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 :).

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