COVID-19 Health

10 Hand Sanitizers That Won’t Dry Out Your Hands

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Want to keep safe without damaging your hands? Hand sanitizer has been the number one must-have since the world has been hit with a global pandemic, and we bet your skin can feel it!

Protecting yourself against germs is a top priority, but so is ensuring your skin stays healthy and nourished. Many skincare companies have taken the initiative to develop their own hand sanitizer, tailored it to the growing need for a safe and moisturizing solution to combat germs. 

From freshly scented to eco-friendly and organic ingredients, we compiled a list of 10 hand sanitizers that will ensure your hands are staying protected and nourished even if you have to apply hand sanitizer 24 times a day

Saje Hand Sanitizer

Saje Hand Sanitizer

You’ve probably heard of the Canadian-based wellness company’s famous scented diffusers, but what about their hand sanitizer? Saje is a popular name in the world of natural care products, as such, it was no surprise when their 100% Natural Antibacterial Spray made waves as the pandemic hit. 

This spray will not only keep your stress levels low when you’re out in public, but it will always ensure your hands stay moisturized on top of being clean. Not only that, it won’t give you that overwhelming smell of rubbing alcohol that we are all too well acquainted with. Instead, the spray is lightly scented with a tart, citrus scent paired with aloe vera juice to keep its moisturizing properties. You can get a 100ml bottle for $10 or 200ml for $16.  

 

AG Hair Hands-Free Sanitizing Gel

AG Hair Hands-Free Sanitizing Gel

Coming locally to you from Vancouver, AG Hair put a pause in the production of their hair products back in the spring of 2020 to formulate their brand new hand sanitizers in the wake of the pandemic. AG’s Hands-Free sanitizing gel is your perfect balance between hand sanitizer and moisturizer. 

Whether it’s on the counter of your favorite coffee shop or in the deep ends of your purse, the hand sanitizer can be used as many times a day as needed to make you feel safe. The gel contains 73% alcohol, yet its richness in vitamin E, glycerine, and aloe vera guarantees your hands will stay smooth and clean. Take your pick between the 2oz for $3.99 or 12oz for $9.99.

Rosé Toronto’s Organic Lavender Hand Sanitizer

Rosé Toronto’s Organic Lavender Hand Sanitizer

Want to stay safe and calm during these crazy times? What better way to do it than with Rosé Toronto’s Organic Lavender sanitizer. Lavender is known for its relaxing property, and Rosé Toronto put together the perfect magic potion when mixing this scent with organic ethanol and glycerin. 

The sanitizer comes in different sizes, from the 60ml for $5.99, 250ml for $11.99, or 500ml for 14.99. It is also up to you to decide whether you want 65% or 75% organic ethanol in your mixture, with the alcohol being locally sourced in Ontario. If you’re looking to support local businesses while shopping for your next must-have purse item, this hand sanitizer is for you.

Hello Bello Hand Sanitizer

Hello Bello Hand Sanitizer

The famous Good Place star isn’t just a great actor, she’s also a great mother. Alongside her husband Dax Shepard, Kristen Bell founded Hello Bello, a baby product company.  And their newest addition, an antibacterial hand sanitizer, is not just for toddlers but for adults too! 

The Hello Bello Hand Sanitizer is safe for kids and adults, coming to you in both a spray or gel bottle in your choices of unscented, apple blossom, or lavender. The over 60% alcohol-based mix contains glycerin, purified water, and hydrogen peroxide to ensure you and your children’s hands stay clean, soft, and smelling good! The spray comes in 2oz in packs of 2 for $5.97, or 4oz in packs of 4 for $8.99 and $8.98 for the 1L gel bottle. Both spray and gel come in additional packs options for larger orders!

Touchland Moisturizing Hand Sanitizer

Touchland Moisturizing Hand Sanitizer

Hand Sanitizer has never looked so cool. Coming to you in different colours and scents, the packaging alone will make you want to try it. Whether you’re looking for a large dispenser for your kitchen countertop or a pocket-size container, Touchland has got what you need. Who knew hand sanitizer could be trendy enough to make it onto your Instagram feed!

Touchland isn’t only visually appealing, it is also made with top-quality ingredients. By killing germs, it also hydrates your hands and perfumes them in the most natural way possible with the ingredients being 100% vegan. By combining ethyl alcohol, aloe vera, glyceryl, radish root ferment filtrate, and lime & lemon essential oils, these components all work together to keep your hands safe and moisturized. The small 38ml container is yours for $12, while the Touchland Kub dispenser starts at $199 and varies depending on your colour preference. 

 

Attitude’s Hand Sanitizer

Attitude’s Hand Sanitizer

Nature in a bottle, with the power to kill all the germs on your hands. The plant and mineral-based ingredients found in Attitude’s hand sanitizer work together to repel the germs while keeping your hands moisturized and smooth. Your choice of scents are Olive leaves, Orange leaves, or Lemon leaves. 

The content is not the only thing that’s eco-friendly, the packaging is too! Attitude produces its own packaging by using recycled HDPE #2 plastic, the easiest plastic to recycle. You can get a 100ml bottle for $5.95, or the 473ml refill bottle for $15.95.On top of it all, this hand sanitizer is approved by Health Canada, and you will find the EWG VERIFIED seal on it. Safe and green, what more could you want?

 

Dom’s Hand Sanitizer Spray

Dom’s Hand Sanitizer Spray

Dom hand sanitizer is the perfect balance between a beauty and medical product. The look is fashionable, making it hard to believe this trendy accessory is none other than a hand sanitizer. Not only is it nourishing for your skin while acting as a protective barrier against germs, but the packaging is also created using post-consumer recycling material. You can get a 60ml bottle for $12 or a 250ml bottle for $25. 

The modern and classy design allows it to pair well with the rest of your living room by having it sit on your bookshelf. Even post-pandemic, this hand sanitizer will stick around. To top it all, for every online purchase of this sanitizer spray, Dom donates $1 to the SickKids Foundation. 

 

Province’s Apothecary Moisturizing Hand Sanitizer

Province’s Apothecary Moisturizing Hand Sanitizer

Province Apothecary’s new Moisturizing Hand Sanitizer is just as great as it sounds, acting as both a moisturizer and a hand sanitizer. The plant-powered ingredients paired with 70% alcohol destroy the germs without destroying your hands. The kick to this hand sanitizer is the combination of lavender and peppermint, to add energizing scent and extra skin conditioning. 

The Toronto-based skincare clinic offers this hand sanitizer in two sizes, one perfect for your purse and the other ideal on your kitchen counter or in the drink holder of your car. The simple yet sophisticated packaging is appealing to the eye, so if you’re looking for a hand sanitizer to match your everyday aesthetics, you’ve found it! Coming to you in either a 30ml bottle for $8 or 250ml bottle for $25. 

 

NALA’s Free-From Hand Sanitizer

NALA’s Free-From Hand Sanitizer

The Vancouver-based skincare company came to the rescue when the pandemic started and everyone was in desperate need of protective equipment. Created as a response to COVID-19, the Free-From hand sanitizer is quick-drying, non-sticky, and vegan. It is scented with eucalyptus and undertones of lemongrass and lavender, giving you a feeling of calm and safety while applying the mixture to your hands. 

The hand sanitizer spray is the perfect addition to your pocket, at $13 for the 59ml bottle. A great invention from the mother-daughter company whose legacy is to make ethical skin products, free from any toxic ingredients found in other cosmetics. Renowned for their deodorants, NALA found a new target niche by introducing this highly demanded new product at the start of the pandemic. 

 

Paume’s Moisturizing Antibacterial Hand Gel

Paume’s Moisturizing Antibacterial Hand Gel

Looking for a go-to aesthetically pleasing, nourishing, and protective product? Paume has all you could ever ask for. Its award-winning nourishing formula consists of Aloe Vera, Witch Hazel, Ethyl Alcohol, and Hydresia G2. With each use, you’ll get a whiff of  the blend of essential oils that will make you feel at home and safe even when you’re out and about. 

Paume hand sanitizer comes in different packages to accommodate your traveling and staying-home needs. From the pump, designed to fit right in with the aesthetics of your house, to the travel bottle, the perfect addition to your purse. And if you need refills on any of these, Paume has also got you covered with their refill bags available for purchase! The best part? Paume is Certified Plastic Neutral and a percentage of every sale goes towards the removal of plastic from landfills. You can get the 90ml bottle for $16, and the 500ml refill bag for $36. Pair those together and add the PAUME pump for a starter kit package at $78. 

 

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