Smoothes, sheer coverage, anti-inflammatory
Cornstarch, or cornsilk, is the starch of the corn (maize) grain obtained from the endosperm of the corn kernel. It helps give skin a fresh dry feeling and soothes irritated skin. Used within make-up it gives a natural sheer coverage with a velvety feel, hiding flaws and imperfections whilst allowing the skin to breathe. Its natural anti-inflammatory and infection resistance makes it a healing and clarifying additive to many skin care products, powders, lotions and creams. Cornsilk and starch contains Vitamins B, PABA, Silicon, freed oils, resin and mucilage, in addition to Vitamin K. It contains many natural, vitamins, minerals and amino acids, as well as lutein, which is high in anti-oxidants.