Making hand sanitizer is easy, but it's important that you make a solution that is at least 60 percent alcohol. If it's less than that, you risk not killing all of the germs. For this recipe, I recommend using 91 or 99 percent rubbing alcohol, which can be found at most pharmacies or big box stores. You can also use 190 proof alcohol. If you use a 70 percent rubbing alcohol or regular vodka, this will not have a high enough percentage of alcohol to kill germs.
DIY Hand Sanitizer Spray Recipe
Learn how to make your own sanitizer at home. This is a spray recipe, which like better. When you make it with the same alcohol, it has just over 60 percent alcohol, which is what is recommended to kill germs.
Place the aloe vera gel and the alcohol in the measuring cup. Whisk them together to combine.
Add the argan oil and essential oils. Stir well.
Use a funnel to pour the spray sanitizer into the bottle.
To use, spray on hands and rub together for 60 seconds until dry. This can take up to a minute to kill germs.
Washing with soap and water is the best way to prevent the spread of germs. Use this when you can't wash. Sanitizer does not work well on dirty or greasy skin.
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