April 8, 2019
Can body paint protect you against insect bites?
Pitching a tent, exploring nature and sleeping under the stars. Ah, there’s nothing quite like exploring the wild. But with all the perks of the great outdoors there’s one real bugbear; bug bites. And lots of them. Good news. You don’t have to pack bug repellent in bulk because a dab of body paint might do the trick. A recent study by researchers from Sweden and Hungary revealed that white painted stripes on the body could protect your skin from insect bites. Body painting began long before we started wearing clothes. And today, most indigenous communities still paint their bodies.…Read More