Licorice Root


  • Brightens the Skin*
  • May Help Improve the Appearance of Sunspots*
  • May Help to Improve Uneven Pigmentation*


Licorice root extract contains glycyrrhizinate, a potent antioxidant. Licorice has been shown in peer-reviewed studies to be anti-inflammatory and to help prevent the appearance of hyperpigmentation.


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All may help reduce the appearance of sunspots and uneven pigmentation on the skin*


There are currently 1,030 studies on Licorice.

Main benefits and applicability of plant extracts in skin care products

AS Ribeiro, M Estanqueiro, MB Oliveira… – Cosmetics, 2015 –
… is produced by the nature or found in nature and is directly extracted from plants … leaves, minerals,
water and land [5]. The effect of natural ingredients in skin care products depends … However, the
use of extracts requires paying special attention to the extraction methods, plant-to …

The use of botanical extracts as topical skin-lightening agents for the improvement of skin pigmentation disorders

W Zhu, J Gao – Journal of Investigative Dermatology Symposium …, 2008 – Elsevier
… as glabrene, isoliquiritigenin licuraside, isoliquiritin, and licochalcone A, isolated from licorice
extracts, were also … inhibition of melanogenesis has been observed with many types of polyphenol
plant extracts … The extract of the rinds of pomegranate contains 90% ellagic acid and …

New treatments for restoring impaired epidermal barrier permeability: skin barrier repair creams

ZD Draelos – Clinics in dermatology, 2012 – Elsevier
… One currently marketed product contains glycyrrhetinic acid and Vitis vinifera extracts (Atopiclair,
Graceway … Glycyrrhetinic acid is a licorice extract that was reported to be safe by the Cosmetic …
the anti-inflammatory effect of glycyrrhetinic acid, the Vitis vinifera extract, derived from …

Topical agents used in the management of hyperpigmentation

RM Halder, GM Richards – Skin Therapy Lett, 2004 –
… The main component of the hydrophobic fraction of licorice extract is glabridin, which has an
effect … M, Kawai K, Kawai K. Contact allergy to kojic acid in skin care products … Nishio H, Kubota
Y, Mizoguchi M. The inhibitory effect of glabridin from licorice extracts on melanogenesis …

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