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Selecting the perfect silicone for your formulation

@inproceedings{Houben2014SelectingTP,
  title={Selecting the perfect silicone for your formulation},
  author={Robert J. Houben},
  year={2014}
}
Silicone chemistry is playing an increasingly important role in modern personal care and cosmetic formulations. A unique and multifunctional set of properties combine to ensure silicones stay at the top of the formulator’s toolkit, delivering superior aesthetics and unmatched, cost-effective, sensory benefits. Silicones are available in numerous formats providing the formulator with endless possibilities to introduce luscious softness and shine to hair care products, luxurious texture to skin… 
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