While there are plenty of products available on the market to fight off these annoying—and potentially dangerous!—pests, many of them are stock-full of chemicals like DEET that you might not want seeping into your skin all day, every day. But to protect yourself from on-the-rise tick-borne diseases like Lyme disease, Heartland virus, and mosquito-borne dengue, chikungunya, and Zika, you can ditch those formulas and play it safe by using better-for-you products for a more non-toxic summer.
Below, click through for 5 natural insect repellents to keep the creepy crawlers (and fliers... and jumpers...) away this season.
Burt's Bees Herbal Insect Repellent, $8
This spray wards off bugs with lemongrass, citronella, and rosemary oils.
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