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16 Surprising Uses for Flour

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7. Dry Shampoo – Don’t have time to wash your hair? Get the oil out with a flour-based dry shampoo!

8. Rice Flour Mask – Rice flour absorbs oil and exfoliates. If you want to make this a vegan recipe, you can use agave nectar in place of the honey.

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9. Red Grape Face Mask – Take advantage of the natural antioxidants and amino acids in red grapes with this homemade face mask.

10. Natural Acne Serum - Mix up equal parts of flour and or honey agave nectar, and apply a dab of the mixture to the pimple. Cover with a band aid overnight, and in the morning the swelling should be reduced considerably.

11. Chickpea Flour Face Mask -  Chickpea flour – also called besan – is the key ingredient in this traditional face mask recipe. You can use almond milk in place of the dairy milk to make this vegan.

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Becky Striepe

Becky Striepe is a freelance writer and vegan crafter living in Atlanta, Georgia. Her life’s mission is to make green crafting and vegan food accessible to everyone! Like this article? You can follow Becky on Twitter or find her on Facebook!


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7:14AM PDT on Jul 27, 2014

Thank you

5:15PM PDT on Jun 17, 2014

Thanks for sharing.

4:39AM PDT on Aug 29, 2013

Some nice tips. Thanks.

1:57PM PDT on Aug 23, 2013

Thank you for tips.

5:02AM PDT on Jul 27, 2013

Thank you

10:26AM PDT on Jul 14, 2013

I was particularly interested in how to clean brass and copper, but I found the other uses of flour pretty interesting as well. The domestic cleaners in Wimbledon will soon learn how to deal with brass. You can find them at .

5:55AM PDT on Jul 14, 2013

Thank you.

8:36AM PDT on Jul 10, 2013

thanks for the copper cleaning tip

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