Glycerine is one skincare ingredient that does everything for your skin—from hydrating it to brightening—it does it all
Skincare is essential for all skin types. But choosing products depends largely on the ingredients they contain. One of the most common ingredients in skincare is glycerine. It is a humectant that is used independently to hydrate your skin or as a primary ingredient in various skincare products.
It has many benefits ranging from intense hydration and protection from free radicals to nourishing the skin and maintaining its suppleness. Here we have listed some of the benefits you can experience by choosing glycerine-infused products for your daily skincare.
What is glycerine?
Glycerine is a humectant that primarily moisturises the skin. It can draw moisture from the environment and keep the skin hydrated for a long time. It is a clear and odour-free liquid that has a sweet taste. And, it is a food-grade ingredient that is often used as a sweetener. In cosmetics, it is found in various skincare products like serums, moisturisers, facial mists, and lotions.
Benefits of glycerine in skincare products
There are a variety of benefits of glycerine in skincare. Here are some of the advantages of choosing glycerine-infused products.
#1 Moisturises the skin
Glycerine is known for its intense moisturisation on the skin's surface. It will penetrate deep within the skin layers and keep it moisturised for a long time. The Dr. G HA Intense Moisturiser has a combination of glycerine, niacinamide, and vitamin E, all of which together keep your skin moisturised for a long period.
#2 Calms and smoothes the skin
Glycerine can soothe skin irritation and inflammation significantly. It can also help to soothe rashes and inflammation caused by skin dryness. A facial mist infused with glycerine will help you make the most of the calming properties of the ingredients. One of the best choices would be Dr. G Avo Glow Facial Mist which is infused with the benefits of glycerine, avocado, and vitamins C and E.
#3 Protects the skin
Since it is a humectant, it can draw moisture from the environment to keep your skin hydrated and protected from external radicals for a longer time. The best way to hydrate your skin using glycerine is with a quality serum. They are lightweight skincare products that get easily absorbed into your skin. The Dr. G Hydra Cool Plumping Serum is one such product that is infused with humectants like glycerine and niacinamide. Together, the product ensures your skin is thoroughly hydrated for a long time.
#4 Brightens the skin
It has rejuvenating properties that help to brighten your skin in the long run. It helps to moisturise the skin intensely and eventually your skin will look much healthier.
#5 Prevents ageing
The moisturisation imparted by glycerine's ensures the skin remains hydrated and plump for a long time. As a result, the signs of ageing do not set in quickly. As a result, in the long run, using glycerine's daily can prevent ageing.
Glycerine is one of the common skincare products you will come across. At Skin By Dr. G, we include this skincare ingredient in several of our products. It is a versatile inclusion that imparts the moisturisation and hydrating factor of the skincare product. Knowing the benefits of the ingredient will help you make the best choice.