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Enhancing Skin Care Cosmetic Solutions

With environmental factors and everyday stress taking their toll on skin, consumers are looking for products that moisturize and soften – without a greasy feel.


Dow Corning(R) 556 Cosmetic Grade Fluid

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Because of its high spreadability, low tackiness and stickiness, as well as compatibility with a broad range of materials, Dow Corning® 556 Cosmetic Grade Fluid is an ideal candidate for improving the aesthetics of formulations containing natural oils. Use in skin lotions and creams, sun care lotions, and pre-shave lotion formulations. This product can also be used in hair care formulations.

Provides non-oily, easy-to-spread emolliency
Good anti-stick and anti-tack characteristics

Can be used as a water repellent additive in sun care
Excellent solubility in alcohol
Easily emulsified, providing good compatibility with various cosmetic ingredients

Dow Corning(R) FZ-3196

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Give consumers the natural products they want, without oily residue or tackiness, with Dow Corning® FZ-3196. This luxurious, easy-to-spread carrier ensures your natural formulas retain a light, non-greasy feel – even when using vegetable oils. It can also be used as a dispersing medium for hydrophobic powders and pigments, for example, to improve the gloss and color intensity of lipsticks.

Light, silky smooth feel
Moderate volatility – feels less dry than more volatile materials
Reduced tackiness and greasiness of vegetable oils
Excellent spreadability
Clear and colorless

Co-solubilizer between silicone and organic oils
Excellent compatibility with both silicones and organic materials
Easy to handle
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