CBD-Infused Beauty Products That Can Help a Bride Relax Ahead of the Wedding
There's no denying that planning a wedding is an incredibly exciting experience, but many women (and men!) also find it to be overwhelming and stressful, at least from time to time. Between booking your vendors, finding your dream dress, and scheduling your makeup and hair trials, organizing the details of your big day can be both mentally and physically taxing. And it's not just pre-wedding stress that wreaks havoc on otherwise healthy and happy brides- and grooms-to-be. It's also the other side effects of stress, like body aches, restless nights, breakouts, and inflamed skin, that seem to creep up on engaged people. Luckily, with the rise in popularity of CBD-infused beauty products, it's become a whole lot easier to de-stress through skincare, body care, and hair care.
How does CBD-infused beauty work? For starters, you'll need to understand that CBD is short for cannabidiol. It's one of the many compounds found in the cannabis plant, but it won't get you high like THC would. Instead, CBD is used for medicinal purposes, as it helps relieve pain and inflammation. Because CBD is so trendy right now, you've probably seen a number of them lining store shelves—you'll find everything from night creams, serums, and face masks to body lotions, oils, and bath salts. Depending on how your stress is manifesting itself, any one of these products could be exactly what you need to unwind.
To help you navigate this new section of the beauty world, we rounded up our favorite CBD-infused products for de-stressing. Next time your skin flares up or when you don't have time to book a massage, these products will give you the relief you need to continue planning your big day.
This refreshing roll-on will soothe and temporary relieve headaches—just apply it to your temples, forehead, and neck and let it work its magic. It's infused with more than just CBD, though. Cooling menthol and essential oils like peppermint, rosemary, and eucalyptus all help reduce pain and inflammation.
Sagely Naturals Relief Recovery Headache Roll On, $29.99, sagelynaturals.com
Yes, this is really a thing. The hemp-derived cannabis oil will hydrate, condition, and nourish your lashes. Best of all? You won't have to worry about clumpy, spidery-looking lashes, as this mascara has unique heart-shaped fibers that keep everything in place.
Milk Makeup "Kush" High Volume Mascara, $24, sephora.com
Give your skin an extra boost of radiance with this serum. The mineral ingredient mica will give your skin a coveted big-day glow, while the CBD properties will calm and soothe any irritated skin.
Crave Skincare "Glo-Berry" Glistening Skin Oil Serum, $48, craveskincare.com
Sleep your way to better skin with this healing, hydrating, and brightening overnight mask, which is enriched with 28 active botanicals, including phytocannabinoid (a natural pain reliever, relaxant, and antioxidant). Basically, you and your partner will want to slather this on whenever wedding planning becomes a little too overwhelming.
Kana Skincare Lavender CBD Sleeping Mask, $45, kanaskincare.com
When you're feeling stressed or anxious, this oil will help you calm down any nerves. Instead of applying it topically, fill half the drop and hold it under your tongue for 30 seconds before swallowing.
Tonic Vibes Chill Tonic, $75, tonicvibes.com
If you can't squeeze in a massage before your wedding, consider this oil the next best thing. Not only will it hydrate and nourish your skin thanks to a unique blend of Korean herbs and hemp oil, but you'll also see a marked difference in how soft, smooth, and glowing you skin is.
Cannabliss Organic Body Oil, $60, cannablissorganic.com
Lord & Jones
A cult-fave among celebrities (including Mandy Moore), this body lotion will help relieve sore muscles, joint pain, and skin conditions. Keep this by your side on your big day—between running around, wearing heels, and dancing the night away, you'll want to rub it on your feet and legs. Your body will thank you.
Lord & Jones CBD Body Lotion, $50, shop.lordjones.com
Believe it or not, this natural hemp CBD and argan oil-infused shampoo will replenish your hair to shiny, smooth perfection. Bonus: It's especially effective on dry scalps.
CBD Daily Shampoo, $18.99, cbddailyproducts.com
This CBD Isolate and Melatonin spray will calm your nerves and help you relax right before bed, especially if you're feeling restless or anxious. Just spray this under your tongue and let the product do its thing.
Botanika CBD Sleep Spray, $34.95, botanika.life
Malin + Goetz
Not sure what perfume to use on your wedding day? You might want to consider this aromatic fragrance. It blends the calming scent of cannabis with spicy herbs and white floral notes.
Malin + Goetz Cannabis Eau de Parfum, $165, nordstrom.com
Packed with CBD, this oil will enhance your glow, boost collagen production, and rebalance your skin. Give this a try a few months before your wedding and watch your skin transform before the big day.
Leef Organics Wild Crafted CBD Skin Oil, $35, leeforangics.com
Breaking out due to stress? This handy kit comes with everything you need to combat oily and acne-prone skin. Even if you don't have bad breakouts, this is a perfect starter pack for anyone curious about CBD-infused skincare.
Cannasmack Oily & Acne Prone Skin Essentials, $148, cannasmack.com
Reach for these bath salts whenever a shower just won't cut it. Infused with therapeutic essential oils, full spectrum hemp extract, and magnesium chloride, you'll feel especially relaxed after you step out of the tub.
Ambika Herbals Hemp "Yarrow + Pinon" Bath Salts, $45, ambikaherbals.com