As Autumn brings its beautiful colors and falling leaves, its temperature fluctuations and cooler weather also begin to introduce allergies, the common cold, and flu. ‘Tis the season when we experience a dramatic increase in the use of hand sanitizers.
Many people use hand sanitizers daily, even applying them several times a day, without a thought as to their effectiveness or safety. This is just another example where convenience and effective marketing convinces consumers they need a product they’d truthfully be better off without.
Hand sanitizers are not as safe and effective as most people have been influenced to believe, and where there’s water—a good soapy hand washing will always be the wiser choice. Here are four considerations that may help make your determination.
Slathering on these “instant hand cleansers” may not only prove ineffective at eliminating threats, it furthermore delivers toxic ingredients that are damaging to the body. Although hand sanitizers containi...