As each day passes, I am encountering more and more products infused and/or made with CBD.
Just in case you are not sure what CBD is, CBD is short for cannabidiol, a chemical compound from the cannabis plant. It does not contain the part of the cannabis (marijuana) plant that causes you to get “high.” That is known as TCH. There is no TCH in CBD products. Just think about it, the government would not allow so many products on the market made with CBD extracts if it had anything to do with TCH or getting people “high.”
CBD is available in just about every product you can think of. Some products, such as sauves and lotions help with pain relief. Edibles and other ingestables help with anxiety, to help people feel calm and help people to sleep. And there are topicals that help with inflammation and redness, such as in face creams.
You can even give certain CBD products to pets to help with pain and to help them feel calm.
A new one for me is hair care products. I never knew that people were putting CBD in hair care products.
I was sent to review a CBD infused shampoo and conditioner from a company called Cloud 10.
Cloud 10 CBD-Infused formulas help to restore and revitalize the natural health of your hair and scalp with nutrient-rich ingredients.
Cloud 10 products include a shampoo, conditioner, leave-in scalp toner, all-in-one hair lotion and a glossing mist. There is even a sampler set that allows you to try all five products.
Cloud 10 products are vegan, non-GMO and not tested on animals.
I was sent the shampoo and conditioner to review.
Cloud 10 CBD Infused Shampoo
Cloud 10 Broad Spectrum CBD-Infused Shampoo adds vitality to all hair types. Its advanced formula helps smooth and strengthen hair, helping to prevent breakage while combing, and protect color-treated hair. Panthenol helps improve physically or chemically damaged hair, reducing the appearance of split ends and adding texture. Mandarin orange peel extract, with antioxidants to help protect against the harmful effects of pollution, improves brittle hair and gives it a healthy shine.
You can tell the first time you use this shampoo that it’s not like mass produced shampoos that you find on the market. First and foremost it doesn’t provide you with a crazy amount of lather. I don’t mind lather because it lets me know that I washed all parts of my hair. At the same time, too much later makes it difficult to fully rinse your hair. This shampoo lathers, just not a crazy amount of it.
I have thick, course hair that comes past my shoulders. One pump of this shampoo is enough for me. That said, one bottle should last a long time, especially if you wash your hair every other day like I do.
The shampoo washes well and rinses off easily enough.
Cloud 10 CBD Infused Conditioner
Cloud 10 Broad Spectrum CBD-Infused Conditioner is rich in fatty acids to protect and soften your hair while helping to keep it youthful and healthy looking. Panthenol penetrates the hair shaft to help reduce split ends and add shine and texture to hair damaged either physically or chemically. Natural actives such as baobab seed oil moisturize, soothe and help defend dry, fragile hair against environmental damage while improving shine and elasticity.
You need to leave this on for a few minutes in order to reap it’s benefits. I NEED conditioner in my hair, otherwise combing it would be a nightmare and my hair would look like such a mess.
I put the conditioner on after washing my hair and while I’m waiting for it to do it’s magic, I wash the rest of my body and shave my legs. Then I just rinse everything off from top to bottom.
I have not tried either of these separately. I’ve always used both the shampoo and conditioner together. I think that it gives you a better feel for a product when you use products only by the same brand. If I used a different brand’s conditioner with Cloud 10’s shampoo, or a different brand’s shampoo with Cloud 10’s conditioner, I wouldn’t get a good enough impression of Cloud 10’s products (hopefully that makes sense).
Cloud 10’s shampoo and conditioner are made with ingredients (including CBD) to help restore and revitalize your hair.
To be honest, I don’t know if it really helped to restore and revitalize my hair, but I can tell you that it leaves my hair feeling clean (no residue on my hair or scalp) and soft. I can comb my hair easily enough (limited “knots”), and it looks good after I dry and style it.
I do color my hair, but hair color doesn’t usually last in my hair too long. I will color my hair a darker color, and about a week later my hair is considerably lighter. After a few weeks it looks like I never colored my hair at all.
I THINK (I can’t be 100% positive) that this shampoo has helped extend my hair color a wee bit. My roots (gray, sliver and white – ugh!) didn’t pop out as quickly as they normally do (or so it seems). Whether or not this shampoo and conditioner had any effect on that, I don’t know.
My hair still has slit ends, but I am also in need of a haircut. My hair normally starts to split when it gets to a certain length (I don’t know why). I can’t blame the shampoo and/or conditioner for not mending my split ends. That is not the products fault. It’s mine for not taking the time to get my hair trimmed.
Just because a product didn’t work for me the way it should, doesn’t mean that it won’t work for others. After all, a review is just one person’s experience with a product. It doesn’t mean that EVERYONE will have the same experience. I’ve purchased many products that others didn’t like, that I loved. I have also seem movies that I think were fantastic that critics brutally massacred with their reviews.
I LOVED the way my hair looked and felt after using the products. I just didn’t notice any long term revitalization or restoration.
If you are interested in learning more about these products, or if you’d like to check them out for yourself, please visit Cloud10CBD.com. The brand is also on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. You can find those links on the top right of their website.
Have you tried CBD infused products before? What has been your experience with them? Do you have a favorite?
*I received free products to review. There was no compensation. The opinions expressed are my own and not influenced in any way.