Midge repellant

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  1. icantremember

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    As a follow-up to Pappajohn's post recommending "Avon Skin so Soft" as a midge repellant...... it is currently on offer on line at £4.99 for 3 bottles + delivery HERE
     
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    My good lady and youngest daughter always use Mosi-guard which can be bought at the co-op chemist....brilliant stuff...totally natural
     
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    Does this also work with mozzies? Especially the awful French mozzies:RollEyes:
    Margaret
     
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    I hope it does :Eek!:......I will let you know in a couple of weeks!!
     
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    We wondered how your skin was so soft Brian.......Now we know, and don't tell us you just get it for Joyce :Blush:
     
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    I have an excellent regime that ABSOLUTELY works agin the dread Scottish midges..

    I go to France instead..

    So far this has worked 100% :thumb:
     
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    I have just ordered some of the Skin So Soft online, so will try it out on the Scottish midges first, then the French mozzies when we go over early next month. Many thanks again for the information.

    I remember the mozzies in Brittany being quite bad, but like the midges here, they're only a problem with there's no wind:thumb:
    I could take up smoking, they don't like that either, or so I'm told:Laughing:

    Margaret
     
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    I have just ordered some of the Skin So Soft online, so will try it out on the Scottish midges first, then the French mozzies when we go over early next month. Many thanks again for the information.

    I remember the mozzies in Brittany being quite bad, but like the midges here, they're only a problem with there's no wind:thumb:
    I could take up smoking, they don't like that either, but think the Skin So Soft will work out cheaper:Laughing:

    Margaret
     
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    Can totally agree with Avon stuff and smoking as we saw a group of bikers putting up their tents and they smoked all the time, and the midges left them alone and went for any one else they could find.
     
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    Ahha ..... now you know my secret Rob :Wink: Of course Joyce doesn't need it as her skin is perfect................








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    oops now I shall be in trouble
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    Might not has just been the smoke that put the midges off, Dave... maybe they were "Mod" midges... :Rofl1:

    JJ :Cool:
     
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    Have a bath or shower.....

    Collect two paper plates of..

    Dog "Poo".....

    Place said plates either side of your garden/Deckchair.....

    And the flies will leave you alone.... :thumb:



















    :sorry2::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    If you buy some citronella oil and bottle of fragrance free moisturiser and add 20 drops of citronella oil to it.
    Citronella oil is whats in the Avon stuff.

    Works for me Gus :thumb:
     
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    Well the British Army use it for their jungle training in Belize, so I expect it will deal with a few Scottish midges or or French mossies OK! We are taking it to France, so it better had!

    Catherine
     
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    The military use the Avon product in Afganistan against mozzies..:thumb:
     
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    I didn't know that, sounds good, I will try it out here when the stuff arrives. I've got a couple of itchy red lumps from the other night, no breeze, loads of midges, you don't see them landing on you until they bite:Blush:

    Sounds as if there are quite a few Funsters heading for France soon, we should be in and around Normandy and Brittany for the whole of September.....praying for some nice weather:thumb:
    Margaret
     
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    My wife swears by The Avon product Skin So soft.........as others here have said. I have fished in the Alaskan wilderness where you are surrounded by clouds of biting midges and had to wear hats with nets on the brim covering your face and head......We all used Jungle Formula.......which we had to apply every few hours. It works. But it's strong stuff !

    barry

    http://www.jungle-formula.com/
     
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    Just click on the link at the end of my op
     
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    Thanks, Brilliant buy but no free delivery :Sad:
     
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