Although DEET (N, N-diethyltoluamide), the active ingredient in most commercial insect repellents, has come under fire over the years, people still swear by its efficacy. A 2014 review by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) concluded that DEET, “has not identified any risks of concern to human health, non-target species or the environment.” Popular products include:
Deep Woods Off
Mosquitoes Are Afraid of the Snuggle Bear
Mosquito protection can be found in your laundry room. Dryer Sheets! Rub them on your skin and let a few stick out of your pockets for good measure.
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