• Humectant
  • Moisturizing
  • Solvent
INCI Glycerin
  • Popular and very effective humectant and moisturizer
  • Binds water to the surface hair and skin, increasing hydration and softness
  • An important component of the skin’s natural moisturising factor, maintaining and repairing its barrier function
  • Great for sensitive skin and baby products, protects against irritation and soothes skin
  • Potent moisturizer even in low concentrations, particularly effective for the treatment of dry and damaged skin and hair
Type Natural
Kind Humectant
Also Called
  • Glycerol
  • Glycerine
Usage Guidelines Up to 5%
Form Clear, thick and viscous liquid
Scent Odourless with a sweet taste
Solubility Water soluble
Derived From Vegetable oils or Sugars
Products Intensive Creams, Lotions, Facial Products, Hair Care Products & Specialty Products