Know Your Ingredients: Trimethylsiloxysilicate

by Gio

trimethylsiloxysilicate

What it is
Trimethylsiloxysilicate is a silicone.

What it does
Trimethylsiloxysilicate forms a protective barrier on the skin that slows down water loss, keeping skin hydrated.
In addition, it reduces the tendency of finished products to generate foam when shaken.

Side effects
Trimethylsiloxysilicate is generally considered to be safe.

(Source: cosmeticsinfo.org)

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2 comments

Cecile July 13, 2015 - 10:43 pm

Are there salicylates in trimethylsiloxysilicates?

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Gio July 14, 2015 - 8:50 am

Cecile, no, there aren’t.

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