Glycerin has been used for many years on the hair and skin. Glycerin is a natural emollient, leaving the skin and hair soft and shiny. Glycerin also serves as a humectant, drawing moisture from the environment.
Glycerin can best be mixed with other cosmetic ingredients to form lotion, cream, solution, ointment, gel, and others.
Uses of Glycerin
- Glycerin can serve as humectant and moisturizer in cosmetic products
- Glycerin can reduce excessive dryness on the hair and skin
- Glycerin can protect the external surface of the skin from damage
- Glycerin can serve as a cleanser when mixed with Rose Water
- Glycerin, attracting water from the environment, can make the skin supple and glow
- Glycerin can serve as an anti-aging treatment
- When mixed with almond oil, glycerin can fight blackhead
- Glycerin can help to fight acne
- Glycerin, when added to witch hazel and apple cider vinegar, can serve as a face toner
- Glycerin can reduce itchiness in the hair
- Glycerin can help your hair retain moisture
- Glycerin can stop split ends when mixed with apple cider vinegar, egg, and castor oil
- Glycerin can add shine to your hair
- Glycerin can help to make your lips supple
Side Effect of Glycerin
Glycerin can leave some people’s skins with irritation and burning sensations. Albeit, this is rare.