dimethicone


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dimethicone

[dī′meth·ə‚kōn]
(pharmacology)
CH3[Si(CH3)2O]Si(CH3)3 A colorless oil consisting of dimethylsiloxane polymers; used in ointments and topical drugs.
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49195 Propylene Glycol Plus Emulsifying Wax Plus Glycerine Plus Cyclomethicone Plus Shea, Aloe, Chaco, Mango Butter Plus Cetyl Alcohol Plus Stearic Acid Plus Dimethicone Cream 150 Gms
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The active skin protectant in DIFINSA53(TM) lotion is a silicone fluid called dimethicone 1%.
Beauty Ingredients: JEESPERSE CPW-2 (polyethylene, sodium polyacrylate); JEESPERSE CPW-EW1LP (stearic acid, ceteareth-20, cetyl steryl alcohol); JEESPERSE CPW-BC (cocoa butter PPP, yellow beeswax, sodium polyacrylate); JEESPERSE CPW-S (sunflower wax, sodium polyacrylate); JEESPERSE CPW-GCS (sodium polyacrylate, glyceryl stearate, stearic acid, glycol stearate, PEG-100 stearate, cetearyl alcohol); JEELUX DMIPIS (isopropyl isostearate, dimethicone, bis-vinyl dimethicone/dimethicone copolymer); JEESILC C (isododecane, L-ascorbic acid, dimethicone crosspolymer-3); JEESILC PS-DMBF (dimethicone, bis-vinyl dimethicone/dimethicone copolymer); JEESILC PS-VHBF (isododecane, bis-vinyl dimethicone/dimethicone copolymer); JEENATE 3H (polyethylene)
It contains dimethicone to help prevent and protect chafed, chapped, cracked dry skin.
Dimethicone is a new ingredient in barrier products for managing light to moderate urinary or fecal incontinence.
The active ingredients that will keep hair looking healthy and irresistible during the harsh winter months are Dimethicone and a Guar based conditioning ingredient, which form an invisible film around each hair shaft.
Alternative treatments include the application of dimethicone, which is left on for eight hours and reapplied after one week.
HydraSoft technology contains a neutral, odourless skin-friendly, humectant moisturiser combined with dimethicone, which forms a protective barrier that blocks attacks from foreign substances and prevents the skin from drying out.
Finished applications include lip products, liquid foundation, nail care and sunscreens, and specific technologies for pigmented products such as using DHA, hydrocarbons, unique materials, polymers, alkyl dimethicone, hydrolysis-resistant esters and branched esters.
It also contains dimethicone, which helps regulate the skin's natural moisture balance.
Its 25% zinc oxide and 20% dimethicone formula is applied in only three to five seconds, saving about one minute when compared with application times of traditional rub-in ointments and lotions.