The worldwide spread of the Coronavirus has altered lives across the globe. Even simple things that we usually take for granted now seem surreal. Hands clean has become a priority and the gel-based hand sanitizer remains the most practical way to carry around a disinfectant that can be used at any moment. According to one report, the demand for hand sanitizers and liquid soaps has gone up by 400%. in 1966, a nursing student from Bakersfield (California) named Lupe Hernandez first dreamed up the idea of hand sanitizer . Hernandez realized alcohol delivered through a gel could clean hands in a situation where there was no access to soap and warm water.