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Giveaway: Don’t Bite Me! Patch

Submitted by on July 11, 2009 – 9:31 am 5 Comments

Don't Bite Me! PatchThey are jokingly referred to as Wisconsin/Minnesota/Your State Here’s National Bird. They bite, carry disease and the red welts itch for days after you’re bitten. You resort to DEET just to keep them off your kids. Yep, mosquitoes. They have ruined many a camping trip.

But, toxic chemicals aren’t the answer. Instead, try the all-natural Don’t Bite Me! Patch. The clear, discreet (as if you care if it keeps the mosquitoes away, right?) transdermal skin patch delivers a blend of Vitamin B1 and Aloe throughout the body, making you stinky to biting insects. You can’t smell a thing, but apparently mosquitoes don’t think Vitamin B1 smells very good and they go off in search of tastier (and less odoriferous) pastures. The Aloe contains anti-inflammatory properties and has been reported to alleviate some of the pain and swelling associated with itches and burns.

The patches are waterproof, last up to 36 hours, offer total body coverage, are safe for children and are natural — no toxic DEET. You can buy the patches nationwide at Kroger and Rite Aid, and online at They are about $1 each for a pack of five, or you can get a 10-pack for around $8.



  • aly says:

    i FEAR vermin. so much so that when i see a discarded mattress in the street, i walk to the other side. i maintain an arsenal of fly/roach/ant killer…even though i’ve never seen any of the above in my apt. and mosquitos? they love me. my mom says it’s cause i’m sweet. but honestly, if that’s the case, i’d rather be salty!

  • Leslie says:

    We have triplets and hate the thought of using Deet on them but have to use something. One of our little chums is somewhat allergic to bites and is in misery for days. These patches sound like a great solution and we can’t wait to try them.

  • Belinda says:

    Mosquitoes love my blood. They leave my husband and daughter alone, but they feast on me. I hate to use toxic sprays, so this sounds awesome!

  • Lauren says:

    I go camping every weekend and hover by the fire every dusk and dawn just to save my skin. I’m looking forward to these patches!

  • kathy says:

    I would love to try these! I get bit everywhere I don’t use bug guard. Once I got bit on the bottom of my foot through the open slots for my deck! Needless to say I now spray the bottom of my feet with bug guard. Sounds easy.