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The equilibrating power of adaptogens works synergistically with CBD. Take the skin-restoring trio in Farmacy Better Daze Ahead CBD Moisturizer that helps balance skin and guards against environmental stress.

Saint Jane Luxury Beauty Serum is the class overachiever, packed with a whopping 500mg of CBD per bottle and 20 nourishing botanical oils. We’re talking everything from protective sunflower seed and rosehip oils to resurfacing sea buckthorn fruit extract, all of which combines for a smoother, more glowing complexion.

When it comes to skincare, Sephora doesn’t play. Ever since hemp-derived CBD (cannabidiol) took over as the hottest beauty and wellness ingredient, we’ve seen it infused into all kinds of lotions, potions, and serums. But the beauty giant would never add a new category without doing its homework. That’s precisely why Sephora’s CBD selection is hyper-curated.

Botanical oils, pressed from plants, nuts, and seeds, are nature’s skincare MVPs, quenching dryness while delivering antioxidants, vitamins, and benefits such as brightening (soy) and speedy cell turnover (rosehip).

CBD + hemp oil

Massaging it on feels heavenly, thanks to a refreshing cooling agent that leaves skin chilly for up to 30 minutes. The shea butter-infused lotion smells meadow-like, not medicinal, and leaves skin hydrated and energized.

In herbal medicine, adaptogens are non-toxic plants that help the body adapt to stress and maintain a sense of well-being. Basically, they achieve a myriad of benefits with more chill than your average ingredient.

By Meirav Devash published 25 May 19

CBD + adaptogens

To soak up all benefits of hemp, try an oil serum. Flora + Bast Age Adapting CBD Serum contains over 300mg of CBD oil, essential fatty acids, and no water (which makes for higher potency and great absorption).


CBD + botanicals

Cbd face cream sephora

Thoughts after using the Prima products for a few days? Would you use them again? I’ll definitely use this product again (despite all my stoner flashbacks, and the smell), due to its efficacy as a hydrating and inflammation-preventing cream. I saw continuous results as I used Prima’s serum and cream in the days to follow—more so than with any other product I’ve used in the recent past.

CBD started as a revelation, turned into an enormous trend, and is now a question mark. At first, it was touted as a miracle tincture, used to treat inflammation, pain, anxiety, and stress. The wellness industry and all its brands jumped on the opportunity, and suddenly, CBD could be found in everything from lip balms to soft drinks. Consumers wondered: How much CBD was necessary to be included in a product? And what did it actually do? The FDA has remained mum, not giving its official stamp of approval while the government body states that it is “working quickly to further clarify our regulatory approach for products containing cannabis and cannabis-derived compounds like CBD.” In the meantime, Sephora is stepping into the CBD beauty arena and acting as a third-party backer, vetting today four CBD beauty and skin-care companies under its new umbrella, CBD Standards. It’s the first time a prestige retailer is setting parameters around CBD sourcing and testing. Along with Lord Jones, Saint Jane, and Flora and Bast in this category at Sephora, there is Prima, a label started by the Bay Area native Jessica Assaf, Christopher Gavigan (a cofounder of the Honest Company), and Laurel Angelica Myers.

Maxine Wally, Senior Digital Editor

What were your first impressions of Prima’s serum and night cream? The Prima Enlightenment Serum is light and watery, and the smell is the first thing I notice—it resembles burned flower, and is hemp-heavy. The Afterglow night cream, with a similar funky scent, is much more creamy and rich, but goes on smoothly and thins out once I’ve worked it into my skin. I love both products’ textures. I go to sleep.

What’s your current relationship with CBD? It’s fairly surface level, I guess. I’ve never used a CBD beauty product or ointment or anything. I’ve had a couple of CBD gummies and felt nothing, so I expected to feel nothing with this night cream. Well, not nothing—I figured it had some anti-inflammatory properties that the top layers of my skin could probably benefit from, but I knew I would not feel high.

What were your first impressions of Prima’s serum and night cream? I mixed the Afterglow Cream with a few drops of the Enlightenment Serum, patted it in, and went to town with the quartz roller I keep in my fridge. I’m a big fan of Ayurvedic beauty products, so the ingredient list touting turmeric, ashwagandha, butterfly ginger, and gooseberry extracts caught my eye, and the texture was smooth and extremely rich. The whole process was pretty soothing, minus the cream’s overwhelmingly herbaceous scent, and I’m out for the night a scant 15 minutes after applying.

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Brooke Marine, Associate Digital Editor

Thoughts after using the Prima products for a few days? Would you use them again? I have had some blemishes on my skin and I didn’t necessarily see them disappear or lighten up after using the night cream, but my skin did feel noticeably more hydrated and smooth. My skin also did not smell weird in the morning. I’ll probably use it again (if I can remember to add one more step to my skincare routine).

Cbd face cream sephora

From creams to coffee, CBD is having quite the high right now — it’s everywhere, including at Nordstrom and Urban Outfitters. But with all the CBD products out there, it can be hazy to tell what’s actually worth it.

If you don’t know, CBD is a non-psychoactive ingredient in weed. (Its official name is cannabidiol.) CBD doesn’t you high — that’s what THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol (which you can find in weed, too) does.

It was only a matter of time before the beauty world got its own dose of CBD, too. Last year, Ulta welcomed Cannuka, its first-ever CBD skin care brand. Sephora, since welcoming Lord Jones back in 2018 as its first CBD brand, currently has expanded its skin care products to include CBD brands like Saint Jane and Flora + Bast. Herbivore, Farmacy and Josie Maran have their own CBD skin care products— but they aren’t exclusively CBD brands.