D5 / Silicone Alternatives
Looking for an alternative to silicones and cyclomethicone? Then you are in the right place. These ingredients will provide you with the same benefits, feel and consumer acceptability as silicones—it’s that simple. Tested against some of the tried and true haircare silicones, we know you will be pleased with these alternatives.
INCI Name: C13-15 Alkane
This incredibly versatile emollient is sustainably sourced from sugarcane. It is non-volatile with a light and dry feel and is the perfect alternative for petroleum-based hydrocarbons like Isohexadecane and low molecular weight silicone ingredients including cyclomethicone.
INCI Name: Squalane
Neossance® Squalane is a lightweight emollient sustainably sourced from sugarcane that offers optimal playtime and absorption, while being the only Squalane clinically proven to combat anti-aging effects.
INCI Name: C13-15 Alkane, Dimethicone/Phenyl Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer
Acts as a thickening agent, aesthetic enhancer, improves product stability and increases suspension characteristics while leaving the skin feeling hydrated, without feeling greasy