Silicone has low surface tension and is easy to diffuse from skin or hair, helps to spread other ingredients, and has a non-sticky feel and very soft touch.
It also has excellent water repellency because it has no affinity with water, so it prevents the makeup from smearing off easily by sweat and facial oil.
It is colorless, tasteless, odorless, safe and has excellent permeability to gases such as oxygen, so that the skin is able to breathe without interfering with the exchange of energy metabolism or control of body temperature.
Silicone emulsions are widely used in aqueous cosmetics because of these properties.
When used in hair care products such as shampoo and treatment, it gives softness to hair, enhances combing, gives shine to hair, and protects against external irritation.
In addition, it is widely used as an additive in skin care products such as facial creams and essences for its superior moisturizing effect and luxurious and soft texture.
Deformer covers up air bubbles that are generated from manufacturing processes or the surface of domestic sewage and industrial waste. KCC’s defoamer effectively removes all of these air bubbles that decrease productivity and process efficiency, create hygiene problems, undermine product value and interrupt the self-purification function. Silicone defoamers are widely used to remove these foams.
It is applied to processes such as spinning and sewing to prevent cutting of fibers during the fiber finishing process. It is applied as a post-treatment agent in the fiber finishing process, and exhibits various effects such as flexibility, anti-static property, water repellency and rebound resilience.
When used as a coating additive to natural leather and artificial leather such as handbags, furniture and sheets, it gives excellent slip and coating durability to the material surface and gives a smooth appearance.