Vegetable Glycerin

My hair hates glycerin. I tried Jessi Curl products with no glycerin and I'm liking them. I used the Spiralicious gel which doesn't have glycerin but I don't need much hold. I noticed Gelebration spray which has vegetable glycerin. Some of Jessi products that have glycerin list it as glycerin but Gelebration lists as vegetable glycerin .

What's the difference between vegetable glycerin and glycerin?

Last edited by macher; 11-20-2015 at 10:08 AM.
I'm pretty sure they're the same thing. Glycerin is just vegetable fat, as far as I know.
Low poo: Intelligent Nutrients (IN) Harmonic; Oribe Cleansing Creme
RO: IN Harmonic
LI: As I Am; CJ Beauticurls; Jessicurl (JC) Gelebration Spray
Stylers: JC Confident Coils; IN Volumizing Spray; IN Perfect Hold Hairspray; John Masters Sea Mist; Bumble Bb. Gel
Normal- to low-porosity 2a/b baby-fine hair
"Glycerin" can be from animal or vegetable. "Vegetable glycerin" is made from vegetables.

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2c /3a F /Mii, low porosity

Go To Products /Routine:
Clarifying: Suave Essentials Strawberry
Low Poo: Renpure Luxurious Argan Oil
CO: Suave Essentials Strawberry, V05 Kiwi Lime
RO /LI: Tresemme Perfectly (un)Done, Cure Care, V05 Kiwi Lime Squeeze, Suave Essentials Strawberry, Renpure Brazilian Keratin (old formula)
Stylers: LALSG, AIF, HETT, Suave Professionals Firm Control
PT: IAGirl's as needed
it's kind of a confusing topic. this is what I found.The Right and Wrong Way to Use Glycerin for Hair | Curly Nikki | Natural Hair Care
3A curly (cherub curls)
fine, med to low density, rather low porosity
Something else... most of the time you don't know whether it's synthetic or plant-based or based on animal fat.
I think companies aren't obliged to tell what kind of glycerin it actually is.
I wouldn't expect it certainly not if the company is 'commercial'.
3A curly (cherub curls)
fine, med to low density, rather low porosity

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