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You probably don’t know it, but if your beauty products make your skin soft and moisturized, it is partly thanks to glycerin. Come and discover this essential ingredient, with amazing actions and benefits!

What is glycerin?

The discovery of glycerin (or glycerol of its chemical name) dates back to the end of the 19th century. It is a colourless and odourless liquid with a viscous texture. It results from a process of saponification, and is obtained by the synthesis of animal or vegetable fat, such as Coconut Oil or Olive Oil.

Glycerin is widely used in the cosmetic and pharmaceutical sectors. Indeed, due to its wonderful virtues, it is present in all kinds of products: for the hair, the body, the face… Adapted to all skin types, it meets multiple needs!

What are its benefits?


Its main asset? Its solubility in water. Glycerin is a perfect humectant, which attracts water and can retain several times its weight.

At the same time, it reinforces the hydrolipidic film of the epidermis and thus allows cosmetic care products to penetrate to the deepest layers of the skin. It helps to maintain its hydration. If you have dehydrated skin, know that it is your best ally!

To test all its moisturizing and protective qualities, choose our Shea Day Cream! This exceptional care with a melting texture helps you to regain soft and supple skin day after day. It meets the essential and daily needs of dry to very dry skin. (Your skin remains comfortable all day long).


It is often said that everything is connected… And for a good reason! If glycerin is so effective in terms of hydration, it’s because it has a smoothing action. With its surface-active properties, it improves the skin’s elasticity in a lasting manner and eliminates any feeling of tightness.

With our Shea Hydra Mask, containing glycerin, find a soft and supple skin. This cream mask is very easy to apply for a quick and easy use. Your skin will thank you!


Glycerin also helps to repair damaged skin cells. Indeed, it replaces deficient skin lipids and helps maintain their integrity.

So, take the opportunity to test our Shea Foot Cream. A repairing action thanks to the presence of glycerin! Its creamy and concentrated formula will provide your feet with all the hydration and suppleness they need. Our Cream is also enriched in Shea Butter, a natural active ingredient known for its multiple benefits. It repairs, nourishes and moisturizes intensely, and therefore meets the essential needs of all skin types, including the driest.

You now have all the cards in hand to make glycerin the essential ingredient of your beauty routine!

Want to know more about our other ingredients? Discover the benefits of Coconut Oil, or the properties of Sweet Almond Oil!

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