How to Make Your Own Hand Sanitizer

Learn how to make your own hand sanitizer as a healthy alternative to commercial sanitizers that are drying, costly and contain 60 to 90 percent alcohol.



Aloe vera acts as the moisturizing ingredient in this simple sanitizer recipe. Using only four ingredients, it's the perfect recipe for learning how to make your own hand sanitizer.
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