When it comes to insect repellents, you might have encountered words like PMD and DEET, but what do they actually stand for and how do they affect you? Well in this blog post, we will be introducing to you all about PMD and how it compares to DEET in your mosquito repellent products! So read on to find out more! Firstly, what is PMD? PMD, which stands for p-menthane 3,8-diol, comes from the oil of the Lemon Eucalyptus and is the component that contains pesticidal properties, so it is an alternative to toxic mosquito repellents and acts by masking the...
Do you know what causes the uncomfortable sensations with mosquito bites, such as swelling and itches? Well, read on to find out about Histamine and how you can remedy it the next time you encounter a mosquito bite!
Citronella, our go-to plant-based ingredient when we need to get rid of pesky mosquitoes. Although this powerful essential oil is known for being a natural alternative to insect repellent, there are many other uses for Citronella, from skincare to even household cleaning agents. Here, we give you a list of our 4 uses of Citronella essential oil and how you yourself can use Incognito’s Java Citronella oil.
As we approach the hotter months of the year in our Sunny island we call home with more and more mosquitoes swarming, we often recall our parents ingraining in us that we should never scratch our insect bites no matter how tempting it can get. While we do know that there is the visible side effect of succumbing to our temptation which is inflamed irritated skin, what other impact does scratching have and is there any other way to stop the itch?