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Hemp for Beauty

This is a sponsored post While hemp has always been a popular alternative oil and fiber, it is skyrocketing in popularity recently due to the rise of commercial CBD products. Hemp is known as one of the most versatile plants found in nature due to its numerous applications – everything from a concrete alternative to skincare. Every year skincare comes out with some new holy grail type product that is insisted to make the consumer look younger, feel better, and maintain their youth. These products often have their moment of popularity, but then fade into the background as the next biggest thing appears on the market.  Types of Hemp Based Beauty Products Hemp based beauty products and skincare has consistently been around for many years and the product lines continue to grow. Available in almost every form you can think of, including but not limited to: body scrub body lotion soap (liquid) soap (solid) hair gel lipstick mascara hair mask/hair treatment facial oil facial cream Why is hemp such a popular beauty product?  Hemp Helps Reduce Inflammation Hemp contains CBD, which is known to reduce inflammation and associated soreness. Due to cannabinoids’ anti-inflammatory properties, using it topically can help with …

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CBD For Pets

This is a sponsored post  CBD – Cannabidiol, is a cannabis compound that is extracted from the flowers and buds from hemp plants. Unlike the well known THC, CBD does not have any psychoactive effects and is legal in all 50 states. CBD has become a growing trend in the United States for treatment of various ailments by humans, but now CBD has crossed the market over into the pet trade. CBD oil from reputable sellers such as Medipets CBD contains no synthetics, and is made from all natural organic hemp plants.  The Difference Between Hemp and Marijuana Before we delve further into the benefits of CBD oil for pets, let’s talk for a moment abut the difference between hemp and marijuana. It is one of the most frequently asked questions and source of confusion for people. The short and easy explanation is this: both hemp and cannabis come from the same plant, just different parts. Hemp varieties and marijuana varieties are of the same genus and species, lending a lot towards the understandable confusion. Hemp is is used to describe a cannabis plant that has lower than .3% of THC, and is typically used for industrial purposes such as …

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“GNAR” Gnarliest Kid’s Adventure Race Celebrates 8 Years!

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Now celebrating our eighth annual, the Gnarliest Kids Adventure Race (a.k.a. THE GNAR presented by Providence Construction Group, offers kids ages five to fourteen the opportunity to experience adventure racing, alongside all of its thrill! This race is meant to expose kids to multisport events in a fun manner, while teaching invaluable lessons about teamwork, sportsmanship, and working to achieve goals in a suitable manner that they can bring with them for the rest of their lives. All proceeds from the race will benefit The Mountain Community School in Hendersonville, NC.

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Highland Brewing Company to Release Starchaser White

Highland Brewing Company is happy to announce the release of Starchaser White, the latest addition to the company’s year-round line-up. Originally released earlier this year as a summer seasonal, this Belgian-inspired white ale is brewed with coriander, candied ginger, and grapefruit peel. Named the fourth best American wheat ale by Vine Pair Inc. in August 2018, and wildly popular in the Highland Tasting Room, the resounding acclaim for this beer made it an easy decision to upgrade the brew to be included in Highland’s year-round portfolio.

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