Anyone who has ever visited a child’s play area has most probably seen it. As the kids are done with playing in with different toys and other equipment, their mothers reach into the handbags and grab the sanitizers. They give all of their children a dab of the sanitizer so that they can rub it into their hands to rid of the germs that they have transferred to their skins during playing. The major target is that this kind of practice will keep the kids and their families healthier and free of diseases.
Nowadays hand sanitizers can be spotted in the entrances of hospitals and nursing homes. They also are being made an essential item outside of public washrooms. Hand washing plays a key role in cutting down the transmission of germs from one person to another therefore hand sanitizers cannot be labeled as a perfect replacement for washing hands with soap. However, there are certain occasions when you don’t have access to soap and water. Sometimes, you don’t have enough time to wash your hands properly.
How do sanitizers work?
Hand Sanitizer has been developed to add up as essential to washing hands. It means you have to wash your hands first and then apply hand sanitizer to them immediately. You also can use them when you don’t have access to water and soap. Hand sanitizer is a gel that consists of alcohol to kill the germs that are present on your skin. Alcohol does its works effectively and immediately to kill the bacteria that is present on your skin. It also kills the viruses present on the skin. Alcohol can have a drying effect on your skin that’s why most sanitizer brands also have a bit of moisturizer in them to cut down the effect of alcohol on the skin and also to minimize irritation.
How much hand sanitizer you should use?
In order to use a hand sanitizer in an effective way, you should put a small amount, almost the size of your thumbnail, on your hand, and rub it on the entire hand. You also should rub it inside of the nail beds to kill the germs effectively. If the gel evaporates completely in a matter of 15 seconds, you have not to pour sufficient sanitizer on your hands.
Nowadays, hand sanitizer’s use is one the rise. They are convenient to keep in your pockets as they are available in small sizes. They are also easy to use. Just take them out of your pocket, pour it on the palm of your hand and use it anywhere. It takes less than a minute to sanitize your hands so it saves your time if you are a busy person and has a busy schedule during the day. In the times of the Corona Virus, it is almost mandatory to use hand sanitizers when you are working or commuting. It lowers the risk of your contracting the virus while you must do business or go out for work.