CBD-infused topicals like creams and balms offer an innovative way to apply a targeted dose of CBD wellness to any part of your body, boosting skin health while relieving other common topical concerns. Using a CBD balm makes treating localised issues with CBD’s natural anti-inflammatory effects much easier and controllable.
What is CBD balm?
CBD balms are topical products which can be used to apply CBD (cannabidiol) directly onto the skin. CBD is one of 133 cannabinoid compounds found in the cannabis plant. These natural substances are responsible for the many health benefits.
What does CBD balm do?
CBD balms are used to topically apply CBD (cannabidiol) on your skin to benefits from it's pain and anti-inflammatory properties.
CBD balm VS CBD oil – Which is better?
Unlike CBD oil, CBD balms act on the localised area where they were applied instead of affecting the whole body. This is because little to no CBD from balm and other topical products reaches the bloodstream.
Instead, topical CBD acts on cannabinoid receptors in the immediate area where it was applied, offering location-specific benefits.
How to use CBD balm?
Apply generously to the target area of clean skin and gently massage the balm into the skin for optimal absorption and effects. After 30 to 60 minutes, depending on the effects you are feeling feel free to apply more.
How long for CBD cream to work?
Topical CBD products take about 20-60 minutes to start working.
How often should you use CBD muscle balm?
CBD muscle balm is generally applied 2 to 5 times per day.
Do CBD balm have side effects?
CBD balms do not have any notable side effects when applied to your skin.
However, it is normal for some individuals with sensitive skin to experience burning, itching, or irritation as a result of an allergic reaction to some non-hemp ingredients, such as beeswax.
How does CBD balm relieve pain?
The CBD (cannabidol) extract found in CBD balms interact with the human bodies endocannbinoid system which has receptors throughout the body including the skin. This system is responsible for keeping the body in state of homeostats by regulation functions such as pain, mood and many others.
Why buy CBD balm from CBD Shopy?
At CBD Shopy, we go above and beyond to give you access to safe, legal, quality CBD creams. In consultation with medical cannabis expert Prof. Michael Barnes we formulated quality assessment criteria for sourcing CBD balms & other topicals for our online store. Here’s what we look for in CBD products:
📊 Lab reports
As CBD is absorbed into your body, you should have complete confidence that you know what is in the products you’re taking. Independent lab reports help here and, as a minimum level of quality, CBD brands should have the contents of their products verified by independent laboratories. All the products in our list meet this requirement and the reports are readily available from either CBD Shopy or the company directly.
🌱 Organic hemp
The choice of hemp makes a difference in the quality of the CBD product. We ensure the brands listed in our store use hemp that is organically grown in regulated jurisdictions, using natural farming methods, ensuring the end products is free from potentially harmful chemicals like pesticides.
🔬 Extraction method
The extraction method in which the CBD products are made will play a role in the quality of the final product. Most commonly, a supercritical CO2 extraction method is used, which preserves many of the plant’s natural compounds. We have used this as a baseline for all manufacturers on our list.
🏭 Manufacturing standards
Whilst food supplements do not need to adhere to the same level of lab certification as pharmaceutical products, we ensure our manufacturers strive for the best standards. This includes Good manufacturing practices (GMP) & ISO-certification. A clean and highly accurate lab will deliver better products.
⭐ Customer satisfaction
How other people rate a product/company is often a decisive factor when we make a buying decision. Quality speaks for itself and a top company with beneficial CBD products should be receiving fantastic feedback from existing customers. All brands listed in our store are highly rated on 3rd party review platforms such as Trustpilot, Yotpo & Google Reviews.
🥇 Industry association
Though not completely necessary, CBD brands who proactively co-operate and consult with leading authorities in the UK cannabis industry from associations to doctors & researchers show genuine concern towards their customer's wellness.
You want to know you’re getting good value for your money. Balms and creams tend to come in a variety of sizes so, to compare like-for-like, we’ve broken the cost down to price per mg of CBD. The creams in our store offer a great price per mg of CBD in relation to UK market averages.