Found in: Superlative Body Balm / Nourishing Body Creme / Restorative Floral Bath
Key benefits: Emollient. Protects the skin.
Derived from: Various plants
Glycerin is a naturally occurring alcohol compound found in various plants and animals (ours is vegetable-based). A humectant, glycerin draws water from the air to help keep the skin hydrated. It also forms a protective layer that helps prevent evaporation and moisture loss. For dry, cracked skin, glycerin can be particularly therapeutic.