A silicone-based hydrator with smoothing effects, Dimethicone is a common ingredient in skincare, makeup primers and haircare products. It is derived from the natural elements’ silicon or silica, and as a fluid it forms a barrier for moisture loss and even skin texture. Although considered hypoallergenic and noncomedogenic, users with acne prone have experienced breakouts. Dimethicone is considered a safe synthetic ingredient with low chances of skin irritation.
by TMR | Jul 1, 2019