BRB 1417 is a mixture of short linear low viscosity silicone fluids with a fast evaporation rate and low surface tension that is compatible with a wide range of cosmetic ingredients. Imparts soft silky feel to hair and skin and reduces tack and whiteness in antiperspirant and deodorant formulations. Additionally imparts Pigment spreading for Color Cosmetic formulations. Non-cooling on skin thanks to its low heat of vaporization. BRB 1417 is an effective alternative for low molecular weight linears or cyclics to obtain different volatility and/or solubility benefits.