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Methyl Trimethicone

Our database includes 774 products that contain Methyl Trimethicone.

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What it is



Methyl Trimethicone is a type of silicone. It is a solvent and emulsifier.

Solvents are used to keep ingredients together in a product. They can help dissolve ingredients to stable bases or help evenly distribute ingredients throughout the product.

Emulsifiers help stabilize a product. It does this by preventing certain ingredients from separating.

Methyl Trimethicone does not get absorbed into the skin.

People also like: Squalane, Glycerin, Glyceryl Stearate

People also dislike: Dimethicone, Niacinamide, Glycerin

Methyl Trimethicone is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 1.6% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:

Skin Conditioning, Solvent

Community Stats

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Often have the following skin types:

Dry Normal

Usually have one or more of the following skin concerns:

Dryness • Sensitivity • Fine Lines • Dullness

Where it's used

Methyl Trimethicone is most often found as ingredient number 4 within an ingredient list.

These are the categories of products that use Methyl Trimethicone the most:

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 58116
  • EC #:  -
  • All Functions: 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.