Definition of glycerin
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For deeply dry and damaged hair, a replenishing masque that is water-based and rich in glycerin will add an extra-shiny overlay that’s actually moisturizing.
Then, apply an ointment or cream that contains softening oils (like olive or jojoba), vitamin E, lactic acid, urea, hyaluronic acid, dimethicone, glycerin, lanolin, mineral oil, or petrolatum, advises the AAD.
Free of glycerin, chemicals, and dyes, the bitters are finely crafted and ready to elevate cocktails.
Look for humectants that draw moisture to the top layer of your skin, like glycerin, hyaluronic acid, urea, lanolin, dimethicone, and petrolatum, says Dr. Levin.
Mr. Cotsen is credited by the company with elevating the cachet of its amber-colored glycerin soap, which had been developed in Belgium to rinse quickly and leave no residue.
The membranes can be mechanically moved back and forth, changing the curvature of the glycerin lens.
The new smart glasses consist of lenses made of glycerin, a thick clear liquid, enclosed in flexible membranes.
For one thing, they’re made with vegetable glycerin instead of alcohol.
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Origin and Etymology of glycerin
French glycérine, from Greek glykeros sweet; akin to Greek glykys
First Known Use: 1830See Words from the same year
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Definition of glycerin for English Language Learners
: a thick, sweet, clear liquid used in making medicines, food, soap, etc.
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