natural insect repellent

The 6 Most Common Questions about Mosquitoes? Mosquitno is here with the answers!

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Mosquitoes are confusing little creatures. But there is some science behind their madness. Below you will find the 5 most frequently asked questions about mosquitoes, and ways to avoid them (not the questions…the mosquitoes)! 1) Are mosquitoes attracted to water? Yes. Mosquitoes both live in water, and rely on trips to water to eliminate carbon dioxide and inhale a fresh supply of oxygen. Female mosquitoes lay their larvae in pools of water. Those larvae spend their first two stages of life in water. This also means that mosquitoes are attracted to humidity. Eventually, they are attracted to you because when...
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Are Household Bug Sprays Safe for Your Kids?

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For many families, bug spray is a common household item. But what exactly is in your bug spray? Are the ingredients safe? Are some ingredients toxic? Which ingredients should I avoid for my kids? What are the long-term effects of using bug spray? These are great questions you should investigate before spraying your kids with insect repellent. Recent research reveals that there are in fact many potentially harmful chemicals in these household bug sprays. Most of us have heard of the chemical DEET, and its potentially harmful effects. But have you heard of pyrethroid insecticides? Insecticide is a chemical that...
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CITYist Review

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There’s little that can dampen our spirits while dancing front row at a kick-ass music festival. Never mind the unsightly bathroom situation or the feeling of our pedicures slowly chipping away as moshers step on our feet – we get to wear sunglasses and straw hats and finally, finally, feel the warmth of the sun again. However, we have yet to see the upside to finding ourselves covered in countless mosquito bites as soon as we exit the venue. Finally, we can sidestep the “ick” factor of bug sprays and inconvenience of citronella candles with Mosquitno’s bug-repelling bracelets. Coated in all-natural...
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Fit as Fido Review

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Don't Let Mosquitos and Other Bugs Become your Excuse to Skip Dog Walks We spend a lot of time outdoors in all seasons and summer is definitely the season for bugs. Over the weekend, we spent the entire day outdoors, hiking in the woods. Before our afternoon hike where we were searching for wildflowers along a creek, I slipped on a Mosquitno bracelet. The bracelet is embedded with citronella and gives off a lemony, citronella scent to keep bugs away. We enjoyed a wonderful afternoon walking through the creek, on a trail, and across grassy areas as we photographed different wildflowers. We...
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