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The Origin of Hand Sanitizers

Ever wondered where hand sanitizers came from or who invented it? Well, let’s dive into history and learn about the origin of this life-saving product. Given that we’re in the midst of a pandemic, there has been a drastic spike in the purchase of hand sanitizers globally, so let’s see where it all began. The hand sanitizer is a gel-like substance where a type of alcohol - usually ethyl alcohol or propanol, is used along with a gel - either aloe vera or glycerol. The purpose of the hand sanitizer is to act as a disinfectant and control the spread of germs.  The history of hand sanitizers dates back to just a few decades ago. Until the 19th century, hand...

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Use of Hand Sanitisers During a Pandemic

Although hand sanitisers have been around for decades, most of us have only started using them now, at the outbreak of this pandemic. Something that was essential mostly in medical facilities has now found its way to every grocery store and in all of our houses. It was only during the outbreak of the H1N1 flu that the sale of hand sanitisers boomed. The rapid spread of COVID-19 today has led to an all-time high demand and sale of the product. It is one of the most essential products during this time and we’re here to tell you everything you need to know about using hand sanitisers during a pandemic. What is in a Hand Sanitiser? Alcohol has been used...

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Alcohol-based and Alcohol-free Hand Sanitizers – Things to know before choosing the right type.

As we witness rising demands on personal safety products due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, people are looking for the right kind of sanitizers to keep themselves safe and infection-free on the go. With a wide range of brands, types and compositions to choose from, it can often be confusing for consumers to know what they are buying. With this Article, we aim to help you understand the two major types of hand sanitizers available in the market today, what they are made of and how they work in different environments to help you with your quest for the right hand sanitizer.   What are the functions of Hand sanitizers in general? Hand sanitizers are used to disinfect your hands...

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Talking safety: Myths and facts about hand sanitizers

Soaps are brilliant disinfectants and are effective in cleansing impurities and destroying germs on your hands. But ask yourself, how many times have you skipped washing your hands because there was no soap or water available? With hand sanitizers, you have a safe, effective, convenient and trusted solution to keep your hands clean and infection-free. But there are lots of myths and incomplete information out there about hand sanitizers, making it challenging for buyers to purchase the right one for themselves. We at ACP Aristocrat Humaste believe that myths are meant to be broken and people should be equipped with facts to make the right choice. That being said, we present you with myths and facts about hand sanitizers to...

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