This summer, keep pests and insects away while enjoying the outdoors – naturally, of course! Tiny Green Mom has found the top 3 products that will keep you and your little ones protected from bugs without chemicals or harmful toxins.
No lotions or potions needed – ThermaCELL provides an effective, natural way to repel insects that is NOT topical, which parents will greatly appreciate as their kids hit the backyard this summer! Whether you are camping or just enjoying your own patio, the ThermaCELL outdoor lantern is odor-free uses no DEET, and provides a 15 x 15 percent comfort zone. This portable, lightweight lantern is is 98% effective in repelling mosquitoes, no-see-ums, and other annoying pests. The lantern can be carried or hung outside, and gives off twice as much light as previous models, in addition to providing 4 hours of protection from pesky insects with each repellent mat. For more information, visit www.thermacell.com.
Double-duty! Badger SPF30 Anti-Bug Sunscreen offers superior UVA-UVB Protection AND repels pesky insects! This smart product for the whole family is the perfect way to stay protected from the sun and ward off insects and bugs in one simple step!
This planet-friendly, multi-purpose product contains chemical free Zinc Oxide mineral sunscreen and Deet-free non-toxic bug repellent, combined with Certified Organic ingredients such as extra virgin olive oil and beeswax for smooth application. To keep the bugs from biting, Badger uses organic Citronella, Cedar, Rosemary, Lemongrass, and Geranium essential oils. No toxic chemicals – just pure, natural ingredients. Visit BadgerBalm.com to learn more!
Offering up to five hours of protection after application, Brittanie’s Thyme newly formulated Outdoor Harmony Organic Bug Spray is certified USDA Organic, safe for all ages and biodegradable. It smells fabulous and does not contain citronella, which “Mom” loves! Brittanie’s Thyme recommends that you do not spray directly onto the skin of children under 2 years of age, and instead spray their clothing, strollers, blankets and surrounding grass, as needed. Visit www.brittaniesthyme.com.*Companies generously provided samples, images and information for this article.*