How To: 14 Extraordinary Uses for Ordinary Cornstarch

14 Extraordinary Uses for Ordinary Cornstarch

Cornstarch, a fine, powdery starch commonly used as a thickening agent for sauces and gravies, can also be used to remove ink stains from the carpet, detangle stubborn knots, silence your squeaky floorboards, and give your pooch a dry shampoo.

Cornstarch is also handy for adding a thick texture to DIY fake blood (for a makeup effect) and relieving sunburns during the summer.

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