Cyclomethicone is used to blend with fragrance oils and perfume oils for after bath body mists. This product feels like a luxurious body spray dry. Cyclomethicone is a variety of cosmetic applications such as antiperspirants, deodorants, lotions, creams, hair sprays, bath oils, makeup and nail polish. For a clear spray, pour in the bottle and add cyclomethicone fragrance oil. Use of fragrance oil in ratios of 1:3 to 1:6 to cyclomethicone, or higher. Cyclomethicone fragrance oils are mixed with bottled in PET containers with a fine mist sprayer. They tend not to use PVC as a fragrance oil is to reduce and degrade the PVC.
Cyclomethicone are silicones, which have a cyclic structure, instead of the chain structures of dimethyl silicones unchanged. Low heat of vaporization and the ability to select a desired vapor pressure has led to their use as cosmetic vehicles. Unmodified silicones stay on or near the surface of the skin. Not only are the molecules too large to physically penetrate to the upper living cells, they associate with the upper layer of the skin to dry out, but they can not penetrate cell membranes also because of their size.
Cyclomethicone evaporates quickly help carry oil in the upper layer of the epidermis. From there they can be absorbed through the skin. Cyclomethicone perform a similar function in hair care products by nutrients enter the hair shaft.