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Hydrogen Dimethicone


A silicone molecule that is half-way between Dimethicone and Methicone, meaning that some of the methyl (-CH3) groups are replaced with a hydrogen atom (in Methicone half of the CH3 groups are replaced). This makes Hydrogen Dimethicone a handy pigment bonding agent used for the hydrophobization treatment of powders as the H atoms can absorb traces of water from the surface of pigments.

It almost always comes stuck together with either Titanium Dioxide, Zinc Oxide or Mica. In suncare products, it binds to physical UV filters to maximize their protection while minimizing any white casts. It also has good chemical stability with no irritation. In makeup, it is often paired with Mica where it offers nice hydrophobic properties and improves skin adhesion - meaning it will make it easier for products to stay where they should be.

Products with Hydrogen Dimethicone

Wardah Lightening Two Way Cake Light Feel Spf 15 Coola Face Spf 30 Mineral Sunscreen Cucumber Matte Finish Coola Mineral Face Spf 30 Matte Tint Moisturizer KIKO Make Up Skin Tone Concealer Make P:rem Uv Defense Me. Blue Ray Sun Cream DHC Clarifying Pore Cover Base EltaMD Uv Physical Spf 41 Fenty Beauty Pro Filt'R Soft Matte Longwear Foundation NYX BB Cream Yadah Oh My Sun Protection Tone Up Base Spf 50+ Pa++++ CARENEL No Sebum Perfect Uv Shield Spf50+/Pa++++ Dr. G GREEN MILD UP SUN SPF50+ PA++++ Dr. G Green Mild Up Sun Spf50+ Pa++++ EltaMD Uv Elements Broad-Spectrum Spf 44 Huda Beauty Overachiever Concealer Make P:rem Blue Ray Sun Cream Spf 50+ Pa++++ Make P:rem Blue Ray Sun Fluid Spf 50+ Pa++++ Rohto Skin Aqua Uv Super Moisture Milk Spf 50+ Sendayu Tinggi Uv Defense Cream Matte Sunscreen Spf50 Pa++ Too Cool For School Mild Cica Sun Lotion Spf50+ Pa++++ Rohto Mentholatum Sun Play Super Block Spf 50+ Pa++++ Bare Republic Mineral Face Lotion Spf 30 Younique Liquid Foundation (Some Shades) Fenty Beauty Pro Filt'R Primer Pudderdåserne Alt I En Beskyttelse Instree Sensitive Balancing Sun Protection SPF 50+ Shiseido Urban Environment Oil-Free Uv Protector Broad Spectrum Face Sunscreen Spf 42 L'oreal Infallible 24H Fresh Wear Foundation Nars Soft Matte Complete Concealer Ishizawa - SHIGAISEN YOHOU Make Keep Powder A'pieu Pure Block Water Bling Sun Balm Keana Nadeshiko Goodbye Pore Foundation Shiseido Ultimate Sun Protection Lotion Broad Spectrum Spf 50+ Wetforce For Sensitive Skin & Children Supergoop! Smooth And Poreless 100% Mineral Matte Screen Missha Super Aqua Cell Renew Snail B.B. Cream Spf 30 Pa++ Babo Botanicals Daily Sheer Facial Sunscreen Spf 40 - Fragrance Free Missha All Around Safe Block Sebum Zero Sun Spf 50+/Pa+++ Tarte Water Foundation Broad Spectrum Spf 15 - Rainforest Of The Sea™ Collection Hada Labo Gokujyun Uv White Gel Hada Labo Uv Perfect Gel Spf50+ Pa++++ Nars Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturiser Nars Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum Spf 30 DR. JART+ Cicapair Derma Green-Cure Solution Recover Cream Dr. Jart+ Cicapair ™ Tiger Grass Color Correcting Treatment Spf 30 Hanskin Super Light Touch Bb Peter Thomas Roth Max Mineral Naked Broad Spectrum Spf 45 LANEIGE Light Sun Fluid Spf 50+ Pa+++ bareMinerals Complexion Rescue Defense Radiant Protective Veil