Keep the Mosquitoes Away!

Going on a bike ride is always exhilarating, healthy, and relaxing. But never forget that it is essential to keep yourselves protected all time.

Cycling helps to boost and revitalize your heart, blood vessels and lungs. How many of you have yet to apprehend the importance of taking care of your heart, blood vessels and lungs is also equivalent to taking a good care of your skin? Especially for the fellow Malaysian cyclists who are fond of mountain biking, other than preparing a list of cycling gears for an adventurous trip, it is always to keep in mind of an item that is humbly vital in your listing.

No matter how passionate you are into cycling, the recent outbreak of Zika Virus in Malaysia has played a huge impact on this event. The reluctance of going on a ride has predominantly affected most of the riders.

In response to this rapid spread, here are some effective insect repellents we have opted for you. Be quick to keep yourselves secured from all sorts of insects you may not notice in your surroundings! Take care of yourselves, your families, and friends by always carrying a bottle of insect repellent, you will surely be enthralled by the effectiveness of insect repellents.

A bottle of insect repellent, keeps the mosquitoes away!

Johnson Off Lotion Mosquito Repellent   RM15-RM25 

Containing an alternative of DEET – Picaridin, Johnson Off Lotion Mosquito Repellent provides repellent protection without the greasy feel. It’s specially formulated to feel great on your skin so you can feel comfortable while having a good time on a ride. Appreciate its wonder by gently applying on your body!

Available at most pharmacies


Mosi-guard Natural Spray   RM25-RM30

For those who concern what is on your skin, Mosi-Guard is another DEET free, plant based repellent with a scent of aromatic oil of lemon eucalyptus. With an efficiency of up to 10 hours protection, you will never worry about staying outdoors for all day! Not just that, it contains menthol oil that provides cooling effect to keep you comfortable all time!

Available at most pharmacies


21st CENTURY Herbal Mosquito Repellent   RM15-RM25 

If you’re used to the texture of lotion, 21st Century Mosquito Repellent Lotion patently fits your preference! Made with a natural blend of five pharmaceutical-grade insect repelling botanical oils, not just a protection against all kinds of insects, it helps to nourish your skin too! Always remember to apply before and after sports!

Available at most pharmacies


Tiger Balm Mosquito Repellent Spray   RM15-RM25

It is a great importance to have this companion for the great outdoors! It uses a unique blend of its formula and citronella oil to keep you away from mosquitoes and leeches bites! Citronella oil can be attributed to its properties as an antibacterial, antidepressant, anti-inflammatory and deodorant substance! Also, DEET free! Such a win-win!

Available at most pharmacies


Kaps Natural Insect Repellent Stick   RM10-RM20

Herbal Extracts are always well-known for rich flavours and nutrient substances. Both mixtures together are not only effective at repelling insects and mosquitos, but also compounding several medical properties that are good for body! Long lasting protection both indoors and outdoors. Unlike the spraying type, it is easily applied and handy for your pocket. Just rub a thin even layer to exposed skin, and voila!

Available at most pharmacies


Dr.Check Herbal Insect Repellent Patch   RM12-RM20

If you are looking for a practical repellent on your biking adventure, DR CHECK Herbal Insect Repellent Patch is an ideal piece for you with its herbal ingredients and long lasting 12 hour protection. The patch works by forming a smell barrier with biting insects. Stick one on your skin two hours before you go outdoors, mosquitoes will be shooed away!

Available at most pharmacies


Guardian BuzzAway Adjustable Bracelet    RM12-RM18

Protect yourself against mosquitoes with Guardian BuzzAway Adjustable Bracelet. It is elastic, lightweight and made of waterproof silicone rubber that releases a pleasant Eucalyptus scent for up to seven days! For riders who adore bright colours, it is available in two colours – rainbow and yellow!

Available at Guardian


Watsons Mosquito Repellent Spray   RM12-RM18

Watsons Mosquito Repellant Spray contains natural active ingredient which effectively repel mosquitoes and insects. Perfect for outdoor activities, but it’s not recommended for long hour as it only provides up to three hours of protection. What matters most is its DEET free formulation, which is perfectly safe for adults and children.

Available at Watson


Moz Away Long Hour Protection Spray   RM20-RM28

Finally something that the female riders would love! With non-irritating and refreshing kiwi fruit fragrance that contains 19.2% of Picaridin, Moz Away Long Hour Protection also provides up to nine hours protection that is clinically proven safe and effective for your loved ones! Ladies, you still smell good even after you are done from sports!

Available at most pharmacies


BioZ Natural Insect Repellent Spray   RM12-RM25

Unlike liquid insect repellents, BioZ Natural Insect Repellent Spray does not drip and is non-messy when applied on the skin. Its natural ingredients are safe for you and your family. It is also safe for sensitive skin. Free of DEET, with its unique formulation of pure natural essential oils like Citronella Oil, Lemongrass Oil and Germanium; its sweet and pleasing scent and benefits to the body’s immune system, oxygen apply, protection against radiation undeniably impress you! Usually go on a mountain ride, BioZ helps to repel leeches too!

Available at most pharmacies

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The editor of Cycling Malaysia Magazine.
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She enjoys everything about nature and the outdoors.


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