How can a person make a licorice extract for skin lightening?


Quick Answer

Licorice extract for skin lightening is made by boiling licorice root and using the oil that is produced. This method may not be potent enough to guarantee noticeable results.

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Licorice root extract may be purchased from a health food store. Apply the oil to the face using a piece of cotton. Allow it to dry over night and rinse. A mask can also be made and used twice a week.

Step 1: Puree a cucumber

Chop the cucumber until it is a paste.

Step 2: Mix all ingredients

Stir lemon juice, tomato juice, sandalwood paste, cucumber and licorice extract until well combined.

Step 3: Apply mixture to face

Spread the mixture on the face and allow it to dry for 30 minutes. Once dry, rinse well.

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