Ingredient Dictionary

Dimethicone

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It is a man-made synthetic molecule composed of repeating units called monomers.

What Is It?

It is the most commonly used emollient ingredient in skin care & hair care due to its gentleness and effectiveness. 

What Does Research Say About This Ingredient?

It is a safe ingredient & has a silky texture. 

Benefits of Dimethicone on Skin/Hair after Topical Application

It forms a barrier on the skin that prevents moisture loss and imparts a silky feel. In addition, it helps to smooth the hair cuticle, which in turn makes the hair appear to be frizz-free and have extra shine.

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