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  1. Lynn Bonelli (reply)

    July 16, 2014 at 11:24 am

    Hello! I’m so glad to read this and share with my husband. He has insisted on using his DEET bug spray while we’ve been traveling the U.S. while I’ve protested and used homemade mixtures of “natural” bug sprays to no avail. I often end up wearing long sleeves and pants, even in 90 degree weather, while STILL getting bit dozens of times. I broken down the other day (hiking in Grand Tetons area) and used his DEET spray, feeling guilty the whole time. But it worked!

    We are currently in Yellowstone and I’m sorry(?) to say, the mosquitoes are BAD. You will definitely have a good testing ground. Thanks again for sharing this information…as we head to Glacier National Park I won’t feel so bad using HIS spray. =)

  2. Tiffany (reply)

    July 25, 2014 at 4:24 pm

    I LOVE the bug spray from Ava Anderson Non Toxic! It uses catnip oil (which research has found to be 10 times more effective than DEET at repelling mosquitos) and lemon eucalyptus oil (which is mentioned above). I can personally say that when I use this, I see the bugs flying all over but not a single one will land on me! 🙂

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