CBD can block interleukins and prevent the formation of psoriatic plaques.

 

2. Inhibits the over activity of  sebaceous glands:

A key trigger of the skin condition called acne vulgaris is an overactive sebum production. A recent study found that CBD has a role in anti-acne cellular actions, “including its sebum reduction potential. In essence, the anti-proliferative nature of CBD on sebocytes helps to limit lipid production and thus restricts the overproduction of sebum.

 

3. Promotes cell proper proliferation:

Another promising aspect of CBD in skin care is its action promoting the proliferation and differentiation of cells. Its powerful antioxidant properties over-perform other commonly used substances and are now used in anti-aging creams. For people with specific skin conditions, CBD could be particularly helpful as it encourages more effective cell differentiation.