Why Do Gnats and Flies Swarm Around My Head?


There can be several reasons for gnats that swarm around your head.

Gnats love moisture and salt. They can get the two in tears, sweat, and breath. They love the smell of bad breath and carbon dioxide.

They also love pleasant smells. They can follow you around because they have caught a whiff of the scent of your shampoo, hair food, and other hair products. Your face cream may also be the reason these loud, high-pitched critters buzz around your head half the time. Additionally, perfumes with fruity fragrances are a gnat magnet. Keep in mind that gnats are attracted to the smell of fruit, which is why they target kitchens in the first place.

The only real problem gnats cause is irritation and annoyance. You could consider using unscented hair products when stepping out. Keep your face free from fruit juices, tears, and sweat as well. If the problem is especially irritating, wear mosquito netting or a tall hat. Sunglasses will protect your eyes.

Some of the home remedies for getting rid of gnats include vinegar, lemon, cedarwood oil, and vanilla extract. Test the products for possible allergic reactions before applying them to your skin. also masking your scent with olive oil, coconut oil, almond oil, or cooking spray also works.