Caprylyl Methicone

Our database includes 538 products that contain Caprylyl Methicone.

Rating: Very Disliked

Written by Jacob Laboissonniere | Published May 22, 2020

You should know

What it is



Caprylyl Methicone is a type of silicone.

It helps soften and soothe the skin by creating a thin film on top. This film helps trap moisture, keeping your skin hydrated.

People also dislike: Dimethicone, Niacinamide, Cyclomethicone

Caprylyl Methicone is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 2.1% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:

Skin Conditioning

Community Stats

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Often have the following skin types:

Dry Normal

Usually have one or more of the following skin concerns:

Fungal Acne • Dullness • Dark Spots • Sensitivity

Where it's used

Caprylyl Methicone is most often found as ingredient number 8 within an ingredient list.

These are the categories of products that use Caprylyl Methicone the most:

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 55141
  • EC #:  241-881-3
  • All Functions: Skin Conditioning
What is CosIng?

CosIng is the European Commission database for information on cosmetic substances and ingredients.

SkinSort uses CosIng to source some of it's data on ingredient names and functions.