Best YouTube Videos Explaining How to Make Your Own Hand Sanitizer

The coronavirus pandemic has led to a shortage of hand sanitizer around the country, but that doesn't mean you can't keep harmful bacteria at bay in an effort not to get sick. Believe it or not, you can make your own hand sanitizer at home with just a handful of ingredients.

To help you along on your germ-free journey, we've compiled a list of the best scientifically backed YouTube videos that explain how to make some hand sanitizer of your very own.

A Tutorial From Dr. Ian Smith

In this video from The Rachael Ray Show, Dr. Ian Smith, a physician and host of HealthWatch with Dr. Ian Smith, goes through the step-by-step process involved in making hand sanitizer at home, including the proper ratio for each ingredient.


A How-To From CBS News

This video from CBS News doesn't have any spoken words, but it still lays out the utensils you need and the steps required to make hand sanitizer at home. As the upbeat music suggests, it isn't very complicated.


Tips From a Nurse

Nurses know best! In this easy-to-follow video, nurse Lauren Hinkle from Nebraska Medical Center calmly explains how to make your own hand sanitizer in less than two minutes.


A Step-by-Step Guide With a British Twist

Since coronavirus has hit the U.K., too, they're also experiencing a shortage of this highly demanded product. In this video, Dr. Hilary Jones (a Brit) explains exactly what you need to make a batch of DIY hand sanitizer.


A WHO-Approved Tutorial

This tutorial is pretty bare bones, but the formula used to make the hand sanitizer in this clip comes directly from the World Health Organization, so you know it's legit.


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