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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00 (Methyl trimethicone (&) dimethicone/vinyl dimethicone crosspolymer ) KF-6104 1.
The cream is formulated with three essential ceramides and dimethicone to help provide intense moisturization for up to 24 hours with one application.
The oil-free formula hydrates the skin with antioxidant olive fruit and walnut seed extracts; dimethicone protects and reinforces barrier lipids; and panthenol aids in skin repair.
The company says that silicone, and in particular formulations featuring the ingredient dimethicone, results in lubricants with a silkier, more slippery feel that can dramatically enhance sexual responsiveness.
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); JEES1LC PSDMBF (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.
According to the company, the trial's primary endpoint was to compare a uniquely formulated Microcyn Technology-based hydrogel versus a dimethicone comparator using the Vancouver Scar Scale that measured vascularity, height/thickness, pliability and pigmentation of scars.
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.
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.