Botany & Composition

Glycerin is a product of fats and oils that is non-irritating, clear and odourless. It can be derived from both plant and animal sources. Typical plant sources are soy, palm or coconut. Indie Lee only uses plant derived sources.

Historical Uses

Used as a humectant and emollient in soaps, lotions, makeup and deodorants and to help prevent dryness especially because it is non-irritating.

Stories & Legends

Originally discovered in 1779 by K.W. Scheele, a Swedish chemist. The name Glycerin is Greek in origin coming from the word 'glykys', meaning sweet.

Found In

Purifying Face Wash, Gentle Daily Peel, Active Oil free Moisturizer, Squalane Facial Cream, I-Waken Eye Serum, Whipped Body Butter, Stem Cell Serum, Radiance Renewal Peel