Cannabidiol (CBD) may have stolen the limelight in cannabis beauty so far, but there are over one hundred minor cannabinoids worth studying with significant potential for future innovation, says cannabinoid specialist Treehouse Biotech.
Special Edition: CANNABIS BEAUTY – INNOVATION AND SCIENCE IN CBD AND CANNABINOIDS
Interest in cannabis beauty continues to rise, fuelled by a tide of interesting cannabidiol (CBD) product launches and fast-evolving science, but there remain challenges ahead for brands operating in the space, an expert says.
Czech Republic start-up Moia Elixirs has developed a cannabidiol-infused nanofiber face mask that activates on contact with water and boasts 97% absorption – technology it says will significantly advance possibilities in skin care.
The tremendous rise of CBD beauty is continuing to fire up, fuelled by indie and skin care innovation, but weed washing and big brand resistance remain key hurdles to growth, according to Prohibition Partners.
Late last year, Amyris announced a first shipment of its fermentation-made cannabinoid ingredient to LAVVAN; and the molecules are likely to end up in products across a number of industries, including beauty and personal care.