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MIRASIL DM 50

INCI Name: Dimethicone

MIRASIL DM 50 is a linear polydimethylsiloxane fluid with a low viscosity and low molecular weight.  It is generally used in combination with other ingredients to form beauty care products, either anhydrous formulations or emulsions. In emulsions, it is easy to mix with emollients and emulsifiers, oil phase, and heat stable during oil in water emulsification process.

Key Features

  • Wet/Dry combing
  • Softness
  • Shine
  • Spreadability
  • Detackification
  • Anti-whitening
  • Pigment dispersant

Recommended Applications

  • Skin care: creams and lotions - recommended use levels 0.5–2% for a soft feel 5–10% for a protecting effect.
  • Deodorants and antiperspirants: recommended use levels 0.5–2% for detackification.
  • Make up removers, shaving lotions and shaving foams: recommended use levels 0.5 – 2%.
  • Sun products: protection and waterproof effect - recommended use levels 1-10%.