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We are deep into summer, and you might be looking for an effective and natural way to keep mosquitoes and ticks at bay. This homemade all-natural bug spray is the perfect solution!

Made with simple, easily accessible ingredients, this bug spray is effective and gentle on your skin. You’ll love how easy it is to make and how well it works without harsh chemicals.

Here’s an easy DIY you can follow to make it at home.

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  • Mini spray bottle
  • Witch Hazel
  • Almond Oil (You can use another carrier oil if you prefer)
  • Lemongrass essential oil
  • Lavender essential oil (You can also use citronella, thyme, cedarwood, rosemary, spearmint, clove, eucalyptus, tea tree, or peppermint essential oil)
  • Funnel (optional but helpful)
  • Measuring spoons
  • A measuring cup
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  1. Measure one teaspoon of almond oil and pour it into the measuring cup.
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  1. Measure 1 Ā½ tablespoons of witch hazel and pour it into the measuring cup.
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  1. Add 20 drops of lemongrass essential oil and 20 drops of lavender essential oil, or any combination you prefer.
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  1. Mix the ingredients with one of the measuring spoons.
  2. Using the funnel, pour the mixture into the mini spray bottle.
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