Hemp is gradually making its way into a diverse range of industries due to its unparalleled versatility. From FMCG to textiles, and most recently; construction. The hemp plant is making considerable progress in every industry it enters, but the industry that has brought people closer to hemp and hemp closer to people, is undoubtedly ‘sustainable personal care.’ Hemp has proven and delivered innumerable benefits for the skin and hair, which is why it is steadily gaining interest and acceptance by people all across the globe.
How is hemp used in personal care products?
The part of the hemp plant used to craft quality personal care products is the seed. Hemp seeds are put through a process of ‘cold-pressing,’ which extracts ‘hemp seed oil,’ without burning away the nutrients. This oil is then blended with other natural ingredients and used to create an extensive range of wholesome and effective products which work wonders for your skin and hair. At Satliva, our team of engineers have designed an ingenious cold-press machine which allows us to extract fresh, high grade hemp seed oil every day, further helping us deliver quality products without any additives or preservatives.
How does hemp seed oil help hair & skin?
Hemp seed oil can do a great deal of good for its users. It contains an abundance of vitamins, and fatty acids that make it an excellent choice for healthy hair and skin. Hemp seeds are rich in polyunsaturated omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, in what some experts call ‘the perfect ratio.’ This may contribute to the multitude of potential health benefits that people attribute to hemp seed oil.
Some benefits of hemp seed oil for hair are:
- It promotes hair growth.
- It thickens hair.
- Moisturises the hair and scalp.
- Revives and repairs damaged hair.
- Adds shine and a healthy feel to hair.
Some benefits of hemp seed oil for skin are:
- Moisturises the skin.
- Provides deep nourishment, and essential nutrients for general skin health.
- Helps repair damaged skin.
- Moderates oil production.
- Soothes inflammation.
- Has anti-aging properties.
- Reduces fine lines and wrinkles.
- Increases collagen production.
- Improves skin elasticity.
Some skin diseases assuaged by hemp seed oil are:
- Chronic dryness.
- Acne scarring.
- Atopic dermatitis.
- Seborrheic dermatitis.
The few benefits and applications of Hemp Seed Oil named here are only the tip of the iceberg. Several countries have employed some of their sharpest minds to understand and harness the full potential of hemp, leading to new developments every day. Hemp has definitely shown us that it is capable of providing sustainable long-term solutions, perhaps a future fueled by hemp isn’t too far away.