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Cyclopentasiloxane

What-it-does: emollient, solvent

Details

A super commonly used 5 unit long, cyclic structured silicone that is water-thin and does not stay on the skin but evaporates from it (called volatile silicone). Similar to other silicones, it gives skin and hair a silky, smooth feel

It's often combined with the non-volatile (i.e. stays on the skin) dimethicone as the two together form a water-resistant, breathable protective barrier on the skin without a negative tacky feel.

Products with Cyclopentasiloxane

Ahava Extreme Night Treatment Alastin Regenerating Skin Nectar BIOSILK Silk Therapy Lite Beauty Pie Superactive Capsules Pure Double Vitamin C & Vitamin E Serum Benefit Porefessional Face Primer Biore Uv Bright Milk Spf 50+/ Pa+++ Biore Uv Face Milk Spf50+ Pa++++ Biore Uv Perfect Face Milk (Spf50+ / Pa++++) Biore Uv Perfect Milk Spf50+ Clarins Instant Smooth Perfecting Touch DHC Velvet Skin Coat Dior Backstage Face & Body Foundation Dr. Loretta Intense Replenishing Serum Elizabeth Arden Retinol Ceramide Capsules Etude House Fix&Fix Pore Primer Etude House Proof 10 Eye Primer First Aid Beauty Hello Fab Triple Protection Skin Tint Spf 30 Giorgio Armani Face Fabric Foundation Gisou Honey Infused Hair Oil HBL Treatment Oil Inecto Naturals Smooth Me Coconut Hair Serum Jouer Essential High Coverage Concealer KLAVUU High Coverage Marine Collagen Aqua Cushion Spf50+/Pa+++ N21 Kerastase Elixir Ultime Oil Serum Kevyn Aucoin Sensual Skin Primer L'Oreal Paris Elseve Huile Extraordinaire La Mer The Concentrate MAKE UP FOR EVER Ultra Hd Foundation MINISO Grapefruit Refreshing Cleansing Oil Maybelline Superstay Foundation Miamo Essential Lipids Serum Missha Color Fix Eye Primer NIOD Survival Spf 30 NYX Photo Loving Primer NYX Slide On Pencil Eyeliner NYX Total Control Drop Foundation NYX Cosmetics Angel Veil Skin Perfecting Primer Nakeup Face Waterking Aqua Oil Mist Special Edition Nars Sheer Glow Foundation No7 Airbrush Away Primer No7 Airbrush Away Tinted Skin Protector Olay Total Effects 7-In-1 Anti-Ageing Instant Smoothing Serum Origins A Perfect World Age-Defense Skin Guardian With White Tea Ouai Hair Oil PCA Skin C And E Strength Max PCA Skin C&E Advanced With Hexylresorcinol And Silymarin (1 Fl Oz.) Paula's Choice C25 Super Booster Paula's Choice Resist Intensive Wrinkle-Repair Retinol Serum Paula's Choice Resist Super Antioxidant Serum Paula's Choice Skin Recovery Super Antioxidant Concentrate Serum With Retinol