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Effitan Insect Repellent Spray

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Effitan Insect Repellent Spray


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Regular Price: £12.50

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Alva Effitan Insect Repellent Spray delivers great natural protection from mosquitoes, ticks & horseflies. The effectiveness of Effitan has been tested both at the Swiss Tropical Institute in Basel and at the Institut Dr. Dautel in Berlin. The results show that Effitan protects effectively against mosquitoes for up to 8 hours, and against ticks for up to 6 hours. The testing concluded that Effitan was effective for 2 hours longer than the best selling market leader, Autan. Additional outdoor tests show Effitan's effectiveness in protecting against horseflies and fleas. Alva didn't mention anything about midges in Scotland so we can't say for sure if it will repel them... If you're willing to give it a try please let us know how you get on!

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Alva Naturkosmetik is a range of certified organic skin care made in Osnabrück, Germany. Alva was established in 1988 and is now one of Europe's leading natural skin care brands. The Alva range is split into several categories. The Naturkosmetik range includes essential natural skin care items such as deodorant, shower gel, body lotion etc. For more specialised skin care try the Alva Sanddorn range for anti-ageing products, the Alva Rhassoul range for acne prone and oily skin or the Alva Coleur range for makeup.  Read reviews

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  • Review by eKomi User
    An odd lotion-like liquid that doesn’t actually spray & has to be put on by hand
    (Posted on 16/08/2018)
  • Review by eKomi User
    It smells nice but I am very sorry to say that it did not work for me at all. Within a couple of hours of application I had 30 mosquito bites, and I am not normally bitten much at all. Perhaps it just depends on the individual, and the particular type of mosquito, these were the small and silent ones found in Montenegro.
    (Posted on 26/07/2017)
  • Review by Elizabeth
    Wanted an insect repellent which did not contain Deet. I always get badly bitten with mosquitos and was travelling to Bangkok and Hanoi. I trusted the good reviews and - Amazing - neither of us had one single bite with Effitan! Fantastic!
    (Posted on 29/06/2017)
  • Review by eKomi User
    I would recommend the product to anyone who is concerned about the chemicals often used in similar products.
    (Posted on 29/05/2016)
  • Review by eKomi User
    Good for a natural insect repellent and for sensitive skin.
    (Posted on 29/03/2016)
  • Review by eKomi User
    Great scent haven't tried it on Scottish midges yet though
    (Posted on 18/11/2015)
  • Review by eKomi User
    Although not tried product yet it smells good and previous reviews give me the confidence to try this abroad.
    (Posted on 24/03/2015)
  • Review by eKomi User
    Fantastic mosquito repellent! I used this repellent in Thailand last year & it was excellent for keeping mosquitoes away!! Once sprayed on I didn't have to keep re-applying it all evening like you do with most natural sprays as it repelled the mozi's for a considerable length of time! (I personally couldn't say the same for the Bug Another spray which I also took with us as I had to top up with this every 20 mins or so to prevent being bitten! Bug Another may be ok for other regions/insects but I can't recommend it for mosquitoes in Thailand.) I would say a bottle of Effitan lasted two of us in the region of two weeks. I have just purchased several bottles for a long trip to Cambodia knowing I'll be well protected. Well done My Pure for stocking such a safe & effective product :0)
    (Posted on 18/11/2014)
  • Review by eKomi User
    Effective mosquito repellent even in tropical countries, contains no deet or fragrance which is better for skin and has a nice fresh aroma.
    (Posted on 01/06/2014)
  • Review by eKomi User
    This product seemed to work in corfu but not many mozzies in May, will press the test in Cambodia soon then do follow up review. If it works there I'll be delighted because the ingredients are very kind & non toxic unlike most other reps!!!!!
    (Posted on 14/09/2013)

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aqua, cocos cucifera (coconut oil), p-menthan-3,8-diol (natural insect repellant from eucalyptus citriodora), ricinus communis (castor oil), cetearyl alcohol, decyl glucoside, cetearyl glucoside, geraniol, citronellal, aloe vera, lauric acid, sodium tartrate, cymbopogon schoenanthus (camel grass), tartaric acid, potassium sorbate
Apply evenly to all exposed areas and also under thin clothing. Respray after 8 hours or if effect diminishes earlier. Avoid spraying close to the eyes.

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