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Cosmetic Fluids

COSMETIC FLUIDS are silicone compounds containing various combinations of elastomers in a variety of diluents. These products vary in viscosity, feel, shine, lubricity, and water resistance. Grades of COSMETIC FLUIDS are based on solids, diluents, and elastomer derivatives. These variations give a wide range of characteristics when formulating products.

COSMETIC FLUIDS have become a popular additive to hair shine products including serums, gels, micro-emulsions, and refractive index based products. They can also be used as excellent skin lubricants due to their "non-greasy feel". They perform well in conditioners, sun products, anti-perspirants, creams, and lotions. Chemsil also provides specialty COSMETIC FLUIDS that can be used as silicone delivery systems for active ingredients including retinol, analgesics, and sunscreens without a greasy after-feel.

Our range includes:

Cosmetic Fluid 9109-DM

INCI Name: Cyclotetrasiloxane (and) Cyclopentasiloxane (and) Dimethicone

Low viscosity and high volatility hair shine serum. Provides high gloss without greasiness. Excellent spreading characteristics for hair serum applications.

Cosmetic Fluid 9109-OH

INCI Name: Cyclotetrasiloxane (and) Cyclopentasiloxane (and) Dimethiconol

Economicla shine serum with high volatility. Provides aesthetically pleasing, non-greasy shine and repair.


Cosmetic Fluid 9502-DM

INCI Name: Cyclopentasiloxane (and) Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer

Long lasting luxurious skin emollient. Provides unique skin feel in a non tacky, non greasy formulation.

Cosmetic Fluid EU

INCI Name: Cyclohexasiloxane (and) Dimethiconol

D4 and D5 free hair shine base. Formulated so that user adjusts to desired volatility, adds fragrance and oils for a market-ready shine and repair serum.

Cosmetic Fluid 4120-DM

INCI Name: Cyclopentasiloxane (and) Polysilicone-22



Hybrid spherical designed silicone dispersion that absorbs organic 4120-DM oils and sebum. Delivers a natural soft focus, a matte finish, silkiness and moisturization. Ideal as base for anti-aging products.

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