• DIY Hand Sanitiser Spray

    October 10, 2018 • DIY RECIPES

    This is the perfect handbag size hand sanitiser!

    Combining palm oil free glycerine, alcohol, lavender hydrosol and a blend of bacteria fighting essential oils, this DIY natural hand sanitiser is easy to make and will leave hands feeling clean, fresh and soft.

    Find the recipe for our DIY hand sanitiser spray below.

    DIY Hand Sanitiser | Biome Naked Beauty Bar | DIY Skin Care

    DIY Hand Sanitiser Spray

    Ingredients

    You’ll also need 2 or more 10ml glass spray bottles, a small funnel, and a medium mason jar for mixing and storing. The idea here is to make about a cup of this mixture and once your spray bottle is low, refill!

    About the alcohol content

    It is important to understand the alcohol content of the substance you are using as this will affect the alcohol percentage of the final product.  The World Health Organisation recommends at least 60% alcohol to protect against germs.  Options are:

     

    • Pure Ethanol made from sugar cane – often 95% alcohol, 5% water. Most natural option but difficult to come by.
    • Ethanol (Denatured) – will contain a synthetic chemical as the denaturing agent to make it taste bitter.
    • Ethyl alcohol – the alcohol found in alcoholic drinks such as beer, brandy, or whiskey. See note below on vodka.
    • Isopropyl alcohol – as purchased in pharmacies (check the alcphol %)

     

    Method

    1. Combine the ingredients in a mason jar and shake well.
    2. Using your funnel or a very steady hand, fill the spray bottles. Keep the remainder in the mason jar until you need to refill.

    How to Use

    Shake well, spray onto hands and rub them together.

    Use plenty to cover all the surfaces of your hands.  Rub around hands until dry.

    Keep out of sunlight in a cool dry place. Use within 6 months.

    Disclaimer

    As with all our DIY recipes, you can experiment to suit your preferences. Many factors can change the end result, including temperature, humidity, light, ingredient quality. Some DIYs can be amended by remelting or adding ingredients, but some cannot. Please read the whole recipe before beginning and remember to have fun!

    Biome cannot issue a refund if the DIY skin care product, DIY hair care product or DIY body care product you make using our raw DIY ingredients do not perform as you’d hoped. We will, however, offer a refund if the raw DIY ingredient packaging is broken or leaking, or the ingredient itself appears to be ‘off’.

    Before using any raw DIY ingredient for the first time, please first research that ingredient’s potential benefits as well as safety precautions and possible side effects. Check with your medical professional if you have any concerns.

    If you have severe acne, very sensitive skin, or another skin concern or health condition, we recommend seeking medical advice before using any new product on your skin, whether that be a raw ingredient, a DIY product you’ve made yourself, or commercially formulated product.

    Please exercise caution when using essential oils. If you are pregnant or have any kind of health or skin condition, we recommend you speak to your doctor before use. Essential oils are highly concentrated liquids, so use in moderation. Pure essential oils should never be used directly on the skin and should never be ingested. When using an essential oil for the first time, do a skin patch test. Each essential oil is unique and may not be suited to everyone. Please research potential benefits as well as safety precautions before using any essential oil. Some essential oils may interfere with medication. Check with your medical professional if you have any concerns.

    Discover Biome’s Naked Beauty Bar

    Looking to simplify, reduce waste and know exactly what you are putting on your skin?

    At Biome’s Naked Beauty Bar, you will find all of the beautiful raw ingredients you need to make your own natural skin care and cleaning products. These ingredients are available in convenient reusable glass jars, and selected ingredients in bulk from our stores.

    Find our stores here:

    • City: 33 Adelaide Street, Brisbane City
    • Paddington: 2 Latrobe Terrace, Paddington
    • Balmoral: 216 Riding Road, Balmoral
    • Indooroopilly: Level 3, Indooroopilly Shopping Centre
    • Southport: The Brickworks Centre, 107 Ferry Road.
    • Burwood: Burwood Brickworks, 70 Middleborough Road, Burwood East.

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    One Response to DIY Hand Sanitiser Spray
    1. Susan Kemp
      October 29, 2018 at 11:14 pm

      Wonderful idea! It is always refreshing to see that you can make things by yoursel with natural ingredients

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