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Hemp Oil - Anti-Ageing and Skincare - By Tony De Souza

Hemp Oil - Anti-Ageing and Skincare - By Tony De Souza

Hydrate and heal with hemp!

Does your skin get dry and itchy in the cooler months?

There are lots of things we love about winter in Tasmania, but icy winds on chilly mornings is not one of them! Even though the daylight hours are beginning to get longer having just passed the winter solstice, there is still a while to go before the temperature begins to climb and harsh outside conditions subside. Do you find that when the wind blows your skin gets irritated? You are not alone! Research has shown that many different types of people report experiencing dry skin, and this is particularly so in the cooler months.

The Irratating Truth about Sodium Laurel Sulphate - By Tony De Souza

The Irratating Truth about Sodium Laurel Sulphate - By Tony De Souza
How many chemicals do you put on, or in your body on a daily basis? How many of those are natural? How do we even know? And as long as they work, should we even care? Well what if I told you that one of the most common chemical additives found in products that many of us regularly apply to our bodies is synthesised using sulphuric acid, and has been linked to a variety of health concerns such as … - I bet you’re starting to care now.

The answer to the first question I posed is staggering: on average both men and women are, often without realising, adding upwards of 200 chemicals to our bodies every single day. Seems like a lot, but if you’re like me, you don’t really take much notice of the long ingredient lists on the back of our healthcare or skincare products. 

Hemp Oil - The Omega Solution - By Tony De Souza

Hemp Oil - The Omega Solution - By Tony De Souza
It also offers several other health benefits such as alleviating symptoms of eczema and psoriasis, being a good source of antioxidants, and has been shown to have anti-carcinogenic properties. On top of that, production is far and away much more sustainable than fish and other sources of EFAs. Hemp seeds are also a much more accessible source, being suitable for people of all dietary requirements and choices. Circling back to the first issue raised around fish oil, the taste of hemp oil is actually very pleasant – its subtle nuttiness making it easy to consume as is or as a raw ingredient in food. So, what are you waiting for? Check out our range of hemp food and skincare products here.