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How to Practice Self-Care With CBD

Most people are used to hearing about CBD for coping with pain, supporting sleep, or giving a boost to existing wellness routines. But CBD products can support regular self-care routines in very easy ways. You don’t have to swallow tinctures every single day to take care of your body. But a little CBD can be perfect for maintaining a feeling of balance during a stressful time.

What does “how to practice self-care with CBD” mean to you?

Before exploring CBD options, it’s important to think about why you want to incorporate more self-care into your routine. How are you trying to help your body? What do you hope to gain?Most of us think of self care as spa treatments and enjoying solo time. But that’s actually a very basic definition of the term. In reality, self-care often looks like…

Investing in Good Sleep

We talk about healthy sleep so often. But it’s actually a form of self-care to make sure you’re getting healthy sleep. This could mean taking a bath, using custom lighting to make your bedroom a calm space, or investing in linens that won’t overheat. Getting proper rest each night is a surefire way to make stressful days feel a little easier.

Caring For Your Skin

When your skin feels good, you feel good! Caring for your skin is an easy way to improve your quality of life in a tangible way. A luxury soap that hydrates your skin as it cleans is an excellent way to practice self-care on a daily basis. If you’re interested in aromatherapy, there are many CBD topicals (such as the PURE CBD Goat Milk Cream) that use natural ingredients and essential oils to create a wonderfully calming effect.

Managing Everyday Pains

It’s easy to brush off a headache or power through knee pain. But taking time to address your pain is actually a very real kind of self-love. You’re honoring your body by giving it what it needs. Plus, it doesn’t take long to pop a CBD gummy or use a CBD roll-on at your temples.

Having Fun

Yes, really! Having fun is important to long-term wellbeing, especially during times of stress.It might feel selfish or indulgent to watch a funny movie, take a break to play with the dog, or sink in a warm bath. But think about how doing these activities lends you joy. Adding more activities like this to your day is actually self-care, and critical for long-term happiness. Making an effort to be happy or at ease when times are stressful signals to your body that stress won’t last long forever. It can also “fill your cup” enough that you’re better able to support others.

Your New Self-Care Bestie: CBD

If you’re ready to up your self-care game, incorporating CBD is a great way to do it. This helpful compound helps your body relax and actively fights against inflammation (i.e. how your body reacts to stress or irritants).Gone are the days when you could only get CBD lotion in a hand-labeled jar from a friend of a friend. Today, CBD is available in various forms. It’s extracted from CBD-rich hemp using ethanol, so you’re getting as many helpful terpenes as possible  —  gone are the days of just pouring oil through a sieve. You’re getting the good stuff!We know what you’re thinking: “But won’t CBD show up on a drug test?”The answer is not a strict yes or no. It highly depends on what type of CBD you consume, and how much. So if you’re using heavy doses of “full spectrum CBD” (i.e. the kind that uses the full range of CBD types and a small amount of activating THC), there’s a chance you may test positive on a drug test. But that’s from the small amounts of THC in the product, not the CBD itself. But by the time you take the drug test, your body may have already processed the CBD.We don’t blame you for wondering — it’s a common experience to be a little unsure about CBD. We’ve put together answers to some of the top questions we’ve heard about using CBD for self-care. Everyone has to start somewhere!

Is CBD soap (and other topicals) safe to use?

CBD soap is generally safe for most people to use. However, if you have sensitive skin or a specific skin condition, you should consult with a dermatologist before trying any new skincare product.At Mission Farms, we post all the ingredients of our soap so people can check to see if they’re allergic to anything. Our PURE CBD Goat Milk Soap is specially designed for people seeking out a mild soap free of irritants. 

How do topical CBD products help?

When CBD is applied topically (such as in a soap), you might feel some anti-inflammatory effects. This relates to how CBD operates within the body’s endocannabinoid system. For ongoing pain management, you may wish to consider more potent CBD products.

Do CBD products help with anxiety?

There is evidence that CBD may help reduce anxiety. But the effects of topical CBD products (such as soap) aren’t clear. CBD bath products are excellent options for incorporating a daily anti-anxiety routine, and can help to nourish your skin in a relaxing environment. But CBD itself should not be treated as a direct cure or treatment for anxiety — there needs to be more research to confirm its impact.

Can CBD soap or CBD lotions get you high?

No, soaps and lotions made with CBD can’t get you high. Unlike THC, another compound found in cannabis, CBD is non-psychoactive. It just goes after the inflammation in your body by way of the endocannabinoid system. CBD comes into the body to work, not party!

Okay, I get it. No partying. But why should I try CBD soap and not “regular” soap?

Because it might be the mellow soap your skin’s always wanted!CBD is known for its anti-inflammatory properties, which can help calm, soothe, and reduce redness and irritation. It can be very helpful for people with conditions like eczema, and psoriasis. Irritations may be reduced and your skin may be cleansed more gently than with other cleansers.There’s a possibility that CBD might help regulate sebum production in the skin, which could help reduce acne. However, more research is needed to confirm this. For now, CBD products can best be thought of as calming helpers that work best in tandem with other products.[Find Your CBD Solution Today – SHOP NOW!]