When It Comes To Insect Repellent, Natural Isn't Always Better
Consumer Reports found several natural insect repellents only provided mosquito protection for 30 minutes.By Katherine Biek | May 24, 2016
To prevent mosquito bites and lessen the risk of catching the Zika virus, more than half of Americans plan to purchase an insect repellent this year.
The World Health Organization says the best way to prevent Zika is to not get bitten by mosquitoes infected with the virus, but now Consumer Reports says just any insect repellent won't do the trick.
The most important thing to know from this latest round of testing? Natural isn't always better.