Today I am going to tell you about inventive uses for cornstarch baby powder that you probably never knew about.
Untangle your necklaces easilyYou just need to sprinkle a bit of cornstarch powder onto the knotted areas of your necklace, and gently rub the knots between your fingers and thumb to loosen them up.
Add volume to your lashesAfter after applying your first coat of mascara, apply a bit of powder on the lashes using a Q-tip or a brush then finish off with another coat of mascara. This trick will make your lashes look super long and voluminous.
You can use it as a dry shampooThis trick can be used when your hair is oily and greasy and you don't have time to take a shower. Just sprinkle a bit of baby powder on your hair, gently massage it into your roots and scalp, and then comb it through until the powder is no longer visible. With this alternative you can avoid washing your hair every day, keeping it healthier.
Remove oil stains from your clothesApply a little powder on both sides of the stained cloth, dab at the grease, and let it sit for an hour to allow the talc to absorb the oil, this remedy will get rid of these stubborn stains. Finally, wash the garment, and let it dry in the shade.
Refresh your sheetsThis trick is perfect for hot nights, sprinkle some baby powder between the sheets for freshness and a soothing, relaxing aroma that will help you sleep.
Removing sand from your feet and shoesAn easy way to keep wet sticky sand at bay is by sprinkling cornstarch powder over the areas where sand has stuck to you. You should know that baby powder removes moisture from your skin, and the sand will fall right off. It also works for footwear: apply some cornstarch powder, and shake your shoes to remove all the sand.
Make your leather clothing look fresh againIn order to make your leather clothing look spick-and-span, all you have to do is to apply a little powder on the garment and rub with a soft microfiber cloth.
Beautify your pet's coatCornstarch can be used as a dry shampoo to care for your pet's coat between washings. Sprinkle cornstarch powder directly onto your dog’s coat, and gently massage it into the skin. It is important to stay away from the eyes and nose area.
Enhancing your waxing session
You're required to apply a little baby powder to the area before putting the wax on. It will keep the wax from sticking too firmly to the skin, making the waxing process less painful and leaving your skin smooth and much less irritated.
Neutralize pet urine odorYou can also use baby powder to remove pet odors from your carpets and upholstered furniture. Simply sprinkle the powder on the soiled area, wait an hour, and then vacuum the area thoroughly to remove urine and odor.
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