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DOWSIL™ 3901 Liquid Satin Blend

A mixture of a high molecular weight polymer in dimethicone. INCI Name: Dimethicone (and) Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer

Uses:

  • Skin care
  • Color cosmetics
  • Hair care
  • Body care
  • Many other potential formulations

Benefits:

  • Does not contain ingredients of animal origin (Suitable for Vegan)
  • Non-GMO*
  • Halal*
  • This product has not been tested on animals by or on behalf of Dow Chemical
  • Based on our knowledge available at this time, Dow does not expect this product to be classified as nanomaterial*
  • No animal cross contamination
  • No porcine contamination
  • Satiny feel
  • Effective in cold processes
  • Enables clear formulations
  • Excellent aesthetics
  • Perceived moisturization
  • Percieved smoothness
  • Listed in the Catalogue of Cosmetic Ingredients used in China
  • To the best of our knowledge this product complies with California Prop 65*

*See Regulatory Datasheet for further details

Properties

These values are not intended for use in preparing specifications.

Typical Properties

  • Cyclopentasiloxane Content Yes No < 0.1 %
  • Cyclotetrasiloxane Content Yes No < 0.1 %
  • Functionality Yes No Dimethyl
  • Moisturization Benefits Yes No Perceived Moisturization
  • Nonvolatile Content Yes No 6.25 %
  • Shelf Life Yes No 720 Days
  • Skin Protection Benefits Yes No Long Lasting Protection
  • Skin Sun Protection Benefits Yes No SPF Boosting
  • Skin Texture Benefits Yes No Sensory Enhancer (smooth feel)
  • Viscosity Yes No 1500 mPa.s
  • Volatility Yes No Non-volatile

Application Benefits

  • Appearance of Hair Yes No Shine
  • Appearance on Skin Yes No Shine
  • Combing Benefits Yes No Enhanced Dry Combing
  • Hair Conditioning Benefits Yes No Anti-static, Frizz Control
  • Hair Protection Benefits Yes No Heat Protection
  • Hair Styling Benefits Yes No Ease of Styling, Hair Alignment, Reduced Friction
  • Hair Texture Benefits Yes No Curl Definition, Curl Retention, Texture Builder
  • Performance Benefits Yes No Film Former, Sensory Enhancer, Texture Enhancer

Treat consumers to a luxurious experience

Today’s consumers not only expect multifunctional benefits from cosmetics and personal care products – they desire delightful experiences. They want to apply cosmetics and creams that deliver heightened stimulations of the senses, and they want hair care products that deliver styling benefits and are fun to use. They crave a feeling of luxury previously available only through prestige products.

Featuring a novel, never-before-seen texture and distinctive sensory profile, award-winning* DOWSIL™ 3901 Liquid Satin Blend enables formulations that not only deliver performance, but provide an exceptional sensory experience with a satin-like feel in skin, color cosmetics and hair applications.

*in-cosmetics 2015 Best Functional Ingredient Gold Award


Skin applications:

  • Unique texture
  • Novel rheology (stringiness)
  • Smooth, satin-like feel
  • Surprising sensory experience
  • Reduced friction

Hair applications:

  • Unique texture
  • Satin-like sensory attributes
        o Smoothness, slipperiness, flexibility
        o Enhanced dry combing

Other benefits:

  • Low use levels
        o Skin: 2-10%
        o Hair: 3-20%
  • Water-based and anhydrous system
  • Cold processing
  • Clear formulations achievable
  • Non-flammable
  • Listed in the Catalogue of Cosmetics Ingredients used in China

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