Category: Blog

New Product Launch – Moskito Guard

The team behind Smidge are excited to announce the launch of our new mosquito repellent – Moskito Guard! Moskito Guard is great for sensitive skin coming in a fragrance, alcohol and DEET-free moisturising lotion that provides up to 8 hours waterproof protection against mosquitoes, including the species that transmit malaria, Zika, Dengue and Yellow fever. …

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Midge Season Update – July 2022

Midge Update Our good friend, the Scottish midge has been out and about in significant numbers over the past few weeks, evidenced by some of our trade customers calling up in a panic needing more Smidge.   In a “normal” season, we would expect the first generational midge peak during the first week of June, often with …

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Midge Season 2022 and New Smidge Animation!

Firstly, welcome to our brand new website! We hope this update makes Smidge more informative, the midge forecast clearer and the shop easier to navigate. We will be continuing to update it going forward. 2022 Midge Season In other news… the 2022 midge season is upon us! We’ve not just heard reports of midges appearing …

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Midge Forecast 2021

It’s official, the midges are back! With that news, we have now launched the Midge Forecast for the 2021 season. We are starting to hear reports of midges coming out in decent numbers around the country. We would normally expect the first big bump in numbers around 3-4 weeks from now, around the beginning to …

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Predator Traps for Managing Midge Populations

The dreaded midges are starting to emerge, with the first large peak anticipated in early June. We’ve had reports from around Scotland already and have come across them ourselves. Whilst repellents like Smidge® are the best personal protection for when you’re out and about, it is possible to reduce the numbers of midges on a …

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Smidge Supporting Maggie’s Dundee

We know that everyone is struggling due to the ongoing situation with Covid-19. Businesses all over Scotland and the UK are doing everything to keep afloat. Charities are one of the hardest hit sectors due to the pandemic, with many closed and struggling due to financial constraints and lack of donations.  These cover a huge …

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Tick Watch

We Need Your Help! COVID-19 might have cancelled or delayed your summer holiday but it won’t stop midges and ticks from being a nuisance! As many people are taking advantage of the outdoors for their daily exercise, we are hearing reports of ticks starting to emerge around the UK. So, we thought we would try …

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Exciting Smidge Developments!

We are thrilled to announce that Smidge will soon be available to purchase in stores, online and/or in pharmacies across Germany, Austria, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Iceland! We are working hard to expand the countries that you can purchase our products. This is a very exciting time for Smidge and we will post regular updates …

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COVID-19 Update

We wanted to give our customers an update on what’s happening at Smidge with the ongoing COVID-19 situation. Everyone at Smidge is working from home for the foreseeable future. As such, this is having an impact on shop orders. We are still open and accepting orders, however, there will be delays in getting these posted …

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