DEET-Free Bug Repellents

By Michele Chan Santos

Check the label before burts-bees-herbal-insect-repellent-rei.jpgyou spray insect repellent on your kids this summer, and you may find that many insect repellents marketed for families and children contain DEET. Although the American Academy of Pediatrics has approved the use of DEET on children, the Academy recommends only applying these products once a day, and not on children younger than 2. So here’s our list of less toxic bug repellents: