Solubility: Insoluble in water, ethanol and vegetable oils but soluble in Isopropyl Myristate, Palmitate and Laurate and Lauryl Alcohol.
Dimethicone fluids reduce the surface tension of a formulating allowing it to spread easily across the skin or hair. They can form a barrier on the skin to prevent moisture loss, act as lubricants or as skin-feel modifiers bringing a silky, invisible feel to emulsions.
Finally they can be used in colour cosmetics to enable 'oil free' claims.
* Antiperspirants/ DEO.
* Skin Creams and Gels.
* Massage Blends.
* Hair Conditioning.
Application: Use up to 0.1% to de-soap a cream or lotion. Use between 1-10% in skin and haircare. The higher amount with facilitate barrier formation.