How to Make Hand Sanitizer at Home (In About 3 Minutes)

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There’s a global shortage of hand sanitizer at the moment but it’s easy to make your own! Here’s how you do it:

Ingredients Needed:

  1. Aloe Vera Gel
  2. Rubbing Alcohol or Minimum of 91% Isopropyl Alcohol
  3. Mixing Bowl
  4. Measuring Cups
  5. Spoon
  6. Empty Container (where you’ll put your hand sanitizer)
  7. Optional: Essential Oil for Fragrance

How To Make Hand Sanitizer:

  1. Add 2/3 cup of rubbing alcohol to a mixing bowl
  2. Add 1/3 cup of aloe vera to the bowl
  3. Stir/whisk until well blended
  4. Optional: Add 8-10 drops of essential oil
  5. Pour the mix into your container

Boom! You now have your own brand of homemade hand sanitizer :).

Related: You can read our latest coverage of coronavirus here.

Cam Woodsum
I've been building digital businesses, wandering the world, and writing about optimizing life for freedom since early 2017. My mission is to lower the barrier for people who want to live with more freedom: whether that be as an entrepreneur, a digital nomad, an early retiree, or just as someone who wants to live a happiness-driven life.