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The Beauty Glossary: G is for Glycerin

The Beauty Glossary: G is for Glycerin
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Have you too, considered creating homemade soaps and bath products and distributing them through Barney's? If so, then you will know glycerin will be present because it's a byproduct of fats and oils used in soap.

Glycerin is a skin-identical, skin-repairing substance found naturally in the skin. It balances the skin's water levels to facilitate moisture and prevents premature moisture loss from cosmetics. It's popularly used in creams, ointments, lotions, body scrubs and soaps because it's 100% safe and gentle. As a natural humectant, it easily absorbs water from other sources. This makes it ideal for treating dry skin, including skin problems such as psoriasis and eczema, and it's also great for cleansing and moisturizing oily skin.

Explore our favorite products rich in glycerin:

 

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