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Obtained by means of ethanolic extraction from liquorice roots (Glycyrrhiza glabra), dipotassium glycyrrhizinate is a water-soluble product that is easy to insert into cosmetic products.
Promptly bioavailable, it carries out a cortison-like activity which makes it effective as an anti-inflammatory, soothing and antioxidant, suggesting a use as a soothing in products for children, in aftershave and after sun and in products to be applied to inflamed and irritated skin affected by dermatitis.
- avoids the side effects and contraindications characteristic of cortisone drugs, typically used in these situations.
- low percentage usage (0.2-2%)