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MaizeCare™ Style Polymer Formulation Benefits

MaizeCare™ Style Polymer was designed as the ideal solution for formulators seeking to develop clean and natural hair styling formulations. It is a highly versatile polymer that offers customizable hold levels with excellent aesthetics and durability.

MaizeCare™ Style Polymer Benefits

  • Provides excellent curl retention over 8 hours
  • Maintains humidity resistance over 8 hours
  • Delivers frizz control
  • Improves style durability
  • Enhances volume
  • Provides sebum absorption
*formulation dependent


  • Comes in an easy-to-disperse powder
  • Compatible in water-based formulations with many other components including emulsifiers, gelling agents, fatty alcohols, naturally-derived emollients, oils, extracts and more
  • Comparable performance to synthetic film formers, with added benefit of being non-hygroscopic

Formulating for the Clean Beauty Consumer

Consumers are looking for clean, transparent and effective products that align to their values. MaizeCare™ Style Polymer can help you formulate biobased styling products that meet the clean beauty demands.

MaizeCare™ Style Polymer Properties

INCI name Hydrolyzed Corn Starch
Appearance Off-White Powder
Use Levels, % 0.5-5%
Shelf Life 24 months
China compliant Yes
Percent moisture 5.0-10.0
Brookfield viscosity (25% solids at RT) 1150-1650 cps


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