Mosquito repellents work in two ways:

  • mask natural odors of the human body;
  • repel mosquitoes by using odors of chemicals or plants (clove, citronella, lavender, lemon, peppermint).

Baby mosquito repellent is usually differed from adult one by its non-toxic composition. The most popular adult mosquito repellents containing DEET generally and other powerful chemicals. More about chemical repellents you can read in a review of 14 best bug repellent products.

Also read our review of the best plants that repel mosquitoes.