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Novel, high-purity silicone ingredients, including surfactant-free silicone emulsion technology, silicone elastomer gels, gum blends and specialty fluids

From novel, patented, surfactant-free, silicone emulsion technology to gel delivery systems, CareSil® skin care ingredients from Avantor® create unique sensory profiles for skin care formulations. Our portfolio of high-purity silicone ingredients provides endless possibilities for beauty care manufacturers with encapsulation and suspension technology platforms, elastomer gels, gums and fluids available in a variety of diluents, viscosities and refractive indices.

  • Surfactant-free silicone emulsion technology: Discover our breakthrough surfactant-free silicone emulsion technology, allowing silicone and water to coexist without the use of surfactants. The platform offers a unique dual-phase, transformable texture, letting you have the best of both worlds – a fresh and watery sensation followed by the substantial feel from the silicone.
  • Elastomer gels: With the highest purity on the market, our elastomer gels bring a no-pilling, no-balling, luxurious and ultra-mattifying powdery feel to skin care and color cosmetics.
  • Gum blends: Our film-forming, semi-occlusive gum blends offer a rich and powdery after-feel with increased shine.
  • Specialty fluids: CareSil specialty fluids are transfer- and wash-off-resistant compared to standard dimethicone ingredients. They reduce tackiness in formulations and act as a hydrophobic and oleophobic ingredient to deliver moisturizing properties.
  • Volatiles: Acting as carriers for silicone elastomer gels, gum blends and fluids, NuSil volatiles are compatible with a range of cosmetic ingredients and deliver a silky feel with enhanced spreadability.

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No matter what kind of silicone product you are formulating, NuSil has the expertise, processes and proprietary technology to customize our silicone polymers and catalysts based on your unique specifications. We leverage our insight into the unique silicone chemistry and material properties to supply both off-the-shelf and custom formulations tailored to your process and end application performance requirements.

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CareSil silicone ingredients have offered unrivaled purity and innovative technology. Beauty care industry leaders rely on CareSil for innovative textures with the lighter, fresher feel consumers demand in skin care and color cosmetics, from refreshing serums to night masks.

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NuSil experts will help you find the right silicone skin care ingredient for your application, whether you need formulations using surfactant-free silicone emulsion technology or a specialty fluid.

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