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  • What ug/g of silicone/hair provide good conditioning above which it feels heavy?

    Posted by abdullah on March 24, 2022 at 2:42 am

    About amount of silicone in hair for conditioning,  i have seen charts from suppliers and other papers that shows 30-700 ug/g silicone/hair for conditioning. This is a huge range. 

    My Question: what amount of silicone in hair provide good hair conditioning and above what amount it will feel heavy?
    If the silicone is Amodimethicone 100k cst. 

    abdullah replied 1 year, 11 months ago 2 Members · 2 Replies
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  • oldperry

    Member
    March 28, 2022 at 11:28 pm

    You’re asking for an objective answer to a subjective question. For some 30 ug/g is not enough. For other people it’s too much

  • abdullah

    Member
    March 29, 2022 at 1:25 am

    @Perry  thanks
    This chart is about deposition of dimethicone by 3 polymers from Shampoo 
    They all have
    14% SLES
    2% CAPB
    0.2% cationic polymer

    1% dimethicone

    There is a big difference between pq10 and cationic guar. So i asked what amount of silicone deposition should be aim for straight hair and as i am using Amodimethicone i asked about Amodimethicone if it deposit differently than dimethicone.
    Any comments on that.

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