Silicone in cosmetics : yes or no ?
Beauty / / December 13, 2017
Recently, on the packaging of shampoos, creams, as well as the other's Skin and makeup, you can read the fashionable phrase "Does not contain silicones."Many people buy such products, relying on the fact that they are more natural, and therefore more useful and effective.Is it so?
Today, almost half of all cosmetics has in its structure or another silicone compound.Manufacturers dearly love this ingredient due to its exposure to the speed - achieved visible results in just a few minutes.Hair acquire an extraordinary brilliance, fine wrinkles are smoothed and the pores become less noticeable.The thing is that silicone in the composition of cosmetics performs a single function - creates an invisible elastic film on the surface of the skin or hair, and thanks to which there is the effect of smoothness.
whether silicones is harmful?This issue still causes heated debates between beauticians and doctors.Pros silicones that this film retains moisture well and creates an invisible barrier between the skin surface and aggressive environment, without allowing it to affect the body.Silicones do not cause allergies and are even able to reduce the risk of unpleasant reactions, interacting with other components of cosmetics.
Cons too.Silicones tend to attract dust particles and grease, so the hair will become stale, and often clogged pores.Some compounds poorly washed off with water, the skin ceases to breathe under the silicone layer, there may be irritation and itching.This is especially true of the scalp.
What to do?What kind of makeup to choose for safe use?
Wholly abandon silicone in the composition of cosmetic products difficult.Without these substances protective sprays for styling hair dryer or curling irons cease to protect the hair from burns, mascara will be greatly crumble and go lumps, velvety base for make-up is almost entirely composed of silicone, but the light, sliding on a body ball deodorants and reconstituted antiperspirants can anddo forget.The majority of the negative aspects associated with biofilm, silicones are easily solved thanks to modern means for cleaning the face, body and head.Do not forget peels and deep cleansing shampoo.And even with silicone cosmetics continues to please you!