Hemp Seed Oil is a fairly dry, but well balanced oil. It has the highest and most complete profile of essential fatty acids of any oil. Both the complete protein and the oils contained in hemp seed are in ideal ratios for human skin.
Hemp seed oil contains phytosterols that can behave like cortisone, reducing itchiness, redness and inflammation. It also contains high levels of tocopherols (Vitamin E) which will help to soften skin and provide antioxidant benefits. Cold pressed, unrefined hemp seed oil has good quantities of carotenoids which give it it's dark green color. These carotenoids offer anti-inflammatory benefits to the oil. Oleic acids give hemp seed oil it's moisturizing and cell regenerating properties and it's linoleic content helps to restore skin's barrier.
It's not hard to see why we choose to include hemp seed oil in some of our most regenerative skincare products.