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Wirecutter's 100 Most Popular Picks in May

Warm weather—we are here for it! Our readers are too, it seems, with insect repellents (for your patio or your skin) topping the list of Wirecutter’s most popular picks in May. We hope folks can keep the bugs away while they’re dragging their new garden hoses around their yards. And though many are chowing down on individual slices of frozen pizza, enough people bought our top-pick Weber for us to declare it a hot grill summer.

Head here to find the entire list of popular picks for May.


December 3, 2023

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Wirecutter’s mission is to recommend what really matters. Each year, we independently test and review thousands of products to help you find just what you need. Our goal is to save you time and eliminate the stress of shopping, whether you’re looking for everyday gear or gifts for loved ones.

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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.

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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.
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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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