• Hydration
    Glycerin,  Humectant,  Moisturizer

    Glycerin

    Have you ever seen glycerin, glycerine or glycerol listed in the ingredients of any of your skin care products?  Have you ever wondered what it was doing there? A Little Background First, glycerin, glycerine, and glycerol are used interchangeably, and they all are the same when it comes to skincare.  It is colorless, odorless and sweet-tasting.  In fact, it is derived from the Greek word glyko which means “sweet”.  It was discovered by a Swedish chemist named Carl Wilhelm Scheele in the late 1700’s and Proctor and Gamble started producing it…