One of the most effective ways to protect yourself from contracting COVID-19, or the novel coronavirus, is to wash your hands frequently using hand soap or hand sanitizer. Since the start of the pandemic, there has been a massive shortage of both products along with other household cleaning supplies like paper towels and disinfectant wipes. Here are a couple of black-owned health and wellness companies that also offer hand sanitizer to stock up on during your quarantine.
Started in 2012, Owner Phillip Garner start Garners Garden to provide 100% natural, vegan-friendly ingredients for everyday products. In addition to hand sanitizer, the company also provides natural deodorants, facial creams, and more.
Touch Body Works
This Detroit-based company carries plant-based hand sanitizers that are infused with aloe vera and Vitamin E. Touch Body Works formulates their hand sanitizers with botanical extracts and their formula is free of sulfates.
Selfe Steam Nola
This New Orleans-based boutique is a one-stop-shop for all your natural wellness offering yoni steams and life coaching sessions in its spa. You can find foaming hand sanitizers, hand sanitizer mists, and anti-bacterial sprays on their online store.
This black-woman beauty bar based out of Durham, North Carolina, creates products using ingredients derived from the Earth. You can pre-order customizable hand sanitizer choosing your own essential oil and a range of sizes.
PurHome specializes in natural, non-toxic, and eco-friendly detergents and cleaning products for the household including hand sanitizer and household cleaning from laundry detergent and multisurface cleaner.
Olive Branch Wellness Boutique
Olive Branch Wellness Boutique is a vegan and organic skincare & haircare boutique carrying products made with organic aloe vera that keeps hands soft and moisturized. The packaging is made from sustainable, recyclable packaging. In addition to hand sanitizer, they also carry natural skincare products.