CBD has taken the skincare industry by storm in 2022. Now other beauty industries have taken notice of the amazing benefits CBD can hold. One of those industries taking notice is the haircare industry with salons and major hair care companies adopting new formulations infused with CBD. But what are the benefits of adding CBD to your hair care regime?

What is CBD?

CBD is a compound found from the cannabis plant that is non-psychoactive meaning it will not make you feel intoxicated like the compound THC (also found in the cannabis plant). 

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CBD comes in three forms, CBD isolate, CBD Broad Spectrum and CBD Full Spectrum. CBD Isolate is the purest form of CBD with no other compounds or THC. CBD Broad spectrum is less refined and contains other beneficial compounds and terpenes from the cannabis plant. However it is also free from THC. CBD Full spectrum is similar to CBD Broad Spectrum however it does contain THC. 

CBD holds many health and wellness benefits from inside the body to outside on the skin and scalp. It interacts with the body’s endocannabinoid system which is responsible for regulation of many organs and features in the body. The endocannabinoid system can also be found on the skin where CBD interacts with the CB1 and CB2 receptors. 

Endocannabinoid system interacting with CBD on the Skin

Benefits of CBD for Hair and Scalp

There are many benefits CBD can bring to someone’s health and wellness. In haircare, there are benefits CBD can bring to the scalp in order to promote healthier hair growth. Here are some potential benefits of using CBD for haircare:

  1. Promoting hair growth: CBD oil contains amino acids, fatty acids, and antioxidants that may help stimulate hair growth and improve hair strength.
  2. Moisturising the scalp: CBD oil is also known for its moisturising properties, which may help soothe a dry and itchy scalp.
  3. Reducing inflammation: CBD has been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties, which could help reduce inflammation in the scalp and promote a healthier hair environment.
  4. Strengthening hair: CBD oil is rich in vitamins A, C, and E, which can help strengthen hair and reduce breakage.
Benefits of CBD for Hair Care

CBD Hair Care Statistics 

In the UK, CBD-infused hair care products are growing to match the demand for more CBD products in the beauty industry. According to a report by Grand View Research, the UK CBD market is expected to reach £1.2 billion by 2025, with the beauty and personal care industry being one of the fastest-growing segments.

A recent survey conducted by The Body Shop found that 63% of UK consumers are interested in trying CBD-infused skincare and haircare products. In addition, a report by market research firm Mintel found that CBD was the top ingredient that consumers in the UK were interested in trying for their hair and scalp.

Trying CBD haircare products for your salon or business could help you stay in front of trending hair care and supply the demand for CBD in hair care products. VoyagerCann also offers private label and white label hair care options so your own brand can shine through in your own formulated CBD products.