Licorice Licorice is known for its skin lightening and antioxidant properties. It improves skin tone and whitens skin. Pomegranate Pomegranate is a rich source of polyphenols and reported to possess potent antioxidant and protective benefits against free radicals. Pomegranate softens and nourishes the skin. Saffron Saffron is known to impart a rich color and is used in various skincare preparations. It is known to promote a healthy complexion and whiten skin.