Glyceryl Acrylate/Acrylic Acid Copolymer

A synthetic humectant moisturizer often paired with glycerin. It also functions as a viscosity-controlling agent that creates gel-like formulas with thicker textures.
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Glyceryl Acrylate/Acrylic Acid Copolymer

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Glyceryl acrylate/acrylic acid copolymer is a synthetic ingredient that improves moisturization by acting as a humectant.

A humectant draws in moisture from the external environment, allowing the skin to become softer and more supple. This ingredient is often paired with glycerin, another humectant, to enhance the moisturizing properties.

In addition to being a humectant, glyceryl acrylate/acrylic acid copolymer also functions as a viscosity-controlling agent. It creates a gel-like system with a thicker texture. This type of viscosity behavior is desirable in various skincare products, including lotions and creams, where texture is critical to achieving a high-quality user experience.