Hemp butter when used in skin care products and soap can do wonders for dry, irritated skin. Full of essential fatty acids as well as vitamin A, B, D and K. These plus many other nutritional benefits keep the skin hydrated, smooth and youthful. Hemp butter is full of antioxidants that purify the skin of free radicals and skin-damaging agents. Hemp is generally grown organically without pesticides or any other chemicals. It is organic and natural. It is therefore not only good for your body, but also for the environment, so when you use hemp butter you are helping to protect the environment. Hemp contains a good ratio of Omega 3 to Omega 6 fatty acids. This means that hemp seed oil is better than flax seed oil for your health and for your skin. Hemp butter also provides you with excellent protection against the damaging UV component of sunlight, so helps keep your skin healthy.