While opening up about her struggle with anxiety to Health last year, Phillips revealed that—in conjunction with daily exercise—she takes CBD gummies to help alleviate her symptoms.
It’s a trick that celebrity stylists have been recommending. Karla Welch, whose clients include Ruth Negga, Karlie Kloss, and Sarah Paulson, has called CBD “the absolute CURE for aching feet on the red carpet. Don’t worry, your feet ain’t going to get high but this miracle cream is going to make a long evening much more fun.”
Pellequr, for the non-initiated, is a Korean spa in Beverly Hills that offers “proprietary products that are infused with the transformative, healing powers of CBD oil.”
CBD is in literally everything—you can drink it, you can bathe in it, you can slather it on from head to toe. And it seems Hollywood’s biggest names are doing just that. Never ones to say no to the latest wellness trend (CBD has been transforming the self-care industry, thanks to its alleged calming effects on the body and mind), A-listers including Jennifer Aniston, Emma Roberts, and Kim Kardashian, are some of CBDs biggest proponents. Here, a few of CBD’s famous fans explain why they’re hooked on the ingredient.
Hanna, the celeb manicurist behind the new-age beauty brand, started incorporating CBD into products after finding relief when using it to combat long-term pain from a car accident.
“Recently I did a play on Broadway for six months. My body was wrecked, [and] my neck was really tight. The CBD has relaxing benefits, and the idea is to avoid using too many painkillers.”
You have to put in some serious gym time to become one of the most famous Victoria’s Secret models to walk the runway, so it should come as no surprise that Ambrosio turns to CBD-infused products to soothe her wings muscles and help her sleep.
“CBD helps with pain, stress, and anxiety,” Aniston told US Weekly, adding that it offers her all the benefits of marijuana without making her high. Unfortunately for us, the actress didn’t comment on her preferred method of utilizing said benefits, but CBD is regularly taken as a tincture or used as a muscle rub.
Wilde opened up about her love of Lord Jones CBD lotion during an interview with the New York Times last year.
It's no surprise, then, that skin-care brands are betting big on ingredients from the hemp plant. Case in point: The new Green Releaf collection from Peter Thomas Roth, which includes the Therapeutic Sleep Cream and Calming Face Oil, both of which are infused with hemp-derived cannabis sativa seed oil.
With the recent passing of the Farm Bill, which legalized the production of industrial hemp, more products will flood the market, making it more difficult to weed out the highs from the lows. And, you might be teeming with Qs: Will slathering it on give me the munchies? Is it even legal in all 50 states? What’s the best way to add hemp-oil into your skin regimen? Quick answers: No, yes, and glad you asked.
So. what is Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil?