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Is Licorice Good for Your Skin?

Is Licorice Good for Your Skin?

In today's world where having youthful and glowing skin is king and a billion-dollar industry, people are always looking for ways to improve their skin. Can the answer to radiant skin lie in eating licorice candy?

We wish we could say a resounding yes with certainty, but there might be something to that way of thinking as we’ll delve into in this article.

After all, licorice root has long been touted for its many health benefits, and going back hundreds of years it has a long history of being used for medicinal purposes but is it good for your skin?

What’s good for the body and healing turns out to also be good for your skin according to dermatologists. And who knows skin problems and solutions better than this group of medical specialists, right?

For example, if you’re fighting to even out skin discoloration or age spots, the Glycyrrhiza Glabra or licorice plant which gives us the black and sweet candies we love also provides a licorice extract that is phenomenal for skin brightening.

With its various benefits of providing anti-oxidants, and being a natural anti-inflammatory, licorice extracts are used in a variety of ways including as a topical skin lotion, as a serum, or in many beauty products. 

See? Licorice is just like that treat that just keeps giving all kinds of delectable surprises and health benefits. If this article has wet your appetite for our delicious treats, check out our wonderful selection of licorice. 

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