Australian de-cluttering queen shares home made hand sanitiser recipe

DIY, because you have the time now!

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, grocery stores and chemists around the nation have been running out of soap products and hand sanitisers. 

But fear not, Sydney-based property styler Anita Birges has risen to the occassion and shared an easy home-made hand sanitiser recipe to follow.

Hand Sanitiser recipe:

* 2/3 cup of isopropyl or rubbing alcohol (99 per cent) - from Bunnings Warehouse Australia
* 1/3 cup of aloe vera gel (to help keep your hands smooth and to counteract the harshness of alcohol)
* A few drops of essential oil, such as lavender oil, eucalyptus or whatever scent you like - Oil & Away: Pure & Tested Essential Oils.

* Pour all ingredients into a bowl or jug, ideally one with a pouring spout like a glass measuring container.
* Mix well with a spoon to turn the sanitiser into a gel.
* Pour the ingredients into a Sensor Pump or empty travel bottle for easy use, and label it “hand sanitiser.”

Watch the video below, for a step-by-step recount of the recipe.  

At the moment, these ingredients are all still available in stores.

Washing your hands is of course the best way to combat the potential contraction of COVID-19. However, hand sanitiser is always a good option if you are out and about. 

Would you consider making your own hand sanitiser? 

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