― Hi guys! It's Friday and I am fully prepared to blind you with more science! This weeks chemical du jour is Dimethicone. ∙ WHAT IS IT ∙ Dimethicone is a very commonly used silicone in most beauty products. It is primarily used in shampoo, due to some very unique chemical properties it possesses. WHAT DOES IT LOOK LIKE ∙ Well, molecularly, it is a polymer. So it has one common subunit that repeats itself ad nauseum to form a loose chain. The basics of a silicone based [...].