These Wristbands and Pricey Gadgets Don’t Keep Mosquitoes From Biting You

Nobody likes mosquitoes, but the mosquitoes sure do love us. Spraying your skin with DEET, picaridin, or oil of lemon eucalyptus keeps them at bay, but stores are full of wristbands, candles, clothing, and other products that claim to repel bugs without those nasty “chemicals.” Some of them might help, but none are reliable.

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I am one of those people who come away from a patio party with a dozen mosquito bites when everyone else has 2 or 3. I have read countless articles about why they think I am so tasty, and I don’t appear to fit any of the profiles. Mosquitoes are the worst…

Relieve Itchy Mosquito Bites with Fresh Lemon or Lime Juice

Unwelcome critters, whether in your cabinets or on your tomato vines, are a common woe. We rounded up the best tips from the internet and tested them to see which actually work.

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Direct sunlight on lime juice causes severe burning and blistering of the skin, which may require an ER visit. I won’t post gross pics but feel free to Google!  If you are applying lime juice to your skin, it should only be done if they are inside for the day.