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A plant-based sugar created by hydrolyzing a saccharide with starch from corn, potato, or rice. Maltodextrin does many things in cosmetic products, including absorbent, binding agent, stabilizer, film-forming agent, and skin-softener.
References for this information:
Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, September 2016, pages 2,091-2,100
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