Fans Of Avon’s Skin So Soft As A Bug Repellent Are Wrong

Fans Of Avon’s Skin So Soft As A Bug Repellent Are Wrong

Avon doesn’t market its Skin So Soft bath oil as an insect repellent, and it’s not clear where the legend that it works as one started. Yet many people swear by it, including avid outdoorspeople like my late dad. It’s not clear where the legend started, but as far as our myth-repellent colleagues down the hall at Consumer Reports can tell, Skin So Soft doesn’t actually repel insects. [More]

Top 3 Insect Repellents For Avoiding West Nile

Top 3 Insect Repellents For Avoiding West Nile

Our brainy cousins over at Consumer Reports test insect repellant… And yeah, people actually let mosquitos bite them in the name of science. It’s pretty nasty, we’re not going to lie. CR doesn’t want you to get West Nile, so they’ve made their ratings of insect repellents free on their site. We’ve grabbed the top three: [More]