Wirecutter's 100 Most Popular Picks in June
Wirecutter readers have wasted no time building their summer toolkits now that the heat is in full swing. In June, our readers purchased air conditioners to battle the high temps and bought water bottles to keep themselves hydrated when they ventured outdoors. Sun protection—including sunglasses (round, vintage-style frames were a top choice to block out the rays) and well-priced sunscreens—also ranked high on readers’ lists.
Explore Wirecutter's most popular picks for your summer toolkit here.
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.