What is CBD?

CBD is one of more than 100 identified cannabinoids in the cannabis plant. Unlike its sister compound tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), CBD doesn’t have psychoactive effects. 

CBD is an incredibly effective ingredient in performance skin care products due to it being a powerful antioxidant and can also provide anti-inflammatory benefits.

According to a 2014 study, CBD may have an anti-inflammatory effect on sebocytes, the skin cells that produce sebum. As an anti-inflammatory, CBD may be able to help reduce swelling, pain, and redness from existing breakouts, or irritation from skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis  Research from 2009 suggests that CBD may also be effective for dry, dehydrated skin.