Okay, so I’ve been chomping at the bit to talk about this. I gave it a few weeks as a test run, and now I have to let you know about glycerin for dry, dehydrated, acne prone skin.
Last week on the blog, I talked about humectants, which are ingredients in skin care that attract and hold water in your skin. This is all very important for healthy functioning, acne free, and young looking skin.
Now, for good part of a year, I’ve been using an awesome DIY moisturizer that contains a mixture of facial oils, aloe vera, and an assortment of other nourishing ingredients like essential oils and MSM.
I’ve been very happy with this mixture. My skin has been looking very nice since using it, and it feels dewy and hydrated for… well, at least two thirds of the day.
I have to admit that later on in the day, as well as after waking up in the morning, I did still feel like my skin was a little tight. Not terribly, but a little bit. I felt like there was some room for improvement.
But the thing is, I thought I had my bases covered when it came to humectants. [Read more…]