Use of corn starch - corn starch is a common ingredient made from the starch part of corn kernel called endosperm. It is generally used as a thickener for gravy, marinade, sauce, soup and casserole. Most people think that corn starch is specially used for cooking, but it is very large outside the kitchen. Let's have a look!
1. Relieve skin
Corn starch may be a convenient and cost-effective skin irritant. Many people use it to relieve sunburn and reduce skin itching.
Mix corn starch and a few drops of water in a bowl until a thick paste of peanut butter is formed. Apply a small layer on your skin and let it stand until it is completely dry. Then wash it with warm water.
2. Dry cleaning shampoo
You can use corn starch as a natural dry cleaning shampoo. Sprinkle a small amount on the root of the hair, and then gently brush it to the tip of the hair. For convenience, please use a clean makeup brush to transfer it to your root.
3. Matte nail polish
To make matte nail polish, place a few drops of nail polish on a plate and sprinkle a small amount of corn starch on it. Then mix them with a paintbrush and apply them to the nail.
4. Milk bath
Historically, milk bath has been used to soothe skin and create luxurious bathing experience. One of the secret ingredients of many milk baths is corn starch.
Add 1 cup (128 g) of corn starch, 2 cups (256 g) of whole milk powder and 1/2 cup (115 g) of baking soda into the bottle. Seal and shake well. Finally, add a few drops of lavender essential oil or another essential oil to obtain a relaxing aroma, and then shake it up again. When bathing, add 1 cup (128 g) of mixture into the warm water bath and enjoy it.