DEET in internationally recognised by the World Health Organization Pesticide Evaluation Scheme as the gold standard in insect protection. When used as per the directions, DEET based insect repellants will provide reliable protection against mosquitoes and other biting insects.
At Snowys we carry a range of trusted DEET based repellants along with other natural based solutions which have varying success that seems to be dependant on the individual.
Pyrethrum is a plant-based extract that can be used to wash clothing and bedding in. The chemical left in the fabric helps to control insects that come into contact with the fabric, offering another level of protection which is highly recommended in countries where malaria and dengue fever are prevalent.