silica silylate

A synthetic silica derivative, this versatile ingredient helps keep cosmetic ingredients dispersed throughout a formula, works as an emollient, binder, thickening agent, and can also help prevent foam from forming in certain cases where this result isn’t desired.

Silica silylate is considered safe as used in cosmetics.

References for this information:

International Journal of Toxicology, May-June 2013 Supplement, pages 5S-24S; and May 2014 Supplement, pages 65S-115S

See silica silica dimethyl silylate

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