The World's Leading Skincare Glossary, brought to you by Lesielle

The 1st Customized Skincare System that Adapts to YOUR Changing Needs

ZEA MAYS STARCH(CORNSTARCH)

INCI: Zea mays starch

What is Zea mays starch?

A white/yellowish soft powder that is derived from grinding dry seed cobs.

Use & Benefits:

Used in emulsions (lotions, hair masks) for a smooth application.  It can be used in mineral makeup; powder foundations, as it has some mattifying benefits to help with greasiness, beneficial to oily skin and used in eyeshadows.

An alternative to Talc. Talc is a clay mineral found in cosmetics such as loose powders acting as an absorbent/mattifying agent. Zea Mays Starch absorbs oils better, gives efficient spreadability of products resulting in a non-caking and used as a thickening agent. The compatibility with other ingredients is significant, allowing for wider use in cosmetics. Typical concentration of Zea Mays Starch is 1-99%, For lotions 1-3%.

Can also be used as an exfoliator to remove dead skin from the surface, to reveal clean smooth skin.


How to create your own Personalized Skincare with Lesielle?

Icons of the lesielle custom skin care system

Step 1: Select a nourishing base compatible with your skin, and your desired moisturization level

Step 2: Complete your treatment with up to four active ingredients for consistent and occasional use.

Step 3: Insert your base and up to four actives ingredients into your Lesielle device to produce a fresh single dose of face cream on demand when you need it.

Complete your routine with a cleanser and other complimentary products and accessories.

Questions? 

Don't you know what Base and Actives your skin needs?

Take our personalized skincare quiz.

Notice: the information collected here is limited in terms of use and scope. See terms and conditions.

The skincare system for an ever evolving skin, using recognized active ingredients with scientifically proven efficacy to create treatment tailored to each day's State of Skin. 

  • Copyright ®LESIELLE, ®ADAPTIVE SKINCARE, ISOLATED FORMULATION™
  • All rights reserved 2023

Menu