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Repellent for kids

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Repellent for kids

Hi to all! I haven't been to Kenya yet, but already in love with..... Thanks to the Forums! Going in April, so last minute panic- please advice me what is the best DEET free repellent to get for a kid? So many in a market...... Thank you

Special thanks for Doffcocker and pjduk for advices in my other thread :)))

Mtwapa, Kenya
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1. Re: Repellent for kids

Karibu!

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2. Re: Repellent for kids

Make up your own ................equal parts baby oil -Savlon liquid and few drops of Citronella oil .

Mix together and rub into the skin ..

there is a very good cream in the Nakumatt but for the moment I cannot remember the name..........

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Hi Mariaanddrew,

One of the best repellents which is used is a very simple one got from "Avon" called "Skin so soft" and it is the older one in the blue bottle not the one in the pink bottle.

Alot of people use it on here, it is deet free, great for the skin as it is a moisturiser, spray on and smells good to so you won't go out smelling like a "public loo"LOL

See if you can get hold of some through an Avon rep or there is always E bay to try, got mine on there for under £1 per bottle.

Good luck and have a great time, Enjoy

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4. Re: Repellent for kids

I agree with Nicki. I used this for a fortnight in Feb, and only had a couple of bites.

Its on offer at the moment too

avonshop.co.uk/product/bath-and-bodycare/bod…

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I find that Deet and citronella only keeps mossies away I've yet to find anything that repells kids : )

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6. Re: Repellent for kids

Muguruki, perhaps you should try a spot of 'Dad dancing'. It always seems to work for my husband!!!

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7. Re: Repellent for kids

Excellent, I will try and boogie!

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8. Re: Repellent for kids

Thank you very much all of you!

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9. Re: Repellent for kids

Is '' karibu'' name of repellent? :)) I guess its ''you're welcome'', am I right?

Edited: 19 March 2010, 19:52
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10. Re: Repellent for kids

Yes, Karibu is "you're welcome" and karibu sana is "you're VERY welcome"

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