How should I properly wear the BugBand wristband?

A: Please follow the instructions on the back of the BugBand wristband package. As the instructions state: "Adjust to wear loosely around wrist or ankle to allow for air flow". As with any Insect Repellent, it is important to read the directions.

The proper way to wear the BugBand wristband.

How do I choose the best BugBand insect repellent product for me?

A: The BugBand Product Guide is a good place to start. Most people can find their outdoor activity and learn more about the suggested BugBand product there.

Is BugBand DEET-FREE Insect Repellent safe for babies and children?

A: Yes. BugBand Wristbands can be attached to strollers or on clothing, or the Portable Diffuser can be used to protect the area around the child. It is not recommended that towelettes or spray be used directly on the sensitive skin of infants.

Does BugBand protect against ticks?

A: Yes. Our heavy duty products such as BugBand towelettes and BugBand pump sprays repel ticks when applied directly to skin.

What does BugBand smell like?

A: Geraniol has a pleasant citrus smell which is better than some DEET-based repellents that have a strong chemical smell.

Where can I buy BugBand DEET-FREE Insect Repellent locally?

A: BugBand is sold in Target, Walmart, Whole Foods, Eddie Bauer, REI, Bass Pro Shops and other fine retailers. We list independent stores in our BugBand Store Finder.

Can I use BugBand on my dog, pets and horses?

A: Yes, BugBand DEET-FREE Insect Repellent can be used on animals from dogs to horses. Wristbands can be attached to collars, and Geraniol lotion can be applied using the BugBand Pump Spray and BugBand Towelettes. For Animal Bedding, try BugBand Granular Spread that can be applied where your animals sleeps deodorizing and repelling biting insects at the same time.

What are the latest innovations in DEET-FREE insect repellent?

A: BugBand is always adding new products to our large and diverse list of DEET-FREE insect repellents. The latest innovation is the BugBand Portable Diffuser that uses replaceable repellent cartridges in a motorized dispenser to disperse insect repelling Geraniol vapors over a wide area. Safe for for prep areas too.

What is Geraniol made from?

A: Learn more about Geraniol here.

How effective is BugBand Natural insect repellent?

A: 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.

Is there a BugBand DEET-FREE Insect Repellent for large areas?

A: Yes, try the BugBand Portable Diffuser which can protect an area of up to 300 square feet.

How long does BugBand last?

A: Different BugBand products last differing amounts of time. The BugBand Wristband is waterproof and can last up to 120 hours when stored in the included storage pod. Other products that use Geraniol lotion like the BugBand Pump Spray and BugBand Towelettes may need to be reapplied depending on weather conditions, wetness and sweat. The BugBand Portable Diffuser uses cartridges that can last up to 120 hours.

Is BugBand DEET-FREE Insect Repellent waterproof?

A: BugBand Wristbands are waterproof.

Can I use multiple BugBand products together?

A: Yes. BugBand products can be used in conjunction with each other for added protection. For instance, you could use the BugBand Portable Diffuser and BugBand Multipupose Granular Spread around a patio cookout and also offer guests BugBand Wristbands and BugBand Towelettes for personal protection.-

Can I use BugBand DEET-FREE Insect Repellent indoors?

A: Yes. BugBand can be used indoors without fear of harmful fumes building up.

Is BugBand DEET-FREE Insect Repellent non-toxic?

A: Yes.

Does BugBand also make pesticides to kill insects?

A: Bed Bugs No More! is a pesticide designed to kill bed bugs on contact including, eggs, larvae, nymphs and adult bed bugs.

Are there BugBand videos that I can watch?

A: Yes. View the latest BugBand videos here.

Does BugBand have a Facebook page?

A: Yes. Try the BugBand Facebook page.

Where can I sign up for BugBand coupons and information?

A: Sign up here for more BugBand information and special offers.