You’ve probably used cornstarch in the kitchen for years. This stuff is great for so many recipes and is required in many recipes for thickening. You may have used it in homemade puddings or gravies. But did you know that there are other uses for this amazing kitchen product outside the kitchen? I love finding natural cleaning recipes so I started looking for a few with cornstarch. I’ve heard that it’s great for cleaning windows and removing soap scum, so I started gathering recipes for cleaning and found that there are many other uses for it as well – in fact, I’ve got 15 recipes for household uses for cornstarch that range from cleaning to DIY makeup!
If you have never used cornstarch outside the kitchen, you are in for a wonderful surprise. You can make so many great things with cornstarch and all of these recipes are simple to follow and use ingredients that you probably already have on hand. Whether you’re looking to make a homemade remedy for athlete’s feet or you want a great dry shampoo that will leave your hair healthy and clean – cornstarch is about to become your favorite kitchen staple. And if you like finding recipes for natural cleaning products then you should also check out these 5 household uses for baking soda.
DIY household cleaners and other products are so much safer to use than those that are ridden with chemicals. If you prefer making your own products, you are really going to love these cornstarch recipes. And, if you love finding alternative uses for things in the kitchen, you should also take a look at these 6 alternative uses for sugar. You will be surprised at what this basic kitchen staple can do.
1. DIY Soap Scum Remover
This DIY soap scum remover will clean your bathroom so beautifully and it is really cheap to make. Aside from cornstarch, which is really effective at helping to scrub away that nasty soap scum, this one has vinegar and dish soap – whatever kind you normally use. This is one of those amazing cleaners that you can make with ingredients that you likely already have in your kitchen!
2. Streak Free Window And Glass Cleaner
You’ve probably heard of using vinegar and rubbing alcohol to clean your windows and mirrors but I wonder if you have heard of adding cornstarch to your homemade window cleaner? You probably already know that there are some amazing alternative uses for alcohol. Cornstarch helps your cleaner to do the job without leaving unsightly streaks. This is a great recipe that will remove even the toughest glass stains – like toothpaste on the bathroom mirror – and leave all of your glass crystal clear and free of streaks.