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CBD Oil Add-On $10 to any Bliss Nail Service

The manicure has become something of a symbol of self care over the years and something that countless women across America love to indulge in and treat themselves to. If you’re one of them, you might be interested to know that CBD manicures are now a thing, and we have everything you need to know about them right here.

What Does a CBD Manicure Involve

The actual process of getting a CBD manicure isn’t as revolutionary as you might think. They simply involve the use of CBD-infused skin care products during your treatment. There is a really wide range of these products available now, from hydrating hand lotions to silky cuticle oils. In a CBD manicure, your beautician will simply swap some of the more traditional products you’re used to with newer, CBD-infused products.

Why Choose A CBD Manicure?

Perhaps unsurprisingly, there hasn’t been any scientific research specifically into the effects of CBD manicures, although who knows what researchers will decide to study next. This doesn’t mean that there’s no merit to the claims that CBD products and CBD manicures could be great for your hands and nails, though.

First, a quick guide to CBD: known by its scientific name of cannabidiol, CBD is a cannabinoid — one of more than 100 naturally-occurring compounds found in cannabis plants (which include both hemp and marijuana). Like all cannabinoids, CBD interacts with your body’s endocannabinoid system, a network of receptors that controls a wide range of bodily functions such as mood, sleep, and fertility. It also has a big influence on the health of the skin. Some studies suggest that using CBD oil products can help the endocannabinoid system restore balance to skin that’s been having a tough time (and the skin on our hands has arguably the toughest time of all).

For example, researchers have found that CBD topicals could be a very effective anti-inflammatory treatment. While human studies are still in their early stages, the initial research shows that applying CBD topicals can reduce the inflammation and offer relief from pain caused by arthritic conditions. One of the best parts of a manicure is the mini-hand massage that usually accompanies it, and with CBD the benefits could be even greater.

Other studies have shown that CBD is a potent antioxidant, which means it can kill off free radicals and prevent the development of fine lines and wrinkles. We tend to focus on our faces when we think about anti-aging skin care, but the hands and fingers are one of the first places on the body where the signs of aging become apparent. If you’re looking for a way to keep your hands looking youthful, CBD could be just the ticket.

CBD beauty products may have even more to offer than anti-aging, pain-relieving, and anti-inflammatory benefits, too. Depending on the type of topicals used during a CBD manicure (pro tip: ask if they’re “transdermal” products), you could also take advantage of CBD’s anti-anxiety properties. Just when you thought manicures couldn’t get any more relaxing.

Are There Special Aftercare Requirements? Nope. The aftercare requirements for a CBD manicure are the very same as they are for standard manicure treatments.

It’s always recommended that you give your hands and nails more than enough time for the products used to absorb and/or dry fully. After that it is a simple case of wearing protective gloves when gardening, washing dishes, or undertaking other handsy chores. Maintaining your beautifully soft hands with a good quality hand lotion will help the results of the treatment last for longer, too.



CBD Oil Add-On to any Facial Service at Bliss $10

Skin care is the latest field benefitting from the positive properties of CBD as more beauty products are being infused with this cannabinoid. Amazingly, users of cannabinoid-infused beauty products are reporting remarkable results from using such items. Read on to find out about the benefits of CBD for your skin.

CBD PROPERTIES THAT BENEFIT YOUR SKIN

INTERACTS WITH THE BODY

CBD is being used more and more these days. It is now known that this cannabinoid can interact with the body in miraculous ways. Orally ingested CBD can increase the body’s production of anandamide (an endocannabinoid also known as cannabinoid-type chemicals) which enhances the body’s ability to fight inflammation. CBD’s ability to inhibit swelling and irritation makes it the perfect ally to fight pimple breakouts and acne.

ANTI-OIL

One of the most common issues surrounding skin care regimens is addressing oily skin. Excessively oily skin can lead to clogged pores and pimples which can be aggravated if you use makeup and neglect to remove the product properly at the end of the day. The anti-oil properties of CBD are instrumental in preventing breakouts as the CBD is able to minimize sebum production and normalize an overactive sebaceous gland, making your face less oily and your pores less clogged.

NOURISHING AND MOISTURISING

CBD-infused skin care products will both nourish and moisturize your skin. This compound contains vitamins A, D, and E, as well as essential fatty acids that help make your skin look plumper and more radiant. The fatty acids found in CBD hemp oil include omega-6 and gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) which also facilitates moisturization without blocking your pores.

ANTI-AGING

Cannabinoids work well in the human body because of the body’s ability to produce endocannabinoids. The amazing thing about the endocannabinoid system is that it’s not only able to regulate excesses, but it can also help supply chemicals that may be lacking. This means that if your body is low in antioxidants, a cannabinoid-like CBD can help supply your body and, hence, your skin with a vital boost. Antioxidants can minimize the appearance of wrinkles and give your skin a youthful glow by helping to prevent the skin from becoming dry, thin and fragile.

ITCH RELIEF

The analgesic property of the compound, together with its anti-inflammatory properties, makes CBD an effective option for combating irritations and itching caused by less serious conditions too like sunburn, bug bites, sores, bumps, and other similar conditions.

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