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. This sustainable silicone won Silver in the 2023 Makeup Bar Award at in-cosmetics® Global, as well as the Ringier Personal Care Technology Convention Innovation Award, 2023.

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

Ingredient Name: <div class="ExternalClass19571A8CC47744D991773684D93873BE">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