Smidge Repellent


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Smidge comes in a practical, robust and lightweight 75ml pump spray. Thanks to its novel, water and sweat resisting formula it provides powerful, immediate protection for up to 8 hours without re-application.
What do SKO think?: Truthfully it’s the only thing that really works. It’s the only thing that folks in these parts buy to help keep the hungry biting Midge at bay.

Key features include:

  • Powerful, water and sweat-resistant protection for up to 8 hours
  • Protects against insects around world – as well as the infamous Scottish biting midge, it gives excellent protection against mosquitoes, horse flies, ticks and other biting pests
  • DEET-free: contains 20% Picaridn (also known as Saltidin), recommended by WHO, Health Protection Scotland and Public Health England for effective biting-insect protection
  • Safe for adults, pregnant women and especially good for use with young children (from 2 years)
  • Non-sticky, moisturising milk formulation with a pleasant fragrance
  • Alcohol-free
  • Developed and tested in Scotland under the harshest of conditions

Smidge works against a broad spectrum of biting pests, including mosquitoes and ticks.
In fact Smidge provides up to 8 hours protection against all of these biting beasties:

Biting Midges

Midge Illustration

Biting nuisance to man and very occasionally, nasty allergic reactions to their bites.


Mosquito Illustration

Multiple species, responsible for transmitting a variety of disease to humans including Dengue fever, Yellow fever, Zika virus and of course malaria.


Tick Illustration

Nasty bites if not removed quickly and can be infected with bacteria causing Lyme disease.

Horse flies

Extremely painful bites.


Itchy bites, that can become infected.  Can occasionally (but rarely in the UK) carry diseases such as typhus.