New Uses For Cornstarch
|Sprinkle some cornstarch in the gloves before putting them on. You hands will slide in with ease and you’ll be able to get them off without wripping them.
|Sprinkle some into your socks. The cornstarch will absorb moisture (thus controlling stinky feet) and help to prevent blisters from rubbing shoes.
|Spatter behind the stove? Just put some cornstarch on a cloth and rub until the mark disappears.
|No time to shampoo? Just sprinkle in some cornstarch & brush to remove.
|Car leaked oil in the driveway? Cover the spot in cornstarch and then sweep off in the morning.
|Help a squeaky wooden floor but sprinkling a little cornstarch between the boards.
|Whether you’ve got a knot in your necklace, shoelace or kite string just rub some cornstarch into the knot and watch it all come loose.
|Make a paste of cornstarch & water and then put on your skin to soothe an insect bite, minor burn or sunburn.
|Make a paste with cornstarch & water and then use it on a cloth to polish silver. Rinse off afterwards.
|Combine of 1C corn starch & 2C baking soda, then add 1 1/4C water – cook stirring constantly over medium heat, remove when thick & cover with damp towel till cool, then knead smooth.
|Of course, but be sure to add cornstarch to a cold liquid first before adding it to your pot on the stove. Adding cornstarch to a hot liquid is a hot mess of nasty clumps.