DIY: Hand Sanitizer

Effective hand hygiene products can be hard to come by. We have the perfect solution—making your own! Adding essential oils to this recipe gives it a personal touch. Best part? It’s affordable (most ingredients can be found at a local dollar store), natural and makes more for you to share!

Ingredients

  • 2 ounce spray bottle
  • 3 tablespoons of aloe vera
  • 3 tablespoons 190 proof grain alcohol
  • Distilled water
  • 5 drops each: Vitamin E, Tea Tree, Lemon and Orange essential oils
  • Permanent markers in different colors

Instructions

  1. In the spray bottle, combine all ingredients EXCEPT water and shake well for 15-20 seconds.
  2. Open the bottle and add water to fill to the top. Shake for another 15-20 seconds.
  3. Decorate and label your bottle!

To apply: Shake the bottle before use to mix the essential oils. Spray it generously onto your hands. Rub your hands together until dry. If skin irritation occurs, discontinue use immediately.