Listerine: Misquito repellent

@jillhill (37379)
United States
April 26, 2008 6:29pm CST
I just got an email that says if you are going to be outdoors and it's time for misquitos...to put listerine in a spray bottle and spray around the areas you need to be free of the little varments. It also said do not spray directly on doors or wood....but around them as not to wreck the finish on the doors! I think it would at least be something new to try....and it might work! FYI!
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@musicdoG (228)
• United States
1 May 08
thats a good one I'll make sure to try that
@jillhill (37379)
• United States
1 May 08
With those little varments anything is worth a try!
@musicdoG (228)
• United States
2 May 08
YYep
@carolbee (16231)
• United States
27 Apr 08
This is a new idea and sounds good. I will have to try it. I know Skin So Soft has been used for years but I never had much success with keeping mosquitoes away using this product. I will be sure to suggest this to our kids and my husband's softball team since they play outside in the evenings also. Thanks again, carolbee
@jillhill (37379)
• United States
27 Apr 08
I hope it works.....that would be nice if they could spray it around the field and fend off the little buggers....I have never found skin so soft to work for me either..thanks for posting carol!
@carolbee (16231)
• United States
27 Apr 08
I will certainly give it a try and see how it works. All Skin So Soft ever did was make me feel sticky!
@Grandmaof2 (7603)
• Canada
27 Apr 08
Thank You so much. If you could see how I welt up from bites. I sure hope this works. The only problem right now is we still have several feet of snow here and it snowed yesterday. I'm so ready for summer. Thanks for this tip, man I hope it works. Take care.
@jillhill (37379)
• United States
27 Apr 08
Oh my! We just got a little snow! Do you think we can freeze them out? Little buggers!
• Canada
27 Apr 08
We'll definitely have more luck at freezing them out than having them die from exposure to the sun. hehehe
• United States
26 Apr 08
Great! I hate using bug spray especially if I am just trying to sit out in my backyard, you know?
@jillhill (37379)
• United States
27 Apr 08
I don't like the stink of bug spray so this would be alittle more pleasant!
• United States
26 Apr 08
This would probably work near our screen gazebo. The flap is always left open that the nasty buggers find their way in. Thanks for the tip. I wonder if you can use the flavored Listerines?
@jillhill (37379)
• United States
27 Apr 08
It had a picture with all the flavors on it so I would think you could use any of them.
@AmbiePam (51177)
• United States
26 Apr 08
I read that online last week and thought it was a much better idea than the bug spray on the market. It always leaves things sticky, and although Listerine may leave something sticky as well, it will smell better and be easier to remove if it gets on anything.
@jillhill (37379)
• United States
26 Apr 08
I probably will give it a try....they get vicious up here! LOL
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