When all the hand sanitizer spray (and gel) was flying off the shelves a few weeks ago and then it was nowhere to be found in stores, it didn't bother me a bit because I knew I wasn't going to use that toxic stuff anyway with all the weird ingredients. But as time went on and the nearby COVID-19 cases started to increase (not nearly as bad as they thought though, thankfully), I did want a little something to use on my hands after grocery shopping. Especially before touching my steering wheel, etc.
This homemade hand sanitizer spray is adapted from the homemade hand sanitizer gel at that link, so go check out their recipe for that. 🙂 I'll show you the ingredients that I like to use and the exact amounts.
I made 2 bottles of this homemade hand sanitizer spray, one for my purse and one for just inside the door at home in case I want to sanitize packages before they come in the door, etc., although I haven't done much of that.
Homemade Hand Sanitizer Spray
These amounts make ONE 2-ounce spray bottle:
- 1 Tablespoon witch hazel
- 3 Tablespoons 70% rubbing alcohol also called isopropyl alcohol -- some said to use only 90%, others said 70% was better, so do you own research on that, but I used 70% because that's what I had. Hopefully you can find some if you don't have it on hand, I couldn't find any to link to.
- 30 drops tea tree essential oil this kind has the best quality for the price in my opinion
- 10 drops lavender essential oil again, this kind is my favorite, free shipping too!
- Fill each bottle one at a time using a funnel, and use the amounts above for EACH bottle.
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