Don’t be intimidated by this 24 letter ingredient, embrace it! The root has been used for a variety of medical purposes across Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Dipotassium glycyrrhizate, also known as licorice root extract, is commonly found in anti-aging treatments. It has antioxidants and helps to inhibit the production of an enzyme, tyrosinase, that produces melanin.
Benefits: Licorice root extract delivers visible results when it comes to fading and preventing dark spots and hyperpigmentation on the skin. As it’s also an antioxidant, it’s an anti-aging ingredient.
Skin Types: Everyone can use licorice root extract. It's greatly beneficial at reducing the look of hyperpigmentation and acne scars.