All of a sudden trying to find hand sanitizer has become the Tickle Me Elmo of 2020.  You can’t find it anywhere and if you can, you may have to physically defend yourself to keep someone from taking it from you.  Lysol and other disinfesting sprays have also vanished and people are stocking up on it like they were doing with gold bars before Y2K.   

While all of these things may be hard to find right now, the good news is that both are easy to make on your own with stuff you probably already have around the house. 

Hand Sanitizer Recipe 

  • 2/3 Cup Rubbing Alcohol 
  • 1/3 Cup Aloe Vera Gel 
  • 5-10 Drops of Essential Oil 
  • Small Bottle 

Here’s how it gets put together:  

Disinfectant Spray Recipe 

  • 4 Teaspoons Bleach 
  • 1 Quart Water
  • Spray Bottle 

Here’s how to put it together: