Sunday, July 31, 2011

Ancient Blends Natural Hair Gel : Aloe and Pure Vegetable Glycerin For Hair Growth...It's vegan Friendly

Ancient Blends Natural Hair Gel : Pure Vegetable Glycerin For Hair Growth...It's vegan Friendly

Ancient Blends Natural Hair Gel : Pure Vegetable Glycerin For Hair Growth...It's vegan Friendly

by The Cowrie Shell Center on Sunday, October 31, 2010 at 9:38pm

Vegetable Glycerin is an ingredient added to many shampoos, creams, moisturizing lotions, soaps, liquid soaps, etc. But, why is glycerin so popular for making of skin and hair care products? To maintain the skin and hair soft and lustrous, moisture is required. Glycerin is hygroscopic in nature, which means it absorbs water from its surroundings. This property ofveggie glycerin makes it an excellent ingredient for skin and hair care products.

Here are some the benefits of veggie glycerin for your hair, some tips on how you can use it, and some precautions you need to consider while using glycerin.

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Pure Veggie Glycerin for Hair Growth

Glycerin is a sweet tasting transparent thick liquid, which freezes to a gummy paste, and has a high boiling point. Glycerin can be easily dissolved in water and alcohol. Many other ingredients can also be dissolved into glycerin. If a bottle of glycerin is kept open, then glycerin will absorb water and will have a considerable amount of water in it. Glycerin comes from the soap making process. Vegetable glycerin is a food grade product, which is derived from vegetable oil.

Benefits of Vegetable Glycerin for Hair

Apart from being able to return moisture back to dry hair, scalp or skin, glycerin for hair growth is also used. Using glycerin one can greatly condition dry, frizzy and brittle hair. If you are suffering from dry, flaky scalp then rubbing some vegetable glycerin on scalp can greatly alleviate irritation. This is especially beneficial for Afro-African women, our hair needs lots of moisture to grow. Apart from moisturizing benefits of glycerin for hair care, it also greatly helps to strengthen the hair, which leads to less breakage of the hair, and less formation of split ends.

Uses of Veggie Glycerin

Glycerin can be mixed with essential oils, carrier oils, water, honey, etc. Using such products you can create great blends for natural skin care and hair care. Wondering, where to buy glycerin for hair from? You can buy glycerin at any health care store, or shop for it online. You can mix glycerin, water, aloe vera juice, few essential oils like lavender, rosemary in a spray bottle and little amount of conditioner. Then freeze this mixture, and apply it 2-3 days in a week on your scalp and hair. Massage with this solution, and keep the mix for 2 minutes on wet hair, then wash hair clean. You can also mix glycerin with plain water and apply it on the scalp regularly, to get new hair which has a re-hydrated texture. To preserve glycerin for longer periods of timer, you can add a shot of vodka to it. You can also buy the commercial hair care products that contain glycerin as their main ingredient, and use them for moisturizing your hair. Learn more on glycerin uses for skin.


It is important that you avoid using glycerin if you are staying in a place that has extremely dry weather. Because, glycerin on skin or hair might attract moisture from the hair strands or the skin. This can result into blisters on skin, or make the hair even more dry. However, if you are using glycerin in dry weather you can try mixing it with jojoba oil, and then use it on your hair or skin. Also, while using glycerin in regular weather, mix it with water and then apply it to keep your hair and skin well moisturized.

This was all about glycerin for hair, its benefits and uses. So, buy a bottle of vegetable glycerin from a health store, and use it to get rid of dry frizzy hair or a flaky scalp. You can also use the vegetable glycerin for moisturizing your skin.

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1 comment:

  1. Well, this is interesting. I never thought vegetable glycerin can be used for hair growth. Until now, I keep on discovering new glycerin uses.