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Elkem Silicones

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Elkem Silicones


Applications: Skin Care, Sun Care, Color Cosmetics

Product Families: Rheology Modifiers, Sensory Modifiers, Visual Modifiers

INCI Name: C13-15 Alkane, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Cyclopentasiloxane

End Uses: After Sun Products, Sunscreen Lotions & Sprays, Anti-Aging Products

PURESIL™ Elastomer Gels Series offers a wide range of sensory and performance-enhancing ingredients designed for skin, hair, sun care and color cosmetics applications. The elastomer gels are crosslinked silicone polymer swollen in a variety of carrier fluids. They are clear to translucent gels or pastes depending on the degree of compatibility of the silicone elastomers and the carrier fluids. The elastomer blends are of delicate textures, easy to spread under light shear. They render a range of silky, soft, powdery skin feel, a matte finish with wrinkle masking effect, and other formulation and efficacy enhancing benefits.

Elkem Silicones


Applications: AP/Deo, Hair Care, Skin Care

Product Families: Sensory Modifiers, Conditioners & Emollients, Visual Modifiers

Chemical Family: Silicones, Silanes

INCI Name: Dimethicone, Phenyl Trimethicone, Cetyl Dimethicone

End Uses: After Sun Products, Shaving Creams, Gels & Foams, Make Up Remover

MIRASIL™​ silicones are used in a wide range of care and cosmetic applications to offer performance and comfort to consumers. For hair care, they are used in shampoos and conditioners to protect and repair, enhance gloss and body, reduce frizz and preserve color. In skin care, they provide a soft and silky emolliency, while being breathable but water repellent in sun-screens and boosting SPF. In antiperspirants and deodorants, they are easy to spread, feel warm and dry on the skin and provide anti-whitening protection. In cosmetics, they spread easily and evenly with a silky and powdery feel while enriching colors and they are safe to use even on the most delicate skin.