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I wanted to add some points to the discussion, as well as list another product. First, as noted, 100% DEET is overkill. Once you go over 35%, it doesn't get better. Second, DEET is not good for you. Not saying don't use it, but try to use the minimum needed. What I like to use is permethrin. This is used on gear and clothing, not skin, and stays active ...


Put some sort of thick covering that prevents oxygen from reaching the bite. Popular options include Vaseline.

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