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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 Advanced Skin Technology Aqualant Arbonne Genius Nightly Resurfacing Pads & Solution Aveeno Baby Cleansing Therapy Moisturizing Wash Aveeno Cracked Skin Relief Cica Balm Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion Avene High Protection Compact Spf 50 Avon nutraeffects Ageless Tri-Phase Elixir Balea Lift Effect Concentrate Beauty Pie Superactive Capsules Hyaluronic Acid & Biopeptide Microspheres Serum Becca Ultimate Coverage 24 Hour Foundation Benefit Porefessional Pearl Primer Burberry Liquid Lip Velvet Catrice Prime And Fine Poreless Blur Primer Catrice Ultimate Matt Lipstick CeraVe Baby Moisturizing Cream CeraVe Therapeutic Hand Cream 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 Faces Canada Second Skin Foundation Hanskin Bio Origin The Eye Cream 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) Indeed Laboratories Vitamin C24 Indeed Labs Vitamin C24 Kat Von D True Portrait Lightweight Medium Coverage Foundation Kevyn Aucoin Foundation Balm LANEIGE Air Light Sun Stick SPF 50+ PA++++ La Roche-Posay Effaclar BB Cream La Roche-Posay Effaclar Bb Blur La Roche-Posay Effaclar Bb Blur With Spf 20 Lancôme Visionnaire Eye Cream Advanced Multi-Correcting Eye Balm MAC Next To Nothing Face Colour MAC Prep + Prime 24-Hour Extended Eye Base MDSolarSciences Daily Eye Repair Emulsion Maybelline Baby Skin Instant Pore Eraser Maybelline Baby Skin Instant Pore Eraser Primer Maybelline Superstay Matte Ink Liquid Lipstick Maybelline New York Face Studio Prime - 10 Pore Minimizing Primer Monistat Chafing Relief Powder Gel