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DIY hand sanitizer is an easy way to avoid the damage that the chemicals and alcohol in commercial hand sanitizers do to your skin and health. Learn how to make your own hand sanitizer in two easy steps!

Easy DIY Hand Sanitizer Recipe

It's super easy to make your own alcohol-free hand sanitizer at home with simple ingredients. This hand sanitizer lasts a long time, is great for everyday use, and won't dry out your hands!

Keyword essential oils, face and body, healthy, moisturizing, natural remedy
Prep Time 10 minutes


  • 2 oz. Amber Spray Bottle
  • 10 drops Essential Oils
  • 10 drops Witch Hazel
  • 5 drops Vitamin E
  • 5 drops Aloe Vera optional
  • Distilled/purified water


  1. Put everything except the water in your spray bottle.

  2. Shake to mix ingredients, then add water to fill up the bottle. Shake before using. 

Recipe Notes

(Refer to the recipe above to make to a stronger, Coronavirus-safe hand sanitizer.)

Antibacterial essential oils: tea tree, citronella, eucalyptus, geranium, lemongrass, orange, patchouli, and peppermint are all good choices. Use tea tree sparingly, as some people are sensitive. For smell, you can also use lavender, lemon, rosemary, orange, or vanilla.

Store in an airtight container and keep out of reach of kids.

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