Mosquito patch can be bought in stores to repel mosquitoes, but it is disposed after single use. How about making and wearing your own reusable mosquitos-repelling accessories such as bracelet and necklace? Protect yourself from irritating mosquito bites (and possible illness) by deterring mosquitos with easy-to-make, effective DIY mosquito repellent bracelets and necklaces.

Essential Oil Mosquito Repellent Ingredients for the essential oil mosquito repellent includes 9 drops of purification, 4 drops of peppermint, 4 drops of citronella and 3-4 tablespoons of carrier oil (almond or olive oil)

Garlic Mosquito Repellent If you do not have essential oils, you can make a less pleasant-smelling concoction (still quite effective) from garlic cloves. Cut the garlic and put it in some water. Let it ferment for a day at room temperature. Then store your mix in the fridge.

Make Bracelet and Necklace Braid strips of fabric together to make a fabric bracelet or necklace. Start by securing the ends of your bracelet together with a piece of string tied tightly or a small rubber band. To use your mosquito-repelling bracelets or necklace, put them on and add a couple of drops of oil (or the garlic mixture). The scent of the oils will help deter the mosquitoes and you will be less prone to mosquito bites.

In time, after repeated use, the scent will leave the fabric and you can add more drops. The bracelet or necklace should be able to protect you for up to 24 hours at a time as the fabric is saturated. And, they can be reused in the future by adding drops.

We can arrange student workshops to teach students how to make their own mosquito-repelling bracelets and necklace. It is a sustainable approach, instead of using single-use mosquito-repelling products. It is also very fun to make and can become a fashion statement!

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