This Hemp-Infused Face Mist Cleared Up My Skin in Weeks, and You Should See the Rest of the Line
Winters in New Jersey are pretty brutal for the most part. Between the wind, freezing temperatures, and freak days of warm weather, my skin has taken a beating. Compound that with running outside for a few hours a week, and my naturally oily skin is usually completely dry and sometimes even broken out.
Over the last year, I've tried to revive, er, begin developing a skincare routine I can stick to. I've been lucky enough to try dozens of products — thank you, POPSUGAR beauty closet — that I've introduced into my nightly ritual that usually involves a toner, moisturizer, serum, eye cream, and sometimes even face oil, if necessary.
And while I love to mix and match products that work for my skin specifically, recently, I've been able to find everything in one place thanks to a brand called Mary's Nutritionals. Infused with full-spectrum activated hemp extract, the line nourishes and evens out your skin without being too harsh or overly rich.
Anyone who's eager to dip their toe into the world of hemp-based beauty products can work an Illuminating Face Moisturizer ($95), Hyaluronic Acid Serum ($95), and Restorative Eye Cream ($65) into their rotation, no sweat. But far and away my favorite product in the line is the Burn-Out Topical Mist ($45), and believe it or not, I stumbled upon its seemingly magical powers accidentally. After being sent a giant box of CBD products at work, I took one look at the sleek metal bottle and thought, "Oh wow, that will be so refreshing after the gym."
Little did I know, the mist was actually chock-full of natural ingredients that made my skin glow after a few weeks of use, including aloe vera, lavender, German blue chamomile, melaleuca, and — of course — hemp extract. (And yes, I did spray something directly on my face week after week without actually knowing its true purpose; judge me.)
And while substances like aloe vera and lavender are widely known as being great for your complexion, hemp extract — or oil, depending on the product — is also known for its overwhelming positive effects. For starters, it's a natural anti-inflammatory, and it also works as a moisturizer — containing omega-3, -6, and -9 fatty acids — which actually mimics the amounts proportionate to your skin. It also has vitamins A, C, and E, which can help protect your skin from the elements.
Regardless of my intent, the nifty little spray has done wonders for my skin. The days of dry, uneven skin are officially in the rearview mirror, and my breakouts (hello, chin zits) have all but disappeared. And the best part of my experience? My complexion without makeup is about a zillion times better. For the first time in a long time, I actually went to the gym without any makeup on. A big win in the self-confidence department.
Scroll through to get a look at this amazing skincare line I seriously can't recommend enough.