How to prepare hand sanitizers with alcohol at home?
We all know that washing our hands with soap helps to remove most of the germs effectively. However, what if we are in a place without soap? What is another way to remove the germs from our hands effectively? The answer is hand sanitizers. You could easily purchase them online or from pharmacy shops. Here, we are going to teach you how to prepare your own hand sanitizers with alcohol.
There are few things that you need to make the hand sanitizer, including 99% ethanol/isopropanol, aloe vera gel and essential oil. Of course, you need a container/ spray too, to collect your homemade sanitizers, with a pleasant-smell that you like.
First, fill ¾ of your container with 99% of ethanol/ isopropyl alcohol. This is the main ingredient of a hand sanitizer and is used to kill germs effectively.
Second, fill up the remaining with aloe vera gel. The aloe vera gel is to help keep your hand smooth and to counteract the harshness of alcohol.
Third, add 5 – 10 drops of essential oil. You can add the aroma that you like, such as lavender, clove, cinnamon, or peppermint.
After adding all the ingredients to the container, mixed well by inverting the container several times. Then, let the hand sanitizer to stand for a while and your hand sanitizer is ready for use.
With this guide, you can easily prepare the DIY hand sanitizers. At the same time, stay safe from the recent COVID-19 pandemic.