The good news is bug repellants really do work in deterring mosquitoes, ticks, biting flies, chiggers and other insects. The bad news is that they are ineffective against spiders and stinging insects, such as yellowjackets, wasps, bees or hornets.
The gold standard of insect repellant is DEET. It has been in
use for more than 50 years and is recommended for use in persons
above 2 months of age. The alternative repellant of choice is
picaridin is also effective against mosquitoes, ticks, and sand
(From "Summer Insect Health Risks" by Dr. Jorge Parada for the National Pest Management Association.
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