Cyclomethicone Liquid



Cyclomethicone works in a variety of ways. Used for its ability as a conditioning agent, solvent, humectant, carrying agent and viscosity controlling agent. Cyclomethicone has a unique fluidity that makes it easily spreadable. Because its molecules are too big to physically penetrate the skin, it does not have any true moisturizing properties, but rather mostly functions as a carrying agent for other ingredients contained in a product. It's particularly useful at quickly delivering nutrients to the skin & hair and evaporating into the air.

This product CANNOT be shipped overseas. Please do not add to international orders.
When added to creams, lotions and hair products this will help detangle, condition and create a smooth and yet velvety feel! Many people call this a "dry spray" and use it successfully in their linens and body sprays! When used in salt/sugar scrubs it helps to eliminate the oily feel.

INCI: Clyclopentasiloxane or Cyclomethicone NF
Purity: 99% Decamethylclyotetrasiloxane - 1% Octamethylcyloetrasiloxane
Physical Form: Clear Liquid
Melting Point: N/A
Applications: Topical
Usage Rate: Up to 95% (start at a .5% or lower)
Solubility: Oil
Shelf Life: 5 years

Shelf Life and Storage Information for Products and Ingredients

Finished products generally don't need to be refrigerated as they are preserved, but you can refrigerate them to extend shelf life. Shelf life is 9 - 12 months

Sample sizes do have a shorter shelf life (generally 3-6 months and items in jars can dry up quicker than this if the lid is not tightened well enough (except our vitamin C serums - use within 90 days).

Please try to keep out of high humidity or heat if possible! Store out of direct light and in dark cabinet if possible also!

Exfoliating Acid products will last 1 year.

The only thing we don't suggest refrigerating is the mandelic or salicylic acid serums as those can crystallize in the refrigerator and not go back to their normal state even if you warm them up.

Additional Items Requiring Refrigeration

Hydrosols - Take out 1/2 oz to 1 oz in a separate spray bottle from your original container and keep the larger bottle in the refrigerator!

Carrier Oils - Generally you can refrigerate ALL carrier oils, they will solidify in some cases. This is FINE all you have to do is take it out warm it up at room temp and it will be liquid again!
There are some oils that have a super long shelf life like coconut oil for instance! That does not need to be refrigerated, but it cannot hurt it either!

Essential Oils - Essential oils are best stored in a cool dark place.

Co2 Oils - These should always be refrigerated.

Butters - We suggest refrigerating our skincare butters. You can take out what you need and keep the rest in the fridge.

Essential oils - These can be refrigerated to increase their shelf life!

Clays - Keep in a dry, dark place (shelf life is at least 2 years)

Herbs - (whole or ground) These should last a good year at least - Keep in a dark, cool and dry location.

Herbal Extracts - [powder] Keep these also in a dark, DRY place. You can keep in the fridge, but make sure the seal is on very tight so you don't get moisture in. [1 year at least].

Herbal Extracts - [liquid] These can be kept in the refrigerator (or a dark DRY place] [3 years at least]

Other Various Raw Ingredients - i.e. Sodium PCA, Honeyquat, Iat Beta Glucan etc will all have a different shelf life (we are working on adding this to the ingredient pages.