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known as glycerin, glycerol

source vegetable oils

function humectant


Glycerin, a naturally occurring sugar alcohol, is a humectant that works to draw moisture into the upper layers of the skin. It supports proper function of the skin’s moisture barrier and can help active ingredients better penetrate skin. It’s one of the most efficient and effective humectants available and keeps skin soft and comfortable.

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