In a world post COVID-19, hygiene has topped each of our priorities. Disinfectants and sanitizers are the new staples along with our wallets and keys. Hand washing has become so important and everyone from the United Nations to celebrities on social media will tell you so. But can hand wash give you that little bit more; that "x" factor which protects the hands, bases itself on ancient wisdom and smells fantastic while it's at it? The Khadi Natural Healthcare Ayurvedic Handwashes attempt to do so. The liquid hand cleansers are made for everyday care and protection and are backed by the science of Ayurveda. Swirlster tried them out and here's how they fared.
The hand washes come in aloe vera and rose variants; for everyday protection and anti-germ purposes respectively. They come in transparent plastic bottles with black plastic pump caps and is recyclable. Each contains 300ml of product and is priced at Rs 125, which is a very value for money price with the quantity on offer. It also comes in variants of lemon, sandalwood and neem.
Each of the hand washes is made with natural essential oils, aloe vera extract and rose essence. They are dermatologically and clinically tested and contain herbal actives while also protecting from 99.9% germs. And that's only a small part of its extremely impressive formula. The fact that it is based on Ayurvedic principles, made of vegetarian formulas and are made in India allows one to have an option if they follow a specific lifestyle. Both hand washes are well-scented to the extent that the fragrance wafts up with even a single pump of the bottle. It has great staying powers so that the scent lasts for a good couple of hours. A tiny quantity; less than a pea size even, is needed to wash the hands. It also doesn't foam up tremendously or feel very slick and doesn't require too much water to rinse off.
These hand washes leave the hands delightfully scented and feeling clean without overly drying the hands after washing.