Which are the top mosquito repellents for babies and kids available in India?
Confused about which repellent to choose for your little one?
How to ensure your child’s skin remains safe from mosquito bites?
Kids already can’t contain their excitement as the festive season/long vacation is just around the corner. It’s going to be the time to holiday at the beaches and mountains, camping, hiking and trekking. However the frightening wide-spread mosquito disaster becomes a foremost reason to worry!
Each day we come across incidents that tell us enough about how life threatening mosquito-borne diseases like Malaria, Dengue, Chikungunya, Zika etc. could be. Summer is no longer the peak season for vectors to freely infuse infections; we hear of these incidents happening round the year.
Top 10 mosquito repellents for babies and adults available in India:
Mosquito repellents are no more only available in form of coils and jets but many types of repellents like crèmes, lotions, gels, patches, bands, balms, oils, sprays etc. are now present in the market.
Let’s have a look at 10 top mosquito repellents available in Indian market:
One of the top mosquito repellents available in India is by the trusted brand Good knight.
Good knight’s liquid vapourizer effectively works indoors giving protection against vector bites. Good knight Activ+ System‘s dual working mode, Normal mode when mosquito is less and Activ mode when mosquito is more, gives coverage in all corners of the room and protects us from mosquito bites.
It is an all new type of mosquito repellent that requires to be applied on to as per directions to give optimum protection against mosquito bites when you are outdoors.
Every time, before you step out, applying just 4 dots on the dress is enough to give you protection from mosquitos for as long as 8 hours. It is 100% natural and non-staining, containing pure citronella and eucalyptus oil. Paediatrician certified, it is dermatologically safe to use on kids above the age of 2 months. It’s a great way of staying safe from mosquitoes when you’re out.
4 dots of the Good knight Fabric Roll-On can also be applied on the prams, carry cots or strollers of babies under 2 months, making it the safest natural mosquito repellent for babies too.
Alternatively, you can also use Good knight Patches which can be stuck on to your child’s clothes – these round stickers are very fun and colourful, particularly the Chhota Bheem ones!
One more protective shield Good knight has come up with is their natural Cool Gel. It comes with natural and skin-friendly aloe vera gel formula, is paediatrician certified and safe for use among kids. It has a soothing fragrance and keeps you protected for up to 8 hours.
Clinically tested and proven, Odomos crème offers safety from deadly viruses infused by vectors. It comes with non-sticky formula and the goodness of aloe vera and citronella, gives protection for as long as 12 hours.
A natural mosquito repellent spray that doesn’t kill insects with deadly chemicals, it masks the human odour making us virtually invisible to the mosquitos. It is an effective indoor repellent giving protection for up to 12 hours.
Natural odomos lotion could be evenly applied over the exposed regions making one virtually invisible to insects. Works effectively for up to 12 hours.
Mama earth’s all new Deet-free natural repellent spray with goodness of citronella, peppermint, eucalyptus and other natural components protects babies’ delicate skin from insect bites.
Kavach is a 100% natural repellent patch which works best for outdoors. Effective outdoor protection could be ensured for up to 12 hours with patches used for children playing in gardens, play areas or lawns.
Patches are to be sticked on to dress and not directly on the skin.
These natural, chemical free, non-toxic mosquito repellent slap on bands are dermatologically tested and safe for outdoors. Its unique formula lasts for up to 15 days when used carefully as per directions. These slap on bands are available in variety of characters ideal for girls and boys.
All out electric liquid repellent covers the room to provide protection from mosquitoes. It comes with multiple setting adjustments that ensure safety in areas with greater number of mosquitoes.
Let’s be safe than sorry by taking preventive measure by starting to use suitable repellents for our families and keep disease-causing mosquitoes away from us.
Which is the brand that you trust when it comes to mosquito repellents for babies and kids? Feel free to share your views in comments about the repellents mentioned here.