UV sanitizers for a cleaner phone, toothbrush, or makeup kit

Your phone likely has more bacteria than your toilet seat.

Germs, colds and the flu are sometimes inescapable—but that doesn’t mean we don’t take precautions like washing our hands and evading coughing coworkers. You can also do a bit of work to keep harmful germs from contaminating your home. Thankfully, there are many great UV sanitizers fit for killing bacteria on your phone, tooth brush, makeup tools, glasses, and more. We’ve compiled a list of great UV cleaners for all different uses.

Clean what goes in your mouth. Amazon

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Our bathrooms are dirty. Every time we flush our toilets, bacteria flies into the air and lands on surfaces throughout the room. Sure, it’s gross to think about, but it’s better than ignoring the reality of the situation. With this UV Sanitizer, you can be sure your toothbrush is kept clean and safe from those bathroom blues. Just lock the cover over your brush and the UV light reportedly kills 99 percent of germs and bacteria in a few minutes.

For our germiest, most-beloved possessions. Amazon

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I have a friend who calls phones “germ bricks,” and she’s not wrong. You cannot escape poop bacteria, and neither can your phone. This one UV phone sanitizer from Aneforall fits most phones and has a USB charger as well.

Multipurpose workhorse. Amazon

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This 8 x 5-inch box is great for all your small things. Rings? Mouthguards? Makeup? Glasses? The truth is that anything that you use could most likely benefit from a UV cleanup.