Contact Us

Calling All Germophobes, Make Your Own Hand Sanitizer And Never Run Out

(Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Now that the flu and colds have run through work. I was talking to my friend Cathy and she was saying she found a way to make your own hand sanitizer. I am not a huge user of it at home because I keep forgetting to buy it so…making it at home would be great.

The way to make it….or recipe, if you will is from a woman named jill at onegoodthingbyjillee.com. Made out of essential oils and it’s alcohol free, that means it won’t dry out your hands!

Most “recipes” you find online will be some combination of alcohol and aloe vera gel…but a pediatrician in New Jersey recommends hand sanitizer utilizing essential oils INSTEAD of alcohol because of their antibacterial properties and because bacteria can become immune to alcohol-based sanitizers.

So here it is:

•6 oz. of water

•2 Tbsp of Aloe Vera Gel

•10 drops each of rosemary, cinnamon, eucalyptus & clove bud essential oil

•20 drops of either lemon, wild orange or grapefruit essential oil – pick your favorite.

Jill recommends using empty hand sanitizers to recycle and to make it look the same to guests.Once done she recommends rubbing a small amount onto your hands. Repeat often. Hope it helps to keep you and your family healthy without dry hands.

Jill also has some food tips and beauty tips, the website again onegoodthingbyjillee.com, if you make some, drop it off to me.

 

Best of Kool 101.7

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kool1017.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for KOOL Gang quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive KOOL Gang contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.