CBD Cream: Our Best CBD Skincare

CBD Cream: Our Best CBD Skincare

CBD cream brings a whole new level of pampering moisture to your skincare. With a torrent of new products on the market hailing all the CBD benefits for your skin, it can be a bit overwhelming to know what to choose. If you want the very best in CBD skincare, your search can stop right here. We’ve taken the mystery out and simply created the best CBD cream options for your whole body. 

And we’ve done it with special attention to creating clean beauty options you can feel confident using on your skin. No harsh chemicals or additives.

Since you’re considering bringing CBD into your beauty regimen, let’s take a look at the best CBD cream line in the biz. So you can make those well-informed purchasing decisions and get on to the pampering part of taking care of your skin. 

Today You’ll Learn


  • Why are there different types of creams?
  • What CBD cream does for your skin.
  • What types of skin require a moisturizer?
  • What goes into our CBD cream to nourish your skin, head to toe.
  • Why cbdMD has the best CBD cream on the market.
  • What kinds of creams cbdMD has and where you can find them.


Why Are There Different Types of Moisturizing Cream?

When you are searching for skin cream options you are likely to see a wide variety of skincare creams, oils, serums, and specialized masks. Skincare creams serve several purposes for the skin:


  • Provide moisture
  • Provide protection
  • Provide skin-nourishing and reparative properties
  • Support your skin’s natural cell turnover cycle
  • Help to balance the moisture levels and pH of your skin
  • Help to prevent or lessen the signs of wear and aging on your skin


Your skin has several functions. During the day your skin protects your body from free radicals, rays from the sun, and the weather. All of this hard work is then shifted over to repair work as you turn in for the night. This is why there are different formulations of skincare creams for daytime and for the night.

Other skincare products focus on targeted objectives like collagen production, balancing, smoothing, or helping combat the signs of aging. 

CBD creams focus on many of these, but overall they are designed to protect your skin during the day, provide your skin with the moisture it needs each day, and then deliver maximum beneficial moisture at night while your skin works to repair daily damage. CBD works as a moisturizer for your skin but also helps to deliver CBD for other benefits as the CBD molecules interact with receptors located in your skin. 

CBD benefits are highly sought after and make CBD creams a popular choice among skin care options.

Different Skin Care Creams Serve Different Purposes

Because the skin all over your body differs in texture and need, there are different creams to meet these needs. Usually, there are five different types of skincare moisturizing creams:


  • Facial creams for daytime
  • Body creams
  • Eye and lip creams
  • Overnight creams for the face called “night creams”
  • Hand and foot creams for rough areas of the skin


Your Body’s Skin Has Differing Textures & Needs

All of your skin is made up of skin cells that work to protect you during the day and repair at night. But the skin cells in different areas of your body do have different characteristics, which means they need specialized care designed for that part of your body.

Your body’s skin has three distinct areas:

Facial Skin

The skin cells on your face are much smaller than the skin cells on the rest of your body. Because these cells are smaller, your facial products need to be formulated with smaller particles and with a lighter weight. This helps to accommodate the wearing of makeup and other products on the face as well. Because these smaller facial skin cells are usually more sensitive than other skin cells, facial moisturizing creams also must be more delicate and calming.

Other concerns are usually more prominent on the face, such as uneven textures or coloring, excess pore size and sebum production, and an increased need for protection from free radicals in the environment and from the sun.

Eye and Lip Skin

The skin around your eyes and lips is even more thin and delicate. These areas of skin also move a lot more than other areas of the face and may be the first areas to show signs of aging and fine lines. Because the skin is much thinner, has an increased need for reparative work, and is more sensitive than the rest of your face, these areas require the lightest-weight moisturizer with the most concentrated ingredients and targeted care. These formulas come in variable weights but are usually used quite sparingly due to the higher concentrations of the ingredients.

Body Skin 

The skin on your body can vary in different areas, from smooth and thinner areas on the inner folds of your elbows, knees, and armpits to the rougher, thicker skin of your limbs, to the possibly calloused and tough areas of your hands, feet, elbows, and knees. This is a wide range of needs for your skin. A good body cream is foundational, but you may also find hand creams, heel creams, and other specialty creams for problem areas of your skin.

Why Does Your Skin Even Need a Moisturizer?

Skin moisturizers help to protect the skin as well as support your skin’s natural abilities to repair itself. During the day, your skin loses moisture in a multitude of ways: rubbing or by other physical means, cosmetics that could draw moisture from the skin, the environment and weather to which your skin is exposed, and also as a result of the natural aging process. As we age our skins are less able to retain moisture and experience a drop in collagen production which is a vital protein in the skin. Collagen gives your skin that fresh plump healthy glow.

What happens to your skin when moisture is lost? When the outermost layer of your skin, the stratum corneum, loses moisture, a few things happen within your skin cells.


  • The natural balance of the skin is affected.
  • The natural process of cell turnover is affected: Cells die off faster, but do so in clumps and may not slough away properly.
  • Cells appear duller and give your skin that “tired” look.


Of course, your skin is equipped to produce its own moisture just fine, but thanks to all the modern elements and conditions your skin is exposed to each day, this process can be hindered. Providing a gentle source of hydration for your skin is simply supporting those natural processes and giving your skin a little extra help. If you have fairly normal skin, you may not feel it is necessary – until you consider the free radicals and other harmful things your skin faces each day. 

Yes, even normal skin, and even more oil-rich skin types, need moisture. 


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Can CBD Skin Care Moisturizers Benefit Everyone? 

The quick and solid answer is yes, absolutely. All skin types benefit from an effective, non-clogging moisturizer, providing protection and hydration.

Young skin: Youthful skin doesn’t need a whole lot, but even these fresh-faced skin types face free radicals in the environment, the rays of the sun, and weather conditions, and so could use protection. The more your skin goes through all of those harmful effects, the more the aging process can accelerate. Protect that lovely young skin with a clean beauty moisturizer each day and a bit of night cream at night.

Aging or mature skin: Mature skin isn’t always dry, but it tends to be. Regardless, mature skin has slower cell turnover and slower regeneration of cells. Hydration is a must, as is gentle care for the whole body, especially around the eyes, mouth, face, and hands. Mature skin is beginning to show those fine lines and lose the plump collagen it once had, but with a supportive hydration routine, even mature skins can have a lovely glow.

Skin with dryness or uneven textures: Dry skin types certainly need the support of a quality moisturizer. A great CBD cream can help to balance the skin, provide that boost of hydration that dry skin types need, and help the skin to feel more comfortable and smooth. It’s OK to layer the types of CBD skin creams for all that nourishing hydration your skin craves.

Skin that produces more oil:  Believe it or not, even those skin types that produce more sebum, the skin’s natural emollient, need hydration. In fact, if your skin receives no hydration from a good moisturizer, the skin may even produce more sebum. Using a lightweight CBD moisturizer during the day and a CBD night cream can help to balance the skin.

Skin that is sensitive to beauty products:  Because many people have skin that is sensitive to certain ingredients and chemicals, we have opted to use natural ingredients that are calming for the skin. Our enriched CBD cream formulations are perfect even for these sensitive skin types.

What Does CBD Do for Your Skin?

We mentioned before that CBD acts both as a moisturizer but also delivers topical CBD via the CBD receptors of your skin. These receptors are part of a biological system of your body called the endocannabinoid system, a system present in mammals.

CBD creams take advantage of both of these beneficial properties of CBD and use CBD and other cannabinoids and terpenes to nourish the skin with moisture while delivering supportive CBD care to your body. Some of the CBD is processed through the skin and can provide some other overall benefits.

CBD nourishes the skin with pampering moisture but does so without clogging the pores and preventing the skin from performing its duties. Many skincare creams on the market can’t say this. When you feel as if you are doing the best for your skin, you could essentially be slathering on a layer that “seals” the skin and prevents the skin cells from “breathing,” as some like to call it, which can lead to poor skin health. Because CBD is able to provide skin support, affordably, gently, and without causing more harm than good (as some of the aforementioned products can) it is an attractive option for those who seek cleaner, more beneficial skin care.

Why Are cbdMD Botanicals the Best CBD Cream Options?

Speaking of more beneficial skin care, cbdMD – a highly acclaimed and well-respected provider of CBD products and education – has a developing line of Botanicals skin care products. This Botanicals line is causing quite a stir for fans of CBD. 

What we know and love about CBD is now available in fun, pampering, gentle care for our outsides. We’ve been trying, using, and loving what CBD products do for our overall wellness when taken orally or used in a pain cream, but to have this available in our beauty products makes a complete package of care.

Feeling good is a large part of our wellness plans, but for most people looking our best and having our skin feel its best is super important. Many people have a huge graveyard of beauty products and skincare products to prove this fact. It’s time to ditch the product graveyard, toss out the old, and bring in the new – CBD skincare. 

Here’s what sets our CBD creams apart from the competition:


  • Superior Broad Spectrum hemp extract made with CBD and other cannabinoids
  • Vegan 
  • Cruelty-free
  • No parabens
  • No sulfates
  • No artificial dyes
  • No harsh or irritating chemicals
  • cbdMD’s reputation for quality and transparency


Our Premium CBD Skin Moisturizers

Look no more for the best CBD creams on the market. Here are our top picks for nourishing care for your whole body.

Body Butter

Body Butter is the ultimate CBD skincare product for all-over care for your body. Gentle enough for those soft spots and indulgent enough for your rough heels, hands, and elbows, our Body Butter delivers nourishing care for all your parts.

Formulated with carefully selected botanical ingredients, this CBD cream utilizes our Superior Broad Spectrum hemp extract with CBD and other cannabinoids for the best version of your skin each and every day. Smooth it on after bathing, or start your day with an aromatic boost. 

Here are other ingredients, specifically chosen for their nourishing abilities, that make our CBD Body Butter so special and a must-have for your skin moisturizer selections:


  • Hemp Extract: CBD, CBG, CBN, and terpenes make up our THC-free* Superior Broad Spectrum formula
  • Argan Oil: Moroccan nut oil is high in vitamin E to nourish the skin
  • Cocoa Butter: Rich and creamy emollient with antioxidants
  • Coconut Oil: Creates a protective barrier to seal in moisture
  • Shea Butter: Provides deep hydration and vitamins A and E
  • Organic Rosemary Extract: Soothes and beautifies skin 


*Trace amounts of THC may be present that weren’t completely eliminated in processing.


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Brightening Eye Cream

Our Brightening Eye Cream uses clean ingredients and the power of CBD to help brighten the under-eye while managing puffiness and moisturizing the skin. Formulated for the sensitive areas around the eyes, this lightweight eye cream is replenishing and soothing for all skin types. It delivers the moisture you need around your eyes while boosting that youthful glow that keeps your eyes bright and radiant.

Brightening Eye Cream is specially formulated with the power of:


  • Superior Broad Spectrum hemp extract for extra soothing power
  • Potent CBD concentration of 650 mg per ounce
  • Eyebright Extract: Astringent that reduces under-eye puffiness and dark circles
  • Organic Coconut Oil: Contains soothing properties that help with the overall appearance
  • Organic Shea Butter: Supports collagen to maintain skin firmness
  • Sacha Inchi Peptides: Helps decrease eye bags for a more contoured appearance
  • Organic Aloe Vera: Helps relieve puffiness or swelling under the eyes 


This pampering CBD eye cream is also free of perfumes, dyes, sulfates, parabens, and gluten for a clean beauty option you can trust.

Daily Moisturizer

Beautiful balance and a youthful glow are not just needed around your eye area but also for your whole face. Your face is the first thing people notice about you, and for most people prevention or smoothing of those first signs of aging falls high on the list of beauty priorities. And it’s not just about appearance, but also about having smooth skin that feels good, is well-protected and is healthy.

A good daily moisturizer is a cornerstone beauty requirement, so we put a lot of effort into perfecting our CBD formula for this lightweight day cream. We combine the power of nature with the power of CBD for this cream you can smooth on your skin each morning or any time of the day your skin needs a boost of hydration with a smooth, non-oily finish.

Daily Moisturizer delivers the care you need for those specialized facial skin cells by providing the following beneficial ingredients:


  • Hemp extract: Superior Broad Spectrum formula with CBD, CBG, and CBN
  • Sunflower Seed Oil: Rich in vitamins that boost a youthful glow
  • Sacha Inchi Peptides: Promotes soft, smooth, supple skin without clogging pores
  • Rosehip Seed Oil: Helps boost overall elasticity of skin and acts as a deep moisturizer
  • Algae Extract: Loaded with antioxidants that help boost hydration
  • Rosemary Extract: Helps reduce puffiness and swelling of the skin


Night Shift

Aside from wearing a day cream to nourish and protect your facial skin during the day, you’ll want a great night cream that works hard for you while you sleep. Using clean beauty and natural oils, our Night Shift cream is perfect for any skin type, especially dry or mature skin types that have a higher need for hydration. 

The base of our night cream is creamy, emollient, and ultra-soothing for that overnight care that helps you wake up with refreshed and vibrant skin. Just apply it in the evening after cleansing and before you go to bed. Allow the rich ingredients to pamper your tired skin while you sleep.

Night Shift CBD cream is formulated with the following ingredients to nourish your skin at night when the ultimate care is needed:


  • Hemp Extract: Broad spectrum, THC-free* extract from non-GMO hemp
  • Sunflower Seed Oil: Beneficial for dry skin and helps tighten pores
  • Shea Butter: Moisturizes dry skin and helps produce a natural glow
  • Sacha Inchi Peptides: Helps keep skin balanced and maintains elasticity
  • Green Tea Extract: Provides antioxidants and produces softer, glowing skin
  • Rosehip Seed Oil: Keeps skin supple and prevents dullness
  • Rosemary Extract: Helps reduce puffiness to beautify skin


*Trace amounts of THC may be present that weren’t completely eliminated in processing.

Other Body Care Products You’ll Love

There are other skin-nourishing powerhouses just waiting to join your perfect skincare favorites. Each one has unique capabilities and purpose, so check each one of these out and see which of them may be just the thing your skin needs for you to look and feel your best. You’ll love the natural ingredients and scents along with the same Superior Broad Spectrum CBD blend you love in our moisturizing creams.



For the Best CBD Creams, Try cbdMD

We know you want the best for your skin. From those laugh lines around your eyes to the cracks on your heels, you look for whatever you can find to help those areas. We also know that the moisture needs of your skin can be met without adding in a whole lot of other potentially harmful additives. We hope you’ll partner with us in using clean beauty options that take the best care possible of your skin.

For the best CBD cream for your eyes, hands, and feet, and for your face (day or night!), our Botanicals line has you covered with hydration, the power of hemp-derived CBD and other cannabinoids, and with aromatic natural oils that soothe your skin and make it a pleasurable experience for you. 

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