DY-193 PEG-12 Dimethicone is functional as an emulsifier, surface tension depressant, foam builder and wetting agent. This is used in several cosmetic as well as personal care products, such as hair sprays, shaving soaps, shampoos, perfumes, lotions, conditioners etc. DY-193 PEG-12 Dimethicone provides a stable foam and is compatible with various cosmetic solvents. It can be mixed with cyclomethicones for attaining effective results. Apart from this, it is also applicable for mineral oils, suntan agents and light esters. Its main physical properties are excellent conditioning, good foaming etc. When used in shampoos and shaving foams, it is non-irritating to the scalp and skin.