Glycerin is a clear, colourless, odorless, thick, with a sweet taste liquid. Some of its benefits: -It is ideal to hold the ingredients of the preparations together. -It gives a silky and soft texture to every preparation that it is added. -It is dissolved in water and alcohol, but not in other oils. -Glycerin has emollient properties and retains moisture in the skin, keeping it soft and moisturized. -It also keeps the food that is added in moist as well. -It is easily emulsified in lotions, creams, shampoo and shower gels giving them a soft texture. -It is an excellent ingredient to be added to soaps that do not dry out the skin and do not cause irritation.