Dimethicone

by Fields of Yarrow Skincare

[ Scientific name —Dimethicone ]

Dimethicone is an emollient that works to improve the softness of skin by sealing the spaces between the superficial dead cells of the stratum corneum (the top layer of the epidermis).  In addition it gives a silky texture to products, seals hydration, and protects the skin.

Key benefits—
Emollient

Derived from—
Synthetic polymer of silicon (a natural element of the Earth)