No items found.

Best Mosquito Repellents for Kids & Adults 2020


We scoured the scientific literature, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) website, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) publications, and researched the distribution of insects and diseases around the country. In the end, we came away with a pretty good understanding of which bug sprays and lotions are most effective against tick-borne and mosquito-borne illnesses, which are the safest bug sprays and lotions for kids, and how and when to apply them to ensure the best protection. Our list of the top 5 best best mosquito repellents for kids and adults is below, followed by our in-depth reviews of several different options.

Check out the full guide here.

LAST UPDATED

October 30, 2023

Written by
Photo thumbnail Blog Author

Mommyhood101

Media Mentions from Mommyhood101

Advice for informed parents, hands-on reviews and ratings of popular baby products, and news coverage of recent scientific advancements in pediatrics. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Explore More Content

Media Mentions

Sawyer Insect Repellent is a versatile picaridin spray recommended by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) as safe and effective for most people. Our testers liked the evaporating smell and how the spray feels once it dries.

Media Mentions

Insects and arachnids that bite in self-defense instead of to feed -- such as yellow jackets, bees, wasps, hornets, certain ants or spiders -- cannot be repelled with insect repellents.

Drugs.com
Media Mentions from Drugs.com

Media Mentions

The number of bug-borne diseases is increasing, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And the number of places they're spreading to is also on the rise.

WXYZ Detroit 7
Media Mentions from WXYZ Detroit 7