The long summer days, probably have you doing a fair amount of back porch sitting. Or maybe you’re completely avoiding the outdoors, thanks to those pesky mosquitoes! I always worry about mosquito spray and the ingredients in them, so I went on the hunt for natural ways to keep away mosquitoes. Here are some fun ideas I found on Pinterest!
5 Natural Ways to Keep Away Mosquitoes
1. Essential Oils: There are several different essential oil scents that claim to repel mosquitoes, such as Citronella and Lavender. Here’s a kid safe DIY to make your own repellent, so you know exactly what’s in it.
2. Plants: If you have a green thumb, plants are a great way to repel mosquitoes, and keep the backyard looking summer ready! Citronella grass, lavender, rosemary, and lemongrass are just a few bug repelling plants. Here is a list of 8 plants that repel bugs and mosquitoes.
3. DIY Luminary: These floating candle mason jars are an adorable DIY, that can also be used as a fun backyard centerpiece. I might try making these with my son, for a little useful craft project.
5. Lavish Body Butter: I have been lathering this on everybody this summer! It’s safe to use on the kids and baby, and has everyone smelling like an orange dream-sicle. Aside from helping to repel mosquitoes, it also works to repair skin quickly after sunburns! It’s the perfect secret summer hack! It’s also an Allure Best of Beauty Award Winner, and will deeply moisturize and nourish skin leaving your skin smoother, firmer, and younger looking. Love this SO much! Get it here.
Here’s to having a mosquito free summer! Don’t forget to subscribe and follow, and tell me your favorite mosquito hack in the comments below!