Dimethicone has many applications, most notably as a moisturizer. This cream is applied to the affected areas after shaving or bath-using. Dimethicone comes from the petroleum byproduct of crude oil. It was initially used as a lubricant for mechanical parts, but has been found to be beneficial in cosmetic products as well. Dimethicone is usually used in moisturizers for sensitive skin, dry itchy skin, or minor skin irritation, to soothe indigestion, bloating, and even pain from the hair on the head.
Glycerin is used in more advanced cosmetic products such as moisturizers, anti-aging lotions, soaps, body creams, and more. Glycerin has been used for many years as a natural cooling agent, and can also be found in some products that are commonly used in the home. There are some uses for glycerin that are not yet known, but it is still being used for its anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, antibacterial, anti-irritant, antiseptic, antioxidant, and anti-oxidant properties. The most common use for glycerin is as an antiseptic in food and to prevent bacterial growth of germs and microorganisms in the mouth and on the tongue.
There are no adverse effects when using products containing these two ingredients. You can even use glycerin on broken skin and mild burns without any adverse reactions or health risks. Products made with these ingredients are safe and effective and are widely used in cosmetic products. Although some companies add DMDM hydrocortisone to their products as a topical solution, these products should not be used by pregnant women, lactating women, or individuals with hypoglycemia.