This is a more random use of hand sanitizer. Do make your own and let me know what you think. How are you? :) Thanks for stopping by. And, recently I ran across a recipe a bit different than yours to try a few weeks ago, so now I have two new "DIY" ones to try. Alcohol content is flammable in nature and thus hand sanitizers are made up of flammable products. I know 7th Generation is another biodegradable soap. Pros of Hand Sanitizer Kills Germs . You were very kind to post this. Commercial hand sanitizers have their place for sure, but I personally have always been a little leery of the alcohol content in them. I appreciate the votes and shares. Go to article. I check my email only to find your post I find that amazing. Hand sanitizer sales surge in the midst of COVID-19 emergency. The right recipe and mixture of essential oils can offer the effective, plant-based strength to kill bacteria, while safe enough for accidental consumption. Hand Sanitizer & Its Chemical Properties. Great to see you! May 5, 2020 - In this article, we'll look at how hand sanitizer works (and when it doesn't), the right way to use it, and share some simple recipes. I know what you mean, my gel was loose, but my sanitizer was definitely thick enough for me to squeeze it onto my hands with a squeeze bottle. Thanks for all the information and a safe backup option! I know aloe vera is good for skin, wheat (think oatmeal) is also good for the skin. ;). Not so good over here. Hand sanitizer is still useful. An automatic hand sanitizer dispenser is an excellent alternative to the traditional ones as it requires zero to no contact. I would love to make my own. Never again will I buy the commercial stuff: I’ve found too many reasons to make it myself. I'm really glad you like the page layout and thank you, too, for SHARING. Article from commonsensehome.com. I wanted to put some bottles in a cooler with ice, but I was thinking that I also wanted to save water. I love trying out new ingredients and techniques, reinventing the classics, and hunting down the next great flavor. I’ll also share a recipe for diy sanitizer if you decide you want to give it a try. Triclosan is an antibacterial and antifungal agent that is commonly found in personal care products. Though I wouldn't eat the "surfactants," at least they are coconut-based or based on another plant. Great hub. Sunshine - I like B&B, too. Hope that helps. emilybee - thank you for your feedback - it's great to hear people liking my layout. Overuse of hand sanitizer can dry out skin and disrupt pH, causing cracking and peeling. The most important ingredient to making hand sanitizer is rubbing alcohol. Ok great…but what do you do when the shelves have been stripped bare of commercial products? But some sanitizers use triclosan instead of alcohol. :). Find the Best Sanitizer Products & Reviews--Quickly & Efficiently Result? Hugs from southern USA. Cheers! Thanks for sharing the knowledge. I do not claim that my homemade sanitizer, in fact, kills as much bacteria as regular hand sanitizer, nor do I claim to know everything about its effectiveness or its safety. This Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizer Foam is gentle formula that is safe on hand as it does not contain any harsh chemicals nor alcohol. These chemicals can act as endocrine disruptors and may be a factor in early puberty, as noted by White Hutchinson Leisure & Learning Group. I have even found another use: it actually makes a refreshing spray after a long day - spray a little on the face and it cools you down. You can wash vegetables with it. :) I work at a school where they use the regular stuff all the time and I always cringe. I am satisfied that both of these products are safe for the environment and safe to use in other applications besides just dish washing. According to a new study, quickly smearing an ethanol-based hand sanitizer onto your hands won't kill cold and flu bugs. I didn't even THINK about the saving money part - and I'm a saving money FREAK! Citric acid (like the grapefruit and orange extracts in the Biokleen) acts as a cleaning agent, as does the salt. :), vespawoolf - right there with you. They also know that Amazon will usually always side with the buyer. The situation with hand sanitizer is where the pros outweigh the cons. Good idea! Homemade hand sanitizers are all over the internet right now, but are they a good idea? Check out the ingredients in these 7 simple homemade hand sanitizers which you can make using natural ingredients. It also kills bacteria and micro-organisms from our hands. Rub into your hands for 30 seconds, allowing the product to coat all areas, including between fingers and fingertips. Voted up! Antibacterials: Pros vs. Cons. I never heard of this before glad I stumble upon your hub :) Thanks for sharing I would like to shake your sanitize hand :). Thanks for stopping by. I'm buying biodegradable products whenever I can, so this will come in useful. xstatic - good to see you! Voted up, helpful and socially shared! Hand sanitizer can be used in circumstances where soap and water aren’t available, such as the aftermath of a hurricane—or in a busy day care center, which was the setting of the study showing the benefits of hand sanitizer. Great job my friend! In fact, from 2011 to 2015, U.S. poison control centers received nearly 85,000 calls about alcohol-based hand sanitizer exposures among children (source). As the coronavirus disease spreads, individuals are loading up on hand sanitizers. I have no idea how it stands up to regular sanitizer, but I will say that I don't care. crystaleyes from Earth on September 25, 2012: For people with sensitive skin and allergic skin conditions, a homemade sanitizer is a boon.. will surely try.. thanks.. Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on September 24, 2012: Rolly - hey there! Keep Light Sanitizer away from kids: they may accidentally break it or get hurt. Usually head to Amazon, but none there either ? Voting up and useful. Washing vegetables is easy and gives me peace of mind with my biodegradable hand sanitizer. Thanks for stopping by. Only use a hand sanitizer if you’re somewhere without access to soap and water. :), Jean Rogers - Yeah, I've made all sorts of accidental discoveries while using this stuff. Only a few ingredients are necessary to make your own homemade hand sanitizer – and one that actually works. Voted up and shared. I read that the aloe Vera gel doesn’t do enough to moisturize your hands and that this home made version does not have the moisturizers that are in commercial brands such as Purell and can really irritate your skin if used very much. So I would advise people of this problem. Now, I wash my veggies with my homemade hand sanitizer. :). Earthy Mother - I'm so glad you liked this! The ingredients in biodegradable dish soap are similar, especially with regard to citrus. This can be very important in facilities with waxed floors as sanitizer drips can leave marks on waxed floors. Additionally, many studies have found that hand sanitizers with an alcohol concentration below 60% are less effective at killing germs than those with a lower alcohol concentration or non-alcohol-based hand sanitizers. Hand sanitizer is still useful. But, yes, it will save lots of money to do this, too. Tammy from North Carolina on April 09, 2012: Great suggestion. Alcohol needs to be mixed with aloe vera gel to prevent the raw alcohol from drying and damaging your skin. You’ll find biodegradable dish soap such as Biokleen, Ecover and 7th Generation. I carry hand sanitizer with me everywhere. I didn’t want the unclean bottles in the ice. Some recipes call for essential oil, but this is just for fragrance, and I don’t suggest using it because some oils can be harmful to the skin. I just need to remember these products on my next shopping trip! Homemade Hand Sanitizer 2020 Practical guide to make anti-bacterial and anti - viral homemade hand sanitizers with 26 recipes. I love trying to use all natural ingredients whenever I can. I know germs are not all that bad, but the chemicals that we come into contact every day...it's scary! :) The hand sanitizer does smell yummy - like lemons (at least with the brand I use). The practice of using hand sanitizer act as a safeguard against the common cold, fever and viral, etc. This concoction is better than nothing in these “germy times”. Pour biodegradable dish soap into lid. :). She writes about a variety of topics, especially languages, art and culture. The fruit/veg wash really makes sense. However, in this article, we have discussed the pros and cons of using hand sanitizer that will endeavour to reach a conclusion as to the efficacy of this novel creation. Washing veggies is an added advantage as sometimes washing merely with water won't work well. So I ordered the alcohol and aloe vera gel and made my own at home. Should I have used the 99% aloe instead of the green stuff? We use 7th generation products around the house - I'll have to get some of their biodegradable dish soap and try this out! Light Sanitizer pros and cons. They were selling small containers for $20, $30, and higher! HouseBuyersUS from Centreville, Virginia, USA on September 24, 2012: It is always good to use home made sanitizers as harmful chemicals are not present in it. It's so great to hear of other people who are into helping make the world a cleaner place. If there was some kind of proof of its effectiveness I might could talk my husband into converting to this, and that would be great. Lifebuoy Total 10 Hand Sanitizer is clinically proven to instantly kill 99.9% germs, including H1N1 virus, in 10 seconds. Home » Beauty Health and Grooming » Homemade Hand Sanitizer ~ is it a good idea? Not that I’m suggesting your mixture is not completely safe at all as I doubt you’d ever post it otherwise but for me it would be the uncertainty of making it and possibly causing someone I loved harm by telling them it’s okay to use it, as I could never live with myself if I ever did. Later, when the ice melted, I knew I was able to. For hand sanitizer to be effective, it must have at least 60% alcohol content, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Then I thought, well, I need to make my own...and a general-purpose one while I'm at it. Thanks for sharing. Hehe, I only discovered many of these uses on my recent camping trip. Get a little spray bottle. Hand sanitizer is less effective at killing certain kinds of germs, such as norovirus and Clostridium difficile and unlike hand washing, it cannot physically remove harmful chemicals. The pros of hand sanitizer: • It kills germs. ITCoach - I'm glad you like this. Most hand sanitizers on the market contain a high volume of alcohol, enough to be considered a fire hazard. 1. Just what everyone needs right now. This is really when I figured out I’d always make my own hand sanitizer. 3. This is especially helpful when a media-amplified panic about a new virus leads to empty shelves in the hand sanitizer aisle. I had read awhile ago about concerns about what your body absorbs through the skin - the largest organ in the body. 25 Main Pros and Cons of Spinning. The ideal type is a small hand-size bottle that allows you to spray its contents easily. Automatic . If you’re planning to use it flying, make sure it’s no larger than 3.4  oz or 100 ml. Use a dime sized amount, and don’t skimp. I would guess it's about as flammable as any other dish soap out there, maybe less so because of the natural products. That being said, citric acid is known for being especially helpful for the skin. I'm forever washing my hands so will definitely try this out instead of buying a hand gel...thank you! I'm so glad you found these tips helpful. I feel like many of us need a way to make homemade sanitizer as the commercially available ones are not to be found at this point. No disinfecting wipes either. 13 Main Pros and Cons of Standardized Tests. 21 Pros and Cons of Having Sex Robots. The Pros and Cons of Hand Sanitizers Ronald Blankstein, M.D. Hehe. :) I worked there in college. 2. Novascotiamiss from Nova Scotia, Canada on May 02, 2012: Thanks for a very useful article. Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 21, 2012: Cindy - alas, I have no scientific proof. Benefit 4: Less Risk for Disease . Pros and Cons of Using Antibacterial Cleaning Products. The View from Great Island is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program. Learn More. Hehe. But after looking at both sides it is ultimately up to you whether you choose to use hand sanitizer. Voted up and useful;-). Some hand sanitizer users believe that foam sanitizer is easier to spread around the hands. :) I just LOVE trying to make things myself. To prevent your hands from getting too dry or irritated from the rubbing alcohol, you can add a moisturizing ingredient to make using the DIY hand sanitizing wipes a better experience, especially when you use them several times a day! Ingesting hand sanitizer is extremely unhealthy, and may lead to alcohol poisoning Hand sanitizing isn't as effective when covered in chemicals, such as pesticides While washing your hands is a great preventative measure in the fight against infections and illnesses, it's not 100% effective. I came across a dish soap called Biokleen and learned that it was biodegradable, and has many natural ingredients, such as grapefruit seed extract that are kind to your skin and to the planet. Thanks for coming by. Some of the pros and cons of the hand sanitizer can be explained as below-Pros of hand sanitizer . tammy - before my camping trip recently, I had made it, but hadn't considered all the useful applications for it. I had 70% alchahol and 99% aloe gel on hand. It worked great, made the car smell nice, and my friends don't think I'm a mess. Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 18, 2012: Hawaii - I'm a germaphone and a chemophobe (I guess that's what you'd call someone who doesn't like unnecessary chemicals, lol) - so when I figured this out, I started jumping up and down and then proceeded to spend a whole day - yes, a whole day - dreaming up all the cool things I could do with my hand sanitizer. Jim Higgins from Eugene, Oregon on April 09, 2012: Great idea, some of the ingredient lists on various commercial dish soaps and hand sanitizers are pretty scary. Sharing with my FB friends and pinning it. I often take it out of my bag and use it at home, but I think I'll just have to make a bunch of them so I have it wherever I am, LOL. It is an effective hand sanitizer that loves your hands and kills germs. The label on the side says that you can use it for bubble baths, to wash pets, and you can use it as a hand soap. I always rinse them but don't want to use soap on them. Just read a news article about a NJ woman, a store owner who made homemade hand sanitizer and selling it being arrested because the mixture she used burned the hands of four young children. They're made from coconuts and corn. To get you fired up about good food! 24 Pros and Cons of Living in Surrey . I'm looking at the Biokleen website as I respond to your question: I went under the dish liquid banner and it doesn't say anything about how MUCH bacteria is eliminated when you wash dishes. voted and liked. If ingested, alcohol toxicity can even lead to alcohol poisoning. I gave you many votes. My recipes are never fussy and always exciting ~ there are 1600 and counting on the blog. :) Cheers! Yep, I think it's a *sigh* HA! Evry small change can make a positive impact-thanks for teaching us about yours. Technique is more important than technology here, and whether you’re washing your hands or using sanitizer, you’ve got to do it right! So, I began to look for alternatives. Aloe and vitamin E are two other ingredients, as well as sulfonates which are like more surfactants. I was just doing some google research on how to make my own. :), DREAM ON - great username. I'm not a scientist, though! But even if it doesn't, at least it's harmless. I think, as I hope I made clear, that this is really a back up plan when nothing better is available, but if you have the right strength alcohol and you measure correctly, it should help! The pros and cons of hand sanitizer Mar 18, 2008 Mar 18, 2008 ; Dear EarthTalk: My pediatrician swears by those gel hand sanitizers for lowering the … Most liquid hand sanitizers contain a large amount of ethyl or isopropyl alcohol. Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 10, 2012: TCC - thanks so much for coming by and reading. :), Thanks, billy! I just squirted some sanitizer on it, wiped it off and the dish was clean. Cons . Yet even if you have to resort to a hand sanitizer, it doesn’t have to be the store-bought kind. Hehehe. | August 31, 2020 May 10, 2020 | Health Hand Sanitizer When my patients ask me what they can do to protect themselves from the spread of germs, my answer is always the same; “wash your hands with soap and water every chance you get.” Sandra Busby from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA on April 09, 2012: Very interesting and comprehensive hub. Just a side note, I would guess these cleaners, with their surfactants and a mechanical action, such as rinsing, is what removes bacteria/germs in environmentally-safe products. :), Natashalh - yep, you can make your own. Thank you So thoughtful of you, Sue! Fill the rest of the bottle with water. I find the regular sanitizer hard on the hands, too. Problem is you can’t always wash your hands when you’re out and about, in your car, strapped into your seat on a plane, etc. Hand sanitizer has become a staple in purses, pockets, even on keychains — and for good reason. :) I'm glad you found it useful. Ultimately, it's the latter. Hehe. :) Thank you for the votes. . I make this for my own homemade use only. Outbound Dan - yikes! The aloe gel s important si le to find in stores, but Aloe plants are in abundance in AZ , could one use the all natural plant and its gel? Fire Hazard. But, you've got me thinking: I wonder what Biokleen would say if I sent them the link to this hub...hmmm...thanks for the idea! Amazon Associates is designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com. :) If you have 7th Generation products already, you're well on your way. Add about ¼ to ½ capful of the dish soap to the bottle. The CDC recommends washing your hands with soap and water, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Don’t wipe your hands, let the product air dry on your hands. Your hand sanitizer absolutely must list alcohol as the first ingredient. Benefits of Natural Hand Sanitizer (with Essential Oils) We don’t use even our natural hand sanitizer very often and opt for simple hand washing whenever possible. Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on April 12, 2012: Vicki! Homemade Hand Sanitizer ~ is it a good idea? (HUGS). Plus, the fragrances contain chemicals in their fragrances that companies aren’t required to disclose. Thanks Sandy, glad this was a help. Posted on July 25, 2015 in Acne, Skin Care, Eczema, How To Stay Healthy, Beauty Tips, Allergies, Skin In The News, Infections, Inflammation, Adverse Skin Reactions, Drug Reactions. It comes in handy when you’re camping. Data Rescue PC 3.2. Thanks for the shares and votes. :) The mixture is a little more "watery" than regular sanitizer, but I love the scent and I'm comfortable with the fact that it's not going to fill me up with bad chemicals. 1. Clearly, both hand sanitizer and soap have their pros and cons—so what's the best way to clean your hands? Voting this Up and Useful. :) (HUGS), rebecca - hey there! You must use isopropyl alcohol for this sanitizer, don’t raid the liquor cabinet, vodka will not work. Thank YOU for stopping by. Voted up. I am linking this hub to my Slow Death by Rubber Duck review, if you have no objection. FIrst, thanks for the recipe formula. Adrienne - Yeah, it's not too bad! That got me thinking. Bill Holland from Olympia, WA on April 09, 2012: Well aren't you a handy person to know? People must avoid exposing these hand sanitizers to open flames such as gas appliances and candles. You can use this trick whether you’re camping or not. Great to see you! ;) The websites (Biokleen, for example) don't ever claim to kill all bacteria or anything like that. I tend to have dry hands so I will only use sparingly when needed. Grapefruit and orange peel extracts are known to be kind to the skin. You can use it to spot-clean dishes. I’m sure there are a number of uses that I have not thought of, but these are definitely new uses for hand sanitizer for me. I believe that something that actually killed germs, would kill the good along with the bad, and that harms the environment. aviannovice - great to see you! kelleyward - yes!! Hi thank you for the recipe, I heard if you use colida silver ionic gel and put some just inside around the end of your nose for flying really helps. The gel formula of this on-the-go pack keeps germs at bay while leaving your hands soft and refreshed. rubbing alcohol (isopropyl alcohol) at 99% proof  is recommended. You can use it to clean your glasses. Only a few ingredients are necessary to make your own homemade hand sanitizer – and one that actually works. Up and useful. 5. Pros . I tend to believe however that this is simply a preference as I hear … Seek immediate help if you are experiencing a medical emergency. Knowing myself, I would be the one to singe my eyebrows and a few unlucky strands of hair. Thank you for your insights. The active ingredient in the products is benzalkonium chloride, a … Thanks for giving such useful information. :), rajan - thanks so much for stopping by! The mixture was very runny as in need a spray bottle type runny. Haha. It's also fun when you discover homemade things that work for other things, too. Hehe. Yes! So, what makes the lamp an irreplaceable household item? I’ve been trying to decide whether or not to make this. Maybe I'll stand out in a wide open piece of asphalt and see. :) Thanks for the kudos and shares. Hand Sanitizer & Its Chemical Properties. 2. (HUGS). Max Zvyagintsev from New Zealand on April 10, 2012: Deb Hirt from Stillwater, OK on April 10, 2012: CC, I'll do the hand sanitizer, too with my 7th Generation. Chances of infection decrease- the chances of getting infected by the disease decreases. I am a clean freak and wipe down almost anything before I use it (sometimes after). Recommend all try this! If that's the case, then if my little spritz bottle is about 1/4 the size, I roughly estimate about 1/4 as much soap. I do keep a little bottle of homemade hand sanitizer by the sink though to ensure safety after handling meat or changing a diaper, etc. LOL, Alifeofdesign - That's great!! Learn More. Publishing platform for digital magazines, interactive publications and online catalogs. I can clean things knowing that I’m not going to poison myself with toxic chemicals. It concluded that you shouldn't put anything on the skin that you wouldn't eat. While hand sanitizer is more convenient and possibly the only option available at the time, washing with soap and water works best at reducing germs. R-Studio includes all the basic and advanced tools you need to attempt recovery of all file types from all types of disk disasters. I take this stuff all over with me, too. But your usage instructions are really helpful! Accessibility; You can keep it practically anywhere… your car, your purse, your child’s lunchbox. It also contains citrus products. With that being said, in this video I will be going over several pros and cons to selling on Amazon compared to selling on Etsy or your own website. Cynthia Calhoun (author) from Western NC on September 25, 2012: Crystaleyes - indeed! Remember that 70% alcohol is not the same as 99%, so you could need more alcohol in your batch to make up for that, and then that would be runnier than normal. Here is a list of some pros and cons of automatic hand sanitizer dispensers. And moisturize! The recipe I used had the same proportions as yours. I was expecting a list of steps to go through to make your own. Where can I mark the post with 5 stars? Conclusion In Conclusion, hand sanitizer is good and bad in different ways. It only takes a few minutes to mix up a batch and it will keep illness-causing germs at bay for months. This is especially helpful when a media-amplified panic about a new virus leads to empty shelves in the hand sanitizer aisle. These chemicals can act as endocrine disruptors and may be a factor in early puberty, as noted by White Hutchinson Leisure & Learning Group. Dec 16, 2012 - Bluehost - Top rated web hosting provider - Free 1 click installs For blogs, shopping carts, and more. The kitchen is my happy place where I play with fabulous ingredients that nourish the body and soul. So, I sprayed them with my hand sanitizer, wiped them down and placed them in the ice. Thank you very much, Sue! It is a powerful antibacterial agent used in pesticides. Hehehe. Linda Bilyeu from Orlando, FL on April 10, 2012: Very interesting! The list of ingredients is pretty short. This is important for effectively killing germs, so check the labels at your drug store, or. Sorry for incorrect spelling (autocorrect) I meant aloe gel is impossible to find in stores as well, it as the actual aloe plant is in abundance in AZ could one use the gel, as it’s pure and au natural? 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