Silsense® Bio 5 emollient

Hair-Care Skin-Care
China Compliant -Formerly CFDA Cosmos-Ecocert Microbiome Friendly

A silicone alternative solution to cyclopentasiloxane D5 in leave on applications.

A naturally-derived, biodegradable highly pure and volatile emollient to be used as a silicone alternative to Cyclopentasiloxane D5 in leave-on applications, with similar performance and sensory feel. Suitable for Color Care, Skin Care, Sun Care, Hair Care and Hair Color.

Function: <a href='/Personal-Care/Products/Product-Finder?ingredientType=Functional&functions=Emollient'>Emollient</a>

INCI Name: <div class="ExternalClass07E45FA1321E469089ADFF0AAAA0AE58">C9-12 Alkane</div>

Recommended Use level: Hair Care: Up to 60% by wt Hair Color: 1-3% by wt Powder Bleaches: 0.5-1% by wt Skin Care & Color Cosmetics: Up to 40% by wt

Sustainability: NOC=100% (according to ISO 16128), Readily biodegradable (OECD 301F), Vegan suitable, Halal and Kosher compliant, Derived from RSPO raw materials and manufacturing practices

  • Better coverage
  • Compatible with pigments and other organics
  • Contains properties of silicones and natural waxes
  • De-dusting agent for powder bleaches
  • Easy to formulate - post addition to formulas possible
  • Easy-to-use in formulations
  • Effective for make-up removal
  • Enhances conditioning in hair care products
  • Excellent skin feel
  • Good pigment dispersion
  • Improve transfer resistance in make-up
  • Improved application properties of skin care products
  • Improved moisture retention
  • Improved scalp barrier function
  • Improved wet and dry combing properties in hair care products
  • Improves application properties of skin care products
  • Improves spreading and coverage of products
  • Light color
  • Light sensory with smooth and dry after-feel
  • Microbiome friendly
  • Non-greasy
  • Non-greasy and reduces tack
  • Protects hair during coloring process
  • Provides moisturization to the scalp
  • Reduces agglomeration of powders
  • Reduces hair breakage
  • Scalp care benefits
  • Shear stable
  • Smooths hair fiber, even in high pH systems
  • Suitable for use in clear systems
  • Superior softening, conditioning and anti-static properties
  • Useful in clear systems
  • Water insoluble