Properties: antioxidant, healing, skin-soothing
Liquorice is best-known for its use in candies, however it is also a very powerful medicinal herb. Used in skincare, it is an excellent healer and helps relieve skin irritation and swelling.
Liquorice extract also protects skin against ultra-violet radiation, reduces dark spots and has a skin-lightening effect.
Having wonderful soothing properties, Liquorice extract is great for sensitive skin.
Did you know?
The Liquorice root is what’s typically used for skincare products. The extract, produced by boiling the root, evaporating most of the water, and saving the remaining syrup, is called “glycyrrhizin”. This syrup is up to 50 times sweeter than sugar.