The home of SwiftCraftyMonkey! Join Susan as she obsesses about cosmetic chemistry and other things (some possibly related to monkeys). Often strange, occasionally useful, and always worth a stop as a point of interest on your journey through the Intertron.
A humectant is an ingredient that draws water from the atmosphere to our skin or hair to hydrate it. Humectants include ingredients like glycerin, propylene glycol, propanediol 1,3, honey, sugar, sodium lactate, and sodium PCA to name a few.