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According to health organizations, one of the effective methods to prevent viruses and germs from spreading is by washing your hands thoroughly. Now the need of an hour is to keep our hands clean and clear from all germs and viruses. But recently, it has been observed, that the stores and pharmacies are running out of hand sanitizers and right now it is not easy to find a disinfecting product in your nearest pharmacy or general store.  

ALOE TEA TREE HAND SANITIZER WITH ALCOHOL

Keeping this in mind, we have decided to write an article on how to make a home-made hand sanitizer by using running alcohol. But please keep in mind that, while making this homemade hand sanitizer please make sure that there is at least 60% of alcohol content in it.

ALOE TEA TREE HAND SANITIZER WITH ALCOHOL

HOW DO THESE INGREDIENTS WORK?

RUBBING ALCOHOL – The main ingredient we are using in this DIY hand sanitizer is a rubbing alcohol (which will comprise 60% of our total product) to make this an effective disinfectant. We would suggest you to not use any other type of alcohol as they might be toxic.

ALO VERA GEL – Aloe vera gel prevents your skin from drying out as it is a moisturizer. It is also known to contain agents which will helps to inhibit bacteria and viruses. It also helps to ease irritation of skin and itching inflammation. It is useful to protect your hands from drying effects of alcohol.

TREE TEA OIL – It’s no secret that Tea tree oil is well known to kill viruses, bacteria, and fungi. It is also a natural anti-inflammatory.

The main ingredients which we are using to make this homemade disinfectant are as follows:

  • 2/3 cup of Rubbing Alcohol
  • 1/3 cup of Aloe-vera gel
  • 8 to 10 drops of Tree tea oil
  • A funnel and a spray bottle to store the same

HOW TO PREPARE A DIY HAND SANITIZER?

Mix running alcohol, aloe vera gel mixes the same thoroughly until you get a gel-like texture. Add 8 to 10 drops of tree tea oil and mix the same using a spoon. Pour the above mixture into a spray bottle using a funnel and close the same.

That’s it, your home-made hand sanitizer is ready to use. Keep this hand sanitizer in your pocket and use the same at regular intervals.

Other things which you need to do to prevent germs from spreading?

Apart from washing your hands regularly, please avoid touching your face, mouth, eyes and nose and avoid close contact with anyone who is sick. Remember “PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN CURE”

PLEASE NOTE

This hand sanitizer has not been lab-tested. The main ingredient in this hand sanitizer is alcohol. It is based on the principle of using 60% alcohol hand sanitizer killing germs like the flu, etc. Please wash your hands with soap and clean water thoroughly and don’t substitute it with hand sanitizer. Use hand sanitizer when you are unable to wash your hands regularly using soap and water.

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Onion Juice to stop hair fall, prevent premature graying and for faster hair growth https://littlediy.com/onion-juice/ Mon, 23 Mar 2020 14:33:00 +0000 https://littlediy.com/?p=20659 Using onion for the hair growth is completely safe and natural too. Why spend money on hair products with chemicals that can damage your hair when you have the natural…

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Using onion for the hair growth is completely safe and natural too. Why spend money on hair products with chemicals that can damage your hair when you have the natural method of treating hair related problems. Onion is completely safe to use and easily available without any side effects or causing any form of allergies. Most of us are unaware of the benefits of onion for hair growth.

Onion Juice to stop hair fall

BENEFITS:

Onions are very rich in sulfur content, sulfur helps to improve the production of collagen tissues which is necessary for the growth of hair.

The sulfur content in the juice also has anti-bacterial properties and prevents the growth of fungi and bacteria on the scalp which reduces the chances of losing hair due to these infections. It moisturizes hair and scalp and makes it soft and manageable. Also, it nourishes the scalp and boosts hair growth! Onion is highly effective in treating hair fall, it helps to prevent and treat premature graying of hair and also boost hair growth. READ MORE – Clear Acne overnight

ONION JUICE

Blend an onion in a blender and extract the juice from it. Apply the mixture to your scalp and give a gentle massage for about 5 minutes. Let it sit for 30 mins before shampoo. READ MORE – SKIN BRIGHTENING WATER

Onion Juice to stop hair fall

ONION SHAMPOO

Add the freshly extracted 1 Tbsp of onion juice to 2 Tbsp of a mild shampoo. Add in few drops of jasmine essential oil to mask the smell of onions. Massage the shampoo on the scalp for few mins and rinse off. Condition as usual or use a vinegar hair rinse for soft and smooth hair.

*Caution:

Always patch test before use. If you are pregnant or taking any medications always consult your doctor before incorporating any essential oils in your health/skin care/hair care routine. Never use essential oils directly on your skin, make sure they are always diluted with carrier oil. Always use organic ingredients to avoid clogging pores and other skin issues.

READ MORE – TOP 10 AMAZING COCONUT OIL HOME REMEDIES

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4 HEALING HONEY DRINKS – boost immune system, treat cold and get a good nights sleep https://littlediy.com/healing-honey-drinks/ Thu, 19 Mar 2020 15:07:18 +0000 https://littlediy.com/?p=21454 Folks, if you look at history, honey has been used as a remedy to cure various diseases and to boost immunity. Did you know that the soldiers in ancient days…

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Folks, if you look at history, honey has been used as a remedy to cure various diseases and to boost immunity. Did you know that the soldiers in ancient days used raw honey to heal their wounds? That tells us the healing properties of honey which has been proven since centuries. The benefits of raw honey are immense and therefore in this article we have decided to show you a video to prepare 4 best drinks with honey as its main ingredients. Further, in this article we will also highlight some of the important health benefits which you can derive by including honey in your regular diet.

 HEALING HONEY DRINKS

COLD FIGHTER

Honey kills unwanted bacteria and fungus  – Honey contains an antiseptic which is known as hydrogen peroxide which is effective in killing unwanted bacteria and fungus in our body. In a serving glass, add 1 cup warm water and add in juice of half a lemon, pinch cinnamon and 1 teaspoon honey. Stir well and consume this.

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HONEY IMMUNITY BOOSTER

Immune boosting and anti-cancer benefits – You usually find a compound known as Phytonutrients in plants which helps it to keep insects away and shields it from harmful ultraviolet radiation. But did you know that these compounds are also present in honey which is responsible for its antioxidant properties and thus boosts your immunity and has anti-cancer benefits? So here is a very good reason why you should add honey into your regular diet. Very useful to treat acne and to brighten the skin   – Honey has components which is very beneficial for your skin and is very known to treat acne as its speeds up skin cell healing process. In a jar, add 1 cup raw honey, 1-2 organic lemon sliced and 1-2 inch ginger slices. Let it infuse overnight. In the morning, Add a tsp of this syrup in a mug and add warm water to boost immunity and get healthy skin. You can store this syrup refrigerated for 1-2 months.

HONEY DETOX DRINK

HONEY DETOX DRINK

Effective in treating digestive problems  – There are people who suffer from frequent digestive issues like diarrhoea, colitis’s etc. There are some bacteria’s in that live in our intestine which cause problems. Honey as our friend nourishes good bacteria which not only improve our digestive system but also our overall health. Honey speeds up wound healing process  – Manuka honey is well known to speed up wound healing process and is well known in reducing infection. Antioxidants in honey prevents heart disease – Honey is a rich source of antioxidants and researchers have shown, that these antioxidant compound called polyphenols which is present in honey plays a vital role in preventing heart diseases. So, this is a vital reason as to why one should use honey in their regular diet. In a serving glass, add 1 cup warm water and pinch of cinnamon, 1 tablespoon ACV and 1 tablespoon raw honey. Stir well and consume this. Add ice cubes to have chilled.

HONEY SLEEP DRINK

HONEY SLEEP DRINK

In a cup, add 1 cup warm almond milk and 1 dash cinnamon powder. Add in raw honey as per taste and stir. Consume 30 minutes before bedtime.

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HOW TO MAKE ALOE VERA OIL https://littlediy.com/how-to-make-aloe-vera-oil/ https://littlediy.com/how-to-make-aloe-vera-oil/#respond Sun, 15 Mar 2020 11:32:00 +0000 http://littlediy.com/?p=4383 Aloe vera is used in a lot of skincare, hair care, and healthy recipes. It is one of the best skincare and hair care ingredients! Aloe vera oil is available…

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Aloe vera is used in a lot of skincare, hair care, and healthy recipes. It is one of the best skincare and hair care ingredients! Aloe vera oil is available commercially and is certainly expensive. Below is how you could make your own aloe vera oil using fresh aloe leaves-

HOW TO MAKE ALOE VERA OIL

BENEFITS OF ALOE VERA OIL:

  • Has anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties.
  • Helps soothe sun burn, heal body acne, heal dryness.
  • Helps boost hair growth, fight dandruff and treat as well as prevent scalp acne.
  • Makes your skin and hair healthy.

READ MORE  – TURMERIC SLEEPING GEL FOR CLEAR SKIN

Directions- Grab a fresh organic aloe leaf, wash it thoroughly and dice it. Blend the aloe cubes into a smooth paste and add it in a saucepan and add in a carrier oil. Put it on a double boiler and let it simmer until oil changes color and the gel becomes clumpy. Turn off the flame and strain.

Let it cool down and store it in an air-tight jar in the refrigerator for up to a month. Add in essential oil of your choice for added benefits. READ MORE  – OVERNIGHT RICE WATER FASTER HAIR GROWTH SPRAY

WAYS TO USE ALOE VERA OIL:

  • As a per-shampoo hair oil treatment
  • As a hair mask 2 hours before hair wash
  • As a body massage oil
  • As a facial cleansing oil
  • Can be mixed with salt and used as a body scrub
  • As a topical treatment to soothe sun burn

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5 BEST OVERNIGHT HAIR SLEEPING MASK https://littlediy.com/overnight-hair-sleeping-mask/ Sat, 14 Mar 2020 18:11:00 +0000 https://littlediy.com/?p=20021 Sleeping masks are amazing to work on your hair overnight to repair hair and also promote healthy hair growth. Try this best overnight homemade hair recipe to help nourish and…

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Sleeping masks are amazing to work on your hair overnight to repair hair and also promote healthy hair growth. Try this best overnight homemade hair recipe to help nourish and condition, adding shine and softness for longer, stronger hair.

CASTOR OIL HAIR MASK – A well-known hair growth boosting mask! Nourishes hair follicle and stimulates hair growth, adds shine and reduce breakage. It adds shine to your hair and increases elasticity thereby reducing breakage. It balances scalp and hair pH and prevents any fungal infections. Adds softness to hair and reduces frizz. It also strengthens follicles and reduces hair fall gradually.

Black seed Hair Mask – Black seed mask is naturally antibacterial, so it’s great to treat and prevent acne. It is an amazing hair conditioner that supplies enough moisture to dry rough hair, smoothens the open cuticles, adds natural shine and volume to dull, limp hair.

HIBISCUS HAIR MASK – Hibiscus is rich in vitamin C and essential amino acids that stimulates and improves blood circulation to the scalp, thereby boosting hair growth! It helps grow hair gradually, makes it thicker and bouncier.

Fenugreek HAIR MASK – Fenugreek can be your ultimate solution for all your hair related problems. It contains a high amount of amplify the herb’s that curative property for baldness and helps in nourishing and strengthening hair follicles.

ALOE SLEEPING MASK – Aloe vera gel soothes the scalp and hair, helps fight dandruff and makes your hair really shiny and soft.

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SUGAR SHAMPOO- DEEP CLEAN AND PURIFY HAIR https://littlediy.com/homemade-salt-shampoo-deep-clean-purify-hair/ https://littlediy.com/homemade-salt-shampoo-deep-clean-purify-hair/#respond Sat, 14 Mar 2020 11:56:00 +0000 http://littlediy.com/?p=735 We use a lot of products these days to style our hair and also to tame them for a well-groomed look. Excessive usage of hair products can lead to build…

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We use a lot of products these days to style our hair and also to tame them for a well-groomed look. Excessive usage of hair products can lead to build up causing oily scalp and sticky hair that tangles. It is important to clarify the scalp at least once a week and you need not always buy clarifying products for the same! You could easily make a cleansing and purifying salt shampoo and below is a recipe:

SUGAR SHAMPOO- DEEP CLEAN AND PURIFY HAIR

BENEFITS:

Castile soap- Castile soap is the mildest scalp cleansing ingredient and is a great alternative to SLS-containing shampoos. The castile soap that I used contained coconut oil; most of the castile soaps you get des contain healthy and nourishing oils which moisturizes your scalp.

Sugar – It helps eradicate dandruff, cleanses the scalp ad pores by gentle exfoliation and also stimulates hair growth. It gently removes scalp and hair build-up thus cleansing your hair.

Rosemary essential oil- Rosemary essential oil has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that stimulate new hair growth and also promote a healthy scalp. READ MORE – TURMERIC ICE CUBES FOR BEAUTIFUL AND CLEAR SKIN

SUGAR SHAMPOO- DEEP CLEAN AND PURIFY HAIR

SUGAR SHAMPOO RECIPE

Things you need-

  • 2 Tbps liquid castile soap (if you do not have castile soap, you can also use any mild baby shampoo or SLS-free shampoo)
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar
  • 4 drops rosemary essential oil

Directions-

In a bowl, add castile soap followed by sea salt. The sugarwon’t dissolve completely but will form tiny granules, and that is what you want for gentle exfoliation. Add in 10 drops of rosemary essential oil. Mix well. Pour the shampoo into a jar and you are done!

Note: If you have dandruff, you can substitute rosemary essential oil with either peppermint or tea tree essential oil. READ MORE – Onion Juice to stop hair fall, prevent premature graying and for faster hair growth

**Caution:

  • Always patch test before use
  • If you are pregnant, always consult your doctor before incorporating any essential oils in your health/skin care/hair care routine.
  • Never use essential oils directly on your skin, make sure they are always diluted with carrier oil.

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