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What-it-does: emollient
Irritancy: 0
Comedogenicity: 1


Probably the most common silicone of all. It is a polymer (created from repeating subunits) molecule and has different molecular weight and thus different viscosity versions from water-light to thick liquid.

As for skincare, it makes the skin silky smooth, creates a subtle gloss and forms a protective barrier (aka occlusive). Also, works well to fill in fine lines and wrinkles and give skin a plump look (of course that is only temporary, but still, it's nice). There are also scar treatment gels out there using dimethicone as their base ingredient. It helps to soften scars and increase their elasticity. 

As for hair care, it is a non-volatile silicone meaning that it stays on the hair rather than evaporates from it and smoothes the hair like no other thing. Depending on your hair type, it can be a bit difficult to wash out and might cause some build-up (btw, this is not true to all silicones, only the non-volatile types). 

Products with Dimethicone

3CE Back To Baby Pore Velvet Primer 3CE X Maison Kitsune Velvet Lip Crayon A.H.C Ahc Natural Perfection Fresh Sun Stick Spf50+/Pa++++ Advanced Skin Technology Aqualant Anessa Perfect Uv Sunscreen Skin Care Milk Spf50+ Pa++++ Arbonne Genius Nightly Resurfacing Pads & Solution Aveeno Baby Cleansing Therapy Moisturizing Wash Aveeno Cracked Skin Relief Cica Balm Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion Aveeno Baby Daily Moisture Lotion Avene High Protection Compact Spf 50 Avon nutraeffects Ageless Tri-Phase Elixir Balea Lift Effect Concentrate Balea DM Balea Vitamin C Concentrate Beauty Pie Superactive Capsules Hyaluronic Acid & Biopeptide Microspheres Serum Becca Ultimate Coverage 24 Hour Foundation Benefit Porefessional Pearl Primer Biore UV Athlizm Sunburn Protect Milk Spf50+ Pa++++ Boots No7 Protect And Perfect Serum Burberry Liquid Lip Velvet Catrice Prime And Fine Poreless Blur Primer Catrice Ultimate Matt Lipstick CeraVe Baby Moisturising Cream CeraVe Baby Moisturizing Cream CeraVe Therapeutic Hand Cream Chanel Rouge Allure Liquid Powder Clarins Uva / Uvb Facial Mineral Fluid 30 Enriched With Antioxidants Clinique Airbrush Concealer Clinique Even Better Eyes™ Dark Circle Corrector Clinique Pore Refining Solutions Correcting Serum Cover fx Blurring Primer Cover fx Custom Cover Drops Cover fx Custom Enhancer Drops Dear Dahlia Skin Paradise Pore Perfecting Primer Dermablend Poresaver Matte Makeup Primer Dermasil Dry Skin Treatment - Original Lotion Eve Pearl Invisible Finish Powderless Powder With Astaxanthin Exuviance Af Vitamin C20 Serum Faces Canada Second Skin Foundation Hanskin Bio Origin The Eye Cream Hard Candy Smoothing Primer Balm Helena Rubinstein Serum-In-Blur Eye & Lip Contour Care Huda Beauty Tantour Contour & Bronzer Cream I'm Meme I'M Multi Lip Crayon Matte (#001 Red On My Lips) IOPE Uv Shield Sun Stick Spf 50+ Pa++++ Indeed Laboratories Vitamin C24 Indeed Labs Vitamin C24 Insight Antioxidant Protective Hair Spray KIKO Milano Skin Trainer Cc Blur Kat Von D True Portrait Lightweight Medium Coverage Foundation