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Tips for the new season of self-care
We said good-bye this week to both a watershed and unceremonious season of heat. On one hand, we experienced what ...

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How to Use a Face Serum in a Simple 3-Step Skincare Routine
When you consider all the stressors your skin is exposed to every day, you realize how amazingly resilient it is. In ...

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Beauty, biology and why a Green Bee Botanicals regimen is what your skin’s been missing
Quick! Think of everything you learned about skin in grade school. You may remember it has three layers: 1) the ...

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My skincare product label has a Prop 65 warning. Should I worry?
While well-intentioned, California's Prop 65 — officially “The Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986” — has led ...

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Best serum for dry skin
Cannabis skincare helps dryness, oiliness, itch, pimples, inflammation, and more – but how can it do all those things at ...

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5 Best Remedies for Summer Skin: Soothing Sunburn and Sun Damage
Photo by Ruben Ramirez   Summer is here, and we hope you’re enjoying the fresh air and sunshine as much ...

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The one reason cannabis skincare is so effective
Did you know the human body has an endocannabinoid system (ECS) that interacts with the compounds found in cannabis? And ...

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What is CBD – and how is hemp different from cannabis?
Cannabis Sativa is a plant that we call cannabis, or marijuana. Hemp is actually the exact same plant. Within that ...

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Terpene spotlight: terpinolene
One of the compounds in cannabis is also found in spices like cumin, and fruit like apples – who would ...

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What is maskne – and how to treat and prevent mask acne?
Everyone at Green Bee wears masks 😷 (and regularly washes them) and we hope you do too, as it's a simple, ...

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Skincare regimen for dad (and men)
Father's Day – hardest holidays to shop for! Whether you're celebrating your dad, grandad, catdad, plantdad, or any other type ...

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Resources for learning about systemic racism, and things you can do
As we process these horrific acts of racism, systemic inequality, and the hopelessness of the current political climate, we reflect on ...

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How to Use a Face Serum and What It Does for Your Skin
Face serums are highly potent formulations that deliver a concentrated amount of active ingredients to your skin. Using a plant-based ...

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Easy peasy cannabis delivery guide
Never ordered from a dispensary? Here's how it works. Hint: it's super easy! In states where cannabis is legal, you ...

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What’s in Your Skincare May Shock You
And the safest place to buy it might, too.  Photo courtesy of White Pine Pictures. Did you know that toxic ...

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Why use cannabis on your skin? Here’s the science
Cannabis is an incredible plant that is used in healing modalities, body care products, and skincare products. We’ve barely begun ...

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Terpene spotlight: humulene
Crack open a frothy can of ... humulene? The heady scent of hops is also an active ingredient found in ...

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Terpene spotlight: limonene
Tangy, sharp, fresh, clean – lemons have an intoxicating scent. What's in that scent? A terpene called limonene. Terpenes, like limonene, are ...

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Do cannabis topicals get you high?
Cannabis, when used topically, will not get you high. All of our products are made for topical use only and when ...

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Terpene spotlight: Pinene
Mmmm, the scent of pine needles. holiday wreaths, walks in the redwoods – Pacific Northwest in a scent. What's in ...

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How clean is your 'clean' skincare?
Beautiful skin is a reflection of good health, and happiness is the new sexy. Photo by Eye for Ebony.   Most ...

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Terpene spotlight: Linalool
We love linalool. It is the scent of lavender, a deep, floral, flowerbomb. Linalool is a scent molecule and active ingredient ...

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Green Bee Botanicals is an Emerald Cup winner!
The Emerald Cup is a legendary cannabis competition, one of the best in the world. And over 16 years, the event has kept ...

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Terpene spotlight: Myrcene
Lemongrass, thyme, mangoes ... and cannabis? What do those things have in common? The terpene compound called myrcene. Terpenes, like ...

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How to choose a serum for dry or oily skin
Skin serums are trending — for good reason — and come in many formulations. Some are water based, others oil ...

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Why I named it Green Bee Botanicals
I've been making my own plant-based remedies since I was a teenager, and I experimented with cannabis then too, but ...

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