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  July 10, 2020

10 standout hand sanitizers

Hand sanitizer has become essential very quickly since the health crisis. Nowadays, almost all consumer goods companies and beauty brands have a hand sanitizer in their range. But after the emergency production of the start, a more thought out strategy has been put in place and competition is now strong in this segment.

This is why brands try to stand out, whether with an original design or unique fragrances or ingredients. Let’s have a look at 10 popular hand sanitizers on the market :

Herbivore Botanicals – Hand Hero

With a clean design and sustainable glass bottle, Hand Hero comes in either mood-boosting pink grapefruit or calming lavender scents. The brand — along with its glass manufacturer, UPG — has pledged to donate 75,000 to hard-hit communities and under-served, vulnerable populations in Seattle and New York.

Augustinus Bader – The Hand Sanitizer

Luxury skin care brand Augustinus Bader created a chic packaging with a 99% natural formula promising to kill germs and bacteria while keeping hands hydrated. The brand also donated 60,000 hand sanitizers globally to the front line and community.

Love Dirty – Glamshell

This portable and cute hand sanitizing gel is loaded with prebiotics to limit the regeneration of bad bacteria and help keep skin healthy and smooth. The brand’s formula also provides antioxidants and humectants, like avocado oil, to the skin

Loli Beauty – Grape Hand Tonic

This sanitizer contains 70% alcohol made from organic grapes. It is the first MadeSafe certified hand sanitizer on the market according to the brand. It contains vegetable glycerin, witch hazel, and anti-bacterial sweet orange essential oil, all of it packaged in a cute sustainable glass bottle. 

Touchland – Power Mist 

Touchland is a company that only produces hand sanitizer. Their portable product called Power Mist contains 67 percent alcohol and uses a smart spray system that evenly distributes product onto hands so not to miss any spots. It comes in eight different fragrances and a unique colorful design.

Dear Sundays – Hs.01

With a more classic design, Dear Sundays offers a mild hand sanitizer bottle and uses glycerin to keep skin feeling soft. The formula is unscented with no added synthetic fragrance and the brand recommend to also use it before starting your nail care ritual as it will remove any excess oil from the hands. 

Vegamour – Hand Sanitizer Spray 

Vegamour’s Hand Sanitizer Spray is plant-based and cruelty-free and contains moisturizing ingredients like aloe vera and Marula oil and 75 percent isopropyl alcohol. For every purchase, 20% of the proceeds will be going to the LA Food Bank to benefit those in the local community impacted by the COVID-19 health crises. 

Aesop – Resurrection Rinse-Free Hand Wash

Because product name is important too, Aesop has given its hand sanitizer a unique one : Resurrection Rinse-Free Hand Wash. The product is an alcohol-based germ-killer bottled in the iconic Aesop packaging and has a great citrus scent.

Merci Handy – Hand Sanitizer

Merci Handy’s first products were hand sanitizers. Being in the business for a a few years now, the brand offers over 20 different smell and colors of its travel-size cute bottles. 98% of the ingredients are natural to make for a clean, vegan product.  

by Humankind – Hand Sanitizer

This sanitizer from by Humankind is packaged in large aluminium bottles. The brand recommend to use its moisturizing hand sanitizer to refill the single-use plastic sanitizer bottles you have on hand already. Each bottle allows 220 uses and the formula contains 65% alcohol, as well as hyaluronic acid to keep the skin hydrated. Plus, the brand has a subscription plan to refill bottles.

Fleur & Bee – Dis-Mist

With an elegant and clean design, Fleur and Bee’s hand sanitizer Dis-Mist targets germs and bacteria without drying out hands thanks to moisture-retaining glycerin. The spray format is a good alternative for those who don’t like gel textures.

If you want to learn more about trends and innovative ideas from around the world, feel free to contact us !

   Monia MERABET

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