This is by far the easiest DIY hand sanitizer I’ve ever made, no stress with mixing different oils and trying to keep track of all the drops! Plus, this homemade hand sanitizer is kid safe and you only need 3 ingredients.
Homemade Hand Sanitizer
DIY Hand Sanitizer
Working with a blended oil takes care of any worry you might have if you are not used to using oils.
With all of the concern for catching a virus, this is an excellent project for kids as well as adults since the project can be expanded to include a discussion about hygiene and disinfection.
What you will need to make your hand sanitizer recipe is in the list and pictures below. However, I have it displayed in a recipe list form to print out towards the bottom of the page. Have Fun!
How to Make DIY Hand Sanitizer Gel
Start with adding your ¼ cup of quality aloe gel.
10 to 20 drops of a germ fighting blend of essential oils, we use this one: Plant Therapy Essential Oils Germ Fighter Synergy
2 tablespoons of Isopropyl Alcohol, CDC lists at least 60% is needed to kill germs and bacteria.
Homemade Hand Sanitizer Gel
Knowing the tube we were using is 3 oz and I needed ¼ or 2oz of aloe, I simply filled the tube about 2/3rds full, added the alcohol and oil and then shook it up.
We really like using the Plant Therapy oils and our kids do well with it.
Here are some additional options, double-check they will work for your kids.
Try this easy to make mostly natural and effective hand sanitizer recipe. This DIY hand sanitizer is kid–safe, gentle on your hands and essential.
DIY kid safe hand sanitizer
This homemade hand sanitizer comes together in just two minutes, once you’ve gathered the ingredients.
It comes out a perfect consistency for little hands to work with and stores well for about 2 months in a cool dark spot like your bag.
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As always, do your own research with essential oils, particularly when using essential oils with children. The essential oils in this hand sanitizer recipe are considered kid-safe/friendly, which is why I feel comfortable using them on my kids.
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Homemade Hand Sanitizer with Aloe Vera
Hand Sanitizer Recipe
This Homemade Hand Sanitizer is kid safe on onl needs 3 ingredients.
- 10 to 20 drops of a germ fighting blend of essential oils
- ¼ cup of quality aloe gel
- 2 tablespoons of Isopropyl Alcohol
- Tube or bottle to keep it in I picked this 3oz one in the travel section of Target and have used 4 oz mason jars too.
for a 3 oz bottle use 2oz of aloe, simply filled the tube about 2/3rds full, add the alcohol and oil and then shake it up.
That’s it! It comes out a perfect consistency for little hands to work with and stores well for about 2 months in a cool dark spot like your bag.