Doctor's Answers (1)
Dimethicone is an ingredient that is often found in emollients and barrier creams. It is used as a moisturize and barrier cream and is useful in preventing diaper rashes and protect the skin from irritants.
Dimethicone is generally very safe and well tolerated when applied to the skin. It can occasionally cause some redness and stinging of the skin but this is an uncommon side effect.