Know Your Ingredients: Glyceryl Polymethacrylate

by Gio

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What it is
Glyceryl Polymethacrylate is a mixture of Glycerin and Polymethacrylic Acid.

What it does
Glyceryl Polymethacrylate is a film-forming agent: it creates a protective barrier on the skin that reduces water loss. This keeps skin moisturized and soft.
It also enhances both the texture and application of a product thanks to its smooth finish.

Side effects
Glyceryl Polymethacrylate is generally considered to be safe.


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Janessa June 30, 2012 - 4:06 pm

I really need to learn my glyceryls haha. They’res so many forms of them! I want to learn at least the main ones :]. Fantastic job, Gio! I like that name. 😀

beautifulwithbrains July 1, 2012 - 5:53 am

Janessa, there are really a lot of them aren’t there? It’s so hard to remember them all lol.

Thanks. 🙂


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