INGREDIENT

Cornstarch

Zea mays

For a limited time, spend $60 and enjoy FREE Standard Courier Delivery!

Absorbent and silky
42
Products with this ingredient

Cornstarch or corn starch (Zea mays) is also known as maize starch. It is really absorbent and perfect to thick the texture of a product.

Description

Description

Cornstarch is a fine, silken powder milled from the dried seed cobs of corn. It can be used for culinary and cosmetic purposes, particularly as a thickener. It absorbs excess of oil more than any other flours and lends a silky feel on the skin.

Cornstarch is really close to cornflour but they are not exactly the same. Starch originates from the inside of corn seeds and is more thickening than the flour, which is made out of the entire seed.

There are five varieties of corn: dent, flint, flour, popcorn and sweet corn. It is an annual grass and tolerates most climates very well. It is now grown in most parts of the world.

The plant itself has a long stem, growing up to five feet and flowering in early summer. The cobs are harvested immature or ripe for culinary use, but always ripe for use as cereals, flour, oil or syrup.

Cornstarch can be found in these products
42
Products with this ingredient
Cornstarch can be found in these products
Online exclusive
A round vibrant pink bubble bar with a royal blue flower on top
Bubble Bar
Citrus with reassuring warmth
14.00 SGD
Each
Soap
Peel away the layers of tiredness
17.90 SGD
100g
Limited Edition
lord of misrule bath bomb
Bath Bomb
Mischievously spicy bathing
14.50 SGD
Each
Limited Edition
blue bath bomb with golden glittery stars inside
Bath Bomb
Waltz in a swirling, cobalt sky
16.00 SGD
Each