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


Probably the cheapest and 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

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 Beauty Pie Superactive Capsules Hyaluronic Acid & Biopeptide Microspheres Serum Becca Ultimate Coverage 24 Hour Foundation Benefit Porefessional Pearl Primer Catrice Ultimate Matt Lipstick CeraVe Baby Moisturizing Cream Clarins Uva / Uvb Facial Mineral Fluid 30 Enriched With Antioxidants Clinique Airbrush Concealer Clinique Pore Refining Solutions Correcting Serum Cover fx Custom Cover Drops Cover fx Custom Enhancer Drops Dermasil Dry Skin Treatment - Original Lotion Hanskin Bio Origin The Eye Cream I'm Meme I'M Multi Lip Crayon Matte (#001 Red On My Lips) Indeed Labs Vitamin C24 La Roche-Posay Effaclar BB Cream Lancôme Visionnaire Eye Cream Advanced Multi-Correcting Eye Balm MAC Next To Nothing Face Colour MDSolarSciences Daily Eye Repair Emulsion Maybelline Baby Skin Instant Pore Eraser Maybelline Baby Skin Instant Pore Eraser Primer Maybelline Superstay Matte Ink Liquid Lipstick Monistat Chafing Relief Powder Gel Nars Soft Matte Complete Concealer No7 Early Defence Glow Activating Serum No7 Protect And Perfect Serum Obagi Clenziderm M.D. Therapeutic Moisturizer Revlon Photoready Perfecting Primer SecretKey Fitting Forever Lip Stick SeneGence Glossy Gloss Shiseido Anessa Perfect Uv Sunscreen Skin Care Milk Spf50+ Pa++++ The Inkey List Vitamin C Serum The Ordinary Vitamin C Suspension 30% In Silicone The Saem Chaga Anti-Wrinkle Serum Vaniply Ointment Younique Liquid Foundation (Some Shades) beauty 360 Daily Moisturizer blinc Mascara dr. denese Hydroshield Ultra Moisturizing Face Serum AB Crew Hair Minimizing After Shave Algenist Concentrated Reconstruting Serum Algenist Elevate Advanced Retinol Serum Algenist Splash Absolute Hydration Replenishing Gel Moisturizer Alpha-H Essential Hydration Cream Aveda Colour Conserve™ Daily Color Protect BOSCIA Green Tea Oil Free Moisturizer