Knowledge is the only resource that increases with use!

Over the years, we have collected many useful tips & tricks from our own experiences and discussions with consumers and are providing them to you here. If you should nevertheless have questions or suggestions that you cannot find any information on here, please feel fee to contact us at any time via chat, e-mail or telephone – we will be pleased to help you further.

kik gets a new look

kik has been available on the Swiss market for over 70 years. In 2020, the market presence of the products was modernised and innovations such as kik FOR KIDS, kik SENSITIVE and kik TEXTILE were launched. kik is a quality product developed and manufactured in Switzerland.

Fallacies about ticks

There are many myths told about ticks, but which ones are true? We have the answers for you. Continue reading

Ticks: protection and treatment

Ticks can transmit serious diseases such as Lyme disease or meningitis and, unlike many believe, ticks do not live in trees and fall down, but are found on the edges of forests and paths, in tall grasses and ferns as well as in bushes. As soon as you get close enough, they bite into the skin with their jaw claws and anchor their sting in the wound. So what should you do?

How do I protect myself from mosquitoes?

There are certain times during the day when mosquitoes like to hunt: always during dusk and dawn. Therefore, pay particularly attention to effective protection during the morning and the evening, e. g. with kik STRONG Anti-insect. Continue reading

External links

Below you will find links to useful websites around the topic “Mosquitoes and ticks”. We are happy to receive suggestions for further links at any time. Continue reading

Keep it cool with kik 😉

The handy kik APRÈS PIC Cooling Spray soothes, cools and calms the skin after insect bites. The cooling spray calms, relieves and hydrates the stressed skin and can also be applied after stings from contact with nettles and jellyfish.

kik NATURE Mosquito Repellent

With immediate effect, kik NATURE Mosquito Repellent is now also available in a handy aerosol spray version. Like all kik products, this new kik NATURE Mosquito Repellent also provides protection against the mosquitos that are known to carry diseases such as Zika, Malaria, Dengue Fever, etc. Find out more about kik products here.

5 important facts about the Zika virus

The number of reports about infections with the Zika virus are increasing these days – in Europe and Switzerland too. What is the Zika virus and what might be the consequences if you are infected with it? Which countries are associated with an increased risk of infection and how can I protect myself from the Zika virus? Continue reading

kik NATURE Tick Repellent Milk tested “excellent”

The consumer magazines «A Bon Entendeur» and “Kassensturz” of Swiss Television have tested tick repellents in the laboratory of the University of Neuchâtel. The kik product has received the rating «excellent». Click here for the program on the video portal: RTS1 (French) or SRF1 (German).


kik ACTIV skin repellent tested and authorised

After a thorough examination, kik ACTIV has been re-authorised today by the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health in accordance with the new Biocidal Product Regulation (BPR). kik ACTIV will continue to protect you reliably and with many advantages compared with other mosquito repellents. Continue reading

Fascinating science news

Technology and science have made it possible for us to view insects more closely and in previously unknown dimensions today. We would like to share two spectacular results from science with you. Continue reading

Smartphone now issues tick warnings

The Phytomedicine Group at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) has developed an app in collaboration with the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) and other partners to help prevent tick bites. Read more here (in German).