January 25, 2024

Licorice Extract For Skin - Benefits & How To Incorporate It Into Your Routine

You are beautiful, your face is one in a million. To protect that beauty and unlock abundant radiance, it’s about time you start using facial oils in your skincare routine. This can be a daunting task, with many questions going through your head - How to apply facial oils? Which facial oil should I use? How to use them correctly while avoiding common mistakes? Above all these questions, the greatest echo still remains - What are facial oils?

Our Facial Radiance Oil is a non-comedogenic oil-based skincare product that doesn’t cause any irritation or breakouts. It intensely hydrates, makes skin radiant and fights signs of ageing and pigmentation. They are extremely effective, when used the right way, can be one of the most rewarding steps in your skincare routine.

Now, this blog will help you understand the best ways to reap these benefits while avoiding common mistakes made by first-time users of the product.

What is Licorice Extract?

Licorice extract (mulethi) is obtained from the root of the licorice plant and it is known as one of the oldest herbal remedies in the world. This aromatic herb grows in parts of Asia and Europe. It contains glycyrrhizin and was first used in the 1700s to make candy (1). Over the centuries, it has become an ingredient used to make confections, drinks, medicines, and beauty products.

Licorice should be used sparingly or mixed with other ingredients for safe and effective results. When used in just the right amount (not too much please), licorice extract can be highly beneficial for your skin.

Benefits of Licorice Extract For Skin

Here are some of the benefits you will reap when you incorporate licorice extract into your skincare routine.

1. Brightens:

If you have dull skin and hyperpigmentation, licorice is the natural ingredient that can reduce the pigmentation by evening out your skin tone, and brighten your overall complexion.

2. Protects:

Sunburn, age spots, and other skin damage are caused by UV rays, and using licorice extract helps to block your skin from direct sunlight. It also helps to reduce the damage that’s already been caused to your skin.

3. Heals:

If you have scars from old injuries or acne, then skincare products with licorice are your best friend to help you to get rid of them over time. It helps to speed up the process of healing which results in smooth and bright skin.

4. Soothes:

If you have sensitive skin or you experience allergies and irritation, then using licorice extract can help to soothe your skin. This would relieve your skin and calm your redness, itching, and inflammation.

5. Softens:

Liquorice regenerates collagen and elastin that the skin needs to stay soft, smooth, plump, and elastic. It contains amino acid (2) that helps to hydrate and moisturise the skin which makes it supple.

Get all of these benefits of licorice extract for skin by incorporating it into your skincare routine.

How To Use Licorice Extract in Your Skincare Routine

There are different licorice extract skin care products that you can implement into your skincare routine. After cleansing your skin, make sure you apply a leave-on product like a moisturiser or face oil that has licorice. Fab Oils’ facial radiance oil is a 95% natural formulation with licorice as the key ingredient mixed with other natural ingredients like Pomegranate, Rice Bran, and Marshmallow roots. This oil is fast-absorbing and comes with all the benefits mentioned above. It is a clinically proven formulation that hydrates the skin and is ideal for daily use.

When you take the step to use products with licorice extract, remember that patience and consistency are the keys to getting your desired results. Fab Oils luxury face care oils are infused with the goodness of active ingredients and they absorb fast because they are lightweight. Incorporate licorice extract in your skincare routine today and don’t forget to feel fab inside out!