The best mosquito repellents for kids include Avon's Skin-So-Soft Bug Guard Plus Picaridin Towelettes and Cutter Advanced Insect Repellent, according to Additional mosquito repellents for children include Off!... More » Home & Garden Pest Control

Insect repellent can expire, but it typically takes several years to lose its effectiveness. Most insect repellent manufacturers do not put an expiration date on their products unless the repellents expire in under 3 yea... More »

Repel 100, Off! Deep Woods and Coleman DEET-Free SkinSmart are positively reviewed outdoor insect repellents that work on gnats, as of 2015. People can use these repellents on their skin and clothing. Sawyer Premium Perm... More » Home & Garden Pest Control

To make a homemade mosquito repellent, mix witch hazel, vodka, carrier oil and essential oils. A mixture of essential oil, water and salt can also be effective. More » Home & Garden Pest Control

Make homemade mosquito repellent by mixing an essential oil with a carrier oil or alcohol. Cinnamon oil, castor oil, eucalyptus oil and citronella oil are essential oils that repel mosquitoes. More »

Veterinary Medicine Expert Janet Tobiassen Crosby, DVM notes that common mosquito repellents are not intended for use on dogs, and advises that pet owners should use dog-only insect and parasite repellents, such as K9 Ad... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

Lemon eucalyptus oil is a natural treatment that keeps dogs from getting mosquito bites. The New England Journal of Medicine stated in 2002 that the oil provided 120.1 minutes of protection against mosquitoes. More »