Founded in 1938, Dillard‚Äôs Inc. (NYSE:DDS) has somehow managed to stay in-style over the years as many other department store operators like Sears Holdings Corp. (OTC:SHLDQ) and J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) have essentially crumbled.
Most recently, Dillard‚Äôs has started carrying CBD-infused skincare and beauty products in an effort to take its piece of the multi-billion dollar sub-sector of the hemp industry.
Cannabidiol, a.k.a. CBD, is a naturally-occurring non-psychoactive cannabinoid that is found in both marijuana and hemp plants.
Thanks to the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, commonly referred to as the 2018 Farm Bill, hemp was removed from the Controlled Substances Act, and all of its ‚Äúderivatives and extracts such as cannabidiol‚ÄĚ were legalized along with it, as long the plant contains less than 0.3% THC, the psychoactive cannabinoid found commonly in marijuana.
With this legalization, retailers ranging from small niche boutiques to nationwide brick and mortar giants like Ulta began carrying CBD-infused products.¬†Even Walmart.com was selling CBD products for short while until they were removed.
Now, Dillard‚Äôs is the newest retailer to enter into the CBD space.
With a selection of CBD beauty products ranging from cannabidiol-infused moisturizers to lip balms, Dillard‚Äôs has curated a fine selection of both basic and premium products. So far, Dillard‚Äôs offers products from over 11 different CBD brands.
In alphabetical order, here they are:
Cannabliss Organics prides itself on offering high-quality, natural and organic products infused with hemp-derived CBD and more. The brand is ‚Äúcommitted to using the finest ingredients, supporting sustainable practices and having a positive impact on you and the world.‚ÄĚ
So far, Dillard‚Äôs carries four Cannabliss Organics products:
As a warning, Cannabliss Organics products feature full-spectrum hemp oil according to the brand‚Äôs website. That means they can contain small trace amounts of THC in addition to their high concentrations of CBD.
While there has been some research to suggest greater efficacy from full-spectrum hemp extract relative to CBD isolate, some consumers still choose to stay away from THC completely for a variety of reasons.
Currently, Dillard‚Äôs carries four CBD Daily products:
Unlike Cannabliss Organics‚Äô products, CBD Daily products are 100% THC-free.
Recently acquired by multi-state U.S. cannabis operator iAnthus Capital Holdings, Inc. (CSE:IAN) (OTC:ITHUF), CBD For Life products can be found in a handful of national retailers besides Dillard‚Äôs, including Urban Outfitters and more.
Currently, Dillard‚Äôs carries ten CBD For Life products, in a variety of scents:
At these value-based price points, CBD For Life products offer a great entry-level cannabidiol skincare experience.
Pushing out some of the most expensive products in the CBD beauty space, Green Helix has garnered attention from Us Magazine and more.
Currently, Dillard‚Äôs carries two Green Helix products:
While Dillard‚Äôs doesn‚Äôt carry CBD products outside of the beauty and skincare space, Green Helix also offers CBD tinctures and capsules at far more affordable prices.
According to the American Academy of Dermatology, exfoliation can oftentimes cause redness, irritation, and inflammation. Cannabinoids, meanwhile, have a rapidly growing body of scientific evidence to show that they may possess powerful anti-inflammatory properties. To combat exfoliation-induced redness and inflammation, Hora Skin Care has combined high doses of CBD with a dead skin dissolving formula for an overnight facial overhaul.
Currently, Dillard‚Äôs only carries one of Hora‚Äôs products:
Hora Skin Care also offers a CBD Super Serum for $54, which can be found at Urban Outfitters.
Los Angeles, California-based Kana Skincare creates ‚Äúvegan based, cruelty/paraben free skincare‚ÄĚ products that leverage the power of hemp extracts to ‚Äúallow your skin to transform to the best version of itself.‚ÄĚ
Currently, Dillard‚Äôs carries three of Kana‚Äôs products:
So far, none of the products have been reviewed by Dillard‚Äôs customers. Maybe you‚Äôll be the first?
Keracell offers a long list of premium beauty products and is by no means a newcomer to the skincare space. Just a little bit cheaper than Green Helix‚Äôs products detailed above, Keracell‚Äôs CBD skincare product is one of the most expensive we‚Äôve seen so far.
While Dillard‚Äôs carries a wide variety of Keracell products, they only carry one with CBD:
If you‚Äôre a newcomer to CBD, don‚Äôt break the bank on your first buy. You may like CBD, but want a different product or delivery format.
Select CBD, a subsidiary of multi-state U.S. cannabis operator Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (CSE:CURA) (OTC:CURLF), is perhaps the most widely-carried CBD products brand in America with distribution through retailers like CVS and more.
Currently, Dillard‚Äôs carries only one of Select CBD‚Äôs many products:
While the brand was recently slowed down by an FDA warning letter regarding treatment-related claims, Select‚Äôs recent entry into Dillard‚Äôs department stores will only grow the brand‚Äôs reach even further.
Unlike the rest of the CBD brands on Dillard‚Äôs store shelves, The Good Patch offers transdermal CBD-infused patches for a wide variety of ailments ranging from period pain to sleeplessness and more.
Currently, Dillard‚Äôs carries six different transdermal CBD patches from The Good Patch:
While the jury is still out as to whether or not transdermal patches are legal under the FDA‚Äôs guidelines, the CBD industry has largely operated on the basis of asking forgiveness, rather than permission.
This women-owned CBD brand has taken the industry by storm, despite the company‚Äôs focus on handcrafted products versus mass-produced cosmetics.
Currently, Dillard‚Äôs carries two of Vertly‚Äôs products:
In addition to the two Vertly products carried by Dillard‚Äôs, the brand also offers a popular CBD-infused bath salts product to make spa time even more soothing.
Currently, Dillard‚Äôs carries two of Wildflower‚Äôs many CBD products:
For safety and assurance, all Wildflower CBD products are made in the USA by Wildflower in their GMP facilities and third-party lab tested for quality and purity.
When I initially embarked on writing this piece, there were only 6 CBD beauty brands on Dillard‚Äôs.com. By the time I compiled the entire list of brands and products, that number had grown to over 10 beauty brands offering cannabidiol-infused products through Dillard‚Äôs.
Whether through Dillard‚Äôs or any other nationwide retailer, the CBD brands that gain an early lead in the space will be thankful they did, as the¬†CBD beauty sector is heating up to become a massive piece of the already multi-billion-dollar skin care industry.
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