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Cyclohexasiloxane

Our database includes 1075 products that contain Cyclohexasiloxane.

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What it is

Silicon

Explained

Cyclohexasiloxane is a type of silicone more commonly known as D6. It is an emollient and solvent.

Cyclohexasiloxane is used to evenly distribute ingredients throughout the product. When applied to the skin, Cyclohexasiloxane evaporates and leaves behind a silky feel.

As an emollient, it can help the skin feel soft and hydrated. It is also used to reduce frizz in hair products.

Also known as: D6

Cyclohexasiloxane is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 2.6% of the products in our database containing it.

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Often have the following skin types:

Sensitive Combination

Usually have one or more of the following skin concerns:

Fine Lines • Redness • Dryness • Dullness

Where it's used

Cyclohexasiloxane is most often found as ingredient number 9 within an ingredient list.

These are the categories of products that use Cyclohexasiloxane the most:

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 75406
  • INCI Name: CYCLOHEXASILOXANE
  • EC #:  208-762-8
  • All Functions: Emollient, Hair Conditioning, Skin Conditioning, Solvent
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.