It’s Bug Season – Protect Yourself the Natural Way

Don’t let the fear of bugs or the sun stop you from enjoying the outdoors this summer. If your skin is sensitive or you worry about the chemicals in some repellents and sunscreens, there are natural, toxic-free alternatives.

Dr. Meagen McCusker, dermatologist at the UConn Health Center, has checked out a number of products and found several that are safe and effective in protecting you from bugs or the sun’s damaging rays.

Watch the video and learn which sunscreens and repellents McCusker recommends during an interview with NBC Connecticut’s Todd Piro.


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