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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 Avon True Nutra Effects Matte Bb Cream SPF 15 BIOSILK Silk Therapy Lite Beauty Pie Superactive Capsules Essential Ceramides+ 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+ Charlotte Tilbury Light Wonder Clarins Instant Smooth Perfecting Touch Colourpop Hyaluronic Tinted Moisturizer CoverFx Mattifying Primer DHC Velvet Skin Coat DRMTLGY Age Reversal Retinol Complex .5% DRMTLGY Retinol Pads 0.25% DRMTLGY Retinol Pads 0.50% Dermalogica Ultracalming Barrier Repair 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 Faces Canada Ultime Pro Matte Mousse Foundation 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 JAN MARINI Marini Luminate® Eye Gel 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 La Mer The Neck & Décolleté Concentrate La Shield FISICO Sunscreen Gel Spf 50+ Pa+++ 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