Glycereth-26 is a chemical compound derived from glycerin. It is used to decrease the thickness of skin care products and as a skin conditioning agent that increases water content of the top layers of the skin by drawing moisture from the surrounding air 1.

This ingredient can be found in the following products in United States:


  1. International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook. Washington, D.C.: The Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association, 2006.