We all enjoy spending extra time outside during the warmer months. But the warmer weather also brings along insects, bugs and mosquitoes. This year, instead of reaching for your usual store bought insect repellent, why not try making your own? We've crafted a recipe using all natural products to keep the bugs away, naturally.
Most insect repellents contain toxic chemicals which can be damaging to your skin and the environment. Essential oils are a great way to naturally prevent bug bites as most insect are repelled by the scent. This can protect your health, and prevent toxic chemicals impacting the environment.
Here is an easy recipe for an all-natural homemade and effective insect repellent.
What you'll need:
To use: Hold approximately 30cm away from the skin and spray onto exposed skin. Reapply as needed. Always do a patch test first.
Extra tip: You can also use essential oils to heal insect bites.