Why Use America’s #1 DEET-Free Insect Repellent – Avon Skin So Soft Bug Guard?

May 15, 2021 – Spring has spung, and Summer is on the way! The weather is nice enough to spend time outdoors during the day and evening; People are enjoying outdoor dining, barbecues, picnics, swimming, fishing, camping and hiking.

When I told a friend to take her family camping (I had just come back from a fun camping trip), the first thing she said was, “No. I don’t like bugs!

I replied, “You can camp in the winter instead, or you can use [Avon Skin So Soft] Bug Guard!”

No one has to skip out on the outdoor fun or suffer through itchy insect bites. Avon Skin So Soft Bug Guard lives up to its promise while being DEET-free.

Which Biting Insects Does Avon Skin So Soft Bug Guard Repel?

Bug Guard repels a broad range of biting insects, including:

  • Mosquitos
  • Deer Ticks
  • Black Flies
  • Gnats
  • No-seeums
  • Biting Midges

Why Is It Important That Avon Skin So Soft Bug Guard is DEET-Free?

Avon Skin So Soft Bug GuardOther Insect Repellents With DEET
Contains no DEETHigh concentrations of DEET is toxic
Bug Guard Plus IR3535 Expedition and Bug Guard Plus Picaridin repels mosquitos for 8 hours and ticks for 10 hoursLow concentration of DEET repels bugs for 1-2 hours.  Requires higher DEET concentration to repel bugs longer.
Bug Guard Plus IR3535 safely includes bug repellent AND sunscreen (SPF 28/30)Products containing DEET and sunscreen should not be used, because the sunscreen increases DEET absorption through the skin
Bug Guard Plus IR3535 Gentle Breeze lotions can be applied on the faceDEET should not be applied to face
Bug Guard Plus IR3535 Gentle Breeze is safe for kids 6 months and olderKids should not use DEET unless the product contains low concentrations of DEET

Which Avon Skin So Soft Bug Guard Should You Use?

Type of ActivityRecommended Bug Guard
Swimming or in waterBug Guard Plus IR3535 Gentle Breeze SPF 30 lotion
Short outdoor activity (2 hours or less)Bug Guard Plus IR3535 Gentle Breeze SPF 30 lotion
Hiking or camping for long hours in the sunBug Guard Plus IR3535 Expedition SPF 28
Evening bonfire or outdoor dining at dawn or dusk when bugs are most activeBug Guard Plus Picaridin

Note: Bug Guard must be applied on the skin (not clothing) in order for it to be effective.

Ready to say goodbye to bug bites? You can get Bug Guard through my E-store in order to ensure you get a fresh bottle that hasn’t expired.


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I'm an Avon Independent Sales Representative located in the Los Angeles area of California. I love life hacks, funny videos, being outdoors and one-on-one conversations. I am also obsessed with healthy skin before makeup.

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