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Cannabis Skin Care

Cannabis

At SkinPro, we take pride in staying on top of the latest trends in the anti aging skin care industry. Whether than means making peptide-rich creams based on laboratory tested ingredients from our research partners, going the organic route, or diving into the cannabis skin care product market, we’re always here to produce effective products for our loyal customers.

With the passing of the 2018 US Farm Bill, hemp was essentially given life what I call “Legal Life.”

Andre Bourque wrote in this Forbes Magazine column that

“hemp and the farm bill may change life as you know it.”

That’s a powerful statement from a highly credible source, and as someone who has always stayed on the cutting edge of industry trends, I’m awfully excited about this new opportunity for SkinPro and the anti aging market in general.

What is Hemp?

Hemp encompasses all of the varieties of the Cannabis genus that have only trace amounts of THC, which is essentially what “gets you high” since it makes marijuana psychoactive. There are many breeds of Cannabis, but most people only think of it as marijuana. There is a huge confusion in our society between the term hemp, and the word marijuana. Hemp is a non-drug variant that is produced at an industrial level and used for it’s seeds, hurd, and fiber.

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Hemp Uses

There are many uses for hemp. You’ll find that the seeds are often used in dietary products. Most recently, I see them showing up at raw juice boutiques and even in protein powders. The hemp seed can also be pressed and used as oils. My first foray into hemp oil was when we made the Hemp Intensive Pain Reliever with Emu Oil, which is a more natural way to relieve pain in comparison to taking Advil or worse – prescription pain medicine. As someone who is active, I get my fair share of bumps and bruises, and I personally use this product to alleviate pain and swelling. Another product I use on a daily basis is the Hemp Oil Eye Cream. This firming cream goes on under the eyes and works to plump and soften the skin.

I’m a supporter of any ingredient, natural or manufactured, that can assist with longevity. Hemp has gotten a black eye over time because people in higher places formulated an opinion that the plant that it comes from has a “scorned cousin” (aptly named by Bourque in the aforementioned Forbes article) named marijuana. For years, the prohibition of hemp in the United States has held back the potential for more jobs for farmers, personal care products for consumers like you, and natural relief for people suffering from various ailments.

The reality is that hemp can’t get you high.

The Ministry of Hemp has the best explanation of what marijuana and hemp are both capable of doing. Follow this link for an incredible breakdown.

Enter the 2018 Farm Bill

So how did we get to this recent Farm Bill, which essentially advanced us to the time where hemp is going to be completely legal and widely accepted?

Possession of cannabis and hemp was outlawed way back in 1937, after an act was passed. Mind you, the British were growing hemp for hundreds of years since colonization!

The late 1960’s showed a sign of hope, with the repealing of that law, but cannabis was labeled as a Schedule 1 drug, which essentially puts it in the class of heroin, if you can imagine that!

The Farm Bill of 2018 is a step towards normalcy because it reclassifies hemp for commercial uses and removes hemp from the Controlled Substances Act. Since hemp does not have much THC, (again, the part that produces a high), it moves it off of the DEA’s radar and onto the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s.

Hemp Pilot Programs are now in place. These programs encourage a framework for legal cultivation without permits from the DEA. So far, the pilot programs in place have been a success for farmers and consumers, according to Forbes.

It’s an exciting time for consumers because there are numerous advantages of hemp and cannabis. We’re proud to be on the forefront of the industry producing products that have quickly become top sellers in their respective categories.

Why is Cannabis Good for Your Skin?

Before cannabis was prohibited, there was a cannabis elixir on every shelf because it reduces inflammation and pain like very few ingredients can. At the root of so many skin conditions, inflammation is no joke. Maintaining anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, cannabinoids have the ability to reduce swelling, soreness, and puffiness. It’s literally the biggest buzz word in the skin care and beauty industry, but it should have been something mainstream in our lives, but thanks to prohibition, it hasn’t resurfaced until now.

Hemp-derived CBD is legal in all 50 States. It’s a great time to be alive!

Look for more news about our full line of CBD skin care products in the very near future.

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What Is Platelet Rich Plasma?

There is currently a new type of skin cell therapy known as platelet rich plasma. It’s also known as PRP, which is obviously an abbreviation. At this point in time, certain doctors are beginning to use injections of PRP to help heal the skin. It’s also being used to stimulate hair growth as well.

Ultimately, this therapy is beginning to make headlines because elite athletes and celebrities are starting to use it on a fairly regular basis. Athletes are using it because it’s also capable of helping them recover from their injuries faster. Celebrities use it because it’s skin cell therapy that makes them look younger and more beautiful for the cameras.

We’ll take a moment to better explain platelet rich plasma for you below. Stick around to discover the truth about this current phenomenon.

Some Quick Facts about PRP

First off, doctors are beginning to use platelet rich plasma fairly regularly now for a number of different reasons. But for the most part, it is capable of encouraging healing, which is why athletes are getting so many great benefits from it because it helps them heal from their injuries much faster than traditional therapies.

It’s also great because it can reduce inflammation. Inflammation can cause all sorts of problems in a number of different ways, so reducing it is certainly a good thing for multiple reasons.

When compared to certain other treatments, PRP injections aren’t that expensive. In fact, these injections range anywhere from $500-$2000, which isn’t that much if you consider how long it might take you to heal if you let things happen naturally.

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Plus, from a skin care perspective, PRP injections are amazing because they can help stimulate skin cell growth and make your skin look younger, suppler, smoother, silkier, and a heck of a lot more attractive. So PRP injections are definitely becoming a regular part of the skin care game as well, which is why vampire facials are currently all the rage these days.

There are certain side effects to consider if you are going to try PRP injections.

Mild nausea is one of them. Many people are happy to live with temporarily since the benefits are amazing.

Dizziness and passing out are other potential side effects. For the most part, dizziness is mildly annoying but you can certainly deal with it. Passing out is another story altogether. If you think you might pass out, you may want to take a rest and spend time at home for a while before venturing out into the world again after a treatment.

The Benefits of Platelet Rich Plasma

PRP is really popular because of the great benefits that it provides. Some of those benefits include the following:

  • It can stimulate hair growth when injected directly into the scalp and reduce inflammation that typically causes hair loss.
  • It can heal tissue in the muscles, ligaments, and tendons, which makes it easier to recover from injuries.
  • It can reduce inflammation which can lead to joint pain and other types of pain. By eliminating inflammation, you’ll be able to feel better much quicker.

Recognizing the obvious benefits, we’ve formulated a product meant to mimic this amazing procedure.  We call it the “PRP Facial Serum.”  Also featuring epidermal growth factor, t’s one of our better selling products!  Check it out on this page.

Conclusion

Platelet rich plasma is a new form of therapy that is quite promising. If you need skin care help or you’re trying to recover from hair loss or tissue damage, these injections could definitely speed up the process and help you overcome the issues that ail you.

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The Top Five “Harmless” Habits of Men and Women In Their 40’s

Most people want to look as good as they can for as long as they can. Men and women alike want people to see them the way they see themselves: healthy, vibrant, and in the prime of life.

Yet it seems like most manufacturers in the skin care industry would prefer that vital look to remain out of reach…

…and your own habits you could be helping them. Including some seemingly innocent things like…

Five Habits That Truly Affect Your Skin

1.) Rest & Diet

You can’t avoid some of the negative influences that affect your skin.

Everyone would like to always get enough sleep and eat exactly the right things…

…but that’s just not reality.

If you’re like most adults, you have commitments and taking care of yourself usually comes in last… even though you know it shouldn’t.

It’s an unfortunate fact that we have to pay for it when we don’t get all the sleep we need or eat the things we should.

We can make up the difference in our diets with vitamin supplements… so it only makes sense to turn to supplements for your skin as well… right?

2.) Too Much Love Will Kill You

As people, we’re “designed” to think that more investment should always lead to more return.

If you want fast results, increase the dosage. Yet, more often than not, it’s not that easy.

But still we fall into the trap of believing that, if we’re not seeing immediate results, there must be a problem…

Either with the product… or with our own skin.

3.) Being Impatient with Your Skin

It’s easy to forget that your skin didn’t get in the condition it’s in overnight.

Sadly, there are no miracle cures.

Caring for your skin means dedication… giving it what it needs – when it needs it.

You have to commit the time to see the results.

4.) Product Hopping

Your skin may not do what you want, when you want, but it still works hard.

It can adapt to almost anything it’s exposed to. It can build defenses against not only irritants but also the very things you’re using to try to help it.

Ditching a product that didn’t live up to your expectations is your prerogative… but it’s asking a lot of your skin to rapidly shift from one product to another.

Not only are you unlikely to see the results you want any faster… you’re actually attacking your skin’s natural defenses. Changing products too fast makes it even harder for your skin to show the improvement you’re looking for.

5.) Valid Concerns

Most skincare struggles circle back around to the product you trusted to do what you needed it to do.

It’s always best to practice due diligence with anything you buy… especially those products you put in or on your body.

It makes sense to ask some critical questions like… who’s behind the brand name? What do they make their products from? Where are their materials sourced from? How are their products made? And who or what guarantees them as trustworthy in the first place?

Clinically-tested,  BIO-Placenta Revitalizing Serum is proven to improve the look of your skin…

…and, as a result, it’s become a leader in the anti-aging market.

Created by certified cosmetic pharmacists, BIO-Placenta Revitalizing Serum is loaded with Argireline concentrate and five unique peptides (known as “Human Growth Factors”).

Molecularly identical to the life-giving growth factors found in human placenta, BIO-Placenta’s Human Growth Factors are not available from any other skincare provider.

These Human Growth Factors give BIO-Placenta the ability to penetrate the inner layers of the skin… there, they promote the natural production of collagen, a key component in keeping the skin firm and plump.

Then, BIO-Placenta uses the HGF peptides to diminish fine lines and wrinkles… tightening the skin and giving you softer, smoother, fuller skin after only a few weeks.

Representing the cutting edge of skincare treatment, daily use of BIO-Placenta not only helps to firm, fortify, and nourish your skin… it’s like getting an all-natural facial every day.

Erase your fine lines… tighten and revitalize your skin… and put a stop to deep wrinkles before they appear.

BIO-Placenta Revitalizing Serum: the superior topical alternative to Botox injections and dermal fillers.

SkinPro has made BIO-Placenta Revitalizing Serum conveniently available for purchase on Amazon.com.