Easy DIY Hand Sanitizer (with free printable labels!)

I think it’s safe to say that what the world needs now are fewer germs and more hand sanitizer. But who really has time to go out into the world and find it on their own? The shelves are raided and there just isn’t any to be found. Because of this, why not just go ahead and make your own DIY Hand Sanitizer at home?

It’s not hard to do, you’ll know all the ingredients in it, and it’s a simple way to help to keep the germs at bay. 

If you’re looking for an easy recipe that can also be doubled as a fun homeschooling learning lesson, this is the one for you! 

It’s also a great bug repellent for when we are all allowed to go camping again.

Ingredients needed for DIY Hand Sanitizer

  • 1/3 cup Aloe Vera gel 
  • 1 cup 120 proof or higher drinking alcohol or 90% or higher isopropyl alcohol
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable glycerin 
  • 1/2 tablespoon sweet almond oil 
  • 1/2 tablespoon rosehip oil 
  • *5-10 drops of ylang-ylang essential oil 
  • 5-10 drops of citronella essential oil 
  • 5-10 drops of eucalyptus essential oil 
  • 3 3 ounce plastic squeeze top travel bottles 
  • Measuring cup
  • Funnel
  • Whisk

*Please note that due to the shortage of some supplies in this recipe, you may need to check other retailers either online or in your area for availability or substitutions. 

How to make homemade hand sanitizer 

Steps 1-2:  Add your aloe gel, alcohol, and arnica oil to a measuring cup. Whisk together.

Step 3: *Whisk in your essential oils. We have chosen essential oils that are shown to be safe for children. Please refer to online guidelines for the safe ratio of essential oils to carrier oils for the age of your child. You can double the amount of essential oils you are using if you are making the recipe for adults. 

Step 4: Using a funnel, add the mixture into your bottle, stopping about ½” from the top. Add the top and screw on tightly. Affix your label!

See how simple it can be? Don’t forget to print out your labels, too! 

Get Your Free Hand Sanitizer Labels HERE

 

Easy DIY Hand Sanitizer (with free printable labels!)

Easy DIY Hand Sanitizer (with free printable labels!)

Don't miss out on this great hand sanitizer recipe!

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup Aloe Vera gel 
  • 1 cup 120 proof or higher drinking alcohol or 90% or higher isopropyl alcohol
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable glycerin 
  • 1/2 tablespoon sweet almond oil 
  • 1/2 tablespoon rosehip oil 
  • *5-10 drops of ylang-ylang essential oil 
  • 5-10 drops of citronella essential oil 
  • 5-10 drops of eucalyptus essential oil 
  • 3 3 ounce plastic squeeze top travel bottles 
  • Measuring cup
  • Funnel
  • Whisk

Instructions

    Steps 1-2:  Add your aloe gel, alcohol, and arnica oil to a measuring cup. Whisk together.

    Step 3: *Whisk in your essential oils. We have chosen essential oils that are shown to be safe for children. Please refer to online guidelines for the safe ratio of essential oils to carrier oils for the age of your child. You can double the amount of essential oils you are using if you are making the recipe for adults. 

    Step 4: Using a funnel, add the mixture into your bottle, stopping about ½” from the top. Add the top and screw on tightly. Affix your label!

DIY Hand Sanitizer

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