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Shin-Etsu Silicones Advances Personal Care and Moisturization

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Personal care, moisturizers

To prepare for Teamworks 2016, Shin-Etsu Silicones is showcasing two new ingredients.

Providing a moisturizing effect, X-22-6695B (proposed INCI: Jojoba oil (and) Lauryl Dimethicone/Polyglycerin-3 Crosspolymer) is a silicone crosspolymer gel swelled in jojoba fluid. Not only can this ingredient be used as a thickening agent for organic and natural products, but also as an emulsifier for making W/O emulsions.

The company is also introducing, KF8020 (INCI: Dimethicone (and) Aminopropyl Dimethicone) a solution of amino gum in 20 cS dimethicone. Forming a substantive, non-occlusive, hydrophobic film, this ingredient can be included in personal care formulations. The film developed helps improve the feel of the product, enhances the substantivity of actives and provides long lasting benefits.