SFGate: Products to help you avoid being eaten alive this summer
Summer is finally around the corner, and while that means warm weather and lots of sunlight are ahead of us, it also means bugs have awoken from their slumber. If you spend every summer batting away flies and mosquitoes, swat no more: You can stock up on sprays, lotions, candles, repellers, and clothing to keep yourself safe from being eaten alive this summer.
See the full article from Ana Suarez on SFGate's website here.
May 6, 2022
Strictly speaking, picaridin isn’t a plant-derived ingredient; instead, it’s synthesized chemically. However, its chemical structure mimics that of a compound found in pepper plants. It has been available as an insect repellent in the U.S. since 2005.
In my side pouches, you can find tent poles (right) and a SmartWater bottle (left). A sawyer squeeze is placed inline from the SmartWater bottle and attached to my Osprey mouthpiece to drink fro, as I walk.
Best bug spray for clothing: Sawyer Premium Permethrin