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Bites!!??

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Bites!!??

Off to marmaris in August and never been but from past experiences on other holidays I get bitten to hell and just wondered if there is anything ppl buy in turkey that is better than most, in goa I discovered tiger balm and deet bit hard to buy here (can get tiger balm) or is there something else worth getting there?!

Also is it worth taking antihistimeans?! X

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1. Re: Bites!!??

i got back off holiday 2 weeks ago and had been taking vitamin b1 and garlic capsules for a month before i went, never got any bites and normally get eaten alive, others in our group got some bad bites but they had not used anything. you can buy a product in turkey think its called sinkov and locals swear by it.

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Hi Claire....

The Avon skin so soft moisturiser is excellent. I looked on their site the other day though and I'm not sure if they do it anymore, I couldn't find it anywhere. It was available on Amazon though...weird....

Anyway, its brilliant stuff....

T

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I've tried the Avon spray and it didn't work plus I couldn't stand how greasy it was x

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Claire...greasy? Greeaasssyyyyyy?????.....lolll....maybe you put too much on...I've always found it to soak in and be dry....its the dry oil spray that I was talking about....

The insect repellent properties it has are excellent though....

T

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5. Re: Bites!!??

avonshop.co.uk/product/skin-so-soft-original…

(available soon)

Alan

Edited: 29 June 2014, 12:47
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6. Re: Bites!!??

Hi we go to turkey every year and we take garlic capsules six weeks before never been bit and my daughter has mosquito bands which work x

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7. Re: Bites!!??

Just went back on to Avon and it is there. £3.50 a bottle, happy days...:-)

T

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avonshop.co.uk/product/…

Lolll...not sure if I've done that properly.....

T

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9. Re: Bites!!??

Buy OFF in turkey and also use lemon cologne on your ankles and hands.

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10. Re: Bites!!??

I use that Lemon oil spray that you can buy in the resort

Smells nice and keeps the mozzies away

Alan

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