DIY BUG REPELLENT GEL

Bug repellent gels, creams and sprays are easily available in the market yet most of us stay away from it because it contains a lot of unwanted ingredients too! Bug repellents that you get commercially are definitely insect and bug deterrents but they often have ingredients that aren’t skin friendly. If you are in a lookout for a safer bug repellent, here we are with an all-natural recipe for Bug Repellent Gel-

DIY BUG REPELLENT GEL

BENEFITS:

Aloe vera gel- Commercial aloe vera gel makes a good gel base and contains emulsifiers. It has moisturizing and hydrating properties and does not leave behind any residue.

Peppermint, lemongrass and lavender essential oils- These essential oils have great bug and insect repellent properties.

RECIPE FOR DIY BUG REPELLENT GEL-

Things you need-

  • 2 tablespoons aloe vera gel (or more depending on the quantity of final product you want)
  • 5 drops peppermint oil
  • 5 drops lemongrass oil
  • 5 drops lavender oil
DIY BUG REPELLENT GEL

Directions-

In a mixing bowl, add ale vera gel.

Add in all the essential oils and mix until the gel gets turbid and everything looks well-emulsified.

Store the gel in an easy-to-use container.

Rub it onto your skin until everything is well absorbed.

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