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May 13, 2021  |  Reviews  |  Insect Repellents

BuzzFeed: 27 Products Anyone Who Hates Humidity Will Probably Wish They’d Known About Sooner

27 Products Anyone Who Hates Humidity Will Probably Wish They’d Known About Sooner

Besides that classic humidity-beater: an effective (and cranked-up) AC.

  • A compact handheld fan because it lets you bring your very own breeze with you wherever you go, and this year, you. are. going. to. go. places!!
  • A designed to help you remember to actually stay hydrated all day, because nothing’s better on a hot, humid afternoon than a long drink o…
  • An anti-friction stick to stop that irritating heat- and humidity-induced thigh (and swimsuit, and bra) chafe right in its tracks.

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8. Some DEET- and fragrance-free bug repellent formulated with Picaridin so you can swear off annoying biting bugs once and for all, no matter how attractive you were to them before.

Picaridin doesn’t have an unpleasant scent or feel oily as you rub it in, won’t damage plastic the way DEET can, and repels ticks, biting flies, gnats, and chiggers as well as mosquitos.

Promising review: “I live in Central New Jersey, home of sweltering heat, dangerous humidity, and many species of mosquitoes, some just annoying, others as aggressive as yellow jackets. I experimented by using the Picaridin on one arm and leg only. The results were impressive. The treated limbs repelled insects. The untreated limbs were attacked by dozens of mosquitoes. I ran into the house. There were itchy red blotches all over my arm and leg. I applied the Picaridin and finished gardening in peace.” —Alice W.

Get a 4-ounce bottle of the lotion on Amazon for $8.95 (also available in bulk bottles and in two different types of spray bottles).

Interested in checking out the entire list written by Natalie Brown? You’ve got it here: https://www.buzzfeed.com/nataliebrown/products-anyone-who-hates-humidity

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