What Is Glabridin In Skin Care
Product Name: Glabridin
Specification: 40%, 90%
Source: Glycyrrhiza glabra
CAS No: 59870-68-7
Molecular Formula: C20H20O4
Molecular Weight: 324.37
Glabridin is a chemical compound that is found in the root extract of licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra).
Glabridin is an isoflavane, a type of isoflavonoid. This product is part of a larger family of plant-derived molecules, the natural phenols.
It is used as an ingredient in cosmetics and is listed in International Nomenclature of Cosmetic Ingredients (INCI).
Glabridin is yellowish-brown and white powder. It is soluble in oil, and also soluble in organic solvents such as propylene glycol.
[ Function ]
1. Glabridin has depigmentation and lightening properties. It inhibits the production of melanin, the pigment responsible for the colouring of the skin;
2. Studies have show positive effects in fields like LDL(low-density lipoprotein ) protection against oxidation;
3. Glabridin inhibits the inflammatory reaction by blocking cyclooxygenase and preventing the formation of free radicals such as superoxide anions;
4. At the same time Glabridin prevent rough skin and also has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial effect.