Dimethicone 350 is a silicon-based moisturizing ingredient. It is a midweight silicone oil non-volatile silicone, that is also a conditioning agent that condition the skin by improving its softness and flexibility. Adds a luxury feel, nice wonderful slip to skin and hair care products and reduce tackiness.
It helps improve spreading, reduce soaping in lotion formulations, by reducing the saponification and stickiness that may occur during the spreading of emulsions like cream and conditioner on hair and skin.
It is also an FDA approved skin protectant commonly used in baby products, it creates a protective barrier on the skin. It is used as emollient in cosmetics to soften skin. It reduces hair frizziness even in high humidity and soften hair with great detangling properties.
Usage rate: 1%-30%