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Glycerin

Glycerin is a humectant, a moisturizing agent that pulls water from the air and the lower layers of skin to the top layer of skin. By doing so, it increases skin hydration and refreshes the skin surface. Glycerin is also an emollient which means it can soften dry, flaky skin.

ORIGIN

United States

FUNCTION

Moisturizer

Benefits

Hydrates

Softens

Protects

There are over 52,900 studies on Glycerin and we’re always looking for more.

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The influence of a cream containing 20% glycerin and its vehicle on skin barrier properties. Wiley View
Plasticising effect of water and glycerin on human skin in vivo. Science Direct View
The influence of water, glycerin, paraffin oil and ethanol on skin mechanics. Europe PMC View