Tested: ExOfficio BugsAway Clothing

Consumers are bombarded with marketing claims these days, but all too often the real-world results don’t match the hype. This is NOT the case with BugsAway clothing.

For 2 years I’ve been wearing ExOfficio BugsAway garments featuring Insect Shield during spring and summer (turkey hunting, fishing, golfing, etc.), and while I was skeptical at first, the results simply don’t lie. BugsAway clothing does an excellent job repelling mosquitoes, ticks and other annoying (and dangerous) pests.

But you don’t have to take my word for it. Check out the video below. This test was performed by a third-party lab (read: independent) to compare the effectiveness of repellent-treated textiles. Be sure to watch at least until the 1:22 mark because that’s when you’ll say, “Son of a bass! I need to get some of that gear ASAP!”

FYI: ExOfficio was one of the first brands to introduce EPA-registered Insect Shield Repellent Apparel to the U.S. in 2004. Insect Shield effectively repels mosquitoes, ticks, ants, flies, chiggers and midges through 70 washings.

It doesn’t matter if you need bug protection for hunting, fishing, golfing, working in the yard or while watching a spring baseball game: BugsAway clothing combines sun protection and insect repellent treatments for maximum outdoor protection. I wear the garments from head to toe—literally—and each spring my buddies are flicking and picking ticks while I enjoy the outdoors in comfort.

Click here to see a wide selection of ExOfficio BugsAway gear from Amazon. Almost every garment is available in a wide range of colors.

P.S. In July 2003, Insect Shield Repellent Apparel was registered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. Insect Shield Technology is utilized by leading lifestyle brands, work wear distributors and International relief organizations across the globe to provide effective protection against insects and the diseases they can carry. Insect Shield is an approved vendor of the U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps.


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