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Pot in mascara? Here’s why brands are adding cannabis to makeup 

Published: Thursday, November 08, 2018 @ 11:42 AM

Five Fast Facts: Marijuana

Marijuana is making its way into your makeup! Cannabis is being used as an ingredient in cosmetics to help smooth your skin, thicken your lashes and improve your mood—but does it work? News Center 7 investigates Thursday, Nov. 8, beginning at 5 p.m.

The use of CBD and hemp oils is spreading across the beauty industry, popping up in serums, moisturizers, makeup, nail polish and cologne.

These products have an array of promises based on CBD's anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties including smoothing wrinkles, thickening eyelashes, improving skin and even your mood. 

Is there cannabis in your cosmetics? 

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Several companies are investing in this trendy type of makeup. Check out three companies making CBD and hemp oil-based products:

1.  SEPHORA Sephora launched its High Beauty line. The line is launching a cannabis facial oil and cannabis facial moisturizer. 

2. MILK MAKEUP Milk Makeup launched a mascara with cannabis oil in it called Kush Mascara. The company released the makeup on April 20. 

3. HERB ESSENTLS Herb Essentls Perfume Oil is cannabis oil and dry amber. The perfume has an earthy scent that lasts all day, the company says.