|By Phil Bennett (BonaireTalker - Post #19) on Thursday, September 7, 2006 - 5:54 pm:|
I know that newcomers to the island get eaten alive by the mossies. I saw on a thread somewhere that repellant with 60% DEET upsets them, but our experience is that 60% DEET seems like candy to them and they like to lick it off as a starter before feasting on your blood.
|By Ron Myers (Experienced BonaireTalker - Post #308) on Thursday, September 7, 2006 - 6:51 pm:|
I have used this with good results.
|By Quita Malouf (New BonaireTalk Poster - Post #4) on Thursday, September 7, 2006 - 9:44 pm:|
Dude, it comes in a plastic bottle.
|By Gary Allman (BonaireTalker - Post #20) on Friday, September 8, 2006 - 12:11 am:|
>Dude, it comes in a plastic bottle.
|By jenny (Experienced BonaireTalker - Post #236) on Friday, September 8, 2006 - 12:06 pm:|
If I'm sitting outside at night & I start to get bitten, I just use OFF! that I buy here at the grocery store. For me, it works great & I never get a bite after I apply it.
|By marge karalis (Experienced BonaireTalker - Post #119) on Friday, September 8, 2006 - 8:27 pm:|
We swear by Cactus Juice. All natural, as I get sick when wearing Deet. It doesn't bother me if someone else wears it. I can't. www.cactusjuice.com I purchased a kit with bug juice and tanning lotion too.
|By lisa z (BonaireTalker - Post #77) on Friday, September 8, 2006 - 8:42 pm:|
My husband and I use Skintastic, unscented. We don't get even get a nip. When I don't use it, I'm mosquito fodder. At night time, I spray it on a small towel, and put it at the bottom of the door to avoid any bugs coming in via the crack. Works great.
|By David Johnson (Experienced BonaireTalker - Post #206) on Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 12:19 am:|
REI jungle juice (see post above) has been effective no matter where I have tried it. That said, it has melted a pair of sunglasses (nylon frame), melted the printing on the plastic bottle, etc.
|By Rosanne (Experienced BonaireTalker - Post #514) on Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 9:11 pm:|
We used Bite Blocker, it's all natural and safe for children. It's also Deet free. It worked great, we didn't get a single bite while wearing it. Check out the website www.biteblocker.com.
|By pat murphy (Extraordinary BonaireTalker - Post #1039) on Monday, September 18, 2006 - 1:10 pm:|
i agree with marge...we've had good luck with cactus juice
|By Bud Gillan (Experienced BonaireTalker - Post #229) on Tuesday, September 19, 2006 - 12:33 pm:|
Marge, et al,
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