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Say hello to our Environmental Skin Care Collection

Did you know that most of what people consider aging is really years of sun and environmental damage to the skin? We associate fine lines and wrinkles with aging, but sun exposure and other environmental factors play a significant role in their development and how early they appear. Luckily, Trilogy Laboratories has created an Environmental Skin Care Collection to help protect your clients’ skin from sun damage and repair environmental damage. Below are some of the incredible products in our collection:

Mineral Defense Powder

This lightweight, dry, brush-on mineral sunscreen contains tiny micro-particles of zinc and titanium to form a protective barrier between skin and the sun. Its easy-to-use brush applicator makes it perfect to carry in a purse, golf or athletic bag. It contains Niacinamide, a powerful antioxidant that calms inflammation, inhibits skin pigmentation, boosts collagen production and repairs fine lines and wrinkles, as well as vitamin C to strengthen and brighten the skin. This mineral defense powder is ideal for all skin types!

SunGuard SPF

Our SPF 30 sunblock is an oil-free, natural barrier protection cream that uses no chemical sunscreen. It is formulated with micronized zinc oxide for broad-spectrum filtering (UVA and UVB). Mild barrier protection can be used after any strong skin treatment with no worries of burning or irritation, especially around the eyes. Our no-oil formula leaves skin smooth without greasy residue and, not to mention, it’s rich in natural botanicals for ultimate protection and skin nutrition. This all-natural sunscreen is powerful yet gentle enough to be used on even the most sensitive skin types while still offering exceptional anti-aging sun protection.

In addition to formulating products that protect a variety of skin types, all of Trilogy Laboratories sunscreen options are safe for the environment and coral reefs! Key West, Florida recently passed a law prohibiting certain sunscreen ingredients in order to protect coral reefs, and now all products have to be environmentally friendly and safe for coral reefs.

The sun and other environmental factors are wreaking havoc on your clients’ skin, but with Trilogy’s Environmental Collection we’re able to stop future sun damage and repair existing damage while being kind to the environment. Sounds like a win-win-win to us! Click here for more information on our Environmental Collection.

Skincare benefits of Hemp Oil and CBD

In one of our more recent blogs, we were discussing the current trends in skincare ingredients and one of the trends that has taken the cosmetic industry by storm is incorporating derivatives of the hemp plant. Beauty and wellness products containing cannabidiol (CBD, the non-hallucinogenic form derived from the cannabis family) as well as hemp seed oil are becoming increasingly popular due to their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Trilogy Laboratories is currently developing skincare products containing hemp-derived ingredients and we are loving the results!

Hemp-derived products give you a natural skincare option that is chock full of benefits. In general, you can expect your skin to be moisturized, regenerated and revitalized after each use. Since hemp-derived CBD is so gentle, it can be used on each part of your body to help you achieve all-over results. Keep in mind that hemp oil by itself has a lot of skin benefits of its own, (mostly because of the fatty components) but it does not contain CBD unless it has been specifically added.  Hemp oil is made from the seed of the hemp plant whereas CBD comes from the flower. Also, it’s important to know that CBD from the hemp plant (unlike the marijuana plant) is legal in all 50 states.

Your skin is your body’s largest organ and it absorbs what we put onto it. Today, many mainstream skincare products are made with potentially harmful synthetic or harsh chemicals. And labels claiming to be “natural” or “organic” can be extremely misleading. It’s important to pay close attention to the ingredients listed on these products because your skin could be directly absorbing harmful chemicals.

By simply switching products and incorporating more natural ingredients into your skincare routine you can improve the quality of what you are delivering to your skin. One word of warning though—just because something is natural doesn’t make it good for you. Think about Poison Ivy! You wouldn’t want to slather your skin with a lotion containing that, now would you?

Cannabis-derived products are becoming a BFF for holistic types because they can potentially help relieve pain! CBD has a soothing effect on the skin as it binds to a special set of receptors which help relieve feelings of heat, itch and pain. Just as other natural oils are used in skin care, the natural fatty acids and antioxidants in hempseed oil make it a good choice for people with dry skin and eczema.

Try hemp oil and CBD on these body parts to see some incredible results!

Face: Products like a CBD lotion or serum can help in fighting acne and reducing the redness of pimples. In addition, CBD may give your skin a more youthful appearance, thanks to its inflammation-fighting abilities.

Lips: Our lips are a part of our skin so it’s important to make sure they are carefully protected like the rest of our body. One of the easiest and most effective ways to protect your lips is by using products containing hemp-derived CBD or hemp oil. Hemp is the only plant that contains vitamin D, which is a key ingredient for beautiful looking skin.

Hands: Safe for even the most sensitive hands, hemp-derived oil protects against external elements. Using a hemp hand cream before leaving the house saves your skin from harsh weather conditions that could potentially dry and damage your skin. Hemp oil contains vitamin E and antioxidants, aiding it’s moisturizing and anti-aging features. It is also high in linoleic acid, which is responsible for keeping skin supple. Using hemp oil on your hands makes them softer while also being naturally antibiotic and antifungal. With the Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acid content, this oil helps regenerate the skin’s protective layer.

Body: CBD products can be used on the body to ease muscular aches, reduce swelling, and ease pain. The high levels of polyunsaturated fatty acids in hemp oil treat eczema, psoriasis and other skin conditions. Vitamin E, which is also present in hemp-derived oil, boosts skin’s UV defense and neutralizes damaging free radicals. Using CBD or hemp oil products can increase your skins elasticity and water retention capacity.

As you can see, CBD and hemp oil are great options because of the ability to target a variety of problems simultaneously while being gentle and soothing. Keep an eye out for Trilogy Laboratories’ CBD skincare products so you too can experience all the wonderful benefits!