Known as corn sugar gum. Often used as a thickening agent in hair and beauty related products. Used also as a stabilizer and an emulsifier. Not considered to be toxic for use in humans.
Daily Hair Tip
In a Clairol Professional survey 33% of the respondents reported that they preferred to have their hair colored in a salon rather than risk doing damage at home. 50% of the participants said they liked their colorists best because of friendliness while only 38% valued good advice about haircolor or the fact that the colorist kept up on the latest trends.