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Style & Beauty

6 Bug Sprays That Don't Stink

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Whether we're wearing long-sleeved shirts or ankle-length summer dresses, it seems mosquitoes and spiders still manage to find a sliver of skin to enjoy. We're willing to try just about anything to keep these creepy crawlers away, but the stench of most bug sprays leaves a lot to be desired.

So we set out on a mission to find bug sprays that get the job done without making our skin and clothes smell like a hardware store. Behold -- six insect repellents that could double as perfume. You're welcome.

The Honest Company Bug Spray
This bug spray repels insects without harsh dyes, petrochemicals and pesticides. $12.95, The Honest Co.
Intelligent Nutrients Bug Repellent Perfume Spray And Serum
Dab this on or combine it with the brand's rosemary-scented perfume spray for a fragrant combination that keeps bugs at bay. $29-$31, Intelligent Nutrients
California Baby Bug Repellent Spray
Safe for kids and adults to use, this clean-smelling spray deters fleas, mosquitoes, ticks and flies. $15.79, Target
Aromaflage Botanical Fragrance & Insect Repellent
What can only be described as the fanciest bug spray ever, this product blends notes of cedarwood, vanilla and citrus into a luxe repellant. $65, Aromaflage
Avon SKIN SO SOFT Bug Guard Plus Expedition SPF 30 Pump Spray
Avon's Skin So Soft is a classic in the bug spray game, and has held up over the years thanks to its hypoallergenic and DEET-free formula. $14, Avon
Brittanie's Thyme Organic Bug Spray
Essential oils help give this organic bug spray the power to repel insects without adding a stench. $8.95, Brittanie's Thyme
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