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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 Alpha-H Vitamin C Paste With 10% L-Ascorbic Acid Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade Avon True Nutra Effects Matte Bb Cream SPF 15 BIOSILK Silk Therapy Lite Barry M Flawless Colour Correcting Primer (Green) Barry M Flawless Colour Correcting Primer (Purple) Barry M Flawless Original Primer Beauty Pie Superactive Capsules Essential Ceramides+ Beauty Pie Superactive Capsules Pure Double Vitamin C & Vitamin E Serum Beautystat Universal C Skin Refiner 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+ Bourjois Always Fabulous Extreme Resist 24H Foundation Charlotte Tilbury Light Wonder Clarins Instant Smooth Perfecting Touch Clinique All About Eyes Clinique For Men™ Antiperspirant-Deodorant Stick Clinique Superbalanced Makeup Foundation Colourpop Hyaluronic Tinted Moisturizer CoverFx Mattifying Primer CoverGirl Plus Olay Eye Rehab Concealer - Fair DHC Velvet Skin Coat DRMTLGY Age Reversal Retinol Complex .5% DRMTLGY Retinol Pads 0.25% DRMTLGY Retinol Pads 0.50% Dear Brightly Retinoid Base Dermablend Flawless Creator Multi-Use Liquid Foundation Drops Dermalogica Ultracalming Barrier Repair Dior Backstage Face & Body Foundation Dr. Loretta Concentrated Firming Serum Dr. Loretta Intense Replenishing Serum Ecooking A Vitamin Capsules Ecooking Vitamin E Serum Elizabeth Arden Prevage City Smart Broad Spectrum Sunscreen Spf 50 Lotion Elizabeth Arden Retinol Ceramide Capsules Elizabeth Arden Skin Illuminating Advanced Brightening Night 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 Garnier Fructis Sleek And Shine Anti-Frizz Serum Giorgio Armani Face Fabric Foundation Gisou Honey Infused Hair Oil HBL Treatment Oil Herstyler Argan Oil Anti-Frizz Serum