Registered: 1454807794 Posts: 5
Picaridin seems to work as well as DEET without the plastic-melting and smell.
https://www.fodors.com/community/asia/mosquito-repellent-deet-vs-picaridin-2010-topic-848891/ __________________ singletrackdog
Registered: 1322498873 Posts: 31
I was at the Springs week before last. Yes, the "noseeums" were out in force (around dusk), if I might say. I would suggest that you take some "deet" with you.
The little beggers seem to be repelled by it. I forgot to put some on my lower legs and got several bites/welts. Also take some "Campho-phenique"; good for the itch and healing process.
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Getting quite a bit more active today.
Registered: 1415165912 Posts: 9
there's some, mostly around sunset, but it's not half as bad as previous years... i haven't got bitten yet, but i undoubtedly have bad blood
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They are the most active when I am there. The no-see-ums enthomology is such that they bite the most when the ground dries up and the females emerge. It's been wet in the desert so ...
Registered: 1425509434 Posts: 5
Are the noseeums currently active, heading down Wednesday. thanks