Maison 21G, a haute perfumery from Paris makes the cleaning ritual a little more refined with its new collection of scented hand sanitisers that don’t just smell good but contain 75 per cent alcohol to kill germs and bacteria. There are four scent combinations to choose from: basil and lavandin; vetiver and lavandin; orris and vanilla or sage and lavender. Elegantly presented in 15ml glass bottles that look like perfume vials, they’re small enough to fit into any handbag.

Maison 21G hand sanitiser, from $15, from

This article first appeared in The Business Times.