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CAS: 556-67-2, 541-02-6
INCI: Cyclotetrasiloxane, cyclopentasiloxane
100% active cyclic silicone polymer blend consisting of siloxane D4 (cyclotetrasiloxane) and siloxane D5 (cyclopentasiloxane). Cyclic silicones are low-molecular weight silicones and are not viscous but very fluid and often used as solvents. Linear silicones (e.g. dimethicone) are large high-molecular polymers that are viscous and more oil-like.
- Rapidly evaporates without cooling the skin. Leaves the skin dry, smooth and silky
- Ideal carrier for makeup, other color cosmetic skin creams, deodorants and stick products without the oily feel
- Provides excellent stability and aesthetics
USE: Typical use level 1-10% (up to 50% possible), add to oil phase of formulas but do not heat over 50°C (125°F). Can also be mixed into emulsions after the temperature drops to 50°C (125°F). For external use only.
APPLICATIONS: Color cosmetics, creams, deodorants, sticks, hair care products.
STORAGE: Store in a closed container at a dry place at room temperature.