Make Your Own Reusable Mosquito-Repelling Bracelet

Make Your Own Reusable Mosquito-Repelling Bracelet
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You can buy those ugly little plastic mosquito repellent bracelets, but why not make yourself something much more attractive that you also can reuse? One Good Thing By Jillee brings us this interesting DIY project.

The bracelet is made from paracord, so it’s durable and available in all kinds of colours and patterns. Once you get the hang of the weaving technique, you can crank a bracelet out in no time. When the bracelet’s finished, soak it in a DIY mosquito repellent made from witch hazel and the essential oils of citronella, lemongrass, lavender and peppermint. Plus, you always have a handy length of paracord with you should the need arise. Hit up the link for the full instructions on making the bracelet and mixing the repellent.

DIY Mosquito Repelling Bracelet [One Good Thing by Jillee]


  • These ‘all natural repellents’ just don’t work. Ask any entomologist. It’s DEET or bust. This isn’t a lifehack. If we’re going down the discredited and bad science route, why not give us a guide on brewing your own homeopathic solutions.

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