Rubbing Alcohol Essentials

Everything you need to know about dealing with rubbing alcohol.

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How to make your own hand sanitizer

As you’ve probably seen all over the news, handrub formulations are either out-of-stock or super pricey. Hopefully, you won’t make the tough choice. In this post, we share a simple way you can make you own handrub formulation/hand sanitizer at home cheaply and easily. The WHO recommends 70% isopropyl or higher, or 60% ethanol or higher…

Rubbing Alcohol and Coronavirus

“It isn’t possible to disinfect every surface you touch throughout your day” says Stephen Thomas, M.D., chief of infectious diseases and director of global health at Upstate Medical University in Syracuse. “hand-washing is still your best defense against COVID-19.” How COVID-19 spreads The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person. Between people who are…

Substitutes for Rubbing Alcohol

While we love rubbing alcohol, we know you might not always have some on hand. Here is a shortlist of substitutes or alternatives if you want the same effect when without: Use Vinegar – a healthy alternative A key ingredient in vinegar is acetic acid from fermentation. It’s a great surface disinfectant. Vinegar is also…

Rubbing Alcohol for Cleaning

When I first moved to the Philippines, as I mentioned in our what is rubbing alcohol blog post, rubbing alcohol was all the rage and living in an all girl’s dormitory while I was at school during the week was a must. I learned some neat tips for cleaning things with rubbing alcohol. Is rubbing…

What is rubbing alcohol?

“Rubbing alcohol” often refers to either isopropyl alcohol or ethanol-based liquid. There are many uses for rubbing alcohol. Moving to the Philippines in my teens, rubbing alcohol was a must-have in your school backpack. Keep reading this article where I share my experience and share a few ideas around how rubbing alcohol can be super…