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Dimethicone Free Moisturizers

Do you want a dimethicone-free moisturizer? These creams, serums, and lotions do not have any dimethicone in them. They are great for acne-prone skin. Dimethicone may clog pores so it is a good idea to avoid it if you get comedones often. The best dimethicone-free moisturizers often feature nourishing ingredients like hyaluronic acid, squalane, and natural oils (such as jojoba or argan oil) to hydrate and protect the skin. These formulations aim to deliver the moisture and environmental protection benefits similar to those provided by dimethicone, but with a focus on plant-based or bio-sourced ingredients. By choosing dimethicone-free moisturizers, consumers can enjoy soft, hydrated skin with formulations that align with a preference for more natural skincare routines.

In this collection of silicone-free moisturizers, look for your Baumann Skin Type octagon to see which are right for you. If you do not know your skin type or you do not see any octagons, that means you need to take our skin type quiz or log into your account.

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Derma Made Antioxidant C Serum+
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Derma Made

Derma Made Antioxidant C Serum+

$54.00 Regular price $108.00

Derma Made Hyaluronic Acid Gel
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Derma Made

Derma Made Hyaluronic Acid Gel

$56.00 Regular price $112.00

Essopi Triple Antioxidant Cream

ESSOPI

Essopi Triple Antioxidant Cream

$108.00

VMV HYPOALLERGENICS Creammmy-Rich Intense Moisture Milk for Dry Skin

VMV HYPOALLERGENICS

VMV HYPOALLERGENICS Creammmy-Rich Intense Moisture Milk for Dry Skin

$41.00

Plated SkinScience DAILY Serum

Plated Skin Science

Plated SkinScience DAILY Serum

$244.00 - $258.00

SkinMedica TNS Advanced+ Serum

SkinMedica

SkinMedica TNS Advanced+ Serum

$295.00

VMV HYPOALLERGENICS Red Better Daily Calming Moisturizer

VMV HYPOALLERGENICS

VMV HYPOALLERGENICS Red Better Daily Calming Moisturizer

$44.00

Essopi Triple Antioxidant Serum

ESSOPI

Essopi Triple Antioxidant Serum

$108.00

La Roche-Posay Effaclar Mat Mattifying Moisturizer

La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay Effaclar Mat Mattifying Moisturizer

$35.99

PCA Skin ReBalance

PCA Skin

PCA Skin ReBalance

$59.00

Obagi Professional-C Serum 15%

Obagi

Obagi Professional-C Serum 15%

$112.00

Replenix Age Restore Nighttime Therapy

Replenix

Replenix Age Restore Nighttime Therapy

$95.00

SkinCeuticals Hydrating B5 Gel

SkinCeuticals

SkinCeuticals Hydrating B5 Gel

$90.00

SkinCeuticals Daily Moisture

SkinCeuticals

SkinCeuticals Daily Moisture

$78.00

ClarityRx Feel Better

ClarityRx

ClarityRx Feel Better

$76.00

Senté Dermal Repair Cream

SENTE

Senté Dermal Repair Cream

$164.00

Jan Marini C-ESTA Face Serum

Jan Marini

Jan Marini C-ESTA Face Serum

$129.00

Replenix Hyaluronic Acid Hydration Serum

Replenix

Replenix Hyaluronic Acid Hydration Serum

$92.00

La Roche-Posay Toleriane Dermallergo Night Moisturizer

La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay Toleriane Dermallergo Night Moisturizer

$31.97

EltaMD PM Restore Moisturizer

EltaMD

EltaMD PM Restore Moisturizer

$17.00 - $41.00

Bioderma Sensibio Defensive Active Soothing Cream

Bioderma

Bioderma Sensibio Defensive Active Soothing Cream

$28.99

Revision Skincare Firming Night Treatment

Revision

Revision Skincare Firming Night Treatment

$90.00

Neocutis BIO SERUM FIRM Rejuvenating Growth Factor and Peptide Treatment

Neocutis

Neocutis BIO SERUM FIRM Rejuvenating Growth Factor and Peptide Treatment

$290.00

Biopelle Tensage Advanced Cream Moisturizer

Biopelle

Biopelle Tensage Advanced Cream Moisturizer

$81.50


What is Dimethicone? Is it a Silicone?

Dimethicone is a type of silicone, a synthetic polymer known for its unique fluid properties. It's widely used in cosmetic and skincare formulations for its ability to create a protective barrier on the skin's surface. This silicone-based polymer enhances product texture, offering a smooth and silky feel, making it a popular ingredient in a variety of beauty products, from moisturizers to hair conditioners.

Benefits of Dimethicone in Creams and Lotions

Dimethicone in creams and lotions acts as a skin protectant and conditioner, locking in moisture to prevent dryness and keep the skin hydrated. Its smoothing properties help to fill in fine lines and wrinkles, giving the skin a more youthful appearance. Additionally, dimethicone forms a barrier on the skin that can protect against environmental aggressors, without feeling heavy or greasy. This makes it an excellent ingredient for enhancing the texture and efficacy of skincare products .But you can find better skincare ingredients that do the same thing such as natural oils and other occlusive ingredients.

Why Use Dimethicone-Free Skincare?

Opting for dimethicone-free skincare is a choice for those concerned about comedogenicity, the potential of skincare ingredients to clog pores and exacerbate acne. While dimethicone is generally considered non-comedogenic, some individuals prefer to avoid silicones in their skincare routine to maintain maximum skin breathability and minimize the risk of breakouts. Dimethicone-free products often focus on natural or plant-based ingredients to provide hydration and protection.

Is Dimethicone Bad for Skin

Dimethicone is not inherently bad for the skin; it's approved for use in cosmetic products and is known for its safety. However, its effects can vary depending on individual skin types and conditions. While it offers beneficial protective and hydrating properties, those with acne-prone or very sensitive skin may prefer to avoid it due to personal preferences or concerns about skin breathability and natural ingredient alternatives.