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best mosquito repellent

jfd
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best mosquito repellent

going in January, how buggy is it then?

Which vitamin B works best and what other repellents are recommended?

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1. Re: best mosquito repellent

No... I have no vested interest but am always recommending Sawyer Jungle Juice. 98% DEET. It's a liquid so application is more controlled than a spray. I've used in all through Mexico, Central America and South America. Including the Amazon basin. If you are out hiking around a lot, try and reserve one set of clothes for that. Apply to the clothing...sleeves, neck and ankles. It won't sweat off as fast. Mosquito coils for your room. Beware of warbles.

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2. Re: best mosquito repellent

Well, anything with DEET will do the trick...

BTW, you do not need to purchase a product with a high DEET percentage unless you want the DEET protection to last a really long time. The concentration of DEET is only related to the amount of time for which the product protects. It has nothing to do with efficacy. In other words, a 5% DEET product provides the same protection as a 90% DEET product - just for a much shorter time.

As a guideline:5-7% DEET protects for about an hour. 100% DEET protects for about 12 hours.

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I have lived here for 4 years and am a mosquito magnet and I have found that the FAMILY OFF works great and it has a low deet content which is even better! Family Off has 7.5% deet and the Dry Spray has 15%. I will tell you that I've found that when I use the spray, even though it has a higher % of deet, you tend to "miss" spots so I tend to find areas where I get bit whereas the lotion, you tend to apply it better so I'd recommend the lotion. It also smells great so win-win-win! :-) Enjoy!

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4. Re: best mosquito repellent

they have warbles in CR?

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5. Re: best mosquito repellent

check out Badger 2 in 1 sunscreen and bug repellent. It doesn't was off in the water. I think it's natural. Whole foods has it for $18. jay at villa nube nueve

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