18 Blow Your Mind Uses For Cornstarch
11. Freshen your library
If your book collection smells a bit musty, just sprinkle them with a bit of cornstarch to remove odor and freshen.
12. Dry shampoo
Great for you and your pets as well. Put cornstarch around the edges of your hairline, work it in a bit, then just brush it out after a few minutes for fresh and fluffy hair.
13. Fix squeaks
If you have a creaky spot in your hardwood flooring, try adding a sprinkle of cornstarch and then sweep. The super fine starch works itself into nooks and crannies, effectively stopping the noise.
14. Ease diaper rash
You can effectively bathe away your baby’s diaper rash by soaking the affected area in a bath with cornstarch added. The starch will help calm irritation and promote healing of the skin.
15. Sauce thickener
Want a gluten-free way to thicken stews, sauces, gravies and more? Just check out these instructions for cooking with cornstarch.
16. Fluffy eggs
If you want to create about the fluffiest eggs you’ve ever had, add a sprinkle of cornstarch before whipping. The result is truly impressive!
17. Simple deodorant
First, wipe smelly underarms with rubbing alcohol, then dust with cornstarch. The alcohol kills existing odor germs and the cornstarch keeps your pits dry and prevents odor for hours.
18. Fun finger paints
Boil water and cornstarch and add coloring for easy DIY finger paint that’s gluten-free for sensitive sorts.
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