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Insect Repellent Waterville ME

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Target
(207) 622-8000
119 Crossing Way
Augusta, ME
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

Village Beauty Salon
(207) 873-2227
4 Beck St
Winslow, ME

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Visage Salon
(207) 623-6209
312 Water St
Augusta, ME

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Mirror Images
(207) 622-7302
59 Bangor St
Augusta, ME

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Lux
(207) 626-0699
181 Water St
Hallowell, ME

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JK Soapworks
(207) 238-6204
2 Burrill St
Fairfield, ME

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Totally Chic Salon & Spa
(207) 873-0139
38 College Ave
Waterville, ME

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Heidi Leigh & Co
(207) 629-9313
72 Western Ave # 35
Augusta, ME

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Cosmopolitan Inc
(207) 474-2467
7 Beech St
Skowhegan, ME

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Jhairs
(207) 622-2283
223 Water St
Hallowell, ME

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Advice for helping kids avoid insect bites this summer

Advice for helping kids avoid insect bites this summer

James Dunsford

Proper use of bug spray is effective in helping kids avoid mosquito and other bug bitesBugs like mosquitoes and ticks can be a common summertime health risk for fathers and their kids, especially since many are spending more time outside.

Consumer Reports magazine recently tested some of the most popular insect repellents on the market. According to WebMD, the magazine is recommending six different repellents to reduce the risk of bug bites. They are: Off Deep Woods Sportsmen II, Cutter Backwoods Unscented, Off Family Care Smooth and Dry, 3M Ultrathon Insect Repellent, Repel Plant Based Lemon Eucalyptus and Natrapel 8-Hour with picaridin.

Many of these contain DEET, a chemical that can be dangerous in high concentrations. However, the American Academy of Pediatrics advises parents to use products with no more than 30 percent concentration of DEET on their kids. (Insect repellents aren't advised for use on babies under two months, either.)

Experts say parents should follow package directions when using insect repellent on their kids, avoiding spraying them on the face and in the eyes, mouth, nose or on cuts. Fathers should apply repellents to their kids' faces by spraying them on their hands first.

Other ways to avoid insect bites include staying indoors at dawn and dusk, wearing light-colored, loose-fitting clothing when outdoors, avoiding scented products that attract mosquitoes, eliminating standing water in your yard, wearing hats and pants...

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