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Why do they put car polish in skin cream?
« on: 31/12/2009 17:39:13 »
I noticed that cyclopentasiloxane is in my skin cream. It is also in my car polish. Is it there to make me have really shiney cheeks?


 

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Why do they put car polish in skin cream?
« Reply #1 on: 31/12/2009 23:25:27 »
It's to make you attractive to boy racers.
 

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Why do they put car polish in skin cream?
« Reply #2 on: 01/01/2010 00:13:03 »
I noticed that cyclopentasiloxane is in my skin cream.
It's used to lubricate, waterproof and provide shine. That's the gist of it.
 

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Why do they put car polish in skin cream?
« Reply #3 on: 01/01/2010 18:28:40 »
I thought skin was quite waterproof already. I can understand the lubrication bit. We all need a bit of that as we get older but most women don't like having shiny faces. That is why we use powder or matt foundation. I have also discovered that this cyclopentasiloxane is a sealant. Perhaps it fills in cracks too.
 

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Why do they put car polish in skin cream?
« Reply #4 on: 02/01/2010 02:20:21 »
Can't say I've ever had the courage to put it onto my face so I wouldn't know.
 

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Why do they put car polish in skin cream?
« Reply #5 on: 02/01/2010 02:37:03 »
Can't say I've ever had the courage to put it onto my face so I wouldn't know.

Well, OK. But I bet you at least tried on the high heels?
 

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Why do they put car polish in skin cream?
« Reply #6 on: 02/01/2010 02:47:59 »
Yes, I do try and be there every time at the annual high-heels run contest.
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Why do they put car polish in skin cream?
« Reply #7 on: 02/01/2010 23:51:46 »
Boys, boys, stop with the cross dressing thing. This is a serious question (for once.) Have you found a chemical used in two diverse products that you would like to discuss? I love this topic. Come on Chemists and pharmacists, get your fingers out!
 

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Why do they put car polish in skin cream?
« Reply #8 on: 03/01/2010 04:58:20 »
Geezabreak! OK?

I'm sure the crossdressing thing is not confined to males, or is it?
 

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Why do they put car polish in skin cream?
« Reply #9 on: 03/01/2010 17:29:41 »
I'm willing to bet that the polish and face cream both contained diprotium monoxide.
The silicone you mentioned is probably present as a water repellant in both cases.
 

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Why do they put car polish in skin cream?
« Reply #10 on: 04/01/2010 00:28:36 »
I hope it's not like the stuff they put in those products that are supposed to protect plastic from UV damage. It does make the vinyl look all shiny and new, but I can't stand the sensation it produces if I get it on my finger tips.

I refuse to get my car "detailed" because they always put the flaming stuff on the steering wheel!
 

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