Flour: it’s not just for baking! There are lots of interesting uses for flour around your house. Check out these 16 ways to use flour in your crafting, DIY beauty routine, and in your home and garden.
The cool part about replacing items in your day-to-day with homemade alternatives is that you get to opt out of the harmful chemicals that are often in the ingredients list of the store-bought alternatives. You also get to skip the extra packaging. Things like glue, face creams, and cleaners tend to come in single-use plastic packaging. When you make your own, you skip that waste.
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White flour might not be the healthiest for baking bread, but there are a myriad of alternate uses for flour that don’t involve eating it. Most of the flour recipes I’ve gathered here are for white flour, but some call of other sorts of flour, like rice or chickpea. You can often find these types of specialty flours at the grocery store or co-op. If stores near you don’t seem to stock them, though, you can also find them online.
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