As you go out and about taking care of your day to day business, chances are you’ll need some extra germ protection. To stay germ-free and eco-friendly, try whipping up this easy hand sanitizer, using our new essential oil blend Defender. It’ll be perfect to pop in your purse or bag and use when you need it throughout the day.
DIY Hand Sanitizer
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 or hand mixer. 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.