Corn starch 1 kg

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Corn Starch (Maize Flour)

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Skin benefits:

  • Cornstarch can be used as a setting powder by people with oily or shiny skin. It soaks the excessive oil from your skin and keeps your makeup as is for long.
  • 1 tablespoon of cornstarch mixed with a tablespoon of glycerin and one-fourth teaspoon of rum when used as a facial cleanser removes dead skin. This is because of the mild abrasive property of cornstarch.
  • Its moisture absorption property helps to get rid of sweating of foot when you wear shoes. Just sprinkle a dash of cornstarch and see how it works wonder.
  • Applying cornstarch mixed in lavender oil on your underarms works as a natural deodorant.
  • Cornstarch’s anti-inflammatory properties help to soothe skin rashes, burns and itching.


  • It serves as a quick dry shampoo for cleaning oily hair. You can take small amounts of cornstarch and dust the roots of your hair with it and let it be for 5 minutes. Then just comb out the cornstarch and feel the difference.
  • When your hair becomes excessively tangled you can just put some cornstarch powder on it and comb your hair without any hassle.
  • Since cornstarch absorbs moisture and unlike talcum powders, it is not a chemical formulation, it is considered a safer alternative to baby powders. Moreover, talc is also associated with cancer and circulatory disorders whereas cornstarch is not.
  • Cornstarch is beneficial for those people who are following a high carbohydrate diet plan. This includes athletes as this kind of diet gives them the extra calories they need for training and competition. Cornstarch being carbohydrate and calorie dense is also beneficial to bodybuilders.
  • Homemade Face Paint: You can make face paint at home. Just mix corn starch and white vegetable shortening (fat made form vegetable oil) in the ration 2:1 to prepare non-toxic grease paint. Add a few drops of food color to get different colors.
  • Matte Nail Polish: You can prepare matte nail polish using corn starch. Mix a small amount of corn starch to regular nail paint in a small mixing plate and apply immediately onto your nails.
  • Removes Blood Stains: Blood stains are quite difficult to remove. But with corns starch you can easily get rid of those marks. Make a paste of corn starch and water, apply over the area and gently rub it. Let it sun-dry and remove off the dried paste using a brush. Repeat the procedure if needed.
  • Prevent Your Books from Mildew: Save your pages and books that are damaged by dampness and kill mildew smell using corn starch. Sprinkle corn starch on the damp pages, so that starch absorbs all the moisture from the pages.
  • Clean your Sticky Playing Cards: You can revive your long kept playing cards with the use of corn starch. Take out the pack of your sticky playing cards, put them in a paper bag and add 2 tablespoons of corn starch to the bag and shake well. Remove and wipe them, you are ready to play!
  • Get Rid Of Roaches: Prepare a mixture of corn starch and plaster of Paris in equal quantities and apply the mixture in cracks.
  • Clean Leather Stains: Corn starch acts as the best remedy to clean greasy stains on leather. Dust some corn starch powder on the stains and allow it to stay overnight, clean it in the morning using a brush.
  • Starch Iron Your Clothes: Prepare an easy homemade spray starch which you can use before ironing your clothes to get crispy and clean look for your clothes. Pour the mixture of corn starch and water into a spray bottle for use.
  • Treats Underarm Rashes: This is an inexpensive remedy to treat armpit rashes. Corn starch is found to soothe the underarm rashes and irritation. Clean and pat dry the area and dust lightly with corn starch.
  • Treat Heat Rashes under Breasts: Many women have found relief with itchy rashes under breasts by using corn starch. It helps keep the skin dry and discourages the fungus growth.
  • Natural Remedy for Diaper Rash: You can reduce baby’s discomfort caused due to diaper rash using corn starch. It is an effective and natural remedy.
  • Prepare Facial Mask: Prepare an excellent facial mask with this simple recipe. Take 2 tablespoons each of milk and corn starch, whisked with 1 egg white. Apply this smooth paste onto the face, leave it for 15 minutes before rinsing off.
  • Alternative Deodorant: Prepare an excellent deodorant at home to combat underarm odor. Mix ¼ cup each of baking soda, corn starch and shake well. It really helps reduce sweat and bad odor.
  • Treat Your Oily Face: Treat your oily face with corn starch by dusting a little amount of starch, so that it absorbs excess oil from your face.
  • Clean Stuffed Toys: Sprinkle cornstarch on the stuffed toy and place it in a paper bag. Shake it well so that corn starch is coated well all over the toy. Leave it overnight and clean it with a brush or vacuum clean the next morning.
  • Scented Powder: Corn starch is already in the fine powder form. Add few drops of your favorite aromatic or scented oil to a jar of corn starch. Mix and shake well, your scented body powder is ready!
  • Homemade Baby Powder: Corn starch is an excellent replacement for baby powder. Rub all over the baby after bath to absorb leftover moisture. Be cautious before using.
  • Easy Gripping With Sports Equipment: Corn starch comes handy when you want to ease your grip with any sports equipment. Dust your hands with starch and you can handle the equipment comfortably.
  • Corn Starch Glue: You can make a paste or nontoxic school glue using corn starch along with baking soda and vinegar.
  • Substitute for Eggs: Corn starch can be used as an excellent substitute for eggs in recipes. Mixture of soy milk powder, corn starch and water can be used as egg replacer in many preparations.
  • Remedy for Burns: Corn starch can be used to soothe the burn on the skin. Add 1 tablespoon each of starch and baking soda in a mug of water. Dip a soft cloth in the mixture and put it on the affected area on the skin to give relief.
  • Solution for Athletes Foot: If you are suffering from athlete’s foot, corn starch can give you relief; spray some corn starch on your feet as well as inside your shoes.

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Weight 1 kg

16 reviews for Corn starch 1 kg

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  5. Lynnette Mautsa (verified owner)

    love love your packaging and delivery was earlier than expected. felt like am opening a gift set

  6. Gwen (verified owner)

    Very affordable!!!

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  8. Jennifer Olivier (verified owner)

    Best quality will order again

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    Very good product

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