Dimethicone Chemical is specialized to give products lubricity and to reduce the feeling of greasiness that some creams leave on the skin immediately. It is a known as a silicone-based ingredient used in primers, shampoos, conditioners and other hair care products. Dimethicone Chemical is basically gives a gentle and very smooth texture when applied on skin. It is helpful to retain moisture level and fill the wrinkle lines to ensure that the makeup looks even. It comes in various light to medium viscosities.
Dimethicone in its simplest form is polydimethylsiloxane, also known as silicone oil, but more commonly called dimethicone. Silicone oils are derived from silica (sand and quartz are silicas).
Dimethicone comes in various viscosities,from light to a medium viscosity and to heavy and very heavy as well depens upon to which products material is to be used, which offers excellent barrier properties when used in skin protectant formulations. It adds slip and glide, reducing tackiness. It offers conditioning properties when used in hair and skin care applications.
Dimethicone can be added to any cosmetic and declared on the ingredient label in descending order.
Hair Care Preparations - up to 80%
Makeup - up to 24%