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Our database includes 374 products that contain Cyclomethicone.

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Cyclomethicone is a class of silicones used to improve the texture of products.

Their cyclic or circular structure decreases stability. This causes quick evaporation when applied to skin. Cyclomethicones are often used as a carrier for other ingredients. Once it evaporates, it leaves a silky barrier on the skin.

The most popular types of cyclomethicones include D5 and D6.

People also like: Dimethicone, Alcohol, Glycolic Acid

People also dislike: Dimethicone, Niacinamide, Cyclopentasiloxane

Also known as: Cyclomethicone Nf and Cyclosiloxane

Cyclomethicone is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 0.8% 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:

Sensitivity • Texture • Fine Lines • Redness

Where it's used

Cyclomethicone is most often found as ingredient number 7 within an ingredient list.

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

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 33101
  • INN Name: cyclomethicone
  • EC #:  - / 209-136-7 / 208-764-9 / 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.