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Get Germ-Free Hands and Fight COVID-19 with These 11 Best Hand Sanitizers

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Washing your hands is not enough to kill germs on your skin, hence why you'll need a hand sanitizer for that. Hand sanitizers kill bacteria, viruses and harmful germs, thus preventing us from catching diseases. There are so many sanitising products on the market, so you'll need to get one that is suitable for you, and your skin type and condition, if you have any.

How effective is a hand sanitizer?

They’re pretty effective if you use them religiously. However, you’ll need to look for a good brand like Dettol, Antabax and Skygel that contains over 60% of alcohol than other ingredients. As you know, alcohol is used to kill or inactivate viruses. If you can, look for one that contains up to 95% of alcohol. Listed below are some of the best ones that are travel-friendly, baby-friendly and for those with sensitive skin.

How to make hand sanitizer at home?

Hand sanitizers are running out everywhere since the coronavirus outbreak. If you really cannot find any online or in stores, then you can make one on your own. Just just mix up these ingredients and store the formula into a bottle; you can use it anywhere, anytime to prevent harmful bacteria.

  • 1/3 cup of Aloe Vera
  • 2/3 cup of Alcohol
  • 8 drops of essential oil

It's that simple. The reason for these ingredients is that the Aloe Vera will provide a moisturising effect while the alcohol content works to kill off germs and bacteria. As for the essential oil, we'd recommend tea-tree due to their antibacterial and antiviral properties.

1. Skygel Hand Sanitizer
Best for hospitals
Updated on 12th August 2020

This quick-acting Skygel Hand Sanitizer is effective in combatting bacteria. It contains an adequate amount of alcohol, so it is suitable for medical centres and hospitals. The sanitizer is quick drying and is also certified halal.

Best hand sanitizer for travelling
2. Dettol Hand Sanitizer Fresh (50ml)
Best hand sanitizer for travelling
Updated on 12th August 2020

This hand sanitizer is made in a bottle small, so you can easily carry it in your bag. It's non-sticky, quick-drying, and rinse-free, so you'll feel super comfortable wherever you go. The product smells good, apart from keeping your hands clean and germ-free.

Best hand sanitizing spray
3. Antabax Anti-Bacterial Sanitizer Spray
Best hand sanitizing spray
Updated on 12th August 2020

This sanitising spray kills bacteria, and at the same time, hydrates and nourishes your skin. It contains aloe vera, skin vitamins and Micro Moisture Serum. Dermatologically tested to suit your delicate skin, this product is gentle enough for babies, children and adults. Additionally, you can also use it to clean any surfaces, and purify the air around your home.

Best hand sanitizer for a baby.
Baby Organix
4. Baby Organix Naturally Kinder Hand Sanitizer
Best hand sanitizer for a baby
Updated on 6th January 2021

The skin on babies is much thinner than adults', hence why they need sanitizers that are free of harsh chemicals. Baby Organix Naturally Kinder Hand Sanitizer is 100% plant-based and alcohol-free. Therefore it's gentle on your baby's skin. It is dermatologically tested and is even safe to use on their bottles and teethers.

Best for eczema
5. Dr. Bronner's Organic Hand Sanitizer
Best for eczema
Updated on 12th August 2020

Dr. Bronner's Organic Hand Sanitizer contains organic glycerine which leaves your skin soft and moist. It is also infused with lavender, which has healing and soothing properties to relieve irritation. The hand sanitizer is gentle on your skin, has anti-bacterial properties and no presence of harsh chemicals or alcohol. This product is versatile; you can use it as a deodorant or even as an air purifier.

Best for kids
6. Chomel Hand Sanitizer
Best for kids
Updated on 12th August 2020

The Chomel Hand Sanitizer is an advanced plant-based product which effectively kills 98% of bacteria. This product is dermatologically-tested for sensitive skin as it is free of harsh chemicals and alcohol. Therefore this hypoallergenic sanitizer is gentle enough for kids' skin. It contains organic glycerine and Vitamin E; hence it is moisturising and quick-drying.

Safercare Plus
7. Safercare Plus Hospital Grade Hand Sanitizer
Best hospital grade hand sanitizer
Updated on 12th August 2020

This non-rinse moisturizing hand sanitizer will protect your skin from drying out while killing off 99.99% of harmful bacteria and viruses. It doesn't have a sticky residue, is gentle to the skin, non-irritating to sensitive skin and is also said to delay skin ageing. The Ministry of Health Malaysia-approved hand sanitizer is great for offices, homes and even in your cars, so you will be reminded to use it often to fight COVID-19.

Best hand sanitizing wipes
8. Kleenex Protect Hand Sanitizing Moist Wipes
Best hand sanitizing wipes
Updated on 12th August 2020

This product is dermatologically, and laboratory tested to be able to kill 99% of bacteria. It contains moisturising ingredients like shea butter, aloe vera and Vitamin E to protect your hands. You can get this product at any of your local Watsons.

9. BioSkin Virucidal Hand Sanitizer
Best scentless hand sanitizer
Updated on 12th August 2020

If you're looking for a scentless hand sanitizer, then this one here is for you. It contains approximately 70% of alcohol, that will not dry up your hands but will eliminate 99.9% of bacterial. This product is a medical-grade hand sanitizer, so it's great to carry it around with you.

Green Herbology
10. Green Herbology Hand Sanitizer
Best moisturizing and softening hand sanitizer
Updated on 12th August 2020

Fight COVID-19 and stay safe at all cost with this moisturizing and softening hand sanitizer. It has 75% alcohol in the ingredient, however, it will not dry your skin out. You'll also see hyaluronic acid in the ingredients to make sure your skin stays hydrated and protected. This hand sanitizer is also non-sticky, so you don't have to wash them off each time you use it.

11. Xorix Xycide Hand Sanitiser 500ml
Best sanitizer with moisturising effect
Updated on 12th August 2020

Never leave home without a bottle of hand sanitizers, especially when COVID-19 is out and about. This one from Xorix has a moisturising effect that works to protect your skin from dryness and cracking.

You are advised to rub about 5ml of sanitizer between your hands, vigorously, for a good 15 seconds. The glycerine and alcohol in its content can fend off viruses and bacterial.

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