is an alcohol-free, clear, colorless, odorless, silicone liquid used as
a carrying and wetting agent for personal care products.
When used as a perfume base, cyclomethicone quickly evaporates leaving a silky film on the skin. When used as an additive in skincare formulas, it improves absorption of oils while providing a non-greasy, silky-soft note to the product.Why People Use This Product:
To provide silky soft feel to products.Popular Products That Use This Ingredient:
Lotions. Creams. Perfume.Interesting Facts:
When used as a perfume base, cyclomethicone quickly evaporates leaving a silky film on the skin. When used as an additive in skincare formulas, it improves the skin absorption of oils while providing a leaves a non-greasy, silky-soft note to the product. Physical Form:
Clear Liquid Solubility:
Soluble in Oil. Not Soluble in Water. Country of Origin:
DIRECTIONS: Slowly stir into liquid oils. Common use levels are cosmetic formulations 0.5-85%, lotions 2-10%, liquid perfumes 85%, hair care 5-20% and make-up remover 10-40%.
TIPS: This is a low molecular weight silicone that evaporates quickly with no greasy after touch, making it ideal for leave on skin care products. Test your final product to insure optimal performance. Protect clothing and work area when mixing.
STORAGE: Store in an airtight, cool, dark location. When stored properly, best used within 1 year from date of purchase.
CAUTION: For external use only. Keep out of reach of children and pets.
International Nomenclature of Cosmetic Ingredients (INCI):