Amodimethicone is a silicone. It is only used as a mixture with Nonoxynol-10 and Tallowtrimonium chloride in the cosmetics industry.
Amodimethicone is a hair conditioning agent. It makes hair soft, manageable, and easy to comb through.
Dimethicone was discovered as an effective polymer in personal care products. Hair care is just one of the many uses of Dimethicone and it is also an active ingredient in lice treatment shampoos. It is great in bringing back the shine, volume and life to tangled and dry hair. Many shampoos for dull hair also contain Dimethicone.
Moisturizing lotions also have Dimethicone as a main ingredient. It increases skin moisture and relives common skin conditions such as itching and dryness effectively. There are also mild creams for infants that contain Dimethicone and which are used to relive diaper rash, sores and ease itching. In the cosmetics industry, Dimethicone is also used in eye makeup, blush, concealers, foundation and many other kinds of makeup.
- Amodimethicone is generally considered to be safe.
- We currently have no information for Amodimethicone.
Dimethicone, Stearoxy Dimethicone and Behenoxy Dimethicone.
Source: NaturalWellBeing, http://www.naturalwellbeing.com/learning-center/Dimethicone