vinyl dimethicone/methicone silsesquioxane crosspolymer
Vinyl dimethicone/methicone silsesquioxane crosspolymer is a blend of silicone polymers that functions as a thickening agent and texture enhancer. Typically used in amounts between 0.1–20%, with amounts up to 0.6% common in rinse-off products.
References for this information:
Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, October 2020, pages 2650-2655
International Journal of Toxicology, May 2014, Volume 33, Supplement 2, pages 65S-115S
See thickening agent
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