Cornstarch is a commonly found element at everyone’s home, which helps to solve various problems even outside kitchen. Besides using in cooking, cornstarch is also used as a cleanser. There are various ways in which cornstarch can be used. Cornstarch is preety low in price which makes it easy for women belonging to all families can buy them. Here we tell you different uses of cornstarch.
- Oil spots on leather
There are various times you can see oil stains over leather, so it can be easy to remove them by using some cornstarch. All you need to do is, put some cornstarch over the patch of oil and leave them overnight. The cornstarch will absorb most of the oil from leather.
- Make delicious omlet
Did you know adding cornstarch can help to make the omlet fluffy and delicious too? Adding ½ spoon of cornstarch to the beaten egg can help to add flavor and fluffiness to it.
- Helps to control oil on face
If you are a person with oily skin, the extra shine and the oil accumulated over face can sometimes be a problem to you. Cornstarch can help to control the oil over face and keep it clean too. All you need to do is apply some cornstarch on the face and leave it for few minutes.
- Helps to clean leather shoes
You can simply flake some cornstarch on the leather shoes which would help them to remove the stains over them and also look clean. It can also be used to prevent blisters over feet.
- Treat sunburn
Although, tanning your skin is now a new trend now, but still may of us including me does not love see sunburn on the face? No matter, how much you take care your skin tends to get tanned especially in summer days. You can make a paste of cornstarch and water and apply on the affected area. Wash off after 15 minutes.
- Treats cuts
Right from little of minor cuts to a bit scare of mark on skin, cornstarch helps to treat all of them. Mix some cornstarch with baking water and Luke warm water and make a paste out of it. Apply this paste on the cut and leave it undisturbed. Wash off after 45 minutes.
- Clean silver jewelry
There are many times, when you are running out of a silver polish. You can make your silver ornament dazzle like before by using cornstarch. Make a paste of cornstarch and water and wash your jewelry with this mixture. You will be amazed to see the results.
- Get rid of Ink and wax stains
You can easily get rid of ink and wax stains over garments or cloths by cornstarch. Make a thick paste of cornstarch and water and apply it over the stains for few hours. It is always better to apply the paste and leave them overnight.
- Use on greasy hair
You can easily use cornstarch as a dry shampoo over greasy hair. This is especially recommended for times when you are running late and don’t have time to shower. Flake some cornstarch and get ready.
- Soothes bites
It helps to soothe the skin irritation and bites. Make a paste of cornstarch and apply it on the affected area. Wash off after few minutes until the skin feel relaxed.
These were some of the amazing uses of cornstarch which you might have never tried before. Do share with us, some more uses.