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Hi, all. This might be a dumb question, but here it goes. :)

I need to fly this weekend for a funeral. Pondering mixing up my own little bottle of hand sanitizer, but I don’t have aloe vera gel. I understand why the mixture needs to be a minimum of 60% alcohol, but does the base need to be aloe, or just a moisturizing substance, for the sake of your hands/skin? Everything on the internet is pushing aloe gel, but never explains why.


More specifically, could I mix almond oil with rubbing alcohol and just make sure it’s 70% alcohol (since my alcohol is only 91% alcohol)?

I do have some computer monitor wipes that are pretty much just rubbing alcohol, so I’ll throw some of those in my purse. And I’ll wash my hands as often as possible along the way.

Thanks for any help you can throw my way!

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