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DOWSIL™ 3903 Liquid Satin Blend

A mixture of a high molecular weight polymer with unique rheology and texture in quick dry carrier fluid, Isododecane.   INCI NAME: Isododecane (and) Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer

Uses:

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

Benefits:

  • Satin-like feel
  • Ability to create clear systems
  • Cold processing
  • Listed in the catalogue of cosmetic ingredients used in China
  • Skin Care
    • Provides intense friction-reducing lubricity
    • Dries quickly
    • Has a unique and interesting rheology and texture
    • Does not contain ingredients of animal origin (Suitable for Vegan)
    • To the best of our knowledge this product complies with California Prop 65*
  • Does not contain ingredients of animal origin (Suitable for Vegan)
  • Non-GMO*
  • Based on our knowledge available at this time, Dow does not expect this product to be classified as nanomaterial*
  • This product has not been tested on animals by or on behalf of Dow Chemical
  • To the best of our knowledge this product complies with California Prop 65*

*See Regulatory Datasheet for further details

Properties

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Typical Properties

  • Carrier Type Yes No Organic, Volatile
  • Compatibility Yes No Polar Ingredients
  • Cyclopentasiloxane Content Yes No < 0.1 %
  • Cyclotetrasiloxane Content Yes No < 0.1 %
  • Form Yes No Anhydrous (gel), Water Based (HIP)
  • Nonvolatile Content Yes No 7-8 %
  • Oil Control Benefits Yes No Reduce Greasiness
  • Skin Texture Benefits Yes No Sensory Enhancer (light feel), Sensory Enhancer (smooth feel)
  • Viscosity Yes No 1500 mPa.s

Application Benefits

  • Appearance on Skin Yes No Shine
  • Combing Benefits Yes No Enhanced Dry Combing, Enhanced Wet Combing
  • Hair Conditioning Benefits Yes No Conditioning, Frizz Control
  • Hair Styling Benefits Yes No Reduced Friction
  • Hair Texture Benefits Yes No Curl Definition, Curl Retention, Texture Builder
  • Performance Benefits Yes No Sensory Enhancer, Texture Enhancer
  • Sensory Benefits Yes No Comfort of Wear

Sustainability and Safety

  • Sustainability Claim Yes No Non-GMO

Can sensorial experiences lead to a new sense of beauty?

DOWSIL™ 3903 Liquid Satin Blend helps meet the global demand for easy-to-apply products with long-lasting performance – while also delighting consumers with a luxurious sensory experience. With this silicone blend you can create skin care, color cosmetics and hair care formulations that deliver intense lubricity, as well as light, silky smoothness.

Give your customers new levels of luxury and sensorial performance – differentiating your product offerings with a unique combination of benefits and sensorial impressions.

Performance

As a rheology modifier, DOWSIL™ 3903 Liquid Satin Blend increases stringiness for unique textures. Unlike other silicones, it will impart its stringy nature to many formulation types – with intensity increasing with concentration (Figure 1)..

Figure 1

Modified Rheology Graphs

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