According to Amodimethicone is a modified silicone polymer. Silicones are polymers that include silicon together with carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and sometimes other elements. In general, silicones are great for many uses because they:

  • don’t conduct heat
  • they don’t tend to react to other chemicals
  • they are thought to be non-toxic
  • can handle a wide range of temperatures.
  • Repel water
  • don’t provide a good home for bacteria.
  • don’t break down easily in sun or air.


According to Cosmetic Ingredients Review Expert Panel, showed  minimal or no toxicity.

Animal Testing

It’s interesting to note that ¬†amodimethicone was tested on animals extensively, like almost all chemicals found in our food and body products. I wonder if any company that says “not tested on animal” contains this ingredient?

Conditions Hair

Modieified Silicone Polymers are considered to be among the best high-performance conditioning polymers currently available They are used to:

  • Provide deep conditioning
  • Provide targeted conditioning to areas of particularly damaged hair
  • Protect from thermal damage
  • Increase color retention
  • Resist build up
  • Impart gloss and shine

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