Licorice Root or Mulethi contains glycyrrhizic acid which has anti-inflammatory properties and is widely used in cosmetics for its vast range of uses and a great addition to your skincare regime. A natural skin lightening alternative to the damaging chemical hydroquinone will diminish and lighten dark spots, age spots, blackheads, whiteheads and helping to reduce dark under-eye circles, blemishes, discoloration, and hyperpigmentation.
Glabridin, an active contained in licorice root is known for its skin brightening effect and frequent use of licorice powder as a face brightening mask will even out skin tone to leave you with even complexion and radiant, glowing, beautiful skin. Licorice powder for skin is beneficial for treating skin infections such as psoriasis to reduce itching of the skin, swelling, and redness. It is particularly useful to dry and sensitive skin but its balancing abilities also make it good to use for the oily skin control treatment.