US Patent No. 9,545,373 B2; L’Oréal
has patented a translucent cosmetic composition in the form of a water-in-oil emulsion. It is comprised of an aqueous phase that includes at least one amphiphilic compound selected from the group consisting of urea, sodium 5-oxo-2-pyrrolidinecarboxylate (sodium PCA), hydroxyethyl urea, nicotinamide, sodium citrate, ascorbic acid, or combinations thereof; and an oil phase comprising at least one water-in-oil emulsifier being an emulsifying linear silicone. The emulsifying linear silicone is dimethicone (and) PEG/PPG-18/18 dimethicone.