sodium polyacrylate starch
A mixture of a natural starch combined with a synthetic acrylate polymer. As with most starches, it works in cosmetics as a texture enhancer, thickening agent, stabilizer, and absorbent, the latter benefit occurring when higher amounts are used.
Sodium polyacrylate starch is considered safe as used in cosmetics; it size does not allow penetration past skin’s surface.
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