An important feature of the silicone oil is impermeable but breathable, used in many shampoos. Silicone oil can make the hair surface form a film and easy to comb and has some moisturizing effect. In skin care products, the gas-permeable membrane formed by silicone oil can prevent other components being washed, also can maintain normal skin permeability without affecting the skin “breathe”. As a kind of external use products, it is generally not much harm, and of course it can “improve” hair quality, but it is not the real hair nutrients required for hair.
First, silicone oil is a colorless, odorless, non-toxic and irritant-free product, with chemical stability, heat resistance, cold resistance, hydrophobicity, lubricity, high refraction, storage stability and compatibility with the cosmetics components. Especially the low surface tension of silicone oil, good lubrication for the skin, combined with proper viscosity, makes other components of cosmetics easy to disperse and expanded into a film on the skin. The non-viscosity of the silicone oil makes it can combine with vaseline, paraffin, beeswax, lanolin obtain non-stick products; volatile silicone oil can give the fast-drying, smooth and anti-fouling properties to cosmetics. Use silicone oil formulated skin care products, not only nourish the skin, form a layer of protective coating can resist acid, alkali, salt and organic solvents, but resealing shower tray also protect the normal breathe of skin and treat dermatitis and eczema.
Secondly, silicone oil on a variety of vitamins, fungicides has dissolution effect. Cosmetics made by silicone oil can form a thin hydrophobic film on the skin surface, not afraid of soaping, and effectively extend the cream and medicine creams role. Sunscreen which adds silicone oil will not be lost because of Thalasso or sweating, which can effectively prevent UV damage. Foundation cream adds silicone oil can protect the skin from pigments, solvents damage. Antiperspirant deodorant made by silicone oil, no skin irritation, not allergic, and can reduce clogged pores, cleanse the skin, remove stains. Hair care products formulated with silicone oil, such as hair oil, hair cream, mousse, etc., can comb any temperature hair into a desired hairstyle, and can effectively prevent external moisture penetration or evaporation imbalance. Hair oil products with silicone oil, can make hair soft, smooth, no tangles, and can keep the hairstyle stability, reduce the blow and set time.
Finally, with silicone oil or other siloxane lipstick, powder, mascara, eye dyed oil, cosmetic pencils, nail polish, blush and other cosmetics perm solution and does not contain too much fat, promote the diffusion and distribution of cosmetic ingredients and extending the effective time.