DESCRIPTION: Glycyrrhiza uralensis root have revealed the existence of abundant polyphenol glycosides such as liquiritin and liquiritin apioside. It is a superior active agent when compared to Kojic acid, and some other tyrosinase inhibitors.
It is an effective skin whitening and prevents wrinkle formation. Studies found that it inhibits the tyrosinase activity of these melanocytes cells at concentrations of 1.0 μg/mL without affecting DNA synthesis.
In a study involving 20 women with melasma, they were treated with a topical sample of this product with instructions to avoid the sun / use sunscreen.
The clinical trial demonstrated that topical application at 1g/day for 4 weeks produced phenomenal results. Good to excellent results with complete disappearance of melasma were observed in 18 of the 20 women at week 3. Side effects were reported to be minimal with mild irritation that disappeared after the continuation of the treatment.
It's a powerful anti inflammatory agent.
It has cytoprotective effects on the keratinocyte to prevent UVB skin damage
Prevents cytotoxic damage to fibroblast.
Prevents damage to Elastase
INCI: Liquiritin apioside
Use rate:0.1-3 percent
pH Stability: 3-7
Storage: store in a cool, dark and dry place.
For external use only