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This summer, how to avoid mosquito bites?

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Summer is finally! To you sunbathing, napping lulled by the cicadas, barbecues with family and friends that last up to an hour and not, unfortunately though, the return of mosquitoes… Here are some tips to avoid getting bullied by these small insects that can ruin the most beautiful evenings.

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Simple but effective bit of advice: wearing more clothes, you’ll have much less chance of being stung!

It is also advisable to apply a few drops of essential oils of lavender, lemongrass or lemon in the palm of your wrist or your neck, so that the essence emerges. Indeed, it is a more than effective natural repellent to guard against possible-and-stinging mosquito bites. There are also good deterrents in pharmacy. Nevertheless, careful to read the instructions carefully, certain products are not suitable for young children.

For your summer outdoors, and especially in the evening’s meals, you have the ability to use natural insect repellent. Be aware that installing pots of basil and geraniums on the edges of your windows, you create an invisible barrier that will scare away the mosquitoes.

Another secret of grandma’s tea infusions which will be added a clove of garlic. The smell may put you off initially, but this method performs well.

Wearing too strong perfumes promotes mosquito bite, just like clothes with bright colors that attract them.

Make room in your new garden by eliminating a breeding ground for mosquitoes: puddles, abandoned tires, clogged gutters… It is imperative that your home is free of standing water, fertile ground for breeding these harmful.

Also, avoid turning on the lights in the evening and leaving the windows open. Mosquitoes will benefit then to rush and bite you while you sleep. The solution: install nets openings, and for this not the penalty to invest a fortune, a curtain tulle ample enough to prevent them from returning.