If you’re traveling this holiday season, you know the chance of getting sick is a bit higher than if you were to stay at home. Grimy germs just love airports, bus stations, and hotels, meaning that our body needs to stay on guard to prevent those germs from making us feel ill. Try out this quick, and easy-to-make DIY hand sanitizer that will help keep hands clean while you’re out and about traveling this month.
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Hand Sanitizer DIY
What you’ll need:
- 1/3 cup 190 proof Everclear/ethanol or 99% isopropyl alcohol
- 1/8 cup Aloe Vera Jelly
- 43 drops Defender, Germ Fighter, or Germ Destroyer
*This recipe has been updated to include alcohol for maximum effectiveness.
What you’ll do:
Measure out Everclear/ethanol and Aloe Vera Jelly into different containers. Mix the essential oils in the ethanol and then slowly add in the Aloe Vera Jelly while mixing with an immersion blender. Once blended, pour into your sanitizer container and use as needed.
*Note: Although these ingredients are known to be effective at helping prevent and eliminate germs, this DIY is not a substitute for regular, proper handwashing.