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The top-rated mosquito and bug repellents on Amazon: 'I can finally enjoy my patio again!'

One of the best parts about summer is spending more time outdoors. But whether you’re camping, hiking, swimming or lounging by the pool, pesky bugs are ready to attack so protection is key.

From Zika-carrying mosquitos to Lyme-carrying ticks, a reliable bug repellent is a must for the summer season. Some of the more popular options include ingredients like DEET or picaridin, which are approved with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

But which brand is the best?

We turned to the shoppers at Amazon and rounded up the best mosquito repellents and bug sprays that fall into the best-seller and top-rated categories. Shop the top repellents to keep those pesky bugs away all summer long, below.

Read the full article by Adrianna Barrionuevo on Yahoo Sports' website here.

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December 3, 2023

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Sawyer has an alternative [to DEET] made with Picaridin, which works just as well without spoiling your clothes.

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Zinzi Edmundson, the founder of Treehouse newsletter, who gardens in Maine, suggests spraying your shoes, especially (she uses Sawyer’s permethrin).

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I carry bottles of water, but I also have a Sawyer squeeze water filter. Also, if it’s cold, make sure you sleep with your water filter in your sleeping bag, so it doesn’t freeze.

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