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glabridin

Main ingredient in licorice extract. It has skin-soothing, antioxidant, and other beneficial properties for skin. There is research showing it to be effective in skin brightening as well.

References for this information:

Fitoterapia, October 2013, pages 160-184

Phytotherapy Research, June 2008, pages 709-724

Pigment Cell Research, 1998, pages 355-361

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