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silicone

Quick notes

  1. All the silicones that start with cyclo- evaporate at about room-body temperature so likely won’t clog pores.
  2. Hydrolyzed wheat protein/hydroxypropyl polysiloxane and cystine/silicone co-polymers- A combination of protein and silicones.
  3. The most common silicone you will see is Dimethicone.
  4. At quick glance, you can find silicones in an ingredient list by looking for any ingredient ending in -methicone or -silixane.
Silicones that are soluble in water
Silicones that are not soluble in water

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