What is Hemp Seed Oil?

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Hemp Seed Oil is getting some serious attention at the moment. It is a beautiful, rich green oil with a mild nutty scent. Not to be confused with CBD oil, it comes from the same plant but is extracted from a different part. CBD oil is an extract that comes from the flowers, leaves and stems of the plant whereas hemp oil is extracted by cold pressing the seeds of the plant. Hemp seed oil does not contain any cannabidiol or THC (the psychoactive component of the cannabis sativa plant). 


Hemp has been cultivated for thousands of years; it's extremely easy to grow and is highly sustainable, helping to clear out the soil of weeds and providing food and shelter for lots of wildlife. Our hemp oil is cold pressed and unrefined so it retains all the incredible nutrients.

Skincare superhero 

Anti-inflammatory  


Soothing  


Lipids mirror skin's natural oils


Skin softening


Moisturising


Works in sync with skin


Non comedogenic


Balancing


Suitable for all skin types

What's inside?

It's all down to the composition of the oil. Hemp has the optimal ratio of fatty acids. It has a 3:1 ratio of omega 6 to omega 3 which is considered the perfect ratio for skin health. The combination of fatty acids, Vitamin E and amino acids, means by using Hemp Oil, you can experience some of the vital skincare benefits you need for radiant, healthy skin. The Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids help soften and soothe skin, aid water retention, nourish and protect whilst also having anti-inflammatory properties. The Vitamin E in the Hemp as well as the amino acids and minerals all help to fight skin damaging free radicals and promote overall skin health. This remarkable composition makes hemp oil truly a wonder oil for skin and hair.  


Geno. H

It does not clog pores, is non greasy and readily absorbed. A few minutes after it is applied you would not know it was on, however, your skin is left looking and feeling great. 

Zoe

Love it! Great for hair, I drowned my hair in it, left for an hour, then washed it off. The results were amazing! 

Roo

Great products every time, very reliable and good value. Great value, perfect for what I needed it for (mixing into a homemade moisturiser). 

How to use it

The easiest way to introduce hemp into your routine is to simply apply it straight from the bottle. It makes a wonderful face and body moisturiser and can be applied directly to the skin.


Hemp is a very popular ingredient in many skin and hair care products. You can use it in your own homemade beauty products too. Here are some of our favourite DIY products to make using Hemp. 


3 Ingredient Hemp Lip Butter


This is a super quick and easy recipe that you can make in under 10 minutes. It has a small amount of Beeswax in it to help stabilise the lip butter but will still have a lovely soft butter consistency.

   

Ingredients
  • 5g Mango Butter
  • 5g Hemp Oil
  • 1g White Beeswax

Melt the ingredients in a beaker in the microwave or bain-marie and give them a good stir. 


Pour into a suitable lip balm tin or tube and leave to cool and set. 


Night Time Facial Oil

 

A combination of 4 amazing skin care heroes, this facial oil is perfect for a night-time serum. Apply a few drops to cleansed skin before you go to bed for lovely fresh, soft skin when you wake.


Ingredients
  • 12ml Organic Hemp Oil
  • 15ml Organic Rosehip Oil
  • 2ml Sea Buckthorn Oil
  • 0.5ml High Strength Vitamin E
  • 0.1ml Organic Frankincense Oil (approx 2 drops)

Simply combine all the ingredients in a beaker and stir well. Decant into a dark glass bottle and label.  


Minty Shave Oil


Pretty much any plant or vegetable oil can be used as a natural alternative to conventional shave oils or creams, but you can power up a simple shave oil by adding a little bit of Vitamin E and your favourite essential oils. In this recipe we’ve chosen to go with a minty vibe with either Peppermint or Spearmint for a refreshing, tingling shave oil.

 

Ingredients
  • 49ml Hemp Oil
  • 0.5ml High Strength Vitamin E (approx 5 drops)
  • 0.5ml Spearmint or Peppermint depending on your preference (approx 10 drops)

Simply combine the ingredients together and give them a mix. Decant into a suitable dark coloured bottle.


Healing Hand Balm

 

This hand balm has a firm consistency and added Stearic Acid to aid with absorption and give a soft feeling on the skin. With soothing Chamomile and antibacterial Tea Tree, this balm will help soothe and protect dry, cracked hands.  


Ingredients
  • 25g Hemp Oil
  • 10g Avocado Oil
  • 8g Mango Butter
  • 2g Stearic Acid
  • 5g White Beeswax
  • 0.2g Roman Chamomile (approx 4 drops)
  • 0.2g Tea Tree (approx 4 drops)

Melt the Beeswax in the microwave or in a bain-marie, add in the oils and Stearic Acid and mix.  

Cool slightly before adding the essential oils and then transfer to a jar or tin to set and cool.


Soothing Muscle Balm


This is a powerful muscle balm powered by Menthol Crystals. When applied topically to target aching muscles, the cooling sensation will ease your aches and pains.


Ingredients
  • 20g Hemp Oil
  • 10g Calendula Infused Oil
  • 10g Cocoa Butter
  • 8g Natural Yellow Beeswax
  • 2g Menthol Crystals

Melt the Beeswax, Cocoa Butter and Menthol Crystals, stir well until the crystals have fully dissolved. Add in the Calendula Oil and Hemp and mix well. Pour into a suitable tin or jar and let set and cool.



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