Caprylyl Methicone

Caprylyl Methicone is a clear silicone that improves the feel and glide of a product. So It can easily disperse other ingredients evenly. Ingredients such as pigments, oils, vitamins, or actives. Also a functioning moisturizer, it does not leave the skin feeling oily. And on the plus side, it temporary fills fine lines and wrinkles giving the skin a plumper appearance.

Caprylyl Methicone Preference Over Oil

People prefer silicons over oil because they want a lightweight feel over the greasy feel of natural oils. Both moisturize the skin, however, caprylyl methicone is synthetic. As a creator, your choice is completely up to you. Keep in mind it is a safe topical ingredient, meant for the surface of the skin.



Bases that contain Caprylyl Methicone

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Aftershave Gel Base
Hyaluronic Acid Gel Cream Base


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