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The active ingredients in our range of products are effective for up to 12 months after opening. However, they are wonderful cosmetics in their own right, so do feel free to use them as part of your beauty routine beyond just a repellent.
Apply liberally, with regular reapplications, (we recommend every three hours), for maximum bug repellent effect. You could also try layering the moisturiser with the fragrance for some additional plant power
Absolutely - A Fan Club of Loyal Worldwide Customers are living proof that it works! Our business has proudly grown by word of mouth over the last 20 years, and we can think of no better accolade than the many Beauties Without Bites who continue to use and recommend and repeatedly buy Alfresco
Most insects, especially mosquitoes, become active as the sun goes down. However should you wish to use Alfresco during the day, we recommend you apply it under your regular sunscreen
Yes, you most certainly can The Classic moisturiser is one of our best sellers , suitable to use on your face and on children…plus it comes with a low level SPF 5 (sun protection factor)
Yes, Alfresco Anti-Bug Bite Moisturiser is perfectly safe to use on precious little ones. If concerned about skin sensitivity, please try applying a little moisturiser behind the knee before first use. We recommend the fragrances and pocket perfumes are best kept for use on Grown-Ups only.
Yes, expectant mums have been using Alfresco® for many years. In fact, Pregnancy Magazine recommended Alfresco® as "The Repellent To Use". Alfresco® sends lots of love and best wishes to all our Beautiful Mummies Without Bites.
Yes, our Alfresco® range is as natural as can be.
We've been asked this question by understanably concerned parents, which led to us researchng the condition for a definitive answer. While there are numberous over the counter drugs that should be avoided, we could not find any literature that suggested the ingredients in Alfresco Moisturiser would be harmful to G6PD babies. However, it is always best to err on the side of caution, therfore we suggest you take the ingredient list to your pediatrician to get a professional opinion.
Does it work on all insects? While Alfresco® has been proven to repel mosquitoes, we can’t promise it will deter all insects. However, our customers have told us that they have found Alfresco® effective against a range of biting bugs from the dreaded Scottish midge to pesky pet fleas.
Yes, though we strongly recommend that you follow Doctors advice when visiting countries where insect-borne diseases are prevalent.
No, Alfresco® is as natural as can be. Our entire range is happily DEET-free and our moisturiser is paraben and paraffin-free too! Tried, tested and proven on humans of all ages - never animals - to help keep biting bugs away, naturally.
If you are based in Singapore we promise to dispatch your products with 48 hours of receiving your order. As a general guide to delivery times you can refer to the Delivery policy
The discolouration is caused by the fact that our Alfresco Active Blend is made up of All Natural essential oils. This colour change occurs naturally and does not cause Alfresco to be any less effective. See shelf life.
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