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If you have never tried glycerin soap you
are in for a real treat. Glycerin is a natural by product of the
soap making process and while commercial manufacturers remove the
glycerin for use in lotions and creams, handcrafted soap retains
glycerin in each and every bar.
Glycerin is a neutral, sweet tasting, colorless, thick liquid which freezes to a gummy paste and which has a high boiling point.
Glycerin is a humectant (substance that promotes retention of moisture) and has the ability to absorb water from the air. Due to this feature it will sometimes "glisten" from the moisture it has attracted. Glycerin has no drying qualities and leaves your skin silky smooth. It is especially great for elbows, heels, tender skin and children's skin. The important thing to remember about glycerin is that is should be placed in a slotted soap dish for proper drainage. If there is too much water on the soap it will start to gel.