Know Your Ingredients: Bis-phenylpropyl Dimethicone

by Gio

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What it is
Bis-phenylpropyl Dimethicone is a colourless silicone.

What it does
Bis-phenylpropyl Dimethicone is a hair and skin conditioning agent. It makes them soft, while also giving hair shine.
In addition, it gives products a silky feeling and improves their spreadability.

Side effects
Bis-phenylpropyl Dimethicone is generally considered to be safe.

(Source: Science-y Hair Blog)

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Chic Readings September 13, 2014 - 4:49 pm

Always good to find out that an ingredient is not harmful:)

Gio September 13, 2014 - 7:06 pm

Helena, I agree!

Janessa September 14, 2014 - 11:27 pm

-Goes to check if my hair oil has this-
Nope, just Phenyl Trimethicone!
So many variations of ingredients. x.x

Gio September 15, 2014 - 7:05 pm

Janessa, I know! It can be so confusing, can’t it?


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