How do you use cornstarch to relieve an itchy skin rash?

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Cornstarch is a powder-like substance that absorbs moisture. If you have a rash that is located within the skin folds on your body, cornstarch may help to wick away the moisture and keep the area dry. Just use as you would baby powder after your normal shower or bath.
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1. Inspect and clean the affected area with warm water. Pat dry with a soft cloth. Wait until the area is completely dry before applying cornstarch. 2. Mix 1/4 cup cornstarch and
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The most basic answer: it keeps the area dry. It has absorbent properties like talc, but is considered a better alternative because talc particles are very small and can be irritating
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DO NOT USE CORN STARCH ON A RASH! We all used to use corn starch on our babies, thinking it would help cure diaper rash. It was right there in the kitchen. We used it to thicken puddings
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I use it as a powder, it absorbs the wetness from heat, and sweating. You want to dry it up so it heals. Anonymous
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