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10 Essential Hemp Items

Written by Melinda McKee | February 21, 2014

Hemp is pretty much the miracle plant. You can make a tote bag from the fibers and use the oil to make lotion. You can even eat the seeds or use them to make hemp milk. I cannot get enough of hemp! Here are some of my favorite ways to use it in my cruelty-free lifestyle.

Dr. Bronner’s Pure-Castile Soap

This liquid soap is made with organic hemp oil, which must be why it feels incredible on my skin—that and the fact that it’s not tested on animals.

Dr Bronners Peppermint Liquid Soap

Got Hemp Milk?

Sure, we’ve all heard of soy milk and almond milk, but I think it’s time to make hemp milk a staple.

Pacific Foods Hemp Milk

Body Scrubber

The perfect fix to get that dry skin exfoliated.

Hemp Body Scrubber

Hemp Hummus

Can you say super-food? Hemp is loaded with protein, and this hummus is the perfect snack.

Hemp Hummus

Earth Divas Handbag

This handbag not only is chic but also uses no leather or synthetic materials, making it a naturally beautiful way to hold your belongings.

Earth Divas Hemp Handbag

Hemp Beer

If you’re over 21 and appreciate a good ale, why not try this herb-accented brew?

Hemp Ale

Hemp Shoes

Durable and strong, hemp fiber is not just for purses. Leather is dead!

Sanuk Hemp Shoes

Hand Oil

Perfect for after a bath or when your hands are feeling extra-dry in the winter months.

Hemp Hand Oil

Granola Bars

Perfect for a hike, these vegan and protein-filled bars include hemp as a main ingredient. Yum!

Hemp Granola Bars

Moisturizer With Hemp Seed Oil

Another silky-smooth answer to the winter-skin blues.

Dr Bronners Organic Lavender Coconut Lotion