10 BEST BUG REPELLENTS IN 2022: REVIEWS & TOP PICKS
Nobody wants to deal with bug bites whenever they go outside. Not only are they uncomfortable, but they can also be dangerous. One of the best ways to avoid bug bites is to get a top-notch bug repellent.
But while every bug repellent promises to work, not all of them get the job done. Also, if a bug repellent does a great job of keeping bugs away but smells and feels bad, you’ll never want to put it on!
We understand the frustration, so here, we highlighted 10 of the best bug repellents available. There are reviews for each one, along with a comprehensive buyer’s guide to walk you through everything that you need to know.
A 20% DEET Premium Controlled-Release Lotion will work well against mosquitoes, but Dr. Zimring says he prefers the 20% Picaridin lotion since it also protects against ticks, gnats, chiggers, and flies. (In both instances, he recommends Sawyer brand.)
Part of spending time outside means battling ticks, mosquitoes, and other biting insects. For this, Nelson swears by permethrin.
And out of the products we tested, Dr. Zeichner highly recommends Sawyer Products 20% Picaridin Insect Repellent.