As it stands today, there are not many options for silicone alternatives that provide the same anti-frizz, slip and shine benefits on the hair without being heaving and leaving the hair flat. Though sis ones are synthetic as opposed to natural or naturally derived when used at optimized and calibrated levels(which is how we use them) they are the best performers on hair for anti-frizz.There are many types of silicones some are heavier and more coating and don’t rinse well from the hair. Ours is a “water-soluble” silicone that rinses clean from the hair while providing slip and smoothing benefits.