• NCW Editor

Best Toxic-Free Mosquito/Insect Repellent 2018

Below is a list of winners from the 2018 Eco Excellence Awards in the Lifestyle and Outdoor category. They have all showcased excellence in a form of sustainability, safety, social responsibility, and health and wellness. For the full list of our 2018 Eco Excellence Winners please refer to this page.

Calidou's Outdoor Solution

Calidou's line of toiletries was founded in Canada in 1998. There are well known for their detergents, but Calidou's Outdoor Solution is a secret star product in their offerings. It is an all natural moisturizing lotion which contains soybean oil, andiroba oil and other essential oils. This combination of oils allows your little ones and you to fully enjoy any outdoor activities, such as camping, hiking, fishing, or a simple walk in the woods, without mosquitoes and insects. It is DEET free, PEG free, Colorant free, Paraben free, non-toxic product, and safe for children. Its compact and great for travel. Check it out here

Why we love them: Calidou refuse to use any controversial ingredients such as: parabens, sodium laureth sulfate, mineral oil, propylene glycol, coloring agent, formaldehyde, phthalates, phenoxyethanol, PEGs, etc in their product line of laundry detergents, cleaners, and repellent. Calidou’s commitment is firmly based on products of excellent quality, providing an undeniable pleasure to use! The smells of their detergents are to die for!

Herban Roots All Natural Insect Repellent

Founded by a discerning mother in search of non-toxic, natural skin care solutions for her family, Herban Roots quickly blossomed into a full-scale retail/wholesale business with a mission to help holistically minded, health-conscious women invest in positive self-care without having to sacrifice quality for purity. Offering mindfully crafted products that bridge the gap between luxury and unsurpassed natural efficacy, their entire line is worth a look. Check Herban Roots out here

Why we love it: Finding a truly effective all natural insect repellent is challenging enough. Finding one that smells good and feels great on your skin as well? Nearly impossible-until now! Herban Roots All Natural Insect Repellent has proven its power all over the globe to repel mosquitoes, gnats, flies, ticks, “no-see-ums” and more. Formulated with a concentrated blend of therapeutic grade essential oils including Lemongrass, Peppermint, Rosemary, Geranium and Cedarwood, in a base of Organic Non-GMO Soybean Oil and distilled water, it’s pleasant aroma and non-greasy feel make it an essential for all things outdoors. DEET free and safe for the whole family, this repellent has earned a well deserved 5-star rating.