10 Best Bug Spray and Mosquito Repellents to Buy in 2020
Finding the best bug spray and mosquito repellents on the market isn't just in your family's best interest—it's practically a can't-do-without necessity. Odds are, it's always on your camping checklist and has become a must-have as you look ahead to the summer months.
Enter our list of 2020's most in-demand bug sprays. While we can't promise to know how to prevent mosquito bites from happening at all, we can at least help you stand a fighting chance. And when it comes to the never-ending battle against those pesky flying insects, that's no small feat.
Here, in tandem with the latest research from Consumer Reports and hundreds of honest Amazon reviews, we've gathered together the spray bottles, wipes, and lotions to help you emerge as unscathed as possible from this year's summer picnics. From deet-based products like the popular OFF! Deep Woods Dry Insect Repellent to plant-based eucalyptus oil wonders, you'll be able to find an item on our list that suits your needs. We've even narrowed it down by category—"Best for Families," "Best for Skin," "Best Wipes," etc.—to make the choice easier.
P.S. Still inundated with pests? We've also got information on how to get rid of stink bugs and how to get rid of gnats.
Read the full article by Rebekah Lowin on Country Living's website here.
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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.
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.
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.
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