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    • MYO: Waterless Hand Sanitizer

      Hand sanitizer is a must-have item to keep in your purse for quickie clean-ups and refreshing the hands, particularly after using public areas. Here is a simple, no frills recipe for homemade hand sanitizer that smells good and wont dry out your skin.

      1 cup aloe vera gel
      2 Tbs Rubbing alcohol
      2 tsp. vegetable glycerin
      6-8 drops Eucalyptus or Tea Tree Essential oil*

      Blend well. Use as you would commercial hand sanitizer. In addition to the rubbing alcohol's germ fighting capabilities, both Tea-Tree & Eucalyptus oils contain antibacterial properties as well.

      *Not Fragrance Oil!
      Comments 3 Comments
      1. Zyphrstar's Avatar
        I'm going to try this because I can't stand the smell of most of the commercial hand sanitizers....thank you very much!
      1. silvergypsylady's Avatar
        Could you use Lavendar essential oil since it's antibacterial also? I like the smell better.
      1. pansy's Avatar
        Will go make this now with tea tree oil. Will carry this in my purse for my jaunts to thrift stores!

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