Glycerin – Vegetable
- Vegetable glycerin is a clear, odorless, sweet-tasting liquid with a thick syrup-like consistency. It is used in formulations of cosmetics, soaps, shampoo, herbal remedies, toothpaste, lotions, and other household items. Vegetable glycerin is soluble in both alcohol and water; however insoluble in oil. Vegetable glycerin is a humectant, which draws moisture to the skin. It is added to lotions during the water phase in improve the emollience of the product.