How to deal with midges?



ajthemackem

Striker
Was wondering about the Avon stuff. Was away with family at the weekend. Sister always gets eaten alive but has used the Avon stuff successfully in the past to combat it (I put her onto it after reading about it on here)
Didn’t seem to work this time.
where did you hear about the recipe change out of interest?

seems a strange thing to do when it was so well known as a repellent. Tbh I was always surprised they didn’t market it as such.
Honestly can't be sure, I think I got told in one of the Scottish hostels...
 

Steeeeeeed

Midfield
Nothing works on me like. Tried loads of stuff when in Scotland and always get bitten to death.

started taking piriteze a week before I went and that helped with the itchiness
 

safc9450

Midfield
Going camping in Northumberland shortly and I’m dreading the little bastards, as I don’t react well to the bites. I know it’s not as bad as Scotland, but still. What’s your go to flying insect repellant?
I used Wasp and Bee repellent on an old scarf .Put scarf on floor,spray liberally.Leave it to dry off . Put around shoulders loosely. Worked for me,hope it works for you.May be different in Northumberland ,might like it ! MAKE SURE YOU ARE NOT ALLERGIC TO ANY OF THE INGREDIENTS !
 
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Was wondering about the Avon stuff. Was away with family at the weekend. Sister always gets eaten alive but has used the Avon stuff successfully in the past to combat it (I put her onto it after reading about it on here)
Didn’t seem to work this time.
where did you hear about the recipe change out of interest?

seems a strange thing to do when it was so well known as a repellent. Tbh I was always surprised they didn’t market it as such.

Changed years ago, certainly not a recent thing.

Smidge worth a try. Or a flamethrower. The fuckers eat me alive.
 

STHLM

Reserve Squad
Use antimosquito spray/roll-on. Wear light coloured clothes, they're attracted to dark colours. Cover ankles with long socks, they love them. Take allergy tablets if/when you've been bitten to reduce inflammation.
 

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