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Licorice root: Underestimated active ingredient, not only for hyperpigmentation

Posted by Lara Schimweg on

Licorice Root Extract

INCI: Glycyrrhiza Glabra Root Extract

Effect: anti-inflammatory, calming, brightening, antioxidant

Tolerance: very good

You will probably know liquorice root from liquorice or teas that are sweetened with liquorice root. In skin care, licorice root extract ( Glycyrrhiza Glabra Root Extract ) has many skin health benefits. It inhibits inflammation and soothes atopic dermatitis, rosacea/cuperosis or eczema. Licorice root has a skin-lightening effect on hyperpigmentation caused by UV rays due to the naturally contained glabridin. Licorice root is also a well-tolerated antioxidant.

Products with licorice root extract

Licorice root salt

INCI: Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate

Effect: moisturizing, anti-inflammatory, sebum-regulating

Tolerance: very good

Licorice root salt ( Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate ) moisturizes , reduces inflammation and soothes. In addition, it has a regulating effect on the sebum so that the fat production is balanced again.

Products with licorice root salt

Lara Schimweg

about the author

Lara Schimweg is the founder of Xeno and develops the skin care products. She studied sports science and health research and is a trained health worker. Lara already mixed her first cream 20 years ago and deals with skin care and ingredients . Lara has rosacea and very sensitive skin.

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