For beach retreats: Rocky Mountain Oils Bug Off! Essential Oils
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Mastering your Vinyasa flow on a beach somewhere exotic (and Instagram worthy)? While you probably already know to use sunscreen when you’re striking a headstand on the sand, you want to also add an effective repellent to ward off bugs. This natural oil blend—made with citronella, cedarwood, lavender, peppermint, Eucalyptus, thyme, and lemongrass—ideal for your yoga bag. Nama-stay-away mosquitoes!
For All Over: Skincando Combat-Ready Bug Repellant
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If you’re more of a one-stop-shop type of person, you want a repellent that you can trust, without doubting if it’ll actually work. This trendy repellant may have a sleek design but what’s impressive is its history: originally formulated to help protect U.S. troops overseas from mosquitos and sand fleas, this potent, toxic-free blend is now ready to go with you on your lakeside getaway.
For a long hike: PARA’KITO Wristband
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Finally going to trek some of the Appalachian Trail? Or inspired by Wild and going to trek solo on the Pacific Crest Trail? Since you know you’ll be outdoors for an extended period of time, pack on of these small—but durable!—reusable wristband. A slit in the band allows you to insert a pellet that’s made with a unique blend of essential oils that mask the human scent, providing 15 days of 24/7 protection. Bonus? It’s waterproof too!