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Giveaway! Bug Band Insect Repellent


Hope you all had a great weekend and were able to get outside.

Let’s start this fabulous Monday off with a giveaway.

Sound good?


I discovered BugBand insect repellent at the Outdoor Retailer Show a few weeks ago. I was intrigued to learn all about the brand since over the summer people have been asking about natural bug repellents and I have been on the search myself.

This BugBand insect repellent is made with Geraniol.

Yeah, I was wondering what Geraniol was, too.

“…Geraniol, a powerful ingredient extracted from geranium oil through a unique refining process, does indeed provide a natural – and extremely effective – insect repellent. According to laboratory and field studies by the University of Florida in Gainesville, Geraniol, the active ingredient in BugBand insect repellent, has been proven effective in repelling a wide variety of insects, including mosquitoes, house flies, stable flies, horn flies, cockroaches, fire ants, fleas, gnats, dog ticks, lone star ticks, and no-see-ums.”

How about that?!

BugBand insect repellent comes in sprays, towelettes, diffusers, wristbrands, bed bags and other products. I like the idea that the wristbands don’t have to actually be worn, making them perfect for infants. Clip one to a backpack carrier or front carrier or attach it to a belt loop and your infant will be protected.

BugBand insect repellent is DEET FREE and can also be used on pets.

I am always skeptical of new products and technology but when the founder of Mountain Mama shared her experience with BugBand and was stalking up again for an international trip I knew it had to be good. I certainly trust her opinion.

Luckily, we don’t have many pests around Moab right now but I know that time will come. Considering I am a feast for mosquitoes I look forward to warding them off NATURALLY with BugBand.

Even though I have not had the opportunity to try out BugBand, yet, I wanted to give one lucky winner the opportunity to get their hands on some products.


One lucky winner will win…

1 ~ family pack of 5 wrist bands

2 ~ 3 oz. spray bottles

1 ~ 15 count of towelettes



Here’s how to enter:

Leave a comment below sharing a pest related experience while outdoors.


For a couple extra entries:

Like BugBand on Facebook

Like Adventure Tykes on Facebook


Leave a comment below for each entry.



This giveaway is open until Friday, Aug. 31 at 8pm (MST). One winner will be chosen by random and notified via email.


Good Luck!



Thank you BugBand for providing the products for this giveaway. All opinions and comments expressed are my own.








  1. Deborah Jenkins says

    My 2 year old since he could make the sound of the word “outside” has demanded to be outside all the time, even when we are getting ready for bed well after the sun has set! And boy do the mosquitoes love him! We like to take evening walks and I hate having to put anything on him after he just had a bath to keep from more bites. Needless to say the boy has a lot of bug bites right now! 🙂

  2. Living east of Boulder, we don’t have many pests in the dry foothills, so last summer’s backpacking trip up in the mountains, next to a lake, came a shock for our son. I believe every mosquito that would have been in Boulder was at that lake. From the moment we set down our packs, the mosquitos started feasting. Though it was over 90 degrees, we all wore pants, long sleeve shirts, and bandanas around our heads and necks to keep the mosquitos away. And even spraying our clothes with bug spray that was not enough. We would have much preferred to have the band instead of using the spray.

  3. So, I tried another brand of bug band sort of things and was absolutely disappointed. Our kids were eaten alive (before we stepped in and started spraying them down.) I would LOVE to find a band that worked….you have my curiosity!!!

  4. You’ve got me intrigued about this geraniol stuff. My little boy is awfully sweet and I’m not the only one who thinks so, mosquitos do too. But what I’m really after is a good tick repellant, one day this spring my husband brought home 5 ticks after a day on the mountain! Ugh. If Bug Band repel ticks I’ll be a loyal customer for life!