If there’s one thing that’s become even more important over the last year, it’s the need to look after our mental wellbeing. Taking time out to nurture us, whether through exercise, reading, lighting a candle or having a warm bath, we’ve all had to find ways to reset and beat those feelings of stress and anxiety, and that’s where CBD products for calm and relaxation can help.
CBD, which was already gaining in popularity before the pandemic has seen a big growth during the lockdown as more people have sought ways to relax and keep calm.
With its reported beneficial effects on the brain to promote relaxation, better sleep, and enhance feelings of wellbeing, now more than ever it makes sense for us to incorporate it into our wellness routine.
If you’re new to CBD or have only ever used CBD oil, we’ve put together a roll call of 5 great CBD products to turn to when you need to chill out and relax.
What better way to start your relaxation routine than with The Tonic’s CBD bath bombs. Each mini bomb (they come in packs of six) contains 15mg of organic CBD and three distinct essential oil blends so you can choose which one to use depending on your mood.
- Warming and Relaxing Winter spices, Pine, Cinnamon and Orange.
- Jasmine, Rose and Ylang Ylang to stimulate circulation and moisturise dry skin.
- Sandalwood, Orange and Black Pepper to act as a natural skin balancer and help to relieve aches throughout the body.
As you lie back and chill out in the bath, make the most of your downtime and apply one of multi-award-winning British brand Beauty Pro’s CBD oil-infused sheet masks.
Part of the brand’s new plant-based range, it’s the first range of sheet masks created free of water. 100% plant origin it contains superfood ingredients and Lavender and Rosehip essential oils.
Deeply therapeutic and hydrating, the CBD is combined with essential Omega-6 fatty acids to help restore calm to your complexion as well as nourish, hydrate and revitalise the skin.
The sheet masks are made from biodegradable and compostable bamboo and the range has been certified, recognised and registered by The Vegan Society as well as PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals).
Post bath, use Oto’s Balance CBD Body Oil with its anti-inflammatory, healing and calming properties as you indulge in a luxurious body massage. It containing relaxing essential oils to complement the effects of the CBD and help to soothe skin and assist tired and aching muscles.
Joining the CBD oil is Fragonia essential oil which is gentle on the skin and known for its powerful balancing and calming properties. An added bonus is that it contains Helichrysum, which is known as the immortal or everlasting flower and is one of the most miraculous and powerful healing plants around. What’s not to love.
Night-time is when our skin rejuvenates and heals itself so it’s a great time to give it a helping hand with Ohana’s Night Repair Face Oil. Supercharge the skin’s natural night-time repair mode with this nourishing oil that contains 132mg of CBD.
Antioxidants Rosehip Oil, vitamin C-rich Blackberry Oil and calming Arnica Oil work overnight to help repair and renew the skin by hydrating, brightening and soothing. A relaxing fragrant blend of essential oils help to ease the body into rest to kick start the skin’s renewal cycle.
Time to add the finishing touch to your night of rest and relaxation with the Dr Ed Rest CBD oil. Specially developed to slow your mind and ease your body into a comfortable sleep, the CBD Rest oil blends naturally relaxing terpenes and include sleep-promoting L-theanine and tryptophan.
As if the CBD oil wasn’t enough, what we love about the Rest range is that it also comes in capsules and bath salts.