A special lotion, GlitterBug, or alternatively powder, is applied to the hands and then washed off providing a visual way of testing, teaching and monitoring good hand washing techniques.
When the hands are placed in the Hand Inspection Cabinet any remaining GlitterBug lotion will fluoresce under the ultraviolet lamp demonstrating the flaws in the hand washing technique. The GlitterBug products provide a valuable tool for teaching proper hand-hygiene techniques.
For the younger users, GlitterBug makes hand hygiene education interesting, fun, and memorable. GlitterBug, helps to make learning correct hand hygiene (the most important means to prevent the spread of infections) an entertaining and illuminating experience.