With the Zika virus rampaging across the globe you can’t afford to not wear insect repellent, but that doesn’t mean you have to walk around smelling bad. There are some insect sprays out on the market that will actually improve your scent. And if we’re being forced to wear the stuff 24/7 for the foreseeable future, I, for one, don’t feel like spending that amount of time tortured by the constant waft of gross, smelly insecticide.
While it’s best to use products that are either sunscreen or bug spray and not the two combined, Supergoop’s SPF 30 Bug Away Spray does have the advantage of smelling like lemongrass and cedar. This fresh, clean scent is ideal for men. Another repellent that may prove popular with men is the unscented Scent Shield’s No Stinkin’ Bugs. If you are a woman who appreciates a more sweet smelling perfume, you might want to try Nutri-Shield’s Natural Insect Repellent in cinnamon. Citronella also provides a nice citrus, summery aroma, which you can find in Burt’s Bees Herbal Insect Repellent and California Baby Bug Repellent Spray (this spray also contains itch-alleviating aloe vera).
What other insect repellents are available that also provide the wearer with a more pleasant odor than typical sprays and lotions?