How to make hand sanitizers at home

The recent coronavirus pandemic has become more and more alarming even as Nigeria recorded its first death from the disease.

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Now more than ever, hygiene has become an important way to prevent the spread of the virus

And the need for regular hand-washing cannot be overemphasized.

The good news, however, is that you can make your own hand sanitizer.

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Ingredients needed:

Isopropyl alcohol

Glycerol or aloe Vera gel

hydrogen peroxide

A spoon

Recycled liquid soap or hand sanitizer bottle

A funnel – This is optional

Essential oils – This is also optional.

Mix inside bowl:

2/3 cup 99% isopropyl alcohol

1/3 cup aloe vera gel (or glycerol)

8-10 drops essential oil (like lavender, vanilla, peppermint, grapefruit)

Pour into hand sanitizer bottle and make sure you close it immediately.

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