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Licorice (Glycyrrhiza Glabra) Root Extract

Licorice (Glycyrrhiza Glabra) Root Extract

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Glycyrrhiza Glabra Root Extract
Technical data
INCI Name: Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Glycerin
Use level: 1-5%
Appearance: slightly light yellowish liquid

You might know licorice as a sweet treat from your childhood, but it's actually a legume that grows around the Mediterranean Sea, the Middle East, central and southern Russia. It's sweet and yellow and not only used for licorice all sorts but it's also a skincare superstar thanks to two magic properties:

.Licorice is an extract obtained from the roots of Glycyrrhiza glabra, a plant commonly used in Traditional Chinese Medicine and in Ayurveda. The roots and stolons of the plant contain glycyrrhizin, a molecule known for its anti-inflammatory efficacy. Licorice also contains glabridrin, known for its anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidative properties, that also present strong anti-melanogenesis activities.

Its number 1 magic property is its skin-lightening or to say it another way depigmenting properties. The most active part is called glabridin. The topical application (meaning when you put it on your face) of 0.5% glabridin was shown to inhibit UVB caused pigmentation of guinea pigs. Another study even suggested that licorice is more effective than the gold standard skin-lightening agent hydroquinone. All in all, licorice is considered to be one of the safest skin lightening agents with the fewest side effects

Licorice Extract is used in various skincare and cosmetic products, such as:

- Skin tone uniformization creams
- Lightening toners
- Brightening masks

Some Products with Glycyrrhiza Glabra Root Extract
LTS Korea Triple Lightening Serum Melanil Anti-Spot Cream
Nivea Extra White Body Instant Glow Body Lotion
Royal Skin Jeju Aloe Vera 95% Soothing Gel
Le Mieux Perfect Renewal System
DERMACTIN TS Equatone Dark Spot Serum
Good Vibes Tea Tree Skin Cleansing Toner
Starville Acne Prone Skin Facial Cleanser
StriVectin Anti-wrinkle Bright - Brightening Essence
Babé Laboratorios Tonic Lotion
Bijindo Sunblock Cream Professional
COSRX Triple C Lightning Liquid
Trilogy Age Proof Nutrient Plus Firming Serum
Vaunt Vitamin C
Aveda Pure-Formance Liquid Pomade
SwissBio Pore Refining Serum
TJOY Glutathione Rejuvenation Essence
Tale of Bels Vit C Txa Brightening Serum
V Magic Nuit Hydrating Pre-Serum
Proactiv MD Ultra-Hydrating Moisturizer
Care Skincare Soft Sweep Micellar Cleanser + Toner
Chanel Le Lift La Crème Main
Chanel Sublimage L'Essence
TheSkinlist 2% BHA ACNE SERUM
Tom Ford Skin Illuminator
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