Which Lifebuoy product to use and when?

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Before we begin on which is the best hand wash to use and when, let’s discuss why having the right hand hygiene products matter. Hand hygiene is vitally important in our efforts to stop the spread of germs and bacteria. Lifebuoy’s mission, around the globe, is to improve hand hygiene habits in both children and adults.

Knowing, which is the best hand wash for you, when and how to use hand sanitiser, what to look for in a hand sanitiser and other such related questions are all as important as knowing how long to wash your hands for. Here is Lifebuoy’s guide of which hand hygiene products are best for different everyday scenarios.

 

Protect yourself on Public Transport 

Public transport, like trains and buses, are a hotspot for germs and bacteria. Without an immediate water source available, finding better-suited ways to keep your hands protected from germs and bacteria is key. By being aware of your hands: what they touch, who they greet and where they go; slowly over the course of time, hand hygiene will become second nature.

Often, we absent-mindedly touch our face, eyes or nose; once you’ve boarded and before you settle into your seat, make sure to sanitise your hands using an alcohol-based hand sanitiser that kills 99.9% of bacteria. That way, you can daydream worry-free. 

Travel prepared 

Having your own personal hygiene kit helps you to stay prepared. If you know you have a journey ahead of you that involves taking public transport, or simply entering often crowded public spaces, a handy (pardon the pun) travel-size hand sanitiser is a helpful and immediate solution for cleaning your hands. Like a 50ml hand sanitiser or pocket-size bottle. Paired with antibacterial hand wipes which are best used on frequently touched surfaces like bus handles and chairs, you’ll have what you need to be ‘A’ for away (and antibacterial).

What’s the difference between hand sanitiser spray and gel? 
 
Simply put? Application or maybe it’s just your personal preference. The Lifebuoy Hand Sanitiser Spray is formulated with 72% alcohol. The hand sanitiser spray offers quick application in a conveniently sized bottle but is only available in a smaller 75ml, whereas our hand sanitiser gel comes in a family-sized 250ml bottle as well. All three kill 99.9% of bacteria and germs and offer different conveniences to suit your needs throughout your day.

The best hand wash – what am I looking for?

For a hygienic and thorough clean, make sure the hand wash you bring home kills 99.9% of bacteria and germs. An alcohol-based solution is most effective when it comes to leaving your hands clean. Lifebuoy’s Hygiene Hand Wash has a pH skin neutral anti-bacterial formula and is infused with Pine and Thyme oil. So, it’s not harsh in smell or sensation.

If your skin is slightly sensitive and you battle with dry or cracked hands, then choose a caring hand wash that has a formula that moisturises as well as disinfects your hands. If you continue to struggle with dry or chapped skin, then add an antibacterial hand moisturiser to your basket. 

Is Antibacterial hand cream really necessary?

Cracked skin is both uncomfortable and a place for germs and bacteria to hide. An antibacterial hand moisturiser gives you the restorative power of a moisturiser with a cleansing solution that kills 99.9% of bacteria and germs. Helping your hands to heal while staying hygienically clean, it’s the best of both and the perfect companion during these colder months. 

Knowing what product works for both your skincare needs as well as the demands of your daily life will help you better prepare to stop the spread of germs and bacteria. Keep your hand hygiene products with you at all times and if you touch it, be sure to wash it and bish, bash, bosh it. 

Cracked skin is both uncomfortable and a place for germs and bacteria to hide. An antibacterial hand moisturiser gives you the restorative power of a moisturiser with a cleansing solution that kills 99.9% of bacteria and germs. Helping your hands to heal while staying hygienically clean, it’s the best of both and the perfect companion during these colder months. 

Knowing what product works for both your skincare needs as well as the demands of your daily life will help you better prepare to stop the spread of germs and bacteria. Keep your hand hygiene products with you at all times and if you touch it, be sure to wash it and bish, bash, bosh it.