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How to make disinfectant wipes at home

CAPE TOWN – During the pandemic, personal hygiene has become one of the most important steps to fighting off Covid-19.

As the national lockdown feels like forever, DIY videos have been doing its rounds, not only by nipping boredom in the bud but helping save costs during these uncertain times.

South Africa moves to level 3 lockdown with an easing of restrictions on movement which highlights the importance of protecting yourself and others by practising good personal hygiene.

Keeping yourself safe means the frequent use of hand sanitizers and disinfectants which may prove to be costly. Fortunately, one of South Africa’s favourite DIY internet sensations, SuzelleDIY, comes up with yet another handy tips and tricks clip.

SuzelleDIY has covered many topics such as braai recipes, gardening tips, kitchen hacks, and videos such as how to make a loadshedding survival kit and how to make masks with her most recent clip showing us how to make reusable disinfectant wipes.

This video shows how to make these wipes using household items, such as a jar, ruler, scissors, fabric scraps, measuring jug, ethyl alcohol, dishwashing liquid and essential oils.

The life-hack appears to be extremely simple and easily done within a minute and a half.

Check out SuzelleDIY for many other useful videos to help get you through the lockdown blues.

 

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