maltooligosyl glucoside

Maltooligosyl glucoside is a carbohydrate polysaccharide that’s naturally-derived and then combined with a starch. It has multiple functions in cosmetics, including binding agent, emulsifier, hydrator, texture enhancer, and film-forming agent.

An alternative to glycerin, maltooligosyl glucoside gives cosmetic products a smooth feel and is believed to provide soothing benefits.

References for this information:

Asian Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, June 2016, pages 72-76

See polysaccharide emulsifier film-forming agent

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