Isohexadecane is mainly used as hair conditioning ingredient. It helps to enhance the appearance and feel of hair, increase hair body or suppleness, improve gloss or sheen and improve the texture of hair. Moreover it is defined as skin conditioner - emollient which help to maintain the soft, smooth, and pliable appearance of skin/scalp. Emollients function by the ability to remain on the skin surface to act as lubricants, to reduce flaking, and to improve the skin's appearance.