Licorice Root Powder Extract

INCI Name: Glycyrrhiza glabra (licorice root) extract.

Properties: Licorice root powder extract contains anti-inflammatory properties. It assists with acne, sun damaged skin and eczema. It also reduces dark spots, redness, scarring and blemishes.

Use: Recommended use level 1%-10% in skincare products.  May add a natural tint of colour. Excellent for use in powdered skincare products (masks and exfoliators), body scrubs, bath bombs, soap bars, mask bars, scalp bars and other products.

This extract is water-soluble and may be used when formulating body lotions, creams and butters (add to water phase). It is not oil-soluble. When formulating with water, use distilled water.  A natural preservative system should be added, like leucidal.

Shelf life: This ingredient should be stored in a cool, dry place and has a shelf-life of 2 year when stored properly.