Tag: Siltech Silicones

Reducing or eliminating cyclomethicones from dimethicones

Introduction Silicones are often utilized in personal care products due to the performance benefits that they provide, including conditioning, slip, extended wear, shine and lubricity characteristics. More personal care product launches include the INCI name dimethicone than any other silicone offering. Dimethicones are silicone polymers that typically contain trace amounts of cyclomethicones, the starting molecules... Read more »