How Hemp Seed Oil Can Keep Your Skin Healthy And Glowing This Season

March 25, 2020

How Hemp Seed Oil Can Keep Your Skin Healthy And Glowing This Season

Hempseed oil is the next big thing in the skincare domain!

These superpower oils are packed with antioxidants, vitamins (B6 and E) and minerals (calcium, potassium, magnesium, copper, and folate), and essential amino acids. No wonder it is known as nature’s most correctly balanced oil.  

Hemp oil is procured from hempseeds and is undoubtedly the most nutrition-packed seed humans can consume. Hemp seeds are packed with the power of:

  • Omega 3 & 6 fatty acids
  • Electrolytes
  • Minerals
  • Antioxidants

This makes it one of the most potent superfoods known and consumed by man. With so many nutrients, much more than any nut or seed, it is clear that adding hemp to your daily diet can have great health benefits. But will these nutrients keep your skin healthy and glowing this season? The answer: yes, without an inch of doubt!

Omega fatty acids, antioxidants and other nutrients found in hemp oil can help combat common skin problems and keep your skin looking healthy. The main reason why hemp oil is good for your skin is that its lipid profile has a very similar structure to that of our skin. And due to this it can revitalize, hydrate and nourish our skin perfectly. Hemp oil purifies and moisturizes the skin adding an extra protective layer for it. 

Hemp seed oil can be incorporated in your daily skincare regime as:

  • Moisturizer nourishes and tightens your skin.
  • A solution to repair damaged and dehydrated skin giving it a youthful glow.
  • Treatment for sensitive skin for conditions like acne, eczema or psoriasis.
  • Reduce redness, blotchiness, soreness, dull and lackluster complexion
  • Serum to combat the signs of aging, wrinkles, fine lines and sunburns.

Here are the top five reasons to add hemp oil to your skincare routine:

Hemp Oil Keeps Wrinkles At Bay

Hemp oil is packed with anti-aging properties along with keeping the skin moisturized, nourished and soothed. It helps reduce fine lines, wrinkles and prevents signs of aging from appearing on your face.

Hemp oil consists of linoleic and oleic acids which cannot be produced by our bodies, however, they play an important role in keeping skin soft, supple and younger-looking. The amino acids in hemp oil encourage the production of collagen and elastin to tighten skin, reduce wrinkles and combat dryness. So, it is important to add hemp oil to your daily dietary regime.

Apart from consuming hemp oil orally, you can even apply it to your skin directly to get good results. Pollution, grime, and dust can have a damaging effect on your skin. Hence, before you hit the bed at night, remove makeup (please do), wash your face with a mild face wash and apply it evenly all over your face. The oil will be absorbed into your skin giving it a glow.

Hemp Oil To Get Rid Of Rashes

Hemp oil is known to soothe rashes and skin irritation. It is an excellent solution for skin reactions such as eczema and psoriasis.

To get relief from skin issues, mix a few drops of hemp oil with tea tree essential oil, apply the mixture on a cotton plug and dab it into the affected area. You will get immediate relief.


Hemp Oil For Moisturizing Skin

Due to essential acids in hemp oil, it possesses admirable hydration superpowers. Hemp oil is rich in omega 3 and 6 fatty acids which moisturize the skin without clogging pores to bring back skin’s glow.


Pollution, weather, dietary restrictions or even a bad mood can alter the natural oil on your skin. And when you use hemp oil to nourish and hydrate your skin, it will control the skin's oil production, leaving it soft, glowing and healthy in every season.


Hemp oil comprises of fatty acids that permeate under the skin to hydrate it from within. They will lock the moisture in and fight dry and flaky skin.


Hemp Oil for Healthy Skin

Hemp oil is rich in vitamins A and E and comprises minerals such as iron, zinc, calcium, magnesium, etc. Therefore, when you take it orally it improves cardiovascular health and increases blood flow to the skin giving it a healthy glow.


Hemp oil is also packed with the goodness of antioxidants that prevent cell damage and slows down the aging process of the skin. The topical application of this oil before bedtime can do wonders for your skin.

Hemp Oil To Reduce Acne

Acne is a common problem for adolescents. However, for many individuals, it can become a menace at a later age too. An unhealthy diet, hormonal imbalance, and pollution are the contributing factors of this skin problem.

Hemp oil can be a natural solution for this skin issue. It can do away with the redness and acne gradually, due to it anti-inflammatory properties.

It can be either directly applied to the skin or combined with lotions and serums for better results. You can also try ingesting it to derive the maximum benefits of its superpowers.

The topical application of hemp oil onto the skin can help reduce the production of sebum in the skin. This can prove to be a boon for your skin.

Here is a recipe if you want to treat acne with hemp oil.


  • 1 teaspoon of hemp oil
  • 6-8 drops of your favorite essential

Mix and dab onto the affected areas. Leave for 30 minutes and wash off with lukewarm water

How to use hemp oil topically?

You can directly apply hemp seed oil onto your skin to get hydrated, soft and glowing skin. But you can add the oil into masks and soaps to get more benefit out of it.

Face mask

You can create your own face mask with hemp in three easy steps. This mask will hydrate and clarify your skin. It is very gentle on your skin and it is sans any chemical.


  • 1 medium ripe avocado
  • 3 tbsp. hemp oil
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. Clay
  • 5 drops of essential oil of your choice

Instructions: Mix all the ingredients together in a blender except for clay. Power the ground mixture into a bowl and add clay. Apply on your face and neck and leave on for 30 minutes. Rinse skin with lukewarm water and pat dry.


Use hemp oil as a daily moisturizer to derive maximum benefits of its super hydrating powers.

Clean your skin, dry it and massage hemp oil directly onto your skin. Your skin will immediately start feeling moisturized and supple.


Prepare a homemade soap by adding hemp oil to it and notice the difference. Making your own soap is the easiest way to save money and control what ingredients are being absorbed into your skin.

Wrapping up

Hemp oil application on your skin will leave your face looking smoother, and healthier with the minimum appearance of pores. This oil is a natural humectant so it draws moisture to the skin. It can be the perfect solution for people have dry and flaky skin.

Hemp seed oil offers numerous benefits for skin health, whether applied topically or taken orally.

It is highly recommended to include in your daily skin routine. 

Author Bio

Jaspreet Singh is the co-founder of the NGO Hemp Foundation which works for the empowerment of economically challenged farmers in Uttarakhand. He works as a bridge between the people and the business to make the farmers economically grow. He loves to hear their problems to provide them an explicit solution. He is also passionate about adventures tours, trekking, and long bike rides.

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