Do hand sanitisers need alcohol to be effective?

Do hand sanitisers need alcohol to be effective?

April 17, 2020

Alcohol effectively kills most germs and bacteria, however you might have noticed that your hands feel dry after using alcohol based hand sanitisers. This is because alcohol can strip away the skin’s natural oils that acts as a protective layer to the skin, reducing the healthy fatty compounds on the outer layer of the skin and impairing the skin barrier function. 

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Why can't we stop touching our faces?

Why can't we stop touching our faces?

April 17, 2020

It seems like a simple request, it makes sense, so why is it so hard to stop? According to scientists there are biological and psychological reasons behind why it’s harder than you think.

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