Stable Conditioning Shampoos Containing High Molecular Weight Dimethicone

May 6, 2003 | Contact Author | By: James Ziming Sun, PhD; James W. Parr and Darcy Travagline, Advanced Research Laboratories
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Title: Stable Conditioning Shampoos Containing High Molecular Weight Dimethicone
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Organopolydimethylsiloxanes (dimethicones or silicones) deliver great afterfeel for both skin and hair, consequently, there is wide use of this class of compound in personal care products. Dimethicones also provide shine, improve combing ability and confer an antifrizz effect without weighing hair down. They are basically nontoxic, nonirritating and easily removed by shampoo surfactants.

Excerpt Only This is a shortened version or summary of the article that appeared in the Nov. 01, 2002 issue of Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine. If you would like a copy of the complete article, please contact us at customerservice@cosmeticsandtoiletries.com.