Mrs Fixit: Foam Soap

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October 16, 2010 2:32:11 AM PDT
With flu season coming up, I have a couple of home formulas that can help keep germs at bay.

The easiest way to stop the spread of germs in your home is to wash your hands often and use hand sanitizers on the go. Well, I have a couple of home made formulas that will keep germs at bay around your family. For whatever reason, the people in my house like foaming hand soap over other types, but the foam seems to go a lot faster. So I have a version you can make with a regular soap refill and water that is just about identical to the shore variety. Fill a foam soap dispenser a third of the way with regular hand soap and two thirds of the way with hot water. Swirl it around in the container and you're set to go. Now what about when you're not at home? You can make your own waterless hand sanitizers. Fill a small squirt top travel bottle half way with aloe vera gel, then fill the other half with half witch hazel or rubbing alcohol and half bottled water. Add a couple of drops of essential oil for fragrance and additional antibacterial properties and mix the ingredients together with a wooden skewer. It works just like the store varieties at a fraction of the price. I'm Mrs. Fixit and it's just that simple!


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