how to properly use hand sanitizer

When & How to Use Hand Sanitizer Safely 

Keeping your hands clean and germ-free is always important, and especially now more than ever. While it is recommended to wash your hands whenever possible, there are many circumstances when soap and water may not be available. When you’re outside, in the car, shopping at a store, traveling, etc., hand sanitizer is an effective alternative to keep handy. Most hand sanitizers kill 99.99% of germs. However, if your hands are visibly dirty or exposed to chemicals, hand sanitizer should not be used as an alternative and you should seek out the nearest sink to wash up. Hand sanitizer can also be used after washing for an added layer of protection for your hands. Keep reading to learn more about how it works and how you can get the most out of your hand sanitizer. 

How Does Hand Sanitizer Work

When using hand sanitizer, it’s effectiveness will depend on several factors including how much you use, if you used proper technique and consistency. To properly apply hand sanitizer, place the recommended amount provided by the manufacturer in the palm of your hand. Then rub your hands together, lathering your entire hand, and even between the finers, You should massage it in until your skin feels completely dry. This is the most effective way to use hand sanitizer and will allow you to get the full benefits.  When used properly, hand sanitizer is highly effective in killing common germs and is a great alternative for when soap and water is not easily available. 

Choosing a Hand Sanitizer

There are many hand sanitizers on the market to choose from, some with an alcohol base and others that are made from all-natural ingredients. Many people have also tried to make it a “DIY” project, trying to make their own hand sanitizer at home. However, the FDA doesn’t recommend making homemade hand sanitizer, as it can be ineffective or harm your skin if made incorrectly. If you’re looking for an in-stock hand sanitizer that kills germs, while being gentle on your skin, look no further than staSAFE Hand Sanitizer & Protector.  

Why staSAFE? 

Our all-natural hand sanitizer is formulated with unique natural ingredients, including our  Silver/Zinc complex which stays on your hands to protect, and aloe vera to moisturize. With our product, you only need a drop, and your hands will be fully protected between washes. The silky smooth feel of your hands will be a refreshing alternative to the dry feeling that alcoholic hand sanitizers leave. staSAFE sanitizer is safe, long-lasting, and effective in killing 99.99% of germs. Our products are also non-toxic and don’t contain parabens, phthalates, formaldehyde, or steroids. Our hand sanitizer is 100% guaranteed! Available for purchase online today.

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