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Glycerine can be refined and processed in a wide range of markets such as lubricants, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and fragrances. Many cosmetic and pharmaceutical products contain glycerine, accurately metered in products as varied as soap, shaving foam, toothpaste, mouthwashes, hair care and skincare creams.
In pharmacy to improve the creaminess of preparations, in cosmetics, it is a moisturizing, emollient and protective agent. It has the property of retaining several times its weight in water, making it an indispensable moisturizing active ingredient.