Don't let itchy, uncomfortable or swollen insect bites ruin your Holiday, shop our selection of mosquito repellents and DEET free insect repellents that are ideal for those looking for a natural alternative to chemical based products. Natures Healthbox also offer other products to complement theses insect sprays such as bite relievers, epelling creams and natural Body washes.
Why is DEET bad?
First developed by the U.S. Army in 1946, DEET (N,N-diethyl-meta-toluamide) was a slightly yellow oil applied to a soldiers clothing as an insect repellent. Fast forward to today and this active synthetic chemical remains an active ingredient in many conventional insect repellents around the world, despite scientific research confirming that it may irritate the Skin & Eyes of certain individuals.
What smell do mosquitoes hate the most?
While the scent of Basil, Lemon, Lavender and Orange oils maybe pleasant to us human beings, for mosquitoes it's a completely different story as these ingredients are believed to naturally repel them.
What is the most effective insect repellent?
Mosi-guard is the world's most widely used and successful natural insect repellent. As well as protecting against mosquitoes, it also protects against sand-flies, leeches, ticks and midges too!
What is the best insect repellent UK?
Again, we would have to say that Mosi-guard products are certainly up there with the best natural repellents, available here in the UK. This sustainably sourced insect repellent is free from synthetic chemicals and uses the power of lemon eucalyptus oil (a plant-based ingredient), so there is no need to fear breathing it in or accidently spraying it in to your eyes or Face.