Over the last few years, CBD has soared in popularity. It's now found in skincare, snacks, and supplement form. But what is CBD exactly? CBD, or Cannabidiol, is a compound found in cannabis, but without the same psychoactive or intoxicating effects of marijuana (so it doesn't get you high). It's been used as a successful treatment for a variety of physical and mental conditions, from anxiety and insomnia to chronic pain and arthiritis.
As hemp became legalized and the amount of THC regulated, CBD rocketed into the mainstream. From longtime stoner enthusiasts to top athletes and actors, a range of celebrities have entered the market to put their stamp on the blossoming industry. Here, L'OFFICIEL finds the best celebrity CBD lines to help you chill out.
Megan Rapinoe became a national sensation in 2019 when she led U.S. women’s national soccer team to win the Women’s World Cup and made an unequivocal stance for equality, butting heads with President Trump. Alongside a group including her sister and WNBA player Sue Bird, Rapinoe started sports recovery CBD brand Mendi with all-natural products “designed to be used by everyday athletes and weekend warriors of all ages to help them stay on top of their game longer.” From gummies to a CBD salve stick, Mendi helps ease tension from the inside and out.
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For decades, businesswoman Martha Stewart has been the American voice of reason for lifestyle advice, from party planning to home decor. Recently, she’s been continuing her tradition in a new way–not only becoming best buds with rapper (and big stoner) Snoop Dogg, but also teaming up with cannabis company Canopy Growth. The brand has CBD softgels, gummies, and oils available in a range of Martha-approved gourmet flavors.
The Good Place and Gossip Girl actress Kristen Bell was introduced to CBD through leading CBD company Lord Jones, and has now partnered with the brand to create a new hemp-based CBD skincare line, Happy Dance. The trio of products–CBD body butter, Coconut Melt, and Bath Bomb–take your self-care routine to the next level.
When Jay-Z rapped, "I'm not a businessman, I'm a business...man," he meant it. Whether it's founding a music label, starting a streaming service, or becoming part-owner of a NBA team, there is no other rapper with quite as much entrepeneurial business success as Jay-Z. Naturally, he is joining other celebrities by launching his own cannabis line, Monogram, partnering with California company Caliva.
NFL Hall of Fame running back Terrell Davis found that CBD helped him recover much faster between workouts and excel in his athletic abilities. He launched Defy, a CBD brand for professional and everyday athletes for “clear-headed, hyper-focused training.” It’s built and branded like a sports drink, just with more perks.
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Notorious heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson was long known for his often controversial persona, in and out of the ring. Recently, the “Baddest Man on the Planet” renovated his lifestyle and became an entrepreneur in the cannabis field, launching Tyson Ranch, which sells recreational CBD and cannabis, including a CBD-enhanced drink called “Dwiink.”