Ingredient Name: Plant-based Glycerine (Glycerol, Glycerin)
What is it? Glycerine is a corn-derived, water-soluble liquid that's a powerful humectant and helps keep skin soft and hydrated. *
- Draws moisture from the air into the skin
- Repairs skin
*= This information has not been approved by the FDA.
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