A Step-by-Step Guide On How To Clean The Banisher

How To Clean The Banisher

Taking care of our microneedling tool requires sanitation and proper care or maintenance in the same way we take care of our facial skin. There’s no need to complicate things when it comes to cleaning your Banisher.

Here’s a step-by-step guide on how you can clean your Banisher. We’ll also show you some alternatives that you can use as a substitute for alcohol in cleaning the Banisher.


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The patented Banisher 2.0 microstamper 

To clean your Banisher 2.0:

1)  Twist the cap off the Banisher 2.0, pour the alcohol up the fill line then twist it back on.

2) Let the bristles touch the rubbing alcohol for at least 5 minutes.

3) Remove the cap and let the Banisher air dry.

How To Remove Bloodstains On the Banisher 2.0

Use a new toothbrush with soft bristles under running water to brush off bloodstains. Then, sanitize the Banisher 2.0 with alcohol and air-dry it. 


Clean the Banisher 2.0 using Isopropyl alcohol. There are two types of Isopropyl alcohol that you can use in cleaning your Banisher – 70% rubbing alcohol and the 90% rubbing alcohol.

Isopropyl alcohol is considered to be a volatile, flammable and multi-purpose product having a range of uses in a variety of different industries. It can be used as the following: antiseptic, cleaning agent (e.g. surface disinfectant, household solvent and electric components), astringent, liniment for muscle aches and more.

* Antiseptic – The role of IPA as a bacteria-killing agent makes it suitable for antiseptics, sanitizers and cleaning minor cuts.

* Cleaning agents – the reason why Isopropyl alcohol is ideal for use as a cleaning agent is that its antibacterial properties make it work well or effectively as surface disinfectants at home and in many laboratories works.

* Astringent – IPA can also work as an astringent for its ability to shrink body tissues and to stop the cut or wound from bleeding.

* Liniment for muscle aches – Isopropyl alcohol works as a liniment by soothing any muscle aches and irritating the skin, improving the circulation and alleviates the pain or aching of body muscles.

70% Isopropyl Alcohol VS. 99% Isopropyl Alcohol 

A 70% Isopropyl alcohol does uphold key requirements for use as a bactericidal in clean rooms and medical facilities as well as general purposes.

It produces less vapor and odor compared to a 99% Isopropyl alcohol as it helps in reducing any risk of toxic fumes or combustion.

70% ratio (or above) of Isopropyl alcohol effectively works as both a general-purpose cleaner and disinfectant.

99% Isopropyl alcohol, on the other hand, works as an ideal solvent or cleaning agent for industries producing water-sensitive items.   99% isopropyl alcohol is being used by computer technicians, as they prefer immediate evaporation for work with such sensitive devices.

In terms of cleaning your Banisher, an isopropyl alcohol with a ratio of 70% works better because we don't want the solution to evaporate right away. 


There are many sources or outlets where you can buy Isopropyl/rubbing alcohol for cleaning your Banisher. You can find them either at pharmaceutical stores, supermarkets near you or even in online stores.


But what if I can’t find any rubbing/isopropyl alcohol or it gets out of stock? Don’t fret! There are  substitutes for cleaning your Banisher. You may either use surgical spirit or denture tablets (Polident). 

Denture cleaners or tablets are otherwise known as dilute sodium hypochlorite/mild bleach.

Surgical spirit is actually known to be a British equivalent of the rubbing alcohol. This contains both water and alcohol which is used for treating wounds or even cleaning surgical instruments. 

To clean your Banisher using the surgical spirit:

1) Soak the Banisher in a container filled with surgical spirit

2) Take Banisher and pen out of the surgical spirit and let it air dry for a couple minutes.

It's best to use a 70% concentration of Isopropyl alcohol when cleaning your microneedling tools.

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