Natural Insect Repellents

Ditch insect repellents with chemicals and opt for these natural solutions.

Natural Insect Repellents

Don’t let relaxing evenings outside get deterred by swatting off mosquitos and itching bites this year — use an insect repellent! While they do contain chemicals that help repel pesky bugs like mosquitos, you might not be comfortable spraying chemicals all over your body. Try one of these natural solutions, instead.

Watch: How to Repel Mosquitos


Sit Near a Fan

Sit Near a Fan

No, sitting near a fan won’t just blow the mosquitos away from you (although it might), but it will make you less appealing to them. Mosquitos are attracted to carbon dioxide and since fans help dissipate carbon dioxide, the insects will be less likely to land on you and take a bite.

Watch: How to Repel Mosquitos

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