Glycerin is a substance that is present in all natural fats. It is a highly effective skin-identical and repairing ingredient because it occurs naturally in the skin. It helps maintain and protect the outer barrier and prevent dryness. Glycerin has always raised the question as to whether or not it draws too much moisture from the skin, but this only happens if used in 100% concentration. Glycerin and other humectants are often combined with other ingredients to moisturize and soften skin. Several scientific studies have found Glycerin to be an effective moisturizer. In addition to preventing dryness and scaling, Glycerin repairs and heals, reduces inflammation, and restores normal skin functions.
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