Ingredient Spotlight: Glycerin

One of the most common skin care ingredients today is glycerin. Sometimes listed as glycerol, glycerin is a simple sugar alcohol compound that’s used both for cosmetic purposes and to treat a range of skin care conditions. Glycerin is a humectant. This means it attracts water, which makes it a great ingredient for use in dry skin care products. When a skin care formula containing glycerin is applied, it actually draws moisture … Continue reading Ingredient Spotlight: Glycerin