Glycerin is naturally formed during the cold-process soap-making method. Glycerin is a natural humectant (softener and moisturizer) which helps draw and retain moisture into the skin and scalp. It is believed to penetrate hair and skin, softening and swelling it, making it water retentive.
Daily Hair Tip
Professional hairstylists often use a "rat" to create a full French twist or updo. A rat is a special form used to wrap hair around.