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With more research underway surrounding the endocannabinoid system and cannabinoids such as CBD and THC, many new methods for infusing products with cannabinoids are being developed. One of the most intriguing is in using them within skin care products.

Cannabis topicals come in the form of lotion, salves, balms, and oils, all of which have been infused with cannabinoids. They absorb into the skin directly upon application. Topicals have only grown in popularity over the years. In fact, THC and CBD has even been utilized in general cosmetic products and even personal lubricants.

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Applying cannabinoids topically will allow them to absorb into the body quite quickly. The relief is also more focused, generally only affecting the specific area where the product was used. On the other hand, smoking or ingesting marijuana affects the entire body, and it can take up to two hours for any effects to be felt.

CBD Skin Care Topicals are only mildly invasive, and they make a strong entryway for those that are curious to dip their toes into the world of medical cannabis. The prospect of smoking or ingestion is quite scary to the uninitiated. External options make a fantastic compromise.

It’s also worth noting that Hemp Genix CBD Skin Care products are not psychoactive. The endocannabinoid system is activated, and any mind altering properties are blocked from entering the bloodstream. It’s worth noting that topical dosages must be quite large. Since the skin of humans absorbs cannabinoids at a low rate, a liberal application is suggested as a workaround.

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That said, CBD and CBN can work their way into the skin much easier than THC. They’re also more likely to engage the receptors of the CB2 cannabinoids. As such, they have become quite popular for cannabis topical manufacturers. CBD Skin Care Lotions contents have much more hemp than your run of the mill variety of marijuana. Hemp has numerous benefits, included significantly lower toxicity.

CBD oil lotion is also quite popular since there are dual purposes at play. They’ll smooth out and even soften the skin of the applied area. Of course, they also allow highly specific use of CBD. It’s not uncommon for people to become very adamant that CBD oil Skin Care in San Jose become a regular part of their lives after trying it for the first time. The FDA isn’t keen on any particular health claims being made of course, but it’s hard to deny the satisfaction rate of those that have been using CBD Skin Care thus far.

THC is quite well known, having been included in the conversation about marijuana for quite some time now. CBD has become more prominent as of late thanks to plenty of research and trials however. It has been shown to help prevent pain, anxiety, and even nausea. It also happens to be legal when extracted from industrial hemp. There is still much work to be done towards achieving widespread understanding and use of topical products such as CBD Skin Care Lotion in San Jose , but it’s clear that we’re many steps closer than ever before.

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Since we all are so fussy about the type of foods that we eat and the clothes that we wear, then why do we put on a blindfold while purchasing cosmetics? I know you may think that there is something amiss with the question. After all, the cosmetics that we buy are just fine, and safe for us, aren't they?

Absolutely not the case! In fact, 90% of the cosmetics that we use are not only harmful for our body but are also harmful for the environment. Have you ever checked the labels of the cosmetics that you use? The next time you go to the store, bring a pen, paper, and a magnifying glass, as you will need it to be able to read the ingredients. The cosmetic companies do this purposely so you are not able to research what they are putting in their products. You will also be amazed at how many products do not list their ingredients. Most of the ingredients that are used for manufacturing cosmetics are toxic substances, poisons, like harsh chemicals and acids. Fortunately current research is proving that toxic cosmetic products can and will cause damage to our skin and our bodies.

Here is why. In previous articles we have talked about the skin being the largest organ of the body. It turns out it is also extremely porous with a very large percentage of applied products seeping into the body and into our bloodstreams. Science indicates that over 70% of what is put on the skin manages to penetrate and get into our body. So what, you might ask? Well, try to think of it this way. Would you knowingly drink poison? Probably not. Then why would you put poisons (toxins are, by definition, poisons) on the skin allowing them to penetrate and get into our bloodstreams. The answer is simple. No one is telling you about these poisons, least of which are the cosmetic companies.

One of the most common ingredients in cosmetics is something known as a Paraben. Parabens are preservatives and the six most common are Methylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Butylparaben, and Benzylparaben. It is estimated that one or more of these preservatives are used in over 13,000 cosmetic products. It is also known, through science, that since 1998 Parabens have an estrogen-like effect in mice, rats, and in human breast cancer cells in the lab. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, accounting for approximately one third of all cancers diagnosed in US studies.

Constant use of regular toxic cosmetics is certainly going to increase the level of toxic substances in your skin and body. Just imagine that every time you rub in a lotion or cream on your face, or for that matter, any other part of your body, you introduce harsh chemicals like these Parabens to your skin. The most dangerous thing is that we are in the early stages of scientific data to prove how much toxic substances can enter our body through regular use of these cosmetics. This intelligence is not unlike the Tobacco Industry. People knew little about what was in tobacco and what harm it could cause. This is the primary reason why one should never take the risk and opt for safer cosmetics like organic and/or natural, non-toxic cosmetics.

Low exposure to toxic chemicals does not mean that you are safe nor does the absence of research data imply that we should continue using toxic substances on our body. After all, is it not always better to be safe than sorry?

Well now, if you want to check the statistics about the rampant use of toxic cosmetics manufactured in America then have a look at this: The European Union has banned over 1100 chemicals in Europe but these same ingredients are used in cosmetics manufactured in America. Most of the cosmetic manufacturers are very good at giving a pass to the not-so-mandatory FDA regulations and sell these products laden with harmful ingredients to unsuspecting customers.

Now, if we were to judge by the advertisements and the sales letters that we get, then we would never ever suspect any foul play. Most of the companies claim that their products are full of vitamins and natural oils. Do you know the process to verify these claims? There are no easy ways to verify the ingredients of cosmetic products. One simply must do their own research. However, it is possible to find the difference between true natural products versus toxic cosmetic products. Simply ask for certified natural and/or organic products. The certification logos are printed right on the products. If you do not see the certifying agency prominently displayed on the product, do not buy it.

It is better to shun the use of these toxic products and choose the safer alternative - organic cosmetics. There are several benefits in using organic cosmetics and you do not have a better alternative at present. Always read the label of the cosmetic you are using, as this would prevent you from purchasing products that have been proven to be harmful to your health.

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Opting for toxic-free cosmetics is the best thing that you can do to your skin, and your health as well as the environment. Enhancing your beauty through products like vegetable based cosmetic mineral make up and organic cosmetics is the new way to promote long term health. There is no reason why one should continue using toxic cosmetics.

Most of the cosmetics that are on the market are made up of chemicals that are banned in other countries. This is because of the incomprehensible stand of our government, which gives the cosmetic manufacturers a free hand to make rampant use of these harmful chemicals. That issue, although explained in this article, will be dealt with in detail separately in another article. The first thing that we need to do is discover how to protect our skin and general well being from the harmful effects of these toxic cosmetics.

New research has shown that exposure to toxic chemicals that raise havoc with our hormones could increase the risk of breast cancer. This is particularly true for teenagers and pregnant women when they expose themselves to these active ingredients in cosmetic products. Europe has made great progress in regulating cosmetics. The European Union (EU) passed an amendment to the "Cosmetics Directive", the law that regulates cosmetics in all 15 EU countries. It would ban any and all chemicals that were known or highly suspected of causing cancer, birth defects, or genetic mutation from use in cosmetic products. Hundreds of chemicals (over 1100) were prohibited.

Some US cosmetic companies responded by saying "American women are not as concerned about cosmetics as the Europeans." How dare they decide what concerns one has! One large cosmetic firm had a real disconnect and responded to a written request regarding the use of Pthalates (pronounced tha-lates and just a fancy word for fragrance and found in over 79% of all cosmetic products), saying "the US has the safest products that our laws will allow both for the consumer and for the environment". However in South Korea, that same company, in response to similar consumer concerns, acted in a somewhat different manner when the "Women's Committee of the Korean Federation for Environmental Movements" tested 24 products for a toxic ingredient known as Pthalates. One hundred percent of products tested had Pthalates. Ninety-six percent had more than two Pthalates. Fifty percent had more than three and eight percent had four different kinds. Now that same company that responded to the US inquiry saying what they used was safe, now responded in South Korea this way. "Our firm does not use DEHP and DBP (Pthalates), about which concerns have been raised, as components of our products". They subsequently removed all Pthalates from their products.

Another very large company took one position in the US, but when challenged in the UK, said this:"We agree with the Women's Environmental Network position on the inherent toxicological potential of Pthalates. We take a precautionary approach and will only use an ingredient if it is safe and approved for use in Cosmetic products. As a consequence of this approach, there is already a program to remove Pthalates from our products."

In April of 2004 there was a march on the US Capitol that organizers claimed was the largest of its kind. More than one million people joined in the March for Women's Lives and it became the launching pad for an organization known as the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics. The campaign's message promotes toxic-free cosmetic products. It pledged to replace hazardous chemicals found in cosmetic products with safer alternatives within three years. To accomplish this it asked cosmetic manufacturers in the US to do four things:

1. Remove European Union banned chemicals form all products sold throughout the world.
2. Inventory all products for chemicals of concern.
3. Develop a plan to replace hazardous chemicals with safer alternatives within three years.
4. Report their progress publicly.

Within a few months a small number of companies began signing the Compact for Safe Cosmetics. By 2007, some three years later, over 500 companies had signed the Compact. Ninety of these companies were from outside the US. However, all the signers were already natural product companies and notably, not even one major US cosmetic company was on the list. The reason? The US Cosmetic Industry is the most unregulated industry under the auspices of the FDA. How does the FDA determine if a cosmetic product is safe, one might ask? The answer is it does not. It leaves safety up to the individual companies themselves. In other words, if the cosmetic company feels its product is safe, it can go on the market.

In 2007 the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics ran a full page ad in USA today. The ad read "Putting on Makeup Shouldn't be like Playing with Matches" and showed a little girl smearing lipstick on her face. Three large cosmetic companies were named in the ad. Within three months all three cosmetic companies removed the EU banned chemicals from their lipstick and produced what essentially became a toxic-free product.

Let's be clear here. That example represents only one product in a lineup of cosmetic products that run into the hundreds per cosmetic company. So, although this was a great step forward, it is only one small step in the big scheme of things with the ultimate mission being to get all cosmetic companies to reformulate their lines to new standards of toxic-free ingredients in all products resulting in safe, healthy, toxic-free cosmetics for everyone.

Everyone can help to move this very important process along by shopping for and buying only certified organic personal care products. To do this one must look for the certification logos on any cosmetic products they purchase. These logos will be prominently displayed along with the logos for no animal testing, bio-degradable, etc.

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There are certain cosmetics that you should stay away from if you have acne prone skin. Women, the major group of people who use cosmetics should take note of the information contained in this article so that you are not causing your pretty face to get those ugly acne. As a general rule of thumb, you should avoid any cosmetic products that is comedogenic. In other words, they should not clog your pores. Remember that a clogged pore is the first major step to the formation of acne.

Read The Ingredients First Before Buying Anything

Before buying any cosmetics, read the ingredients! If not, you are risking your beauty, and we don't want that to happen. Here I would like to inform you the top 2 elements in a cosmetic product that are the main contributing factors to worsened acne condition.

  • Lanolin: When you see lanolin in the ingredients label, put the product back to the shelves and run! This is the top irritating element.
  • Isopropyl myristate: This is added to make sure the product go smoother on your face.
Another way to avoid buying products that may cause acne is to test them yourself. When something seems to make it worse, stop using and buying that particular product. You should also avoid buying any product that is oily.

Generally speaking, the most acne causing cosmetics products are:

  • Moisturizer - Moisturizer might cause acne if they contain some irritating factors and elements such as alcohol and lanolin in it.
  • Foundation makeup - Might block pores. Causing your skin hard to breathe.
  • Any products that have thick creams
  • Blushers
Many experts believe that some cosmetics do cause acne or worsen the condition of it. Probably the best way to make sure a cosmetic product is not acne causing is by testing it yourself. If you spot any increase of acne on your face, throw the product away and never buy it again.


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