The Alchemy of Glycerin in Skin Care
LET'S TALK GLYCERIN. Here are 5 fast facts.
- TYPE OF INGREDIENT: Hydrator
- MAIN BENEFITS: Moisturizes and smoothes the skin
- WHO SHOULD USE IT: Generally, glycerin is safe for all skin types
- HOW OFTEN CAN YOU USE IT: Products with glycerin can be used topically multiple times a day
- FIND IT IN: Age-Repair Gel Masque (15% glycerin) + Detox Night Cream (5% glycerin)
Glycerin is a powerful humectant that has been used in skincare for centuries due to its hydrating and moisturizing properties. Grown Alchemist have incorporated glycerin into many of our products to provide a range of benefits for the skin. In this blog post, we will explore the effectiveness of glycerin in skincare and how we use it in their products.
What is Glycerin?
Glycerin, also known as glycerol, is a colorless, odorless, and sweet-tasting liquid that is derived from fats and oils. It is a natural humectant, which means it can attract and retain moisture from the air, making it an excellent ingredient for hydrating and moisturizing the skin.
Benefits of Glycerin in Skincare
Glycerin has many benefits for the skin, making it a popular ingredient in skincare products. Some of the benefits include:
- Hydration: Glycerin is a humectant that helps to attract and retain moisture in the skin, keeping it hydrated and supple.
- Moisturization: Glycerin helps to create a barrier on the skin, preventing moisture loss and keeping it moisturized.
- Anti-Aging: Glycerin can help to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles by plumping the skin and improving its elasticity.
- Healing: Glycerin has anti-inflammatory properties that can help to soothe and heal the skin, making it ideal for use on dry, irritated, or sensitive skin.
How Grown Alchemist Uses Glycerin in Skincare
Grown Alchemist has incorporated glycerin into many of its products to provide a range of benefits for the skin, but mostly due to its natural skin mimicking hydrating benefits. Some of the Grown Alchemist products that contain glycerin include:
- Age Repair Gel Masque - with 15% Glycerin
- Hand Cream: Grown Alchemist's Hand Cream is enriched with glycerin to help soothe and heal dry, cracked hands while providing long-lasting hydration.
- Detox Night Cream with 5% Glycerin
In conclusion, glycerin is a powerful ingredient in skincare that provides numerous benefits for the skin. Discover all Grown Alchemist products utilizing Glycerin: https://grownalchemist.com/collections/glycerin-powered-skin-care