methicone

Methicone is one of the simpler silicones due to its less complex molecular structure. It helps give skin products a silky feel and helps skin retain moisture.

References for this information:

https://www.cir-safety.org/sites/default/files/Methicones_1.pdf
Cosmetics and Toiletries Magazine, June 1997, Volume 112, pages 83-85
Skin Pharmacology and Physiology, February 2014, pages 164–171

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