bug-grrr off jungle strength insect repellent
RRP: $18.95 AUD
I'm pretty prone to biting insects but I'm also super sensitive to deet based products so I have to be very careful in finding a spray that works but doesn't give me hives or make me sick.
My sister sent me this one to try and I very much like it. I think it smells a bit strange but who cares if it works right?
Its made from oil of eucalyptus, alcohol and water so you can't get more natural that that I don't think. I've used it across central Africa and have found it to be very effective. It does also say that it works for ticks for up to 4 hours which may explain why I've never had a tick in my life. OMG - I just made that happen didn't I?
Anyway - it works, its not too oily but I don't find the smell to be a eucalyptus as you would imagine. Maybe that's just my weird sense of smell.
NB: A side note here - I learnt in Panama that pure coconut oil is a magic potion against mosquito's but of course you are covered in oil so you have to be somewhere that it doesn't matter what you touch.