Active Concepts has entered the cannabis cosmetics race. Its recent launch, AC Hemp Oil Liposome PF (INCI: Water (aqua) (and) Phospholipids (and) Cannabis Sativa Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract), marries the anti-inflammatory effects of cannabinoids with modern encapsulation technology for use in anti-aging skin and hair care formulations.
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The botanical ingredient reportedly fights oxidation and inflammaging—aging accelerated by inflammation. To do so, hemp oil was encapsulated into liposomes for enhanced delivery. These liposomes then block Interleukin-6 activity, a factor linked to the formation of fine lines and wrinkles.
AC Hemp Oil Liposome PF was created with CBD-rich hemp oil extracted from the entire plant; this creates the entourage effect, in which all of the natural compounds in cannabis are used instead of just one, and is said to boost overall efficacy.
Preservative-free, the functional active is recommended to be used at 1-10%.