5 Skin-Care Products Packed With Glycerin
Do you pay attention to the ingredients in your skin care products? If the answer is no, we recommend taking a moment to scan the product labels in your arsenal. When you do, you’re likely to notice that many of them share similar ingredients. One ingredient you’ll probably see pop up more than once is glycerin, as it’s commonly found in anything from cleansers to moisturizers. The skin-replenishing ingredient acts like a humectant and can help to attract and lock in moisture on the skin’s surface. Ahead, we’re sharing our favorite skin care products—from the L’Oreal portfolio of brands—formulated with glycerin.
If you study the ingredients listed on the back of your skin-care products as obsessively as we do, you’ve probably come across glycerin at least once (or like 100 times). The skin-replenishing ingredient acts as a humectant and can help attract and lock in moisture on the skin’s surface, making it a popular choice for use in cleansers, moisturizers and more. Ahead, we’re sharing our editors’ favorite glycerin-packed skin-care products.
For a boost of hydration courtesy of glycerin, incorporate the 1.5% Pure Hyaluronic Acid Serum by L’Oréal Paris into your routine ASAP. This formula guarantees that your skin feels more supple within one day of use. Use it morning and night for maximum hydrating benefits.
For a glycerin-infused cleanse, try the Cult Classic formula by TULA. This probiotic cleanser contains lactic acid, tumeric root and blueberries to help hydrate and balance out skin tone and texture.The gel-like formula makes your skin feel supple, hydrated and fresh.
A thirst-quenching moisturizer that we can’t get enough of is the Youth to the People Kale + Spinach Green Tea Hyaluronic Acid Moisturizer. The formula absorbs immediately into the skin and locks in moisture thanks in part to its glycerin content.
Products that serve more than one purpose have an obvious appeal, especially when it comes to treating dry, irritated skin. Rather than using multiple products to target different areas of the skin, you can use this balm pretty much everywhere — your face, elbows, hands, legs and more. Suitable for adults, children and babies, the soothing do-it-all balm deeply moisturizes and soothes rough, dry and irritated skin.
If you’ve been paying attention to trendy skin-care ingredients, you know that rose water is all the rage. But that’s just one reason to get your hands on this setting spray. In addition to rose water, the mist contains naturally-derived glycerin the brand defines “naturally-derived” as when an ingredient is unchanged from its natural state or still retains greater than 50% of its molecular structure from its original source). Whenever your skin needs a refresh, go ahead and give skin a few spritzes to hydrate.