Woman Enjoying Skiing with Glowing Skin

Elevate Your Skiing Experience: CBD and Essential Oils for Skin Health

Kevin Menard



Time to read 5 min

Skiing, snowboarding, and other thrilling winter sports offer unparalleled enjoyment for those who embrace the slopes. However, this exhilarating activity can take a toll on your skin. The high altitudes, harsh weather conditions, and frequent exposure to the elements can leave your skin feeling dry, irritated, and inflamed. 

Fortunately, there's a natural and effective solution to address these skin concerns - the use of body care products infused with CBD and essential oils. Let's explore the benefits of CBD for skin health, and how the combination of these natural ingredients can protect and improve your skin, especially when skiing in challenging conditions.

Understanding CBD for Skin Health in Body Care Products

CBD for skin health, or cannabidiol, is a non-psychoactive compound extracted from the hemp plant. It has gained popularity for its potential therapeutic benefits, including anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. When applied topically in body care products, CBD for skin health can work wonders for your skin. Here's why:

  • Anti-Inflammatory Power: Skiing often leads to skin inflammation due to exposure to cold air and UV radiation. CBD for skin health's anti-inflammatory properties can help soothe irritated skin and reduce redness and puffiness.

  • Moisture Retention: CBD for skin health is a natural humectant, which means it helps your skin retain moisture. This is essential in preventing dryness and flakiness caused by cold, dry mountain air.

  • Antioxidant Protection: CBD for skin health is rich in antioxidants that combat free radicals, which can damage your skin and accelerate the aging process. Using CBD for skin health-infused body care products can help protect your skin from environmental stressors.

The Synergy of Essential Oils

Essential oils are concentrated plant extracts known for their therapeutic benefits and delightful aromas. When combined with CBD for skin health, they can enhance the effectiveness of body care products. Let's explore some essential oils commonly found in the Dragon Hemp Liniments Mountain aromatic fragrance line:

Vetiver: Vetiver oil is renowned for its grounding and calming properties. It helps reduce stress and anxiety, promoting relaxation during and after a day on the slopes.

Rosewood: Rosewood oil is known for its ability to balance the skin's oil production. It can be beneficial for both dry and oily skin types, helping maintain a healthy complexion.

Douglas Fir: This oil has a refreshing and invigorating scent that can provide mental clarity and boost your mood after a tiring day of skiing.

Bergamot: Bergamot oil has antiseptic properties that can help soothe skin irritations and reduce the appearance of scars, which is especially useful for skiers who might have minor cuts or abrasions.

Lemon Peel: Lemon peel oil is high in vitamin C and can brighten the skin's appearance while reducing the signs of aging.

The Benefits of Dragon Hemp Liniments

Dragon Hemp Liniments offers a line of body care products infused with CBD for skin health and these essential oils, providing you with a holistic approach to skin care while enjoying your skiing adventures. Available in Body oil, lotion, and shea butter hydrating creme, these products in the Mountain aromatic fragrance line can help protect and improve your skin health.

Winter sports are equally as exhilarating as they are tough on your skin, but with the right body care products, you can maintain healthy, radiant skin even in challenging conditions. CBD for skin health and essential oils, like those in Dragon Hemp Liniments' Mountain fragrance line, provide a natural and effective solution to address skin concerns caused by skiing and high altitudes. Elevate your skiing experience by giving your skin the care it deserves and enjoy the slopes with confidence and comfort.

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Our Story.

Dragon Hemp is the practitioner-founded apothecary that produces plant-based therapeutics formulated with a proprietary blend of next-generation botanicals and time honored herbal remedies.

For people seeking treatments that give relief & address the root cause.

Our herbal remedies are innovative and user-friendly, with wellness benefits that are effective & accessible to everyone.

So you can feel like yourself again.

Our Founder.

Kevin Menard, LAc., is the leading practitioner in Sports Medicine Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine on the East End of Long Island, with clientele ranging from business executives and fitness professionals to wellness gurus and weekend warriors.

As he cultivated his practice, Kevin began integrating CBD & other cannabinoids, native botanicals, and herbs into his treatments, addressing conditions like pain, musculoskeletal injuries, insomnia, overall wellness, and so much more. 

Following the promising results from his herbal and CBD-infused treatments, Kevin expanded his work, introducing Dragon Hemp to support patient wellness beyond his clinic's walls.

Our Apothecary.

Our Apothecary in Sag Harbor, New York was conceived as a beacon of rejuvenation and wellness in the Hamptons. Much more than a dispensary, at the core of the Dragon Hemp Apothecary is a commitment to education and understanding the benefits of time-honored herbal remedies synthesized with today’s advancements in cannabinoid research. 

Offering an array of products designed to align with the wellness needs of the Hamptons community, the store seeks to bridge the gap between ancient wisdom and modern applications, making herbal medicine more compatible with our lifestyles today. Our unique apothecary in Sag Harbor not only represents a physical space but also embodies Dragon Hemp's ethos of premium, all-natural, effective wellness solutions, drawing from the rich heritage of the Hamptons and the innovative spirit of New York.

Not your conventional dispensary, our first-of-its-kind retail location, harmoniously balances tradition and innovation with an emphasis on experience and education. We invite you to step inside and let our herbal experts guide you on an exploration of the rejuvenating power of cannabinoids and traditional herbs in a setting that feels both timeless and contemporary.

Designed in collaboration with renowned Alfredo Paredes Studio, the apothecary embodies a sophisticated fusion of old-world tradition and contemporary application. Known for his 33-year tenure as Ralph Lauren Executive Vice President and Chief Creative Officer, Alfredo Paredes, a master of crafting memorable retail experiences, helped transform the space into a shining gem of Sag Harbor. Reflecting the premium, natural, and therapeutic essence of Dragon Hemp, every aspect of the store, including the unique furniture pieces from Paredes' line, contributes to an ambiance of refined tranquility and wellness. The design echoes a classic herbal pharmacy blended with a modern aesthetic, mirroring our brand ethos of contemporizing ancient herbal medicine for today’s applications. Read more about our Apothecary design in Forbes.

Standing out on Main Street in Sag Harbor with the glow of our distinctive neon sign, our unique retail store has become a design destination of its own -- beyond just wellness -- in one of the Hamptons’ most popular villages. Whether you’re looking for potent natural therapeutics to tackle pain & inflammation or legal THC products to enhance mood or improve sleep, our apothecary is your safe haven at 108 Main Street.

Our Products.

Our products are formulated to serve the four crucial daily needs most often seen in Kevin’s practice—Essential Wellbeing for comprehensive health, Rest & Restoration to foster rejuvenation, Aches & Pains for relief from discomfort, and Liniments for body care that enhances both physical and emotional wellbeing.

Available in four versatile forms—swift-absorbing tinctures, targeted balms, discreet gummies, and moisturizers—we ensure a suitable choice for every lifestyle and wellness routine.

Our Ingredients.

We carefully select our organically grown ingredients, emphasizing sustainability to protect Earth's biodiversity. 

We believe in transparency in all our processes, from ingredient selection to the methods used by our CBD farmers, who lead the sustainable agriculture charge and concentrate on ecosystem restoration and carbon sequestration.

We're not just about products but about nurturing an understanding of traditional herbal practices and helping people make healthy decisions. 

With respect, we introduce newcomers to the benefits of age old herbal wisdom. 

Our aim is a future where well-being stems from nature, combining timeless knowledge with today's research.

Discover the distinctive characteristics of each herb in our Ingredient Index.