Summer might be prime time for hiking, biking, grilling, and enjoying nature, but it also means the bugs are out. Before your next adventure, make a batch of this easy DIY insect repellent to help keep mosquitos and other pests away. Witch hazel is a natural astringent known for soothing skin irritated from blisters and bites, and when combined with drops of woody cedarwood essential oil and invigorating lemon essential oil, it can help protect your body all summer long.
Essential Oil Insect Repellent
What you need
Funnel all ingredients into spray bottle and shake well. Spray onto skin and gently rub in. Reapply every 2 to 3 hours, as needed. Store in a cool, dry place.