“Everybody has that one thing in their house that everybody thinks is so cool. Could be a hidden cabinet, little movie room, gadget, but ours… is this” — an automatic soap dispenser.

After the pandemic, most people have developed a habit of washing their hands more often. Hence, new automatic soap dispensers have been popping up in retail stores or online — for good reasons though. A Touch-free Infrared Sensor Foam Soap Dispenser allows you to sanitise your hands in a safer and more efficient way, all while saving the amount of soap you use. Also, automatic soap dispenser are a lot cheaper than you think it is.

Hence, if you’re wondering if you actually need one at home, or if it’s just a gimmick, our article explains more about the uses of automatic soap dispensers, and how you can incorporate it in your daily life.

Automatic soap dispensers — An essential home product

Where to buy automatic soap dispensers in Singapore?

Umbra Otto ($59) on Amazon
Umbra Otto ($59) on Amazon

You can find automatic soap dispensers in Singapore on online stores. We find the ones on Amazon, although more aesthetic, is far too pricey for the product.

Hence, we recommend Xiao Mi’s Auto Soap Dispenser ($17.9), available for purchase on Dasher’s website.

How to use automatic soap dispensers?

Xiaomi Auto Soap Dispenser ($17.9)
Xiaomi Auto Soap Dispenser ($17.9)

You can either choose foaming soap or dilute 1 part of any regular hand soap with 3-5 parts of water for this machine. Simply fill up the soap tank to the limit line. At this point you might be tempted to fill it over the line out of convenience. But trust me, the foam will overflow, resulting in a mess.

The dispenser runs on a Built-in Lithium Battery of 1200 mAh which means that you do have to charge it prior to using. But rest assured, charging it fully will allow for roughly 120 days of usage. So you don’t have to be concerned about the hassle of having to charge it frequently.

Package contents:

  • 1 x touch-free soap dispenser (soap not included)
  • 1 x dispenser holder
  • 1 x USB cable
  • 1 x user guide
  • 1 x 3M adhesive double-sided tape

Why do I need an automatic soap dispenser in Singapore?

1. Touch-free to prevent cross-infection

Using infrared technology, this automatic soap dispenser allows you to disinfect your hands without having to touch it. Simply wave your hands at the sensor.

2. Reduces excess soap usage

Moreover, this soap dispenser turns liquid soap into foam. Not only is this super satisfying to watch and use, it also reduces excess soap usage.

Other than soap, you can also fill it with liquid sanitizer, making it the perfect device to be installed in the office or even places such as a spa boutique.

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