No mom’s purse (or diaper bag) is complete without a bottle of hand purifier. But have you ever stopped to read the ingredients on a bottle? One common ingredient is propylene glycol, which is a known carcinogen. I don’t want my kids rubbing carcinogens on their hands – and then eating lunch!
Killing cold and flu germs is good though, so what to do?
There is thankfully an easy solution! It is surprisingly simple to make your own, with ingredients from your local drug and health food store.
Mix together and add witch hazel until you like the consistency.
If you don’t live close to a drugstore, or just like the convenience of ordering online, Vitacost is a great resource.
I’ve packaged mine into a little container and put one in my purse and one in my son’s lunchbox. He’s thrilled to have his own “special” hand sanitizer and will hopefully happily use it instead of the one at his co-op.Pin It