Rub lavender or lavender oil directly on skin. Lavender is a natural fly repellent, and is even great at repelling your cat’s or dog’s fleas. Daub a little lavender oil directly onto your wrists or on exposed areas as needed.
Rub mint oil or members of the mint family directly on skin. Mint is another natural fly repellent, and it has that classic, sweet mint fragrance. Peppermint, spearmint, catnip, pennyroyal are fantastic at shooing away unwanted flies and keeping you smelling great.