WHY is Victoria’s Secret fragrance more effective than repellents?

Researchers at New Mexico State University tested mosquito repellents popular in the United States. From previous experiments, the authors learned that mosquitoes are attracted to floral and fruity scents, so they used Victoria’s Secret Bombshell fragrance in their experiments.

What was the surprise of scientists when they found that Victoria’s Secret fragrance was more effective than repellents. That is, the floral scent didn’t attract mosquitoes, but, on the contrary, repelled them.

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