While there is a lot of misinformation about various cosmetic ingredients out there, silicones would have to be one class of cosmetic chemicals that have perhaps got the loudest, undeservedly controversial bad wrap.
In this video, Belinda Carli, Director of the Institute of Personal Care Science, busts the biggest myths about silicones in skincare, along with the science and facts about how great they are. Find out the truth behind:
- Myth 1: Silicones clog pores/are comedogenic
- Myth 2: Silicones coat the hair
- Myth 3: Silicones are bad for the environment
- Myth 4: Silicones are microbeads or plastics
Did you also know they are a great addition to a formula that is:
- Vegan friendly
- Palm free
She also introduces you to the wonderful family of silicones used in the personal care industry and explains some of their benefits for various types of products. Find out how great they can be in your next developments, and learn the truth behind some of the myths, watch now!
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