to pay attention to composition of cosmetics, then it is possible to notice that some producers focus attention that in their cosmetics there are no silicones. Let's try to find out for what silicone in cosmetics is necessary and why it can be dangerous.
Silicones do texture of means gentle and silky. If you test foundation, and it is applied to skin very easily, most likely, it was made on the basis of silicone. Also silicones in cosmetics reduce stickiness of means.
Cosmetics with silicones does skin of more smooth, improves its appearance. However It should be noted that after you wash away this means, the type of skin will return to initial state.
Silicone in ink provides uniform distribution it on cilia, and silicones in lipsticks and lip gloss add amazing mirror gloss.
Silicone in shampoos provides protection to hair – the silicone film shrouds each hair and "sticks together" split ends. Not less important and the fact that silicones are not nutrient medium for bacteria and I can become excellent alternative to fats.
Cosmetics shortcomings with siliconesThe silicone film does not allow skin to breathe. If you use cosmetics as a part of which there are silicones, then it is necessary to purify leather from the means remains carefully.
Use of shampoos with silicone can lead to accumulation of this substance in hair – at the same time hair become heavier and more slowly grow. To reduce negative impact of shampoo with silicone by hair, it is necessary to wash carefully them with shampoos without silicone.
Also it is worth paying attention to the percentage of silicones in cosmetics. Means which contains no more than 45% of silicones is considered safe.
Trideceth-12, Dimethicone Copolyo, Dimethicone copolyol/HWP, Hydroxypropyl, Polysiloxane, Lauryl methicone copolyol – easily wash off, do not collect.
Amodimethicone, Behenoxy Dimethicone, Stearoxy Dimethicone – these silicones do not wash off. Are washed away from hair rather difficult, it is necessary to use special shampoos.
Cetearyl methicone, Cetyl Dimethicone, Cyclomethicone, Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Dimethiconol, Stearyl Dimethicone, Trimethylsilylamodimethicone - are practically not washed away, it is necessary to use regularly special cleaning shampoos.