phenyl trimethicone

Phenyl trimethicone is a silicone with a drier finish than dimethicone. In skin care, it functions as an occlusive and conditioning agent, contributing to a product’s silky texture and feel on skin. It’s one of the better silicone ingredients for those with dry skin due to its higher viscosity.

References for this information:

Journal of Cosmetic Science, June 2003, pages 335-351
Silicone Surfactants, 1999, page 190
International Journal of Toxicology, 1986, pages 353-371

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