Cannabis Offers One Acne Fighting Ingredient That Works

But before you search for the trendiest CBD skin care online, dermatologist Rachel Nazarian, MD, says to pause, do your research, and then ask your physician or derm before self-medicating. “Not enough studies have been done to fully support the use of topical CBD as a monotherapy (or single therapy) in treating acne, and many cases of acne can cause disfiguring scars and require prescription oral medication to preserve tissue and control disease quickly,” Dr. Nazarian explains. “Oral versions of CBD may potentially interact with other oral medications and should be taken with caution, and only after clearance from your physician.”

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