OFF! Deep Woods DryTouch Insect & Mosquito Repellent VIII

Last updated date: May 4, 2021

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OFF! Deep Woods DryTouch Insect & Mosquito Repellent VIII

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Overall Take

In our analysis of 15 expert reviews, the OFF! OFF! Deep Woods DryTouch Insect & Mosquito Repellent VIII placed 6th when we looked at the top 6 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Formulated with 25% DEET. Repels mosquitoes that may carry the Zika, Dengue, or West Nile viruses. Long-lasting protection from mosquitoes, ticks, biting flies, gnats, and chiggers. Powder-dry formula—not oily or greasy. Aerosol spray allows for easy application in a continuous sweeping motion.

Expert Reviews

Expert Summarized Score

3 expert reviews

User Summarized Score

19,332 user reviews

What experts liked

If you’re careful with the slightly more delicate can and avoid spraying it upside down too much, then the OFF! Deep Woods repellent is a top-notch pick.
- CNN underscored
The aerosol spray makes it easy to apply in a continuous sweeping motion.
- Road Affair

What experts didn't like

The regular Deep Woods is oily and smells pretty bad.
- The New York Times
The cap popped off in a bag during a day of hiking, and after some serious spraying (much of it upside down), the aerosol in the bottle ran out, resulting in a can that still has bug repellent in it with no way to get it out.
- CNN underscored

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