An organic, colorless, odorless, and non-toxic compound that has antimicrobial and antiviral properties. It acts a humectant in skincare products, meaning it helps skin retain moisture by pulling moisture from the air.
Glycerin is a popular cosmetic ingredient, with about 68.88% of the products in our database containing it.
Also known as: Vegetable Glycerin
Where it's used
Glycerin is most often found as ingredient number 4 within an ingredient list.
Of the 7 products in our database that have a known concentration of Glycerin, we've seen concentrations from 0.01% to 85% specified within their ingredient lists.
It is currently used 72223 times inside of skincare routines on SkinSort.
These are the categories of products that use Glycerin the most:
Popular Products That Contain Glycerin
- CosIng ID: 34040
- INCI Name: GLYCERIN
- INN Name: glycerol
- EC #: 200-289-5
- Ph. Eur. Name: glycerolum
- All Functions: Denaturant, Hair Conditioning, Humectant, Oral Care, Perfuming, Skin Conditioning, Skin Protecting, Solvent, Viscosity Controlling